PC sales exceeded expectations in Q1 2015: IDC

Market research firm IDC has revealed worldwide PC shipment figures for the first quarter of 2015, which, despite a year-on-year decline of -6.7 per cent were "slightly ahead of previous projections," the organization

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

100 million later: A look back at ThinkPad

Chinese multinational computer vendor Lenovo Group Ltd. is celebrating a company milestone - the shipment of the 100 millionth unit in its ThinkPad line of notebooks and tablets. To mark the milestone, we're taking

Published on: February 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Free upgrade to Windows 10, Cortana and project Spartan detailed at Microsoft event

Major announcements came out of Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters today.  The company unveiled both software and hardware that are aimed to usher in its next Windows milestone. Here are the major Windows 10

Published on: January 21st, 2015 Dave Yin

How the Internet of Things might save the PC

One of the best sentences to come out of Michael Dell’s mouth: “The PC isn’t dead.” Beautiful. It’s really easy to get caught up in the mobile craze right now and fixate on

Published on: January 21st, 2015 Stuart Crawford

CDN Debate: BYOD and avoiding rogue IT situations

The latest CDN Debate explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Question No. 4 of the debate:  How do I get in front of the BYOD

Published on: November 27th, 2014 CDN Staff

CDN Debate: Will tablets provide me with an advantage?

The latest CDN Debate explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions, namely tablets vs. notebook computers. Question No. 3:  How will notebooks or tablets provide me with a business advantage? CDN invited

Published on: November 27th, 2014 Dave Yin

CDN Debate: Tablets or PCs for the mobile worker?

The latest CDN Debate sponsored by Samsung Canada, explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Click here to launch the CDN Debate. As a small or mid-size

Published on: November 21st, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Lenovo updates Motorola, IBM System X plans

LAS VEGAS – Lenovo has said very little when it comes to its $2.91 billion Motorola acquisition, even after the deal closed on Oct. 30th. Today at Synnex's VARnex Conference, Lenovo confirmed Motorola will

Published on: November 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell security chief warns of insider attacks at GTEC

When he was on assignment for the FBI in its Los Angeles field office, John McClurg was charged with bringing down hacker Kevin “Dark Dante” Poulson. Poulson orchestrated a hack of Pacific Bell’s

Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Business tablets for making big bucks

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Will IoT produce a hardware renaissance?

In 2012 and 2013 hardware sales dropped for the first time ever in back to back years, according to research from IDC. IDC forecasted that there would be about 600 million fewer PC's shipped

Published on: June 11th, 2014 CDN Staff

D&H Canada sees resurgence of IT market

Technology distributor D&H Canada has moved into its new and larger digs in Brampton, Ont. as its gears up for a resurgence in IT demand. After several quarters of sluggish growth, technology expenditures are

Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Absolute Software offers full BYOD security for Mac and Windows

Absolute Software Corp. says the new version 6.5 of its Absolute Manage security and management tool extends “market-first” full BYOD capabilities to Mac and Windows computers. The latest iteration also supports Cisco’s Identity

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Lenovo to create an independent channel

ORLANDO – Lenovo channel chief Chris Frey has a follow up for last year’s hand-to-hand combat initiative. It’s called an independent channel and it works like this: Lenovo realizes that they are unable

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto