Tag: Cloud Computing

Rogers rolls out Canada’s first LTE network

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Ottawa is officially “Canada’s fastest city” after Rogers uncorked its high-speed Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in the nation’s capital. The new LTE network will increase download speeds by up to 12Mbps to 25Mbps, more than double what consumers are using now on 3G.

Microsoft’s Cloud-based Office 365 Still a Little Foggy in Beta Release

By Lee Rickwood

Microsoft’s Office 365 is a cloud-based version of its well-known desktop and office applications, with Web versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Lync and more available as SaaS, or software-as-a-service. There is a dedicated Office 365 site for Canadians.

Review: Acer’s Iconia Tab A500 plays nice, but not quite iconic

Video featuring Ted Kritsonis

Acer’s Iconia Tab A500 is the company’s opening salvo in the tablet race, and is among the first to be running on Google’s Android 3.0 Honeycomb mobile operating system. To set it apart from others, Acer has tried to design the A500 as a media-friendly tablet that anyone can use.

Apple goes for bigger picture with iCloud announcement

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Apple CEO Steve Jobs appearing on stage during last week’s WWDC 2011 was just as important to the company and its followers as any of the announcements made.

Apple unveils iCloud streaming service at WWDC

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

San Francisco, CA: Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs took time off from his medical leave today to usher in a new iCloud streaming service for Apple’s desktops, iPhones and iPads.

Google Reader tablet apps aggregate news on the fly

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

One of Google’s most underrated services is their free RSS news feed aggregator Google Reader. We look at the most impressive tablet apps that interface with Google Reader.