Articles By Nestor Arellano

No need for phone pairing with Samsung’s Gear S smartwatch

One of the main things that make many smartwatches not so smart is that they need to be paired with a mobile phone in order for its user to receive and make calls.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 28th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Heartbleed remains serious threat to enterprise: Security firm

It is believed to have infected nearly half a million of the Internet’s secure Web servers and just two weeks before the tax filing deadline in April, it forced Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 28th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

B.C. firm launches new UC solutions platform

Unified communications firm CounterPath Corp. of Vancouver is rolling out an enterprise-grade solution platform that aims to make it easier for operators and companies to launch their own over-the-top (OTT) service across different

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The best back-to-school laptops and tablets from Dell

Dell unveils its latest line of tablets, notebooks and convertibles just before school starts

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HP recalls 6M power cords in Canada, U.S. over fire risk

Hewlett-Packard is recalling more than six million notebook power cords sold in Canada and the United states over potential risk of fire and burns. A statement from HP and the U.S. Consumer Product

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Seagate ships 8TB hard drive

Seagate Technology Plc. today announced it is releasing what it claims to be the world`s first  eight terabyte hard disk drive. The company said its latest product is suited for the bulk data

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Latest Firefox mobile OS to feature improved app control

When a mobile application is about to be installed on an Android phone, the mobile operating system asks the user to grant all permissions requested by the app. If the user refuses, they

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Microsoft shaves $100 off price of Surface 2 tablet

About a month before it is expected to announce the next edition of its Windows operating system, Microsoft Corp. has cut the price of its Surface 2 tablet devices by as much US$100.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

AMD upgrades FirePro for CAD workstations

AMD said its recently enhanced line of FirePro professional workstation graphics cards now have double the memory capacity of previous models. At the SIGGRAPH 2014 computer graphics conference in the Vancouver, the company

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Quebec IT consulting firm partners with U.S. software maker

Groupe CMI, a Quebec-based IT and management consulting service company, has formed an alliance with Infor, a business software developer headquartered in New York with a presence in more than 200 countries and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft launches $25 Nokia; Huawei slashes budget phones

Chinese networking equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and Microsoft Corp. appear to have divergent views of the mobile phone market. As Huawei announced plans to phase out more than 80 per cent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Body heat, movement to power for wearables, IoT devices

Wearable technology and Internet of Things devices may soon no longer depend on batteries, but will likely draw power from ambient light or the users body hear and movement. The technology to enable

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Forked Android’s market share on the rise: Report

The version of the Android mobile operating system that allows channel partners to customize the software appears to be growing in popularity and could be eating into the market of the stock Android

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Flaw opens mobile POS devices to hack attack

A flaw in some of the most popular brands of mobile point of sales (MPOS) devices can allow hackers to grab control of the machines and harvest customer personal identification numbers (PIN) and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano