Articles By Jeff Jedras

Tablets killing the secondary PC market: Gartner

Following a report last week from research firm IDC Corp. reporting declining PC sales for the fourth quarter of 2012, rival research firm Gartner Inc. chimed in with similar numbers this week, and

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

OptiTune helps SMBs manage desktops, laptops and servers

A new product release from Bravura Software of Redmond, Was. aims to help IT staff more easily manage their company's desktops, laptops and servers.The product, called OptiTune, features a web-based management console and

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Crowdfunding will grow and the PC will live: Deloitte’s 2013 predictions

We're coming to the end of the annual raft of year-ahead technology trend predictions, but Deloitte has their annual Technology, Media & Telecommunication predictions in under the wire and there are several that

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

New BlackBerry 10 images and video surface online

The product won't officially drop until January 30th, but new pictures of the upcoming BlackBerry z10 smartphone and BlackBerry 10 OS are now circulating online. Related Story | All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry

Published on: January 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Windows 8 hasn’t boosted PC sales yet

While Microsoft Corp. continues to tout what it characterizes as strong license sales for its new Windows 8 operating system, launched last October, the new OS has yet to boost the flagging fortunes

Published on: January 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Foldable displays, immersive gaming and the future of imaging

We've come a long way from tiny black and white televisions. And even our own high definition world may look quaint compared to some of the future of display technologies being demonstrated this

Published on: January 10th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Would you buy a $2000 BlackBerry?

Would you pay over $2000 for a BlackBerry smartphone? What if it was specially designed by the same people that make German sports cars?Well, Porsche Design hopes you will. The luxury brand and

Published on: January 10th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

How to make crowdfunding videos that work

With 2013 expected to be the year of crowdfunding (at least according to our own Brian Jackson), more and more entrepreneurs will likely be turning to this innovative funding model in the year

Published on: January 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

LinkedIn hits 200 million members

While it's seen as more business and career-focused than other social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, that hasn't stopped LinkedIn from hitting a major milestone this week – 200 million global

Published on: January 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

10 guaranteed ways to lose your critical business data in 2013

It's the season for New Year's resolutions, and a good one for many small businesses would be to ensure their IT infrastructure, and the critical business data within, is safe and secure.Security vendor

Published on: January 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

RIM-subsidiary brings in-car speech recognition (and a Bentley) to CES

Ottawa's QNX Software Systems, a subsidiary of Research in Motion, is unleashing a series of automotive technology-related offerings at the Consumer Electronics Showcase this week in Las Vegas.Among the QNX announcements at CES

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadian entrepreneurs get free cloud resources from CANARIE

Canadian businesses are now able to access free cloud-computing resources, thanks to a program designed to reduce product development costs for entrepreneurs looking to develop and test new products before bringing them to

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canadian DPI vendor bought by U.S. vendor for $28 million

A Canadian vendor whose deep packet software solutions have been used by ISPs for traffic throttling has been acquired by a U.S. competitor. Related Story | Controversy over "traffic throttling" heats upVineyard Networks,

Published on: January 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

HP releases Sleekbook consumer laptop at CES

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) used the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) in Las Vegas this week to unveil a new slim entry in the low end of the consumer laptop space.HP's Pavilion Sleekbook.Dubbed the

Published on: January 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

CFIB releases its naughty and nice list for 2012

What's been naughty and what's been nice for Canada's small businesses this year? That's what their lobby group the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) looks at it it's best or worst for

Published on: December 20th, 2012 Jeff Jedras