Acer’s new Nettop PCs hide behind your TV

With entertainment and computing beginning to merge, for a number of years vendors have been focusing on PC design to make the boxes a more attractive fit in your living room. Acer has

Published on: September 10th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

It’s time for the FTC to investigate Mac security

When I read the headline about a security researcher who had published proof-of-concept code for a vulnerability, I was upset. To disseminate proof-of-concept code is to basically say, "Here is a way to

Published on: May 27th, 2009 Ira Winkler

HP sees early signs of stronger demand for PCs

Hewlett-Packard rolled out its Pavilion dv2 laptop in the Asia-Pacific region, with company executives noting signs that some customers are ready to resume spending on computers.The company hopes its latest laptop will help

Published on: March 27th, 2009 Sumner Lemon

New PCs still have toxic materials

PC manufacturers have still not figured out how to make a computer without PVC (polyvinyl chloride) insulation and toxic brominated flame retardants (BFRs), although some consumer electronics manufacturers are now able to produce

Published on: September 16th, 2008 Peter Sayer

HP wants you to reach out and touch your desktop PC

Looking to change the way people interact with their desktop PCs, HP (NYSE: HPQ) has launched the IQ504 and the IQ506, the second generation of the vendor's TouchSmart series of all-in-one PCs that

Published on: July 22nd, 2008 Jeff Jedras

HP PSG takes aim at education market

Las Vegas -- The education market in Canada is basically owned by Apple Canada and Dell Canada. Coming up behind them is HP Canada and Derek Smith, vice-president and general manager of the

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP takes desktops out of the office and into the living room

HP has released a series of desktops and monitors that have a new look and a new place.Under the Pavillion brand, HP has produced three slimline PCs and two monitors that are one-third

Published on: January 4th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

The budget Vista PC

It doesn't have the most cutting-edge design among business systems, but the case options and security features will make it a good choice for some offices. PC rating: 73 GoodThe HP Compaq

Published on: November 22nd, 2007 CDN Staff

Why bother with the desktop PC market?

No, this isn't 1987, although, the topic reminds me of challenges faced 20 years ago. Back in the 1980s, desktop PCs were huge, expensive machines.  I specifically remember the engineering lab at the

Published on: January 30th, 2007 Michelle Warren

Apple still has some PC bite

The landscape of the PC market is taking a new shape in my opinion and Apple Computer is leading it.I find this funny and even a little ironic that it's Apple instead of,

Published on: October 13th, 2006 Paolo Del Nibletto