Hardware Archives - Page 65

Toshiba shows prototype fast-charging laptop battery

Toshiba showed off a prototype of its fast-charging SCiB battery designed for laptops, but said the technology is still a ways off from making its way into computers.SCiB, or Super Charge Ion Batteries,

Published on: September 30th, 2008 Sumner Lemon

Panasonic unveils line of Toughbook laptops

Panasonic unveiled a slew of new portable computers, focusing on small but rugged models.The PC and display maker took the covers off a light-weight rugged laptop, a tablet PC and an ultraportable computer.

Published on: September 29th, 2008 Sharon Gaudin

Xerox brings high end printing to SMB

Xerox Canada (NYSE: XRX) introduced two multifunction printers this week aimed at small and medium-sized businesses. With that the Toronto, Ont.-based subsidiary is supporting this down market play with a new pricing structure,

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Searching for green IT products

Customers who are looking for green IT products but could not find them or distinguish them from others now have a choice.Softchoice, through an alliance with EPEAT (Electronic Product Environment Assessment Tool, is

Published on: May 9th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

AMD sees growth in media experiences

AMD has released a new line of processors, better known as its Phenom family, to its product lineup. The series includes its Phenom X3 8000 series of triple-core processors and its Phenom X4

Published on: April 18th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Fujitsu’s handy ScanSnap S300

Courtesy of PCWorld.caWhen I was asked to look at Fujitsu’s new ScanSnap Scanner, the S300, I was a little taken aback. I wasn’t really the scanning type, and like most people I always

Published on: April 18th, 2008 J. D. Speedy

Lenovo’s energy efficient small form factor desktop and monitor

For individuals looking for a space-saving device that boosts energy efficiencies, Lenovo’s ThinkVision L193p 19” widescreen monitor, combined with Lenovo’s ThinkCentre A61e small form-factor desktop computer, may be the products to consider.The Lenovo

Published on: April 18th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

HP Canada brings Print 2.0 to the enterprise

With an expansion of its enterprise printing and imaging portfolio, HP Canada is making a new push in the large business market, trying to change the way companies print.Much like HP’s Print 2.0

Published on: April 18th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Is mobile printing the next big market opportunity?

New offerings from HP in the mobile printing space may signal an up-coming market opportunity for resellers.Hewlett-Packard released the Officejet H470 mobile printer series, which the company is aiming at mobile professionals. Recently,

Published on: April 15th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Lenovo’s X300 is targeted at corporate users

Lenovo has launched its new ThinkPad X300 ultra-portable notebook line to provide its executive-class customers and partners with what it calls a no-compromise portable and functional computing solution.At first glance, the design of

Published on: April 7th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

HP’s dc7800 is smaller than the average PC

Long gone are the days when PCs were dull, gray towers. While performance is still the most important factor, design and style have become increasingly important, as has form factor and size.Hewlett-Packard seeks

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

MacBook Air is very polished and very thin

When Steve Jobs, Apple Inc.’s CEO, announced what Apple calls its, “Thinnovative” notebook, I could not wait to get my hands on the three pound, slim-enough-to-fit-into-an-interoffice-envelope, MacBook Air.From its all-aluminum case to its

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Acer has a Gem

Next month Acer will release its new Aspire 8920 and 6920 series of Gemstone blue notebooks targeting multimedia enthusiasts to help the company expand its overall market reach.Kristin Markworth, senior product marketing manager

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Display technology doesn’t just mean monitors anymore

Typically when we think of displays, we think of computer monitors and, increasingly, the LCD and plasma TVs that have evolved from them. But that's not the only market for digital displays anymore.Look

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Lynn Greiner

BenQ Canada tries another comeback

BenQ Canada Corp., a computing, communications and consumer electronics vendor, will this year focus its efforts on the sales of its projector and LCD monitor products to help reposition its brand in the

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Maxine Cheung