IDC sees tablet market slowdown accelerating

Research firm IDC has revised its forecast for global tablet shipments downward for 2015, based on further weakness across the board. The latest forecast from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker projects that tablet

Published on: September 2nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian business owners more ‘app-happy’ than Americans: survey

Canadian small business owners are using more software, spending more on software, and are more mobile than their American counterparts, according to a new survey from Intuit Canada. Canadian small businesses owners are

Published on: August 28th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Why I’m looking forward to the Surface Pro 4

I’m impatiently waiting for the Surface Pro 4 to arrive. While Microsoft Corp. has not made any official announcements, the rumour mill is consolidating around an October launch. I practice information technology and

Published on: August 17th, 2015 David Canton

How does the new Asus Zenpad hold up to the iPad and Galaxy Tab?

A new flagship-calibre tablet hit the market today as Asustek Computer Inc. (Asus) announced the release of its new ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA device in Canada and other markets. The new ZenPad is

Published on: August 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Samsung, Apple losing ground to tablet upstarts in a smaller market

We’re buying fewer tablets, and fewer of those we are buying are from Samsung or Apple – although most of them still are. Those are the key takeaways from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet

Published on: August 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP’s new business-class tablet includes USB-C port

HP’s new Pro Tablet 608 is its first Windows 10 commercial tablet designed to meet the needs of mobile executives for portable computing in a slate form factor. HP also unveiled new ISVs

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Cellular tablets will grow as Wi-Fi tablet market begins to recede

Worldwide shipments of tablet computers will decline in 2015, although cellular-connected tablets and 2-in-1 devices will remain sources of strength. According to IDC Corp.’s recent Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, worldwide tablet and 2-in-1

Published on: May 28th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Smartphones grabbing larger share of smart connected device market

A new forecast from IDC Corp. pegs the global market for smart connected devices at 2.5 billion by 2019, up by one billion from 2014, with smartphones forecast to lead the way. The

Published on: March 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Tablet users are set to grow to more than 1 billion in 2015, but that number is due for a slowdown: eMarketer

This year, the number of tablet users is set to grow to more than one billion – that’s more than twice as many users as this time three years ago, and almost 15

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Candice So

Lenovo adds new laptop-tablet hybrids to its Yoga line of devices at CES

Lenovo is having a busy time of it at CES this year, rolling out a slew of new laptops, tablets, and combinations of the two at the trade show in Las Vegas on

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Candice So

The Clipless wants to help you access your phone, hands-free

One of the great things about having a smartphone is being able to use what’s basically a computer on the go. One of the not-so-great things? Trying to juggle your phone while doing

Published on: December 18th, 2014 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Clipless

Today, we’re checking out the Clipless, which its creators have dubbed as a mobile device mounting system. Basically, this means as a user, you can get access to your smartphone or tablet, hands-free,

Published on: December 17th, 2014 Candice So

Square closes the loop on collecting payments through Mobile Invoices

Square Inc. has launched a new feature allowing its users to send mobile invoices – and hopefully, this will be the push some of its small business customers need to stop procrastinating in

Published on: December 4th, 2014 Candice So

TD partners with Moven to help users watch their spending

If you bank with Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) and want to rein in your spending habits, you may be in luck – TD will be providing a new personal finance service for users who want

Published on: December 2nd, 2014 Candice So