KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Review

VPN Unlimited is one of the most popular VPN services available and for good reason. It is fast, reliable and competitively priced (deal below). VPN Unlimited is a USA based provider and offers termination in more than 30 countries (with multiple locations in most countries). VPN Unlimited has good platform support (Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad,… Continue reading KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Review

New US Border Control rules for Canadians

Since the tightening of US border entry rules, readers have been emailing asking: “What should I do when crossing the USA / Canada border?” Canadian readers (and non-US) travelers to the US wanted to know what the new tighter controls mean when crossing into the US.  The first important truth most travelers need to accept… Continue reading New US Border Control rules for Canadians

CRTC prevents Sugar Mobile from operating on the Rogers network

Canadians don’t have a lot of wireless connectivity choices and this sad reality is reflected in the high prices we pay. I have previously written about Sugar Mobile and their not for everyone mediocre but cheap offering. Today they have been dealt a blow by the CRTC (read the CRTC ruling here). The CRTC ordered Sugar… Continue reading CRTC prevents Sugar Mobile from operating on the Rogers network

Toronto’s KnowRoaming partners with TCL Alcatel for SIMFREE global phone

Related Articles: Free unlimited video calling when you travel KnowRomaing cuts mobile costs when travelling At Mobile World Congress KnowRoaming (a Toronto based telecom company) has announced a partnership with global handset producer TCL Communications.  “The integration of our SoftSIM in Alcatel’s Pop 4-6 4G, A2 XL, and A3 XL handsets gives Alcatel’s customers a… Continue reading Toronto’s KnowRoaming partners with TCL Alcatel for SIMFREE global phone

Canada has 12th fastest wireless networks

OpenSignal uses its millions of mobile users to map and test global wireless connectivity and they just released their latest global review summary. The 2 main takeaways are that wireless connectivity speeds are improving globally and users are still leveraging WIFI when available.  Canada is the only western country to reach 20Mbps wireless speeds, making… Continue reading Canada has 12th fastest wireless networks

7 airport lounge access secret you need to know

1 – Buy day-passes online Most airlines will allow passengers to buy a lounge access day-pass online. As an example, you can buy a day-pass from Air Canada for access to their own lounge for $25 if you are travelling on a Latitude fare.  United Airlines offers airport lounge access day-pass for $50 here. 2… Continue reading 7 airport lounge access secret you need to know

Hackers that hacked Cellebrite released a data dump

Cellebrite is an Israeli company that specializes in tools (hardware and software) to break cell phone security. The Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED) is their most popular product and it can extract info from a wide variety of cell phones in minutes. Needless to say, law enforcement loves Cellebrite and has made them a very… Continue reading Hackers that hacked Cellebrite released a data dump