Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 kickstand adjusts to any viewing angle

Microsoft Corp. announced a new addition to its Surface line of tablets today with the Surface Pro 3 unveiled during an event in New York. Billing it as a replacement for a laptop,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Toshiba’s Chromebook is OK… for a Chromebook

I get the interest in Chromebooks, I really do. In a cloud-connected world where freely available, access-anywhere software is the norm, Google's lean approach makes a lot of sense. For less than the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Surface Pro 2 touted as hybrid, but more of a laptop: reviewers

With Microsoft Corp. launching two new Surface tablets in the last week or so, it’s easy to get confused with the difference between the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. However, reviews

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2013 Candice So

Surface 2 a great tablet, mediocre laptop replacement: reviewers

With Microsoft Corp. launching two new Surface tablets in the last week or so, it’s easy to get confused with the difference between the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. However, reviews

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2013 Candice So

HP Chromebook 11 charges via USB

HP has unveiled the latest edition to its line of Chromebooks today with the Chromebook 11, an 11.6-inch ultra-portable laptop that is the first Chromebook to charge via a USB cable. The screen

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

HP lays claim to high-performance market with new workstations

Already the market leader in desktop and mobile computers for the most compute-intensive applications, Hewlett-Packard Corp. today released a new line of workstations and mobile workstations that it hopes will solidify its appeal

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2013 Francis Moran

All Hands on Tech: MacBook Air 2013 [time travel special]

If I could go back in time and warn buyers of the MacBook Air 2012 to wait a year to make their purchase, I would (I tried in this video, but I was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Multitouch multimedia laptops highlight Toshiba’s new lineup

Toshiba of Canada refreshed its consumer lineup of laptops and tablets this week, highlighted by a new laptop series that promises sleek style that doesn’t compromise multimedia performance. The premium offering in Toshiba’s

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

All Hands on Tech: Acer Aspire S7

At first glance you might think this is a MacBook Air. But it's not. It might surprise you to know it's actually Acer's latest Ultrabook. The manufacturer is trying something new with the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hands on look at HP EliteBook Revolve

It's a tablet. No wait, it's a laptop. No - it's a desktop. It's the EliteBook Revolve from HP. Think of it as a Windows 8 convertible PC, with a twist. Rotate the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson


HP Chromebook coming to Canada

Canadians are used to our friendly neighbours to the south getting their hands on tech toys well before they migrate north, and Google's Chromebook is no exception. Though Americans could use the Samsung-built

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Acer releases sub-$400 Windows 8 notebook

Acer is announcing a $400 Windows 8 laptop available to the Canadian market starting today.The TravelMate B113 doesn’t have some of the notable features of some other Windows 8 hardware we’ve seen released

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple event launches iPads, iMacs, and MacBooks to steal Microsoft’s Windows 8 thunder

Apple Inc. met the expectations of many today with the launch of a 7.9-inch iPad mini tablet, but it didn’t stop there with its Fall event. It went on to announce a whole

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson