Replacement for 802.11N Wireless Announced

“…dubbed 802.11ac. The wireless standard promises speeds of up to 1.3Gbps, which would make 802.11ac about three times as fast as 802.11n. It will also be about six times as power efficient, perfect for portable devices. 802.11ac promises greater range than its predecessors. While like previous technologies, top speeds are only attainable less than 10 meters from the transmitter. However, due to the speed bump alone 802.11n speeds are still theoretically attainable 60 meters away.…

Canadians Watch Move Video on Smart Phones Than Anyone Else In The World

“…Canadians consume more video on the Web than any other nationality on the planet, according to the latest figures from comScore Inc. The average Canadian spends 16.8 hours per month viewing 221 videos on the Net, topping the U.S. average of 13 hours a month spent viewing 200 videos. And 40 per cent of Canadians now own a smartphone, ranking us fourth in the world after Spain, the U.K. and Italy and ahead of fifth-place…

Shaw WiFi Test Goes Live in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Shaw has started providing WiFi service to its customers without additional charge (i.e. free) as part of their home internet packages.  Any data you consume on the WiFi is simply counted against your home data plan, which is not a problem for most people. Apparently Shaw see’s this as competition to cellular, and they may be correct in urban centers. Shaw Internet customers with an @shaw.ca email address can easily and securely connect to the Shaw…

SOLVED! How to Use TWO BES Accounts on ONE Blackberry

Blackberry OS6 Can Do it?  Nope, it can’t.  I read that OS6 was supposed to support 2 BES accounts (and possibly more) on a single OS6 device but that was apparently incorrect.    Fortunately it is quite easy to add more than one BES accounts to your blackberry running OS5 or OS6.   How To Add A Second BES Account to Your Blackberry: Here is the nut of it, you can only activate a single…