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

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

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

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


Four products HP says can change your business

LAS VEGAS – While many small businesses turn to consumer-class technology solutions, Hewlett-Packard Co. is showcasing four business-class products it says will drive real productivity gains for small and medium-sized businesses. Addressing attendees at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft Surface Pro: best to wait for second generation product?

The Microsoft Surface Pro launched this month, bringing the premium version of Microsoft’s first PC hardware effort to the market. Where the Surface RT ran a lightweight version of Windows 8 that didn’t

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

Samsung’s new Windows 8 hybrids meld tablet and notebook features

New York – Samsung, with its new lineup of Windows 8 devices, is trying to mesh the needs of the living room with those of the boardroom. At a launch event at the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2012 Paolo Del Nibletto

Toshiba launches Windows 8 convertible ultrabook

Thanks to the release of Windows 8, the last quarter of 2012 may be looked back upon as the rise of the hybrids.Tobshiba Corp. is the latest to reveal its new hardware built

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 10th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Acer releases TravelMate P243 notebook in Canada

Acer Canada announced today that its latest business-class notebook is now available in Canada.The TravelMate P243 has been on sale in the U.S. since the middle of August and is now shipping in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Toshiba unveils new business laptops, huge tablet

Toshiba Ltd. announced new business laptop models today, showing off thin and light-weight notebooks but not adhering to Intel's Ultrabook standards.The new laptops introduce an ultraportable to the Portege line and also updates

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson