Articles By Jeff Jedras

A shocking development in wearable technology

Major technology vendors such as Samsung and Sony have joined start-ups such as Pebble in bringing wearable technology to market, and Apple is said to be working on a smartwatch. But a new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Global tablet market gets a boost from bundling in Q2

While global PC shipments remain lukewarm at best, according to research firm IDC, global tablet shipments remain buoyant. According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, the worldwide tablet market grew by 11 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Six emerging trends Dell Research sees changing the future of IT

When Dell CEO Michael Dell announced the creation of Dell Research at Dell World in Austin, Tex. In December, its mandate was to look at disruptive technology four-to-five years away from the market.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Jeff Jedras

UK vendor wants to crowdfund new smartphone design

UK vendor Horizon Electronics has launched a £10 million ($18.3 million) crowdfunding campaign to help it bring a new smartphone design to market. Horizon was formed in 2013 and has designed and manufactured

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

LG’s new G3 smartphone coming to Canada

LG Electronics is bringing its new LG G3 smartphone to Canada, beginning August 1, with Bell, Rogers, MTS, Sasktel, Videotron and select national retailers, such as The Source and Wirelesswave. Running the Android

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 17th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Security vendor hires new channel chief

Security vendor Kaspersky Lab North America has tapped a channel veteran from Juniper Networks as its new channel chief. John Murdock has been named Kaspersky’s vice-president of channel sales, and will take responsibility

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Webcam, cryptomalware protection highlight Kaspersky’s 2015 solutions

Security vendor Kaspersky Lab has released its updated product lineup for home users, which includes Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015, Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 and Kaspersky Internet Security – Multi-Device 2015. According to Kaspersky, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 14th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

New 4K2K display targets professional and power users

Visual solution product vendor ViewSonic Corp. has released a new 4K2K multimedia display designed to meet the needs of professional and power users. The VX2880ml 4K2K is a 28” display with 3840x2160 Ultra

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Decline in worldwide PC shipments may be stabilizing

New data on worldwide PC shipments from research firm IDC Corp. shows another quarterly decline, but the good news is the decline is not as large as in recent quarters. According to IDC,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Wireless access point designed for ceiling or wall mounting

Wireless networking solutions vendor D-Link Systems has released a new wireless access point designed for businesses with more intensive wireless networking needs. The DAP-2660 is an 802.11ac wireless access point. The device is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 9th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Data theft primary concern for Canadian businesses: survey

Data theft is the primary security concern of Canadian businesses, according to a recent survey by technology solution provider CDW Canada. The survey, conducted by CDW Canda at its annual Business Technology Expo

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry recognized for outstanding product design

Waterloo, Ont.-based mobile phone manufacturer BlackBerry is being recognized with three awards for outstanding product design. The company’s BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Q5 and BlackBerry Z30 smartphones are each being recognized with the prestigious

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 7th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

From Cloud Illusions to Cloud Realities: C4’s first professional development seminar

Professional development is a key part of the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) mandate, and a very hot topic – cloud computing – will be the focus of the first C4 professional development

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Channel research roundup: To the cloud and CDN’s Top 100

As a professional service to our members, the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) is committed to bringing the latest high-value channel and technology industry research to our members to help you make the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Jeff Jedras