(Image: HP). HP's Z series of workstations.
(Image: HP). HP's Z series of workstations.

Published: January 6th, 2014


3 tech predictions for 2014

Midway through the second decade of this new millennium and  the world is starting to feel like the futuristic landscape that sci-fi writers used to fantasize about. The world's knowledge is at our

Published on: December 21st, 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

Why develop Windows Store apps? Some developers see appeal

As Microsoft Corp. launched its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets last month, it was featuring Windows Store apps in demonstrations given to media and intrigued customers. Whether it was a line

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Windows 8 has 0.2 per cent share of Softchoice customer PCs

More than half of small to mid-sized enterprise users are still operating with Windows XP and barely anyone has migrated to Windows 8, an annual report released by Softchoice Corp. reveals. The last

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Windows XP PCs are 6 times more likely to be infected: Microsoft

Businesses still running Windows XP are six times more likely to become infected by malware than users running new operating systems (OS) like Windows 8, according to a new report from Microsoft Corp.

Published on: October 31st, 2013 Candice So

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

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

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.

Published on: October 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Our take on Microsoft Surface 2 [video]

Microsoft Corp. launched its new Surface 2 tablets at a flashy launch event in Toronto yesterday and the tablets go on sale Oct. 22. But do the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Published on: October 17th, 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

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

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

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

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Lynn Greiner