IDC: Windows tablet market share on a path to growth

The future is looking bright for Windows-based tablets and the channel partners who deal in them. According to IDC's "Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Device Tracker," Microsoft's mobile operating system is bouncing back in a big way and is kicking

Published on: August 30th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Hybrids likely to “supersede” tablets in the workplace: Report

When it comes to devices in the workplace, there's a new form factor in town. Market research firm Juniper projects that worldwide shipments for hybrid devices, otherwise known as "2-in-1's" or "detachables" (but not

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Global PC sales set to stabilize with a refresh on the horizon: IDC

Has the global computer crash ceded? According to market research group IDC, for the most part, yes. The firm has projected that PC sales, which has seen a global slowdown amounting to tens of millions

Published on: March 15th, 2016 Dave Yin

Lenovo goes from pocket to the data centre

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Lost in all the marketplace action from HP’s split and Dell’s massive acquisition of EMC is main rival Lenovo. Lenovo went through their big push in 2014 with the acquisition

Published on: November 18th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

North America’s fourth-ranked smartphone maker is probably not who you think it is

You'd be forgiven for not knowing much about ZTE Corporation. The multinational telecom equipment manufacturer, based in Shenzhen, China, or the country's own Silicon Valley (the birthplace of fellow Chinese phone maker Huawei), has

Published on: October 30th, 2015 Dave Yin

Asus unveils holiday device lineup with half consumer, half gamer devices

TORONTO - Halloween may still be around the corner, but the channel is gearing up for the holiday season. Asus has announced its core product line and CDN got a sneak peek. Check

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft announces channel-based Surface for enterprise initiative

Microsoft today announced a new effort to bring Windows 10 to more workplaces using its Surface tablets and through the channel. For the Surface Enterprise Initiative, the software giant has partnered with HP, Accenture and

Published on: September 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

Amazon set to release $50 tablet despite Fire Phone blunder

One may not associate Amazon with low-cost devices, but that is exactly what the company is planning to sell. The online retail giant, which has failed to capture a market with its higher-end

Published on: September 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

The next phase in Artificial Intelligence: Singularity

I love good science fiction because there is always a glimpse of a thought, an idea that ultimately becomes something tangible in our world. But Elon Musk’s (Tesla, SpaceX) and Stephen Hawking’s warning

Published on: September 2nd, 2015 Max Spindle

Lenovo plans to reduce workforce ASAP

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yuanging Yang, in an employee memo obtained by CDN, plans to reduce the company’s workforce by 3,200 people. This will include about a 10 per cent reduction in non-manufacturing

Published on: August 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Four types of customers you should fire immediately

Not all clients are created equal. Nor should you be compelled to treat them equally. There’s no law stating you must sell to everyone, or keep servicing clients that are the wrong fit

Published on: August 7th, 2015 Colleen Francis

Samsung, Apple losing ground to tablet upstarts in a smaller market

We’re buying fewer tablets, and fewer of those we are buying are from Samsung or Apple – although most of them still are. Those are the key takeaways from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet

Published on: August 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras