‘WiFox’ could vastly improve Wi-Fi connections

We've all experienced the frustration of a lacking Wi-Fi connection before. Whether at a conference where the routers are overloaded with devices trying to connect, or at a coffee shop where the speeds

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi gets go-ahead for 2013 launch in Canada

Gogo has the go-ahead to launch its Wi-Fi service aboard flights in Canada next year. The service is currently available only in the continental U.S. and onselect Air Canada flights to the U.S.

Published on: August 28th, 2012 Christine Wong

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

BlackBerry Playbook with cell connectivity launches Aug. 9

Research in Motion (RIM) will release a new version of the BlackBerry Playbook in Canada Aug. 9 with support for 4G LTE networks, the Waterloo, Ont.-based firm announced today.The previous model of the

Published on: August 2nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

B.C. group wants to ban new Wi-Fi installations in schools

The call for a ban on Wi-Fi in schools just got wider in Canada, even as a new Industry Canada study shows the average Wi-Fi network exposes users to potential radiation levels "well

Published on: May 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Quebec City: a diamond of the digital age

Quebec City, Canada's second oldest city, has long been recognized for its governmental focus. Since the year 2000, the diversification of its economy (particularly due to the ICT and video game sectors), the

Published on: May 9th, 2012 ESG-UQAM BTM Competition Team

New iPad hits store shelves Friday morning

The new iPad will hit retail store shelves starting at 8:00 AM local time across Canada this Friday, and may be the only chance to buy the new tablet for weeks.Apple announced today

Published on: March 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Burlington leads list of Canada’s ‘riskiest’ online cities again

It’s a recognition that few, if any, municipalities would probably want.For the second time in a row, Burlington, Ont., has earned the distinction of being home to the highest potential risk for cybercrime

Published on: February 22nd, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Ericsson to buy Ottawa-based BelAir Networks

LM Ericsson has entered into an agreement to buy privately held BelAir Networks, an Ottawa maker of carrier Wi-Fi network equipment, as operators get increasingly interested in using Wi-Fi to offload their networks.The

Published on: February 21st, 2012

Samsung launches its first low-cost Android 4.0 tablet

Samsung Electronics has launched the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), the first of its tablets to ship with Android 4.0 and its own Touchwiz user interface, the company said on Monday. The latest addition

Published on: February 13th, 2012

Stephen King’s warning of hacked cars could become reality in 2012

Most people know that their computers and smart phones are under the constant threat of attack from hackers. But your car? Your house? Your TV and other consumer electronics?It seems like a take

Published on: December 13th, 2011 Taylor Armerding

How to buy the right iPad 2 model

Maybe last year, the iPad seemed too new and exotic to be on your holiday wish list. Maybe you were hesitant to buy the first generation of a new type of device. Maybe

Published on: November 28th, 2011 Philip Michaels

Windows 7 tips to stay secure and save time

For many years, I didn't bother protecting my home network.Call me crazy, but I didn't see the need.All my neighbors have their own networks--all of thempassword-protected, of course. So why would I deal

Published on: August 18th, 2011 Rick Broida

How to work outside with your tech

Laptops, tablets, and smartphones are supposed to make us mobile: Freed of cumbersome desktop technology, we can work anywhere we want. Why, then, don't you see legions of people at parks, beaches, or

Published on: July 13th, 2011 Christopher Null