Jim Estill has a new CEO position

When last we heard from Jim Estill, things were not going too well NuHorizons Electronics Corp., an upstate New York-based distributor of semiconductors and power systems. That was 2009. Today, Estill told CDN

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nutanix.Next: First impressions of a first time conference

MIAMI - I spent the better part of this week in South Beach attending the Nutanix .Next conference. This is Nutanix's first kick at the can flooring a show. According to organizers the

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

The case for patent reform in high tech

There are a lot of things to like about Texas – the people, the space, the open skies, the technology, the East Texas federal courts. The East Texas federal court? Yep, that’s where

Published on: May 21st, 2015 Max Spindle

BlackBerry Leap Review: Security to the next level

The all-touch BlackBerry Leap is now available in Canada. The interesting aspect of the Leap smartphone is that the Waterloo, Ont.-based company designed for consumers and enterprise users who value their privacy and

Published on: May 7th, 2015 CDN Staff

Apple dethrones Samsung as King of the Smartphones: Gartner

After three years of shipping the most smartphones on Planet Earth, Samsung Electronics has been dethroned – Apple is the new King of the Smartphones – and your pocket. The smartphone market had

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Smartphone shipments set new records in Q3: IDC

Any reports of a slowing smartphone market appear to be premature. Technology research firm IDC Corp. is reporting 25.2 per cent growth in global smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2014, with competition

Published on: November 6th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Bent iPhone 6 ‘extremely rare': Apple

Since the release of its latest smart phones last week, only nine customers have contacted Apple Inc. about their new iPhone 6 Plus device being bent, according to the company. "With normal use

Published on: September 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

eBay is $2B market for Apple

Worldwide tablet sales may be slowing but Apple appears to be doing just fine – on eBay. In its June quarter tablet shipments estimates, analyst firm International Data Corp. (IDC) reported that rising

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Apple’s Mac OS X Yosemite debuts at WWDC 2014

The line between desktop and mobile platforms was blurred further when Yosemite, the latest version of Apple’s OS X operating system, made its debut today at the company’s WWDC 2014 conference for developers.

Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Samsung’s phone smartwatch – Galaxy Gear – due in September

Dick Tracy, watch out. Samsung is about to make your watch phone a reality. According to a report from Bloomberg citing unnamed sources, on Sept. 4 Samsung will unveil a wristwatch-like smartphone called

Published on: August 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

The next great thing?

Much like Don Quixote, we ride hard, we ride relentlessly to create the next great innovation that will topple the evil dragon, or whatever you call companies that aren’t your favorite. There are

Published on: July 30th, 2013 Max Spindle

Apple acquires Toronto data management vendor

Apple Computer Inc. doesn’t usually make acquisitions. So anytime they purchase a company its big news. Today, the Mac maker focused on the Canadian market with the acquisition of Toronto-based data management vendor

Published on: July 19th, 2013 CDN Staff

Four new BYOD discoveries

A survey conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by data protection and availability vendor Acronis from Woburn, Mass., found that the majority of companies are putting critical data at risk by not having

Published on: July 17th, 2013 CDN Staff