Lenovo buying Motorola from Google for $2.91 billion

After a brief sojourn in Google Inc.’s hands, Motorola Mobility has got another buyer, with Google announcing today it was selling the smartphone brand to Lenovo Group Limited for $2.91 billion U.S. Lenovo

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Leaked Windows 8.1 images hint at future of Windows 9

While the first screenshots of the upcoming Windows 8.1 update didn't seem to promise too many drastic changes, this week, we've seen newly leaked images surfacing - and these imply better interaction between

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Candice So

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 reveals version 2.0 of the Z workstation

Hewlett-Packard Co. has launched an update to its Z workstation, billing its new Z1 G2 workstation as the “second generation” of its heavy-duty, high-performance computers. It’s been a few years since we’ve seen

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 6th, 2014 Candice So

Do your PCs leak valuable intel with every Windows error report?

Anyone familiar with any version of Microsoft Windows is largely desensitized to the reality of occasional crashes. These range from process failures you never see to Windows Explorer shutdowns that cause all your

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Canadians want high-tech, remote offices, Rogers survey shows

Desks strewn with laptops, tablets, and personal smartphones, with less people physically in the office and more in the coffee shop down the block, and nary a PC in sight – this is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 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

Dell launches special workstations for engineering, animation, and 3D modelling

PC maker Dell Inc. is launching a new group of workstations specially tailored for users in content creation or engineering, or anyone who needs to run scientific software applications. On Monday, Dell announced

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2013 Candice So

McAfee rolls out 2014 versions of security products

With the end of 2013 in sight, McAfee Inc. has launched next’s year line of security suites aimed at consumers and small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Monday, the security solutions provider released

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2013 Candice So

AVG announces new product line, focuses on mobile and privacy

Anti-virus solutions provider AVG Technologies has launched a new product line, rolling out updated versions of its anti-virus software for consumers as well as small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Sept. 4, the

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

Why tablets are overpowering computers, and how it will affect your business

In the recent past, tablets and other mobile devices have seen their sales skyrocket, leaving conventional laptops and desktops in their dust.But what are the factors behind this growth and what does it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 2nd, 2013 Joseph Stark