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

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

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

The best back-to-school laptops and tablets from Dell

Dell unveils its latest line of tablets, notebooks and convertibles just before school starts

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


Forked Android’s market share on the rise: Report

The version of the Android mobile operating system that allows channel partners to customize the software appears to be growing in popularity and could be eating into the market of the stock Android

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft continues to lose money on Surface

Microsoft Corp. is banking on its new 12-inch tablet the Surface Pro 3 to lift the company’s profile in the tablet market but a closer look Redmond’s latest filing with the United States

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Nestor Arellano


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

Tablet shipment slows down

Is tablet adoption reaching a saturation point? There were fewer tablet devices shipped around the world during the first three months of this year than for the same period in 2013. This is

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

BlackBerry’s new Passport screams ‘it’s hip to be square’

In a world of rectangular smart phones, Canadian mobile device maker BlackBerry Ltd.. (TSE: BB) is introducing a handset that sports a 4.5" square screen and a QWERTY hard keyboard. The company is

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

Toshiba releases wireless SSD storage and streaming devices

Japanese electronics firm Toshiba Corp. recently rolled out two wireless products which enable users to create their own shared networks for storing and streaming files and media from any device without the need

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Less Canadian firms bankrolling BYOD: Sage survey

Canadian companies realize the benefits of mobile technology but the number of firms that are sponsoring workplace bring your own device (BYOD) expenses for employees is shrinking, according to a recent survey by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Galaxy Tab S is Samsung’s lightest tablet

The latest Samsung tables are expected to hit Canadian stores before the end of the month with something every mobile worker wants: Less to carry. Samsung said the Galaxy Tab S family will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon