Toronto’s new connectivity ratings for buildings could lure tech firms to the city

Toronto has a new weapon in its battle to lure global tech giants like Amazon to the city. The City of Toronto has partnered with WiredScore, the New York City-based startup behind Wired

Published on: October 27th, 2017 Christine Wong

High tech caddie for Sunday morning golfers

Anyone who has attempted to hit a seven-iron over water 130 yards to the green knows you need the right approach if you are hoping to putt for a birdie and not a

Published on: January 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Recap: #connectivitysolutions Twitter chat, The Internet of Things and the enterprise

Updated 4:59 pm E.S.T. Today we hosted a Twitter chat on the topic of the Internet of Things and the enterprise. It was a fast-paced, forward-thinking and engaging chat, much like the topic

Published on: August 1st, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

HP adds ProPad, ElitePad 1000 to commercial tablet portfolio

Hewlett Packard Co. kicked off its participation in Barcelona's Mobile World Congress today by announcing two new commercial tablets to its product portfolio. The premium tablet and an update to last year's ElitePad

Published on: February 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Third ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: The Rusty Horseshoe Ranch

In the olden days of the wild, wild west, catching a horse thief was a serious matter. After someone had stolen a horse and galloped away into the sunset, it wouldn't have been

Published on: December 5th, 2013 Candice So

Hands on with BlackBerry PlayBook LTE

Research in Motion (RIM) has a new BlackBerry PlayBook out on the market. So what's different about this tablet compared to the one it launched more than a year ago?Aside from two key

Published on: August 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Electric vehicles meet the network – happening soon?

by Barry Gander Electric Vehicles (EVs) have a desperate need for communications, to help them get over “range anxiety.”  At a recent Networked Vehicle Association (NVA) Executive Workshop, a few EV factoids leaped

Published on: March 15th, 2012 Barry Gander

What are the differences between 3G and 4G?

By Kye Husbands If you have been listening to cell phone companies in Canada and the US you can get completely confused with all the “G” symbols and what it means. To make

Published on: July 12th, 2011 Kye Husbands

Fibernetics joins Ethernet over copper bandwagon

The race to provide an affordable alternative to costly fibre optic connectivity to small and medium size businesses appear to be heating up as yet another Internet service provider (ISP) yesterday unveiled another

Published on: June 7th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How to turn Starbucks into your new office

You're gripping a triple-shot Espresso Macchiato with your left hand and prepping a presentation on your laptop's screen with your right. You chat with your client from your smartphone, trusting that the whoosh

Published on: April 20th, 2011 Liane Cassavoy

Video Blog: Move your business to IPv6 before it's too late

Has your business switched to new Internet protocol IPv6 yet? Companies that haven’t should be rushing to get their Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and domain registrars to adopt the new protocol because space

Published on: October 7th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Netgear offers ideal firewall for small shops

Netgear, despite its consumer roots, has been making network equipment for small and midsized businesses for years. The ProSafe FVS336G, though awkwardly named, is the result of that experience: it's easy to install,

Published on: August 24th, 2010 James E. Gaskin

Samsung ultra-slim 3D TV impresses despite connectivity glitches

The UN55C9000 is the crème de la crème of Samsung's 3D LED TV models -- and that's reflected in its ultra-steep price tag. Samsung has packed an endless array of bells and whistles

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Samsung Home Theatre system focuses on ‘infotainment’

Hybrid displays targeting the knowledge worker -- who wants to be informed and entertained, preferably via the same device -- are becoming common today.Apart from smart phones, many higher-end HDTVs, especially the DLNA

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes