Category: Trending

What the new Twitter has in store for you

By Ted Kritsonis

After four years, Twitter, a social networking site that took microblogging to the next level, went through a surprising makeover that started in the U.S. yesterday. The new look and features promise to make the whole Twitter experience “faster, easier and richer”.

Boxee Box coming to Canada in November

By Ted Kritsonis

With recent announcements surrounding Netflix, Apple TV and Bell and Telus offering Internet-enabled TV (IPTV), the idea of watching what you want, when you want is really starting to pick up steam. There will be a new player in that space with Boxee, a box that leverages the excellent free software currently available with hardware made by D-Link. Future Shop and Best Buy have announced that they will be selling the Boxee box in November.

Mobile Browser Shootout

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Mobile browsers have become the newest area of competition. We pit Safari, Opera Mini, Skyfire, Firefox Mobile and Internet Explorer against each other to determine which is best.

Watch Your Speed: Canadian ISPs Told to Share the Wealth

by Lee Rickwood

Internet access is seen as a basic service – almost a citizen’s right, if you will – and much like basic phone service, should be available to all. That’s the approach of the country’s telecom regulator, as well as some industry groups and consumer advocacy agencies.

Google Chrome and Arcade Fire Rock the Web with New Video and New Online Capabilities

By Lee Rickwood

The Wilderness Downtown, the new music video from Montreal-based Canadian rockers Arcade Fire, American writer/director/photographer Chris Milk and Google, is a clever way to promote the new browser, Google Chrome –the new browser, Google Chrome – mostly ‘cuz the only way you can watch the video in its full interactive glory is to use Chrome.