4G on a tight budget

For $200 you can't go wrong with Nokia’s Lumia 625 handset

4G on a tight budgetEDMONTON, AB, Jul 8, 2014/ Troy Media/ - If you're in the market for a budget 4G Windows smartphone without being tied down in a two-year contract, you’ll be surprised to find out that the Nokia Lumia 625 might just fit the bill. And the price is right; for only $200, you can have one…

Building a better World Cup team

The US players' jerseys come with built-in sensors that tracks their performance

Building a better World Cup teamEDMONTON, AB, Jun 17, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Can you imagine what goes into training for the World Cup? While it’s no secret that every team, every coach and every player will use whatever technology is available during training to track and monitor their performance progress, you may not realize that tracking does not stop…

It’s back to basics with Acer’s new smartphones

Unlocked Liquid smartphones flowing into Canada

It’s back to basics with Acer’s new smartphonesEDMONTON, AB, Jun 3, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Three of Acer America's latest unlocked Android-powered smart phones are not made of water, but they are called Liquid. This aqua-named trio marks the return of Acer to the Canadian market after a long absence. “We’re excited to expand our global smartphone presence by delivering several of…

Windows XP vulnerabilities go way beyond home and office PC

The benefits far outweigh any cost of upgrading

Windows XP vulnerabilities go way beyond home and office PCEDMONTON, AB, April 8, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Windows XP is more than just a desktop and notebook computer operation system. It is also used in a significant number of retail point-of-sale systems (POS), restaurant systems and even ATM Banking machines are running it. And with Microsoft ending support for XP today, April 8th, all…

iPad 4 given a new lease on life

Resurrected as iPad 2 fades into the sunset

iPad 4 given a new lease on lifeEDMONTON, AB, Mar 18, 2014/ Troy Media/ - When Apple introduced the iPad Air in November 2013 it discontinued the fourth generation iPad but retained the iPad 2 which was originally introduced three years earlier as their entry level full sized tablet. Well it seems that the iPad 4 or appropriately called iPad with Retina…

Apple shatters App Store numbers yet again

Sales topped $10 billion in 2013

Apple shatters App Store numbers yet againEDMONTON, AB, Jan 7, 2014/ Troy Media/ - With International CES 2014 about to kickoff, Apple jump-started this highly tech infused week by announcing some record app numbers in a number of categories, including downloads, dollars spent and monies paid to app developers. According to Apple, December was the App Store’s most successful month in…

Apple Updates iOS to 6.1, adds LTE for more carriers

Apple Updates iOS to 6.1, adds LTE for more carriersJanuary 29, 2013 EDMONTON, AB, Jan. 29, 2013/ Troy Media/ - Apple's updated iOS (version 6.1) includes LTE capabilities to 36 more iPhone carriers and 23 additional iPad carriers around the world. According to Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, 'iOS 6 is the world's most advanced mobile operating system, and with…

Google Doodle commemorates Zamboni’s birthday

Google Doodle commemorates Zamboni’s birthdayJanuary 16, 2013 EDMONTON, AB, Jan. 16, 2013/ Troy Media/ - Just as the 2012-2013 NHL Hockey season is finally getting under way, albeit months late, today marks what would have been the 112th birthday of Frank Zamboni Jr., the inventor and creator of the famous ice re-surfacer that bears his family's name. While we think…