New iPad hits store shelves Friday morning

The new iPad will hit retail store shelves starting at 8:00 AM local time across Canada this Friday, and may be the only chance to buy the new tablet for weeks.Apple announced today

Published on: March 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ultra books live up to the hype at CES 2012; tablets Excite

Are the highly-hyped “ultrabooks” worth it? That was the question swirling many minds heading into the desert surrounding the Consumer Electronics Show. After viewing several models, this technology will be among the top

Published on: January 12th, 2012 Elliott Chun

iPhone 4S hits record 4 million sales, says Apple

Apple today said that it had sold more than 4 million iPhone 4Ssmartphones since the device reached retail last Friday.That's a record for Apple, which last year touted iPhone 4 sales of 1.7

Published on: October 17th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Kindle Fire tablet released as Amazon challenges iPad dominance

Amazon unveiled its tablet computer, the US$199 Android-based Kindle Fire, on Wednesday during a Manhattan launch event.The Wi-Fi-only tablet has 8GB of storage, with a 1GHz dual-core TexasInstruments' OMAP (Open Multimedia Application Processor),

Published on: September 28th, 2011 Agam Shah and Nancy Weil

Apple’s iPhone 5 to be revealed Oct. 4

Apple today announced an Oct. 4 event on its Cupertino, Calif. campus to unveil its newest iPhone."Let's talk iPhone," Apple said in the invitation sent today to reporters, analysts and bloggers.The invite was

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Final flight: How small Canadian firms played a big part in the success of NASA’s space shuttle program

Iain Christie's fondest memory of NASA's space shuttle program is of preparing with Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield for the 1995 flight of the space shuttle Atlantis to the Russian space station

Published on: July 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Playbook launch targets consumers, businesses

Research In Motion launched the BlackBerry Playbook at retail locations across Canada today.While the BlackBerry faithful at businesses across the country are an obvious target market for the 7-inch touch screen tablet, RIM

Published on: April 19th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: First look at BlackBerry PlayBook

Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook launched in the U.S. last week and it's going on sale across Canada today. The tablet features a 7-inch touch screen at a resolution of 1024x700 and features

Published on: April 19th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

iPad 2 launch day hits Canada

With the iPad 2 launch nearly underway, tech enthusiasts are already lining up at stores all over the world for their chance to buy a piece of the Apple pie. The iPad 2

Published on: March 25th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Video Rewind: First iPad launches in Canada

Apple is launching the iPad 2 in Canada and 24 other countries tomorrow. It will be available online starting at 1:00 AM Pacific Time, and sold at retails stores and Apple authorized resellers

Published on: March 24th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

iPad 2 launch: rumours vs reality

The Internet was made for the easy spread of rumours, and seems particularly good for rumours about Apple products.So it’s no surprise that in the months and weeks leading up to the iPad

Published on: March 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Apple to launch Mac App Store Jan. 6

Apple today announced that it would open its Mac App Store on Jan. 6, 2011, beating its self-imposed deadline by several weeks. Earlier reports had incorrectly pegged the opening to Monday, Dec. 13.

Published on: December 17th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

iPhone 4 launch hype hi-jacked by clever entrepreneurs

Apple Inc. won't be the only one cashing in on today's iPhone 4 launch in Canada, as crafty entrepreneurs and charitable do-gooders piggy back on the marketing frenzy.The iPhone 4 is on sale

Published on: July 30th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Boost productivity by banishing these 7 bad computing habits

You floss daily, rotate your tires regularly, file your taxes on time, and exercise at least twice a week. In other words, you have lots of good habits. But when it comes to

Published on: March 15th, 2010 Rick Broida