Consumer Electronics Archives - Page 36

Snow White and Cinderella get into the Netbook business

Add this to the list of unexpected business partnerships: Asus and Disney have combined their expertise in computers and cartoons to produce a Disney-themed netbook called the Netpal. Available in "Princess Pink" or

Published on: June 24th, 2009 Patrick Miller

McAfee launches software that monitors Facebook

McAfee Inc. (Nasdaq: MFE) is taking online identity, relationship and privacy protection to the next level by focusing on youth, according Ross Allen, Canadian general manager for McAfee. Allen was on site at

Published on: June 10th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

New notebook better organizer than Martha Stewart

However you use your Mac, a little more organization probably wouldn't hurt. Circus Ponies' NoteBook 3.0 gives you astounding powers to manage your digital life--provided you're not initially terrified by its mind-boggling scope.

Published on: June 8th, 2009 Nathan Alderman

Supercom teams with Rogers for Rocket Stick distribution

Markham, Ont. - Supercom president Frank Luk called his company's partnership with Rogers a “blue ocean” of opportunity for the channel.Supercom has agreed to distribute Rogers' Internet Rocket Stick, released late last year,

Published on: May 21st, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco settles lawsuit with Free Software Foundation

Cisco Systems will appoint a director to ensure that its Linksys products comply with the terms of free software licenses, and in return the Free Software Foundation will dismiss its lawsuit against the

Published on: May 21st, 2009 Nancy Gohring

Apple delivers jumbo security update for Mac OS X

Apple Inc. today patched 67 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, including two bugs that researchers used in March to walk off with $5,000 each in a noted hacking contest.Tuesday's update was the largest

Published on: May 14th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

HP still getting heat on Nvidia graphics chips

Months after the issue first surfaced, Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ)laptop owners continue to complain about defective Nvidia graphics cards that could cause laptops to fail.Some customers say that they have been treated unfairly by

Published on: April 28th, 2009 Shah Agam

Samsung Canada delays branded notebook launch

Samsung Canada had planned to bring a Samsung-branded notebook to the Canadian market in the first quarter of the year, but the challenging economy and a desire to rethink the business case as

Published on: April 21st, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Asus says it wants to sell fewer EEE PCs

Asustek Computer, which pioneered the netbook market with its Eee PC line, plans to further slim down its business units and reduce the variety of netbooks it sells.Asustek will only launch two or

Published on: March 13th, 2009 Dan Nystedt

Marketing vs. technology

On any given day you will find a group of engineers or programmers huddling in the back room, sitting in the corner of the coffee shop, or gathering around the most recently divorced

Published on: March 10th, 2009 Max Spindle

Seagate and AMD unveil first Serial ATA at 6 GBPS

Seagate, teaming with microprocessor manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) unveiled what the two company's are calling the world's first public demonstration of next-generation high-speed data transfer - Serial ATA 6 GBPS for bandwidth-hungry

Published on: March 9th, 2009 CDN Staff

LG starts new LCD production line

LG Display kicked off LCD panel production on Monday at a new 2.5 trillion won (US$1.6 billion) plant at its Paju complex in South Korea.The production line will be used to make displays

Published on: March 9th, 2009 Martyn Williams

Bell to acquire all The Source by Circuit City stores

For months the speculation was that Best Buy or The Brick would acquire The Source By Circuit City stores in Canada. But, yesterday evening seemingly out of the blue Bell (TSX: BCE) became

Published on: March 3rd, 2009 Paolo Del Nibletto

The be my valentine notebook

MSI Computer, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of motherboards and notebooks, announced the MSI Wind Valentine Edition. MSI released the Valentine's Day notebook in pink with a stylized heart design to help celebrate Valentine's Day.

Published on: January 21st, 2009 CDN Staff

Canadian communications pioneer Ted Rogers passes away

The Board ofDirectors of Rogers Communications Inc. has confirmed the death of its founder and CEO Edward Samuel "Ted" Rogers. Rogers, from humble beginnings became a visionary communications industry icon in Canadian business.

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 CDN Staff