HP snubs Windows 8 with Windows 7 promo

Hewlett Packard Co. is promoting a sale featuring Windows 7 as the main enticement for buying its Pavilion or Envy laptops and desktop PCs in the U.S. Offering buyers of the Windows 7-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Acer launches $300 touch-enabled Chromebook

Acer Inc. has just launched another Chromebook, this time with a touchscreen and an appealing price point of around $320, or $300 in U.S. dollars. That’s less than a hundred dollars more than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2013 Candice So

Privatization a boon, says Dell Canada executive

Dell Canada officials say the privatization of the company three weeks ago means it will get stronger as a provider of end-to-end solutions. That was the message sent Tuesday to customers at an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2013 Howard Solomon

All Hands On Tech – The Dell Latitude 6430U

Update (Oct. 30, 2013) - There are some news reports going out saying some units of the Dell Latitude 6430U are emitting a strong odour of cat urine. Mercifully, I was spared one

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2013 Candice So


HP’s new EliteBook & ProBook series address BYOD trend

Responding to some of the changes in the workforce, HP's EliteBooks and ProBooks are designed to marry the demands from both IT departments and business users. Employees increasingly want lightweight, stylish and functional

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 1st, 2013 Michelle Warren

Ontario vendor bringing solar-powered laptop to Africa

A London, Ont.-based company is hoping its take on a solar-powered, water-resistant laptop will give Africans a new computing solution. Launching Tuesday in Accra, Ghana, WeWi Telecommunications Inc.’s laptop is designed to be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 19th, 2013 Candice So

Toronto startup Top Hat’s software boosts student participation

Dr. Ian Hunt teaches two courses with about 200 students in each class. In the past, the University of Calgary chemistry instructor says, “there were one or two students who would be always

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 4th, 2013 Grant Buckler

High performance laptop gets faster graphics card

Eurocom, an Ottawa-based PC vendor, has announced that it is adding one of the world’s fastest notebook graphics cards, the AMD Radeon HD 8970M in CrossFireX, to its Panther series of high performance,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 27th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

HP unveils new Haswell-powered Pavilion, Envy laptops

The school year may not be yet over but HP is already gearing up for the next one with their latest consumer notebooks in the Pavilion and Envy lines. HP showed off the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2013 Eric Floresca

For HP, Envy leads to a Split with two new laptops

The original Envy x2 launched with Windows 8 last year as a convertible notebook computer that doubled as a tablet. This time around HP’s taken the feedback from the Envy x2 to the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2013 Eric Floresca

Apple releases cheaper, faster MacBook Pros

If you're in the market for a new laptop, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has released new MacBook Pro with Retina display models that offer updated processors and lower prices. The 13-inch laptop now starts at $1,499

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

Notebook as a service vendor beefs-up security features

Businesses considering shifting their laptop acquisition schedule to an“as a service” model now have another reason to consider making theswitch: improved security.Markham, Ont.-based No Panic Computing launched itsnotebook-as-a-service model four years ago, offering

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Tech woes top source of workplace stress in Canada: study

Technology woes are the top source of stress in the Canadian workplace, a new study reports.Malfunctioning technology topped a new Toshiba of Canada survey of1,000 Canadians, with 40 per cent of respondents naming

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff