Lawyers pick Apple’s forbidden iPad fruit

Apple's iPad tablet is being used by doctors, lawyers and business people to ease their workloads, but many believe the popular touchscreen device can't yet replace a laptop for functions such as writing

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Booting your PC with your face, navigating Windows with your voice

What do you want from your PC's next operating system - stability and security, or 'exciting' new features? I know what I want...Speech recognition has been around for a while, and it's good.

Published on: August 26th, 2010 Matt Egan

Groundbreaking laptop designs offer new ways to work and play

Tired of the stale cookie-cutter designs that make all laptops look basically alike? You're not alone. A group of intrepid designers and engineers is doing something about the "sameness syndrome" that permeates notebook

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Brian Nadel

How to install a touchscreen on your netbook

Is your netbookenvious of touch-driven devices? You can't turn your netbook into an iPad, but you can retrofit it with a touchscreen and avoid the tiny touchpad.WARNING: Only skilled or daring hardware hackers

Published on: June 1st, 2010 Zack Stern

Mixed response marks iPad launch in Canada

Much of the initial gusto that greeted the Canadian launch of the iPad Friday subsided as the day wore on.There were early reports of fans camping out at mall entrances across the country

Published on: May 31st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Lenovo’s S10-3t convertible tablet netbook suffers from identity crisis

If you love the idea of a portable tablet PC, but can't really come to grips with the lack of a physical keyboard on such devices, Lenovo's S10-3t is here to help. This

Published on: May 7th, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android now in HP-Palm’s sights

I guess it's innemitable. With recent announcement of Hewlett-Packards purchase of Palm Inc. the idea of a "iPhone killer" will eventually surface. Of course, why would HP bother to snap up the ailing

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

New Brunswick teachers receive new laptops

New Brunswick’s Department of Education is serious about building a 21st Century model of learning.  On April 16, 2010 the Department announced that every teacher in our system will receive a new notebook

Published on: April 26th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Three specialty uses for the Apple iPad

If you think the iPad is just a big iPod Touch for Fanboy consumers, think again. The nearly 10-inch touchscreen will open the door to a variety of never-seen-before uses, say iPhone developers.

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

How to swap your laptop’s hard drive for a fast solid state drive

Solid-state drives are all the rage. Since SSDs have no moving parts, they're more rugged and shock-resistant than standard hard drives--which makes them perfect for laptops that get bumped around a bit. They

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Loyd Case

1:1 computer model for students gains international approval

“The world is finally accepting the inevitability of the 1:1 computer model in the classroom.” Bruce Dixon, a globally renowned learning visionary, made this pronouncement at a conference in Vienna, Austria on February

Published on: March 5th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

10 tech tangles that need to be unravelled

Enough with bickering cell phone technologies, messaging systems that won't talk, incompatible file formats, and TV remotes that spread like kudzu across your coffee table. We've been dealing with some of these problems

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Dan Tynan

Everything you need to know about buying the perfect laptop

Perhaps no common computer product has as many variations, with as wide a performance range, as the modern laptop PC. From tiny netbooks to big and powerful desktop-replacement systems, the differences in pricing,

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Jason Cross

One laptop per student : A pre-requisite to a 21st Century public education

In earlier articles we noted that ICT would “enable” New Brunswick’s NB3-21C public education agenda. A key reason we are well positioned to implement a 21st Century learning model is our 1:1 Dedicated

Published on: February 1st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff