Microsoft Opens Windows 8 for Testing

The world’s largest software maker, Microsoft released a beta version of Windows 8 on Feb. 29th. The test version of Windows 8 was unveiled at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona to drum up some excitement especially in the wake of Apple’s upcoming March 7th media event in San Francisco to launch iPad 3. Steven […]

Google Paying $1M to Hack Chrome at Security Conference

If your hacking skills are up to snuff, you might want to take a crack at Google Chrome. There’s plenty of cash up for grabs at the CanSecWest digital security conference in Vancouver on March 7-9 – all courtesy of Google – if you’re able to expose vulnerabilities in the Chrome browser. If you execute […]

Roger’s LTE Network Goes Live in St. John’s

Rogers Communications said its LTE network is now live in St. John’s, Newfoundland, making it the first carrier to bring the fastest wireless speeds to that province. John Boynton, Rogers Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer said: “With Rogers LTE wireless network coverage, customers have access to speeds similar to broadband connections, making it […]

NextBox™ 2.0 available in Ontario

Rogers announced today their new TV and home entertainment solution, called NextBox 2.0. The new offering essentially consists of three new feature sets: * Whole Home PVR: Exactly as it sounds, this allows you to watch anything you have recorded on your PVR  on any other TV with a NextBox HD terminal. The rise in […]

Ericsson Acquires Canada’s BelAir Networks

Swedish telecom giant Ericsson announced it is buying Canadian WiFi technology firm BelAir Networks. Ericsson will purchase 100 percent of the shares in the privately-held, Ottawa-based firm which employs 120. Bernard Herscovich, CEO of BelAir Networks, said in a statement: “By focusing on the needs of leading service providers, BelAir Networks has achieved industry leadership […]

PlayStation Vita Lands in Canada

Sony’s latest handheld gaming console, the PS Vita, was officially launched in Canada, the US, as well as in Europe on February 22nd. If you haven’t snagged one already, head over to Future Shop or Best Buy stores for the WiFi only version, which sells for $249.99. The 3G version isn’t yet  available in Canada […]

Edgewater Wireless Ready for Global WiFi Push

Edgewater Wireless Systems wants mobile service providers to know that it has successfully completed FCC (Federal Communications Commission) Certification testing of its EAP3000 family of wideband, multi-channel WiFi access point (AP) products. The Ottawa-based firm develops technology products to enhance WiFi network performance and the EAP3000 product suite has proven “to be more than 50 […]

Primus Canada Expands Home Phone & Internet Services in B.C. & Alberta

Primus Canada wants to provide Canadian consumers in the West with more choice and will make good on that with an expansion of its traditional home phone and high speed Internet services in British Columbia and Alberta. The communications carrier is also providing competitive prices and plans with additional savings to customers who choose to […]

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