Bell, Telus to launch bevy of new products on faster network

The launch of the new HSPA+ cellular network shared by Telus Mobility and Bell Mobility will change Canada's wireless landscape almost overnight as both carriers prepare to launch a bevy of new products

Published on: November 4th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Telus says unfair advantage claim based on ‘half-truths and innuendo’

A campaign claiming the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has given incumbent telephone carriers an unfair advantage in offering broadband Internet services is “nothing but a collection of half-truths and innuendo,” according

Published on: September 11th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Cisco wireless systems flaw could expose firms to DoS attack

A vulnerability in Cisco Systems' wireless access points (AP) could expose businesses using the system to possible denial of service (DoS) attacks, a Canadian technology analyst has cautioned.An even more dangerous scenario could

Published on: August 27th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry Tour combines Bold and Curve features – without the WiFi

The BlackBerry Tour 9630 is now available in Canada on both the Bell Mobility and Telus networks and offers the BlackBerry faithful with CDMA carriers a next-generation upgrade option.The latest smartphone offering from

Published on: July 14th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Yet another iPhone is no big deal at all

The new iPhone 3G S is here! The new iPhone 3G S is here!Big deal. New cell phone hardware doesn't matter that much anymore. What's important now is software. And networks. Two years

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Mike Elgan

iPhone 3G S is three times faster teardown reveals

The iPhone 3G S' hardware, including a faster microprocessor and a faster graphics processor than those in last year's model, supports Apple's claims that the new device is two to three times faster

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Lazy IT housekeeping to blame for Conficker’s success, says Sophos CEO

From cyber-espionage networks, to Conficker, to the threat posed by social media sites and mobile phones -- if businesses could just keep their machines patched, hackers wouldn't be so successful, says Sophos CEO

Published on: June 10th, 2009 Brian Jackson

UTMs unmasked – can they really protect against security threats?

In the beginning was the firewall, and it was pretty good. A big box of rules that sat between your network and the evils of the Internet, the firewall examined ports and protocols

Published on: May 29th, 2009 Brian Chee and Curtis Franklin Jr.

Governments “contracting out” cyber-attacks to criminal networks

You would figure that sensitive information about something like the U.S.'s new breed of fighter jets would be well-secured against hackers. But all it took was one e-mail to compromise a computer that

Published on: May 21st, 2009 Brian Jackson

Top reasons why teleworkers hate dealing with ISPs

As every telecommuter knows, a fast and reliable Internet connection is indispensable to getting any kind of work done.Today, many Canadian work-at-home professionals get their Internet service as part of a package --

Published on: May 15th, 2009 Melanie Sullivan

Five fabulous tricks to boost your PC’s powers

This story centers on five tricks that will enhance your use of your desktop or laptop, with two networking tips thrown in for good measure.Use Old Internal Hard Drives for Free StorageHave an

Published on: April 30th, 2009 Zack Stern

How to steal friends and influence people on Facebook

Every form of communication, from snail-mail to e-mail, chat and others, is subject to fraud and scams. But social networks like Facebook are subject to new, more dangerous opportunities for fraud. With e-mail

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 Mike Elgan

Get Windows and Leopard to Play Nice

Apple Inc. offers two ways to accomplish this task: Leopard's ability to share files and printers with Windows machines, and the ability of Intel-based Macs to run Windows using either Boot Camp (which

Published on: October 15th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Office-on-a-stick helps midwives offer better home care

As healthcare centres continue to be opened in remote locations, devices and software providing secure access – from a distance – to the corporate network are becoming increasingly attractive. Such technology is being

Published on: September 3rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano