A one-piece mobile computer, typically controlled by a touchscreen, though often supplemented by the use of one or more physical context sensitive buttons or input from one or more accelerometers; an on-screen, hideable virtual keyboard is generally offered as the principal means of data input. Tablets customarily offer a screen diagonal greater than 7 inches. Apple’s iPad is a common example, but Google Android-based models are also popular.
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
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
Hewlett-Packard is aiming one of its latest mobility products at what it sees as a growing number of users that lean towards work-oriented tablet devices that also come with a full function keyboard. The company
The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) reached $5.2 billion in the first quarter of 2014 (1Q14), representing year-over-year growth of 0.4 per cent and a significant seasonal decline of -12.3 per cent
Technology distributor D&H Canada has moved into its new and larger digs in Brampton, Ont. as its gears up for a resurgence in IT demand. After several quarters of sluggish growth, technology expenditures are
Mississauga, Ont.-based Tech Data Canada is in the midst of developing a strategy for a new business unit that will combine mobility and retail. The distributor recently hired Wendy Franklin, a 16-veteran of the
Absolute Software Corp. says the new version 6.5 of its Absolute Manage security and management tool extends “market-first” full BYOD capabilities to Mac and Windows computers. The latest iteration also supports Cisco’s Identity