Articles By Jeff Jedras

Digital signage market gets 70” multitouch display

Display solution BenQ America is looking to make a splash in the digital signage market by taking it interactive, with a 70” flat panel display with multitouch. The RP700+ is BenQ’s newest interactive

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

Fashion tops function for wearable tech: study

Wearable tech may be the next big thing, but according to a new study Canadians are not prepared to sacrifice style for function when it comes to this next big tech trend. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry and Porsche Design launch third high-end BlackBerry

There’s a new entrant in the luxury smartphone with the latest collaboration between Porsche Design and BlackBerry – the Porsche Design P'9983 smartphone from BlackBerry. The luxury P'9983 smartphone combines the unique the

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

New Samsung Galaxy S5 designed for an Active lifestyle

Samsung Canada has brought the new Samsung Galaxy S5 Active smartphone to Canada, designed for those that need a smartphone to match a rugged and active lifestyle. The smartphone is built to the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Information-centric security vendor launches channel program

A developer of information-centric security (ICS) solutions has launched its channel program and is looking for channel partners in Canada. Based in St. Louis, Global Velocity’s ICS solutions and its Securio platform allow

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 12th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Acer launches new Windows and Android tablets for work and play

PC vendor Acer is refreshing and expanding its tablet lineup, with two new Iconia tablets and an expansion of its Iconia One tablet series. The new devices are the Iconia Tab 8, the

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

New Dell PowerEdge servers feature five form factors

PC vendor Dell has launched the 13th generation of its Dell PowerEdge server portfolio, boasting advancements in storage, processing and memory technology as well as management tools. According to Dell, the new generation

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

Acer expands its 2-in-1 “Switch” notebook lineup

PC vendor Acer has expanded Switch line of two-in-one notebooks running Windows 8.1 – there’s the new 11.6” Asipire Switch 11 series and a new model in the 10.1” Switch series. Both lines

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

Dell goes smaller, thinner with new commercial PC portfolio

Dell has updated its commercial PC portfolio with new laptops, desktops and a Chromebox that aim to provide smaller and thinner options for businesses still concerned about performance. The new offerings include four

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 5th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Phablet shipments will soon surpass PCs, tablets: IDC

­Research firm IDC Corp. is predicting a fabulous future for phablets. A phablet is defined as a smartphone with screen sizes between 5.5” and 7” – a level in between a traditional smartphone

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

New convertible notebooks boast innovative hinge design

PC vendor Acer has launched two new convertible notebook lines that make the transition between notebook and tablet configurations, and lots of states in between, using what it describes as an innovative new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Growing tablet demand seen petering off for 2014

The global demand for tablet computers may be slowing, according to new research firm IDC Corp. The research firm is lowering its worldwide tablet forecast for 2014 after two quarters of softer than expected

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 1st, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Signal booster vendor brings reseller program to Canada

Canadian resellers looking for solutions to help their clients boost indoor cellular coverage now have another option, with Nextiviy Inc. bringing its reseller program to Canada. Nextivity, a San Diego-based vendor, develops the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 27th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

More Android support coming to Intel-based devices

Greater support for the Android mobile operating system is coming to Intel-based devices, thanks to a strategic collaboration between Intel Corp. and Unity Technologies. Unity has developed an end-to-end development platform for developers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

HP wants to be the Envy of smartphone printing

Hewlett-Packard Co. has launched new HP Envy and HP Officejet printers that are designed with mobile printing in mind, with the goal of making it easier for users to print directly from their

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