Ubiq brings wireless connectivity to office boardrooms

Waterloo, Ont.-based Startup Ubiq Inc.'s new conference room solution launching on Monday can be described as part Apple TV, part digital signage management system. Ubiq's product is simple from a hardware perspective: a

Published on: August 22nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Home Depot enters the smart home era with Wink partnership

We’ve all dropped in to Home Depot to pick up something for a DIY project at some point. But with the release of a new line of mobile app-enabled products, you might start

Published on: September 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Samsung’s smart condos connect the home wirelessly

Penthouse owners of Canderel's new YC Condos suites in the heart of downtown Toronto will be connected to their home through their smartphone in a way most people could only imagine. Working with

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Linksys launches new router with open source code

Linksys has started shipping a new router, and it’s touting its latest offering as the first consumer-grade Wi-Fi router to provide thorough wireless coverage throughout the home through its four external antennas. The

Published on: April 10th, 2014 Candice So

Ossia puts Tesla’s wireless electricity dream into a home product

On the stage of the seventh annual TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, tech startup Ossia Inc. unveiled an intriguing new product – a remote wireless power system. Ossia, which launched its wireless power

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Candice So

Did you know you could do this with your cell phone?

by Kye Husbands The technology available to us today is simply amazing and while it seems as though things have always been this way, things are really just getting started in the mobile

Published on: February 27th, 2012 Kye Husbands

Bell Canada ranks first in cell phone complaints tally

The Commission for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS), an organization funded by the telecom industry to resolve complaints against companies in the space, released a report last week indicating that billing errors and

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Using ‘smart antennas’ to boost Wi-Fi performance

We've all had the problem of going into a crowded Starbucks and suffering through a substandard Wi-Fi signal, most likely caused by too few access points and too many end users. But what

Published on: October 21st, 2010 Brad Reed

How much data do I need on my cell phone plan?

 Smart phones combine cell phone and Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) functions in one unit.  If you require e-mail and access to your calendar when on the go then a smart phone is appropriate

Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Kye Husbands

Canadian wireless firms cruise comfortably along

The new crop of mobile service providers seems to have buoyed the Canadian mobile sector, experts note.While oil and gas companies - traditional standard bearers - took a beating last year, the telecom

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Top tips to keep your gadgets charged no matter where you go

Good news for tech-toting travelers: The world is better prepared than ever to help you get online and keep your laptop, cell phone, and other devices fully charged. Bad news: It is still

Published on: April 27th, 2010 Yardena Arar

iPad will rewrite Canadian wireless pricing – cheap AT&T-like rates must come here, too

By Carmi Levy, independent technology analyst and journalist The clock is now ticking. Apple’s iPad hits U.S. retailers April 3rd and migrates north of the border sometime before the end of the month.

Published on: March 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Consumers to drive mobility

Businesses hoping to maintain tight control over future adoption of mobile technologies should open their minds and embrace the notion that consumer devices will continue to filter their way into the workplace, whether

Published on: November 17th, 2007 Matt Hines