Consumer Electronics Archives - Page 37

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

Western Canadian retailer acquires mobility company

Wireless Age Communications, Inc. (OTCBB:WLSA), announced that it has agreed on the terms and conditions to acquire Function Mobile Inc..Wireless Age through its 99.7 per cent owned subsidiary, Wireless Age Communications Ltd., is

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 CDN Staff

Bamboo laptop by Asustek set to debut

Asustek Computer plans to debut a nature-friendly laptop PC with a casing made of bamboo on Saturday at Taiwan's IT Month exhibition.The laptop, first announced last year, is part of Asus's efforts to

Published on: November 27th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

Circuit City woes mirror industry challenges

Circuit City is facing an uncertain future -- and so is their Canadian operation The Source by Circuit City. If recent retail predictions are to be believed, more electronics retailers both online and

Published on: November 11th, 2008 J.R. Raphael

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