Consumer Electronics Archives - Page 36

The Source by Circuit City stores to remain open

The Source by Circuit City has not short circuited in Canada.All 772 electronics stores and dealer outlets in Canada under the InterTan Canada Ltd. umbrella will remain open after the Barrie, Ont.-based company,

Published on: November 11th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Online retailer Newegg comes to Canada

California-based Newegg Inc., the world's second largest e-retailer --second only to Amazon, is crossing the border with their newly launched Web site Newegg.ca. The privately held Newegg sells an extensive array of high-tech

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Microsoft attempts to go deeper into the mobile space

Microsoft Corp. announced the availability of its System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 solution for mobile devices to provide workers with a way to better manage and control how business information is sent

Published on: May 7th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Apple’s iPhone on the way

Rogers Communications Inc. is finally bringing the iPhone to Canada, but questions around the company's data plan and how it will support the heavily hyped Apple Inc. gadget continue to loom, analysts say.As

Published on: May 6th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Consumer tech is making reseller life difficult in the SMB space

The increasing availability, and visibility, of consumer technology is catching the eye of many small businesses looking to cut corners on their IT budgets, but one reseller says it's making life difficult for

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

2008 predictions

Prediction one: Unified Communications to be the biggest growth opportunity in the channel There is money to be had in unified communications deployment in 2008. Cisco Systems knows this. Nortel Networks knows this.

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Dave Webb

A notebook for the gamer in us all

One of the latest notebooks to make it into the HP lineup of dv9600 Entertainment Notebooks is the 17-inch widescreen HP Pavilion dv9615ca notebook. Due to its generous screen size and high definition

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

What to look for in 2008

It is funny how a new year comes in and automatically people believe change is in the air. Yes, the year changes, but as an industry true change does not happen over night

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

CES is all about making a splash

With celebrities such as Yoko Ono, Kevin Costner, Michael Douglas, Mary J. Blige, Danica Patrick and baseball slugger David Ortiz peddling products at the International CES event in Las Vegas, the IT industry

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

CES: A reporter’s notebook

A visitor to the Consumer Electronics Show can't take in all the new products, but some devices caught the eye of just about everybody.A Taser/MP3 player For example, Taser International Inc. in Scottsdale,

Published on: January 11th, 2008 Matt Hamblen

Apple unveils fastest-ever Macs before MacWorld

A week before Macworld San Francisco -- the trade show where Apple usually trots out new headline-grabbing hardware -- the company today unveiled a retooled Mac Pro desktop machine and a new Xserve

Published on: January 9th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

HP vows to reduce PC energy use by 25 per cent in 2010

Hewlett-Packard Tuesday announced that it plans to reduce energy consumption of its personal computers by 25 per cent within two years. To reach its goal, HP said it will reduce energy usage by

Published on: January 9th, 2008 CDN Staff

The Internet refrigerator: back from the dead?

Five years ago, LG Appliances combined a refrigerator with a PC and it was a colossal flop. Now Whirlpool is taking their shot, albeit with a somewhat different approach.Shown Sunday at the Digital

Published on: January 8th, 2008 CDN Staff

Linksys hopes new designs, low prices boost 802.11n sales

With a sleek new antenna-less design and one router selling for less than US$100, Linksys hopes to breathe new life into what they admit have been disappointing sales of 802.11n products. The Ultra

Published on: January 8th, 2008 CDN Staff

3M has projector small enough for cell phones, cameras

For several years people have been talking about the idea of miniaturizing a projector so that it's small enough to fit inside a cell phone or digital camera. Now it's finally been done,

Published on: January 8th, 2008 CDN Staff