PC sales stabilizing for the first time in two years, Gartner says

Good news for PC makers today – while sales of the desktop computer aren’t exactly booming, they’re no longer plunging the way they have been for the past two years either, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2014 Candice So

Windows 8 becoming more popular among Canadian SMBs: survey

Windows 8 is winning a good chunk of the Canadian market when it comes to business PCs and tablets, according to a new survey from Sage Group PLC. Microsoft Corp.'s newest operating system

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Top 6 most popular ITBusiness.ca stories of the year

The year 2013 was one that saw the mobile technology trends accelerate more quickly than perhaps most anyone ever imagined, punctuated by signs of the winners of losers that were either riding that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Running old PCs? That could cost you more than $4,000 a year

Small businesses running just three older PCs in their offices can lose out on both employee productivity and money for repairs - potentially racking up costs of about $4,000 per year, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2013 Candice So

HP monitors come with touchscreen, ergonomically friendly

Hewlett-Packard Corp. released a new line of desktops today, looking to attract a more specialized consumer demographic by building products with ergonomics, touch screens, and gaming in mind. Running on Windows 8, HP’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 5th, 2013 Candice So

Gestures can control Samsung’s Ativ One desktop

We've got keyboards and mice, we've got touchscreens, and now we have another way to control our computers: our gestures. Samsung Electronics Canada's new  Ativ One actually comes with all three. The vendor

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

PC sales continue to free fall – Gartner

PC sales took another hit in the second quarter of 2013, with global sales falling to 76 million units, or being slashed 10.9 per cent compared to the same period last year. Around

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2013 Candice So

Responsive design: 3 tips for creating a one-size-fits-all Web site

When insurance company Sun Life Financial Inc. noticed the number of people visiting its site by smartphone or tablet had tripled within a year, it realized it was time to start taking the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2013 Candice So

Dell unveils full-HD XPS 18 all-in-one

Its latest all-in-one offering, the XPS 18, is the world’s lightest AIO computer in the market according to Dell. Weighing in at just 4.85 lbs. with an optional solid state drive, the new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

Combo desktop/tablet runs Windows and Android

PC vendor Asus has taken the old trend of device convergence in a new direction with the launch this week of the Transformer AiO, a device that seeks to marry the mobility of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

PCs aren’t dying – we’re just using them longer

If there’s one meme I find more annoying than all the others that permeate the technology industry, it’s the contention that the traditional personal computer is dying. We hear it a lot, usually

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Thailand floods to drive up PC costs, Gartner says

Enterprise users and consumers who have held off buying new PCs recently may come to regret their decision as a hard-drive shortage following floods in Thailand is expected to result in higher prices,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2011

Canadian firms won’t part with current technology

One was the darling of consumer electronics a couple of years ago, the other is a 141-year-old communications technology that is tenaciously hanging onto relevance despite the onslaught on more flexible and sexier

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

New iMacs: these Apples have four cores

Apple Tuesday released four new models of its iMac desktop computer that leave unchanged the aluminum and glass design, but that now boast powerful quad-core Intel processors and Apple's high-throughput Thunderbolt I/O interface.Also

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2011 John Cox and Ben Camm-Jones