BlackBerry Messenger to add voice

BlackBerry owners have had the ability to use voice over WiFi instead of a cellular connection for several years.But Research In Motion is about to add a twist – the ability to make

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Wi-Fi to go

I only recently succumbed to the lure of the full-on smart phone. I found data plans outrageously expensive (they're much more palatable now) and, frankly, living in dowtown Toronto without much urge to

Published on: September 26th, 2012 Dave Webb

iPhone 5, new OS available next week

There weren't a lot of surprises at Apple Inc. under-wraps launch event on Wednesday, with an as-anticipated iPhone launch and preview of the new iOS 6 operating system, along with upgrades to Apple's

Published on: September 12th, 2012 Dave Webb

Private WiFi protects sensitive data–for a price

SAN FRANCISCO -- Private WiFi is a US$10-per-month (US$85 per year) service that secures your data from Wi-Fi hacking by placing it within a VPN (Virtual Private Network). It does this with client software

Published on: April 9th, 2012 Jon L. Jacobi

Broadcom to unveil four faster Wi-Fi chips at CES

SAN FRANCISCO (01/05/2012) - The International Consumer Electronics Show next week may be a major launchpad for a new, faster generation of Wi-Fi that goes about three times faster than current gear, with

Published on: January 5th, 2012 Stephen Lawson

More details on Shaw’s Wi-Fi network

 When Shaw Communications Inc. president Peter Bissonnette was recently in New York City for business, he brought along his tablet computer to use the hotel’s Wi-Fi access. “I could pick up 50 Wi-Fi

Published on: November 3rd, 2011 Howard Solomon

Bell, merchants partner for free WiFi in Montreal

Bell Mobility has expanded its WiFi network in the country by striking an innovative deal with a Montreal merchants’ association. The carrier said Wednesday that it is providing free WiFi along one of

Published on: October 19th, 2011 Howard Solomon

Cogeco offers $5 unlimited WiFi plan for the iPad

Unlimited WiFi for $5 per month with no data caps or contract to sign may sound familiar to those living or working in the downtown Toronto core.Cogeco Data Services Inc., which launched this

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Festival Hydro transforms Stratford into WiFi hotspot

Festival Hydro Services Inc., a distributor of electrical power to the City of Stratford and surrounding communities, is taking advantage of smart meter technology mandated by the Ontario government to transform the city

Published on: April 21st, 2010 Jennifer Kavur