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

Windows 8 hasn’t boosted PC sales yet

While Microsoft Corp. continues to tout what it characterizes as strong license sales for its new Windows 8 operating system, launched last October, the new OS has yet to boost the flagging fortunes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Dell positions itself squarely behind Windows 8 push

Windows 8 was front and centre at Dell’s second annual customer conference in Austin, Texas last week. It was on most of the computers in the Solution Center. It was on the machines

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2012 Lynn Greiner

Windows 8’s ‘one OS to rule them all’ approach forgets the shared PC

I recently got my hands on a Windows 8 Pro DVD and was eager to install it on my media centre PC. Using the computer from the couch, I envisioned the larger, touch-friendly

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Small pediatric therapy clinic commits to full Windows 8 environment

When it comes to running a business that helps children with learning disabilities, and operates out of five locations scattered across south western Ontario, Steven Taylor finds coordination of staff and collaboration between

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Seven resources for your Windows 8 migration

With the release of Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) new Windows 8 operating system earlier this fall, many small businesses will be considering making the transition to the new OS. If so, there are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Acer releases sub-$400 Windows 8 notebook

Acer is announcing a $400 Windows 8 laptop available to the Canadian market starting today.The TravelMate B113 doesn’t have some of the notable features of some other Windows 8 hardware we’ve seen released

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Souped-up Microsoft Surface Pro tablet coming in January

It won't be available in time for Christmas, but not too long into the new year users will be able to purchase the Surface Pro tablet from Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).According to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 29th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Waiting for Windows 8’s SMB impact

When the Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) hype machine goes into full effect, it can be a sight to behold. And it certainly has been in full force around the software giant's new operating

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

“For Dummies” series tackles Windows 8

Now that the launch hype around Windows 8 has settled down, it's time to get down to the business of figuring out how to use Microsoft's latest operating system to your own business's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2012 Christine Wong

All Hands on Tech: Microsoft Surface

The Microsoft Surface tablet is now available widely at retailers in Canada following the launch of Windows 8. We got a hands on demo of the device at Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 launch

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Demand for iOS talent softer after tepid iPhone 5 launch, Maps disaster

Demand for iOS talent cooled in the third quarter after tepid iPhone 5 reviews and the Apple Maps fiasco, according to new data on tech hiring trends around the world. Postings for iOS

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2012 Christine Wong

Windows 8 buying intentions tepid: survey

While Microsoft Corp. has been trying to build the hype around its new Windows 8 operating system, a new survey from a security vendor shows it might not be working. While 56 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson