For HP, Envy leads to a Split with two new laptops

The original Envy x2 launched with Windows 8 last year as a convertible notebook computer that doubled as a tablet. This time around HP’s taken the feedback from the Envy x2 to the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2013 Eric Floresca

Hands on look at HP EliteBook Revolve

It's a tablet. No wait, it's a laptop. No - it's a desktop. It's the EliteBook Revolve from HP. Think of it as a Windows 8 convertible PC, with a twist. Rotate the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Will Windows RT go the way of the Zune?

How small is Windows RT’s market share? Blink and you could miss it. Windows RT is the “light” version of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 OS, designed to operate on less powerful devices such

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Four reasons the Windows Start Button must return

When Microsoft Corp. launched Windows 8, its redesigned operating system for a mobile-first, touch-enabled world, one change immediately caught desktop and laptop users by surprise, and raised the ire of some: the absence

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 17th, 2013 Jeff Jedras


Why we need Windows 8

You’ll read lots of reviews out there describing Windows 8 as a schizophrenic operating system. All those reviews are true. No need to repeat them here. The separation between Windows 7 functionality and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2013 Brian Bourne

SMBs remain lukewarm to Windows 8: survey

A survey of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) on their use of mobile devices conducted for business software vendor Sage North America shows that SMBs remain lukewarm when it comes to the adoption of Windows

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2013 Jeff Jedras


The enterprise headache with Windows Live ID and SkyDrive

I’m confident that everyone reading this has received spam from a friend’s Hotmail account and then got the apologetic “sorry my account was hacked” email. Or worst, had it happen to them. If you

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2013 Brian Bourne

‘Windows 8, Windows 7, what’s the difference?’ SMBs asking

The fate of Windows 8 being eagerly adopted among small to mid-sized businesses or ignored like it was named Vista may lie in the hands of employees who ask for the operating system

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Oakville company brings health care app to Windows 8

In a vote of confidence for Windows 8 as a mobile platform, Mozzaz, an Oakville, Ont.-based developer of assistive technology and collaborative healthcare apps, has brought its flagship offering to Microsoft’s Windows 8

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

All Hands on Tech: Microsoft Surface Pro

What does it mean to go pro? Microsoft is answering that question with the Surface Pro. A sequel to last year’s Surface RT, think of this tablet like the big brother to Microsoft’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Four products HP says can change your business

LAS VEGAS – While many small businesses turn to consumer-class technology solutions, Hewlett-Packard Co. is showcasing four business-class products it says will drive real productivity gains for small and medium-sized businesses. Addressing attendees at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft Surface Pro: best to wait for second generation product?

The Microsoft Surface Pro launched this month, bringing the premium version of Microsoft’s first PC hardware effort to the market. Where the Surface RT ran a lightweight version of Windows 8 that didn’t

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson