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Samsung Galaxy Book is a viable 2-in-1 option for pros

The Galaxy Book is Samsung’s latest attempt at capturing the 2-in-1 PC market on the high end and, while styled much like the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, actually targets the Microsoft Surface Pro dead on but offers the added value of being able to connect seamlessly with Samsung phones.

Locking ban makes stronger case to avoid phone contracts

By Ted Kritsonis

Starting on Dec. 1, carriers will no longer be able to sell smartphones locked to their network, potentially opening up a stagnant wireless market in Canada. If it does make it easier to leave from one carrier to go to another, will Canadians take advantage of the opportunity?

Canada 150 Tech Tour: Quantum Changes Ahead for Your Life

Canada 150 Tech Tour: Quantum Changes Ahead for Your Life

by Lee Rickwood
Quantum theory seeks to describes the motion and interaction of the particles that exist inside the atom. Strangely, critically, almost incomprehensibly, some of those particles exist in multiple states at the same time!

Online Privacy and VPNs – Virtually Private or Very Porous Networks?

by Lee Rickwood
Virtual private networks promise enhanced security and privacy online. But let’s face it: any such offering is providing us with protection from a product or service that has no right to be dangerous in the first place. The unfettered growth and commercial potential of the Internet has given us products that are unsafe from the get-go. Are VPNs the answer?

What’s new in Ultraportable computing?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

There are a number of reasons why ultraportable PCs are ripe for resurgence. Mobile processors, like Intel’s Atom line and even Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors are more powerful yet power-efficient than ever. Not only do they run more demanding applications and programs, they are also capable of running longer.

Canadians' Privacy Trumped by American Agenda

Canadians’ Privacy Trumped by American Agenda

by Lee Rickwood
There’s “a significant gap in protection of Canadians’ personal information south of the border” and Canada’s Privacy Commissioner is asking how and why.

Controversial Immigration Bans Won’t Stop U.S.-Canada Tech Projects

by Lee Rickwood
Disruptive new immigration bans and restrictive visa proposals in the U.S. are said to be a boon for the Canadian tech scene, with observers anticipating a growing flow of skilled workers to this country who can’t, or won’t, head to the States. Yet cross-border collaboration in the tech industry is not going away.