Category: Business

The 30-day cancellation notice and what you can do about it

By Ted Kritsonis

The scenarios don’t matter as much as the result when it comes to cancelling a service from the likes of Rogers, Bell, Telus, Shaw and even Wind and Mobilicity. If you’re looking to port your cell phone number over, or you’re cutting the cable or satellite cord — whatever service it may be — these providers mandate 30-days notice. Whether it’s fair or even ethical is debatable, but here’s why it happens and what you can do about it.

Google will now include Gmail messages in search results

By Ted Kritsonis

In an effort to offer more personalized results through its popular search engine, Google will now add information derived from a user’s Gmail messages to tie in any data related to a search request.

Router showdown: Western Digital My Net N900 vs. Cisco Linksys EA4500

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s still early, but the router, long the utilitarian device that does its job in keeping us connected, while collecting dust in the process, may actually become something cool. Western Digital’s My Net N900 and Cisco’s Linksys EA4500 are both two of the best routers available on the market, but how do they stack up against each other?

Tips to save on data costs while traveling

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Anyone who has been dinged by their carrier’s roaming charges knows it’s no fun. Here are some tips to stay connected without getting bled dry. In a perfect world, there would be no roaming charges for…

How to know if DNSchanger virus will keep you offline on July 9

By Ted Kritsonis

The malware known as DNSchanger was first reported back in 2007, and despite efforts to alert users of its presence after the hackers behind it were arrested last year, the virus could affect thousands of Canadians who won’t be able to access the Internet starting on July 9.