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Ontario scraps eco-fees, but e-waste fees remain

As I watched the debate rage about the Government of Ontario and Stewardship Ontario's poor implementation of its eco-fee program, I couldn't help but remember the similarly troubled roll-out last year of the

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Hands-on with Motorola’s Droid X

Verizon Wireless on Thursday will start selling Motorola's highly anticipated smartphone, the Droid X, a faster and multimedia-savvy successor to the original Droid that was introduced in October last year. Droid X will

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Agam Shah

Computex showcases over a dozen Apple iPad alternatives

Companies showed off over a dozen new rivals for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad at Computex this year, including a nifty 10-inch touchscreen tablet that docks into a speaker from Compal Electronics.The

Published on: June 4th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

Mobile business apps shake up

In the thriving and highly-competitive consumer mobile applications (apps) marketplace, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) are well out in front. In the enterprise space, the landscape is a little

Published on: May 31st, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Intel launches another whitebox notebook program

Following in the wake of build to order (BTO) notebook programs such as Rich Creek 2 and Verified by Intel that were launched with fanfare but never caught fire with the marketplace, Intel

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Video: Samsung brings the Reclaim to Canada

Samsung Canada used Toronto International Film Festival hotspot the Nikki Beach Lounge to launch the Samsung Reclaim, the vendor's newest entry in the burgeoning messaging phone arena.Messaging phones are devices that are built

Published on: September 21st, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Who says the router can’t be sexy?

Technology vendors have often been on the cutting-edge of technology innovation, but the same can't always be said of their design. Manufacturers have more often been concerned about what's inside the box, devoting

Published on: August 11th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

ViewSonic enters desktop computing market with VPC100

Visual display and computing product vendor ViewSonic has entered the desktop PC market with the release of its VPC100 All-in-One PC.Dan Woodward, senior product manager at ViewSonic, said getting into the desktop PC

Published on: July 27th, 2009 Maxine Cheung

The worst isn’t over for Canadian printer, copier & MFP market

A recently released study by Gartner indicates continued weakness in the global printer, copier and multi-function printer (MFP) market, with colour printers and MFPs providing the one bright light in a table of

Published on: June 17th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

The much anticipated tablet experience is underwhelming

I've been looking forward to the opportunity to play with a tablet PC, and I was excited when I got the opportunity to test the latest one from Toshiba, the Protégé M700. Having

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Adobe Photoshop Elements is truly elegant

After working with this overhauled application, I found it an appealing change from previous versions that improved my workflow.Not that there are many new tools compared to version 5.0. There aren't. However, the

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Howard Solomon

A wide-eyed perspective on ViewSonic

Having a sleek 22-inch LCD monitor perched on my desk certainly raised my workstation's cool factor compared to its bulky and less fashionable predecessor. The ViewSonic VG2230wm was surprisingly easy to unpack given

Published on: February 7th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Visual Studio 2008 advances with few missteps

Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (VS08) is the current incarnation of the company's long line of IDEs. It's the premier IDE for developing applications with the Microsoft .Net Framework and, at least, a contender

Published on: January 30th, 2008 Martin Heller

System fine tuning for the IT novice

Once I was able to get Norton SystemWorks Standard Edition from Symantec installed on my PC the program was a breeze. Unfortunately, getting it installed proved to be a lengthy and frustrating experience.

Published on: January 29th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft Office Live Workspaces misses the mark

After an excruciatingly drawn-out development process, Microsoft's Office Live Workspaces -- the company's attempt to marry Microsoft Office to the emerging Web services “cloud” -- is finally upon us. And true to form,

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Randall Kennedy