Dell offering tool for SMBs to migrate away from Windows XP

As the day marking the end of Windows XP support looms ahead, Dell Inc. has launched a new program for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) looking to migrate away from the outdated operating

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 7th, 2013 Candice So

OS migration myth-busting with Microsoft Canada’s CIO

Tick-tock. The clock is ticking for Windows XP. Microsoft is cutting support on the operating system on April 8, 2014. That means no more patches, no more new software versions, no more drivers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New Microsoft Surface tablets available for pre-order Tuesday

Microsoft today announced the second generation of its Surface tablets, the Surface 2. Available starting October 22, the devices include full 1080p video, speedier processors, more memory, and increased battery life. The Surface

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Lynn Greiner


Microsoft’s Bing getting fresh look in coming weeks

Bing, Microsoft Corp.’s search engine, is getting a new look – one that involves a two-column layout that will adapt to the user’s device. With a new, bright orange logo, Microsoft has revamped

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 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,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft acquires Nokia devices and services division for $5.3 billion

Microsoft Corp. and Nokia were already close, but now they're going through with the ceremony and entering a full-fledged union. Microsoft will acquire the Devices & Services division of Finnish smartphone maker Nokia

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

The meaning of Ballmer [an insider's take]

Change at the top of the world’s largest tech companies is always a seismic event. We all remember where we were when we first heard Bill Gates was going to step down as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Carmi Levy

Cubicle Fight: Was Steve Ballmer a good CEO for Microsoft?

We just learned this morning that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is retiring from his post within the next 12 months. Was Ballmer's rein as CEO a triumphant career journey to be celebrated, or

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

If you're as clumsy as I am, you'll want to take a look at Panasonic's Toughpad tablet line. It's a very portable tablet that's made to take a beating. Panasonic calls describes this

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

Why the Surface Pro converted me from being a dedicated Mac user

My family and I, from grandpa to grandson,  have been Apple fans – starting out with the Apple and onwards through the various Mac, iPhone, & iPad generations. But from a law practice

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 17th, 2013 Lou Milrad

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

HP unveils EliteOne, EliteDesk Windows 8 desktops

HP is bringing touch to business as it unveils its latest commercial desktops to market. HP’s EliteOne and EliteDesk 800 series are desktop PCs that are designed for the needs of businesses today.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2013 Eric Floresca