Android to hit 1 billion users this year, Gartner report says

2014 will be the year of Android once again, with the mobile OS on track to hit the one-billion user mark across all devices by 2014, according to market research firm Gartner Inc.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 7th, 2014 Candice So

HP launches line of notebooks for the new year

Hewlett-Packard Co. launched a raft of new ultrabooks, notebooks, and PCs during its conference in Barcelona yesterday – and it’s aiming them towards the small business market. Branded as HP’s Elite line, its

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


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

HP ProBook 400 Series debuts 4th-generation Intel Core chips

As spring goes from a jog into a full out run HP showed press in New York City the refresh of their commercial notebook line the HP ProBook. The ProBook series is aimed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2013 Eric Floresca

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

Ultra books live up to the hype at CES 2012; tablets Excite

Are the highly-hyped “ultrabooks” worth it? That was the question swirling many minds heading into the desert surrounding the Consumer Electronics Show. After viewing several models, this technology will be among the top

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 12th, 2012 Elliott Chun

Top 5 iPad wireless keyboards

Even if you're comfortable with the iPad 2's on-screen keyboard and can happily tap out a status update or quick email, you might not want to use it for tasks like writing a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 22nd, 2011 Sharon Machlis

Lenovo IdeaPad Z370 a well-priced multimedia laptop

If you didn't already know that Lenovo created its IdeaPad line to appeal to consumers, the peacock-blue case option of the IdeaPad Z370 would certainly provide a strong clue, as would the system's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2011 Yardena Arar

Dell Latitude E6420 excels with Sandy Bridge chips, long battery life

Cool, comfy, competent and classy are some of the words that come to mind when you've tried out the Dell Latitude E6420, the company's rugged 14-inch business laptop that boasts of a battery

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 18th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

LockItTight helps you recover stolen laptop

In the last month, two family members and one friend have had laptops stolen right out of their homes. Sadly, none of the systems were equipped with remote-monitoring software, meaning the chances of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 20th, 2011 Rick Broida

Ferrari F1 team races with AMD Fusion tech

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Inc., recently released the A-series of the company's APUs (accelerated processing unit), processors.The A-series is aimed at the market of rival Intel's Core i3 to Core i7 market.However, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Dell XPS 15z, quite a tasty MacBook Pro alternative

A super thin, matte-finish aluminum and magnesium body, sleek and clean lines, backlit silicon keyboard. You could be forgiven for thinking about the MacBook when you first set your eyes on Dell Inc.'s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 21st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Top features you need on your next laptop

If you're looking to replace a laptop or desktop that's several years old, you're in for a treat. The intervening years have seen great advances in laptop features. Here's what you should look

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 29th, 2011 Melanie Pinola