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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

New Netgear products aim to simplify home networking

Netgear is launching three new wireless networking products that aim to address the problem, perennially discussed at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, of complicated home networking setup. "Our customers in their homes or

Published on: January 7th, 2008 CDN Staff

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 24: Paul Patterson

Wireless printing is Lexmark's goal for driving growth. It is what people call its ace in the hole.Lexmark is a strong No. 2 against rival HP and believes that wireless printing can make

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 19: Jim Estill

Usually we see Jim Estill in the upper half of the Top 25 Newsmakers list. Estill took the No. 1 spot a few years ago. He is down one spot from last year.Estill

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 16: Wendy Hayes

Apple has no doubt had a very busy year. Wendy Hayes, managing director of Apple Canada, says the introduction of the new iPods and Apple's most recent launch of the new Mac OS

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

2008 IT channel predictions

When I was born, my parents were teaching school on a naval base. They liked it, but rumours were swirling that the base would close. So they decided to move while jobs were

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Grant Buckler

Giveways are a tell-tale sign

A trade show with a properly qualified audience, such as those wrapped around user conferences, can be marketing education. For example, one sure way to tell how hot a technology is (or isn't)

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Lynn Greiner