A Thinner, Lighter iPhone

Cynthia Cheng The iPhone 4.0 has been announced. The new device, which is 24% thinner than the 3GS, has a retina display, which increases pixel density (four times as many at 326 ppi).  This means that images will be sharper compared with the current iPhone.  Also, battery life will be much better – an increase […]

iPhone 4 to be Announced Today

Gigantic iPhone in Seoul, South Korea on the day of its launch in November 2009 Steve Jobs will be announcing iPhone 4 at 1 pm Eastern (10 am Pacific) today.  There’s been a lot of speculation since information about a new phone was leaked several weeks ago.  For example, with Apple’s recent acquisition of Lala, will streaming […]

Introducing…..the iPad!

Cynthia Cheng It’s real!  Apple has announced the 1.5 lb  iPad (seriously??  couldn’t they have thought of a better name?), their tablet computer.  It is small – 9.7″ and looks like a gigantic version of the iTouch/iPhone, where the keyboard is directly on the screen.  In addition, it comes in three versions – 16, 32 or 64 GB of […]

Prospere Magazine's Five Best of the Decade List

What are the five best things this decade?  Considering that much of this decade has been a bit on the tacky side to Prospere Magazine, it was actually easier to come up with five worst things than five BEST things!  However, we were able to come up with the following: USB Drive: One of the […]

40% Meh on the Google Phone

Out of those surveyed last week, 40% of you are Blackberry users and don’t really care too much about the Google phone.  20% don’t think it’s going to “kill” the iPhone, since Google doesn’t have the iTunes advantage.  Another 20% believe that it’s just more competition.  10% think iPhone sales will drop significantly (since everyone […]

Google's Smartphone: iPhone Killer?

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Motorola: High No Longer

Illinois-based telecommunications company, Motorola has been around for nearly 80 years.  A pioneer in many areas (including FM radio and cell phones), the company has seen its share of success and failures.  More recently, when one mentions Motorola to the younger crowd, they automatically think of cell phones, especially the RAZR  However, older people might […]

Rogers: More Than a Triple Threat in Canadian Media

Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI.A, TSX: RCI.B, NYSE: RCI) is one of Canada’s largest communications companies, owner of television, radio and print publications as well as providing service to Internet, cable and phones.  Early concepts of the company started in the 1930s when Edward S. Rogers, Sr. was given an early television licence, but the company did […]

Staying Home: Is Working from Home for You?

Kyle Bernstein We live in a wonderful age.  Thanks to high-speed internet and iPhones, we can be reached just about anywhere at any time.  Because of this, many of us are in a position to do our jobs without setting foot in the office.  But should you?  Working from home sounds like a win-win situation […]

Don't Talk and Drive? Even Hands-free? – Poll Results

Last week’s question: Many jurisdictions have banned or are looking at banning the usage of hand-held devices while driving. Should they go further and ban hands-free devices as well? Last week’s poll results were very surprising. 33.3% of you felt that talking on the phone, even on a hands-free device, needs to be banned.  However, […]