Category: Mobile

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.

HP TouchPad and webOS perform well, but can’t beat the iPad

Featuring Ted Kritsonis

Being the latest tablet to enter the fray against the iPad, HP’s TouchPad is an intriguing player, largely because of webOS, the mobile operating system running the thing. The hardware, while unspectacular, is more than passable for a tablet that is portable and functional, but it’s webOS that is the real star here, and it shows real promise on what it can do long-term. For now though, the slick and intuitive design and interface is still not on par with where the iPad 2 sits.

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.