Tag: mobile

A ‘phone tab’ might be better for you than a contract

By Ted Kritsonis

Three-year contracts are not in the best interest of the consumer, contrary to what carriers might say, but putting payment for a new smartphone on a “tab” might be a good alternative to signing a contract that limits your options.

Rogers one step closer to being a ‘bank’

By Ted Kritsonis

Rogers’ efforts to expand and lead the wireless industry in mobile payments has led to the Finance Ministry to give the company a patent incorporating “Rogers Bank”. With that out of the way, Rogers will now seek to have its own branded credit card, and push mobile payments with smartphones to the next level.

The ever changing face of Facebook

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla I was going to title this article ‘has Facebook lost its stride?’ but that was before the Social Network revealed its master plan to take over mobile.

Cellular, Internet and TV customer service still a major problem in Canada

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s hard to meet someone these days who hasn’t had at least one run-in or negative experience with a wireless carrier or cable/satellite TV provider in Canada. The visceral reaction some of them give after receiving bill shock or confusing responses and service from live agents is largely a symptom of what seems to be a larger problem.

4 Tablets for BYOD

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla BYOD or Bring Your Own Device is an emerging trend where workers get to take their personal smartphones and tablets to the workplace. Here are four tablets that can fit the requirements of BYOD.

Kobo’s lineup of eReaders are meant for everyone and anyone

By Ted Kritsonis

Kobo’s eReader lineup and e-Book store is a solid combination of hardware and software that has proven to be one of the best in the industry. And to hammer that point home, Kobo coasted along for the first 10 months of the year, and then launched four new devices, one of which is a tablet. The idea appears to be that there’s a Kobo for every type of consumer.

Apps for Managing Expenses

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Being highly personal devices, smartphones are ideal devices for managing expenses and here are a some apps that will help in tracking our expenses.