BlackBerry is back in the tablet business, and it brought friends

The BlackBerry Playbook didn’t last very long in the market, but the Canadian vendor is hoping a laser focus and some big partners will make its latest foray into the tablet market a

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

New HP devices built with business DNA

NEW YORK – Seeing a gap in the mobile devices market, Hewlett-Packard Co. is releasing new commercial devices it claims are designed from the ground-up to meet the needs of business users. At

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Asus debuts Windows 8 T200 hybrid PC at Computex

Last year when Asus launched the T100 it became an editor’s choice on many review sights as the hybrid tablet and notebook that provided the most value for your dollar. At Computex Taipei buyers, distributors

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Eric Floresca

SecureKey to provide MintChip digital currency with PIN

Toronto-based startup SecureKey Technologies Inc. is going to provide user authentication for the MintChip, the Royal Canadian Mint’s first foray into mobile payments. The startup will be building a security layer on top

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Candice So

A CIO’s return to CES – I must be crazy

I'm attending the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas where over 3,000 exhibitors, and 150,000 attendees from 150 different countries are expected. That's a lot of attendees for a trade show

Published on: January 6th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Toshiba puts Windows 8 tablet in your pocket

Toshiba Corp. is putting out an 8-inch touch screen tablet this month, which it describes as a pocket-sized device that runs the full version of Windows 8.1. Running on an Intel Atom processor

Published on: December 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Surface 2 and Windows 8 at Microsoft’s Technicity booth

IT World Canada CIO Jim Love took some time at our Technicity event at the end of November to check out the Microsoft booth and see all of its latest tech toys including

Published on: December 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

10 tech gadget stocking stuffers under $200

Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

New iPad Air goes on sale in Canada

Apple Inc.'s new tablet went on sale this morning at retailers across Canada, including the Apple Store, Best Buy, and Future Shop. Announced Oct. 22, the iPad Air updates the hardware that has

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Judging Microsoft Surface 2 beyond its cover: 3 problems

You can't fault Microsoft Corp. for creating hype around the launch of its second-generation of tablet hardware since entering the market one year ago. A Toronto-based unveiling event put the tablets and accessories

Published on: October 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Ingenico brings more mobile payment options to Canadian retailers

Mobile payments may have solidified themselves as an industry buzzword, but they won’t catch on with consumers until more retailers bring them into their brick-and-mortar stores, according to payment solutions provider Ingenico Corp.

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft Surface 2 likely to see better distribution at launch

Microsoft Corp. is readying for a wider distribution of its Surface 2 tablet at launch than its first Surface tablet that was only available to buy directly from Microsoft for months after launch,

Published on: September 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Webcast Replay: Samsung launches Galaxy Gear, Galaxy Note 3, new Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Electronics Co. didn't disappoint and launched its smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, in addition to the Galaxy Note 3 and a new Galaxy Note 10.1 from Berlin today. Here's what we learned

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson