Best Ultrabooks 2014: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Unlike the other machines on this list, the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a convertible tablet. So while it is not an Ultrabook, we did want to include it because Microsoft is

Published on: June 27th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) is Lenovo’s follow-up to what could be considered the first, and also one of the best, true business-class Ultrabook, the original X1 Carbon from 2012. While there is

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Lenovo ThinkPad T440s

The Lenovo T-series notebooks are legendary. They have long held a reputation as some of the best business notebooks you can buy, but traditionally have always been a big on the big side.

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Toshiba Portégé Z30-A

Toshiba’s Portégé series of thin light notebooks were Ultrabooks well before the term Ultrabook was even coined, the latest model in the series, the Z30, continues this legacy. It is extremely light –

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Apple slashes iMac price by $200

Apple Inc. has lowered the cost to entry for its popular all-in-one desktop line of iMacs by $200, the firm announced Wednesday. Previously priced at $1349 in Canada, Apple will now sell the

Published on: June 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 kickstand adjusts to any viewing angle

Microsoft Corp. announced a new addition to its Surface line of tablets today with the Surface Pro 3 unveiled during an event in New York. Billing it as a replacement for a laptop,

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Asus Zenbook UX302 packages both power and design for hefty price tag

With the ever evolving PC landscape out there, the choice between a laptop, tablet, or a snap-apart hybrid PC can be a difficult one, depending on your needs. With the new Asus Zenbook,

Published on: April 21st, 2014 Randolph Burlton

Intel’s wearable technology foray involves two Canadian startups

There was a buzz leading up to Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich's opening keynote for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that the chip maker was poised to enter the

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Alternative to Intel’s SD card-sized Edison: SD cards

During the opening keynote of this week's Consumer Electronics Show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the limelight opportunity to show off Edison, a miniature computer packed into an SD card. Intel would have

Published on: January 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

HP reveals version 2.0 of the Z workstation

Hewlett-Packard Co. has launched an update to its Z workstation, billing its new Z1 G2 workstation as the “second generation” of its heavy-duty, high-performance computers. It’s been a few years since we’ve seen

Published on: January 6th, 2014 Candice So

Intel enters wearable tech fray at CES 2014

Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich wrapped up his keynote at CES 2014 tonight, unveiling a slew of new devices in wearable tech and a tiny computer almost small enough to fit into an

Published on: January 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

#FollowFriday – 3 Canadian tech marketers worth following on Twitter

We're taking our #FollowFriday practice beyond Twitter at ITBusiness.ca so we can tell you a little bit more about the people we're adding to our Twitter lists (and tweeting them twice). This week,

Published on: December 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Using big data to improve farming, one cow at a time

When GrowSafe Systems Ltd. first began studying cattle in 1990, it all started with a team of engineers and computer scientists, working with 386 processors and trying to understand the flood of data

Published on: November 28th, 2013 Candice So