Category: Gadgets

RIM risks future on unified mobile operating system

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

RIM launched a unified BBX OS for smartphones and for the PlayBook during its DevCon in San Francisco and hopes to entice developers to continue supporting the once dominant smartphone maker.

Steve Jobs helped me ‘think different’

By Ted Kritsonis

In light of Steve Jobs’ passing, there have been no shortage of articles exemplifying just how much of an impact this man had on the way people thought about technology. I count myself among them, though I didn’t really realize who he actually was until the late 1990s.

Apple releases iPhone 4S, new iPods and iCloud service

  By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Apple today released the iPhone 4S, an iterative update to the iPhone 4 with faster dual core processors and an improved camera. Apple says the iPhone 4S is twice as fast as the iPhone 4…

A user evalues Zip.ca’s mail order video service

By Mark Orton

I like DVD’s. I like to wander the video store and check out what’s available, read the descriptions, watch the trailers being played and just immerse myself in a world of entertainment. Unfortunately the experience is hard to come by now as the major players are leaving the marketplace …

Rogers launches LTE network in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver

By Ted Kritsonis

Just shy of three months after launching its first Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Ottawa in July, Rogers opened the network in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, marking the next three major markets in Canada to get the carrier’s next-generation mobile network before the end of 2011. Users on the network should expect to see speeds more than double what 3G currently offers now.