Always-connected PCs almost here

Imagine always being able to connect your computer to the Internet even if you’re nowhere near a Wi-Fi connection, an Ethernet cable, or an Internet dongle. The idea of an always-connected PC  has been

Published on: September 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Mobile app firm rolls out anti-surveillance voice and data plan

A  mobile application company founded by a team comprised of a former United States Navy SEAL, a cryptography legend and a mobile encryption expert has launched an encrypted international calling plan that promises

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

TSA cracks down on mobile phones, devices

Are you planning to fly south of the border anytime soon? The United States Transportation Security Administration said travellers to the U.S. may be asked to power up their mobile phones and other

Published on: July 7th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

BlackBerry phones outsell iPhones…in Toronto

Torontonians love their BlackBerry phones. In a report that tracked the number of mobile phones sold in the United States and Canada during the last six months iQmetrix, provider of retail management software

Published on: June 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

CryptoLocker copycat holds Android data for ransom

United States authorities may have taken down the CryptoLocker malware operations, but security software vendor Sophos Ltd., warns of a mobile malware following the footsteps of the Windows ransomware. Previously, Sophos already reported

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

A first look at Sony Mobile’s Xperia Z2 tablet

Sony Mobile has revealed new smartphone and tablet offerings aimed at the high-end consumer – and in a media briefing, we saw that while the new Xperia Z2 phone and tablet are pretty

Published on: April 25th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft gets $10M to extend Windows XP support in U.K.

How much is the price of failing to get off Windows XP on time? That would be £5.548 million or roughly $10 million if you happen to be the government of the United

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

BlackBerry ends relationship with U.S. carrier over iPhone tiff

BlackBerry Ltd. CEO John Chen today announced that the Waterloo, Ont. smart phone maker is ending business relations with United States-based carrier T-Mobile. Chen said on Tuesday BlackBerry will not renew its license

Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Taking a ‘bulletproof’ screen protector to the shooting range

It would be an understatement to say that the mobile device screen protector market is saturated. So it comes as no surprise when some manufacturers come up with extravagant claims such as having

Published on: March 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano