Rogers targets SMBs with WiFi calling service

Rogers Communications Inc. has introduced its newest service targeting cash-strapped small businesses: Wi-Fi calling for smartphones. Wi-Fi Calling for Business, introduced March 11, allows customers with smartphones to make and receive calls over

Published on: March 22nd, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Brother HL-4570CDW Laser Printer suits mainstream SMB use

In most respects the Brother HL-4570CDW color laser printer is a good value. Its $500 price tag (as of December 16, 2010) is budget-friendly for small and medium-size workgroups, as are its reasonable

Published on: December 22nd, 2010 Jon L. Jacobi and Melissa Riofrio

10 perfect tech gifts for ‘open source’ nerds

It may be better to give than it is to receive, but that doesn't mean geeks the world over don't have virtual sugarplums dancing through their heads. Of course, if it's a Linux

Published on: December 20th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

8 laptop tools to be more productive and secure

If you have a laptop, you have instant computing wherever you are. Using a laptop means that you can always stay connected, keeping work and entertainment near at hand. Unfortunately, using a laptop

Published on: December 2nd, 2010 Preston Gralla

Google stole your Wi-Fi data? That’s your fault

I hate to blame the victim, but people who inadvertently gave up personal data to Google's Street View cameras were really asking for trouble.That's because a simple precaution, clicking the encryption option in

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Bill Snyder

Google ‘carelessly’ broke Canadian law, Privacy Commissioner says

A careless engineer and failure to follow procedure are to blame for private e-mails being read by Google Street View cars driving through Canadian neighbourhoods, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner says. Google

Published on: October 19th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Cisco targets SMBs with new Wi-Fi line, mobile VPN client

Cisco Tuesday unveiled new additions to its mobility product lines, including an entry-level 802.11n Wi-Fi access point, a mobile VPN client, and the first step toward extending virtual desktop environments to mobile devices

Published on: October 6th, 2010 John Cox

5 ‘all-one-computers’ to suit anyone’s computing needs

Having a powerful, dependable computer in your home office will keep you productive when you're away from the cubicle farm. As seasoned travelers know, Lenovo's ThinkPad laptops offer business-centric software and functionality designed

Published on: October 1st, 2010 Nate Ralph

Will iPads soon edge out netbooks?

The term "disruptive," a common buzzword in tech journalism, is typically used to describe something that jars people out of existing ways of doing things, and provides them with both new ways to

Published on: September 9th, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp

How to share your BlackBerry’s Internet connection with your PC

Sayonara spotty hotel Internet. Au revoir overloaded coffee-shop wireless. Bye-bye pricey airport Wi-Fi. If you have a BlackBerry with a strong wireless connection, you may never have to deal with such unappealing connectivity

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Al Sacco

Google hit with class action lawsuit over secret WiFi sniffing

Google's secret Wi-Fi sniffing has prompted a class-action lawsuit that could force the company to pay up to $10,000 for each time it snatched data from unprotected hotspots, court documents show.The lawsuit, which

Published on: May 25th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Top 10 free downloads to get the most from your laptop

Have a laptop or netbook and want to get more out of it? You're not alone. We've experienced the frustration of trying to keep data or bookmarks on a portable synchronized with those

Published on: November 25th, 2009 Preston Gralla

Free broadband works wonders at Fredericton and Moncton

You wouldn't expect a former railway town and a quiet university municipality to be hotbeds of tech innovation. Yet Moncton and Fredericton were up there with the best, being named among the world's

Published on: November 10th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Windows 7 feature turns your laptop into a wireless access point

A Philadelphia developer has rooted out an unfinished feature of Windows 7 that turns any laptop into a wireless access point, allowing other Wi-Fi-enabled devices to share the connection without special software.Nomadio, which

Published on: November 3rd, 2009 Gregg Keizer