Articles By Eric Emin Wood

How OEM’s Steven Adams plans to sell IT asset disposition to the channel

That you probably don't think about Information Technology Asset Disposition (ITAD) services - essentially the diversion of legacy IT equipment from landfills - until you need them underlines the reason Mississauga, Ont.-based ITAD

Published on: February 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung Galaxy S8 likely to lose home button, feature curved screen, headphone jack

The next Galaxy smartphone from Samsung Electronics Ltd. will be making a clean break from its predecessors, according to Wall Street Journal insiders. Citing "people familiar with the matter," writers Eun-Young Jeong and Jonathan

Published on: February 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung commits to the future of Note device

Samsung Electronics Ltd. has announced that it will be moving ahead with its popular Note series of mobile devices, despite the apparent damage last year’s Note 7 debacle wreaked on the company’s reputation

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Globalive CEO Tony Lacavera on how Canada can become a leader in AI

To the general public, Tony Lacavera is probably still best known as the former CEO of Wind Mobile (now rebranded as Freedom Mobile), a role he stepped away from in 2014, though he's

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Replace your written sales tactics with video using Vidyard’s new tool

Email might be the first method of contact for many a channel representative, but if your clickthrough rates are barely hovering above three per cent and you think you can make a better

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Your windshield could soon be protected by Gorilla Glass too

Gorilla Glass - the damage-resistant material designed by Corning, N.Y.-based Corning Inc. that protects the majority of Android smartphones - could soon be protecting your car's windshield too. On Thursday the company revealed

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung Canada unveils new mid-range Galaxy A5 smartphone at CES

Samsung Electronics Ltd. wants budget-minded Canadian smartphone owners to know it hasn't abandoned them. On Thursday, the South Korean electronics giant's Canadian division revealed at CES that it will soon be releasing the

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

For Dell’s partners, VR has more to offer than just 360-degree video

Ask the average person how they imagine experiencing VR and they'll typically give one of two answers: 360 degree video, or games. Dell workstation virtualization director Gary Radburn wants to change that. "Everybody

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CenturyLink to receive industry-leading certification across global data centre portfolio

CenturyLink Inc. wants its customers to know its data centres meet the highest standards in the industry. And so, with great fanfare, the Monroe, La.-based communications and data services provider announced today that

Published on: December 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

ITAC wants you to help make Canada a leader in IoT

TORONTO - The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is looking towards the future. Though it will continue serving its diverse membership base regardless of sector, for now the organization plans to help

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft expanding Bing partner program in Canada

Microsoft will be expanding its Bing partner program in 20 markets, including Canada, the company announced on Tuesday. In a Nov. 15 blog post, Microsoft search advertising general manager, Stephen Sirich, said the

Published on: November 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

HP wants to help optimize desk space with new mini workstation

Between shrinking office space and an ever-increasing number of monitors, business PC users have less desk to work with than ever before, and HP would like to help. Today the company unveiled the

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Xiaomi reveals new concept smartphone with edge-free display

Apple Inc.'s next iPhone is rumoured to feature an all-glass, edgeless design - but Xiaomi Inc. may have beaten it to the punch. This week the Beijing, China-based smartphone maker, the world's third-largest,

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

French company opens large data centre in Quebec region

Internet services provider OVH of Roubaix, France has turned the former Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum plant located in the Montreal suburb of Beauharnois into one of the world's largest data centres. “It was a very

Published on: October 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood