Simon Sage

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Rogers turns on 700 MHz spectrum for communities in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto

Rogers turns on 700 MHz spectrum for communities in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto

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Rogers just activated their fresh 700 MHz spectrum in a few regions across Canada. Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver are the lucky cities today, though we can expect a nationwide rollout eventually. 700 MHz has been widely described as “beachfront” spectrum that’s particularly good at penetration, so you can keep a signal in elevators and parking garages, for example. It also provides...

Starwood releases Google Glass app that lets you find and book hotel rooms

Starwood releases Google Glass app that lets you find and book hotel rooms

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If you just picked up Google Glass from the one-day sale yesterday and you’re planning a vacation, you’re in luck (and not just because you’re going somewhere sunny with a shiny new gadget). Starwood Hotels has announced that they’ve got a beta app ready to go to book your room. The app offers calling, reservations, GPS directions, and photos, though it’s still in beta, and is likely to...