First look at HP ProPad tablet and TX1 POS

HP is taking advantage of all the attention on Mobile Word Congress this week in Barcelona. It's expanding its line of business tablets with two new devices. First, the HP ProPad 600. HP

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

HP adds ProPad, ElitePad 1000 to commercial tablet portfolio

Hewlett Packard Co. kicked off its participation in Barcelona's Mobile World Congress today by announcing two new commercial tablets to its product portfolio. The premium tablet and an update to last year's ElitePad

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

HP snubs Windows 8 with Windows 7 promo

Hewlett Packard Co. is promoting a sale featuring Windows 7 as the main enticement for buying its Pavilion or Envy laptops and desktop PCs in the U.S. Offering buyers of the Windows 7-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The end of Windows XP: What are your options?

I recently participated in a Twitter chat (#CDNwinXP) with regard to the Windows XP operating system reaching end of support in April 2014. As I write this post, I am returning from a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 25th, 2013 Brian Bourne

Surface Pro 2 touted as hybrid, but more of a laptop: reviewers

With Microsoft Corp. launching two new Surface tablets in the last week or so, it’s easy to get confused with the difference between the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. However, reviews

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 29th, 2013 Candice So

Surface 2 a great tablet, mediocre laptop replacement: reviewers

With Microsoft Corp. launching two new Surface tablets in the last week or so, it’s easy to get confused with the difference between the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. However, reviews

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2013 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Microsoft Surface 2

Microsoft's flagship hardware for Windows 8 is here. Microsoft broke into the tablet market one year ago with the Surface. Now its sequel is here with the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 25th, 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Top features to try in Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview

Windows 8 Enterprise users can now download a preview version of the first major update for Microsoft Corp.'s touch screen-friendly user interface. The general availability for the patch is expected in October. Aside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

PC sales continue to free fall – Gartner

PC sales took another hit in the second quarter of 2013, with global sales falling to 76 million units, or being slashed 10.9 per cent compared to the same period last year. Around

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

Windows 8.1 adds new gesture controls and restores Start button

Microsoft Corp. has pushed out its first big update to Windows 8 to the Windows Store, responding to some of the criticisms about the touch-oriented operating system. While the live tiles design that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto