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


Hockey stick growth predicted for wearables market in Canada

Google Glass and the smart watch are just two of the more talked about wearable devices. But would you wear a smart shirt that can monitor your heart rate and send back information

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2014 CDN Staff

Samsung partners with book retailer for tablets

Approximately 10 days before Amazon.com announces its mysterious new device -- expected to be a 3D smartphone --one of its chief rivals, Barnes & Noble Inc. is trying to steal a bit of its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2014 CDN Staff

HP’s Pro x2 612 is a business-friendly tablet PC

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

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Low growth in routing and switching market: IDC

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

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Desktops steady in workplace, losing ground in the homefront: Survey

Desktop PC may be popular in the office, but definitely losing out in the battle of the screens in the homefront, according to a recent survey by consumer market research company NPD Group.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

D&H Canada sees resurgence of IT market

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Tech Data Canada makes a bet on mobility

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Absolute Software offers full BYOD security for Mac and Windows

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Lenovo switches rebates from back to front

ORLANDO – Lenovo is moving its back end rebates to front end rebates as part of its New Customer Bonus channel program released at its Accelerate channel conference. The New Customer Bonus is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto