HP launches Stream notebooks, tablets

There are only 12 weeks until Christmas, and Hewlett-Packard Co. is determined to remind us with a launch of a new series of tablets and laptops available just in time for the holidays.

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Dave Webb

Chromebooks at Wal-Mart: A bad idea

The announcement that Google will expand the retail footprint of its hardware partners' Chromebook netbooks is one that threatens to come back to bite the search giant -- or, more likely, the hardware

Published on: June 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

Chromebook Pixel: Is there a point?

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Published on: April 2nd, 2013 Dave Webb

HP Chromebook coming to Canada

Canadians are used to our friendly neighbours to the south getting their hands on tech toys well before they migrate north, and Google's Chromebook is no exception. Though Americans could use the Samsung-built

Published on: February 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Tablets not cannibalizing Canadian PC sales yet

In the dog-eat-dog world of computer sales, there's no evidence that tablets are causing cannibalization in the Canadian PC market, NPD Group researchers say.Although tablet sales are goinggangbusters, people are not completelyabandoning their

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

7 ways Ultrabooks will make laptops hot again

At CES 2012, the ultrabook is the new tablet. Of course, there are plenty of new tablets being offered up as well, but 2012 is shaping up to be the year of the

Published on: January 12th, 2012 Tony Bradley

Acer ships first sub-$1,000 ultrabook

Acer on Monday shipped its Aspire S3 ultrabook starting at $899, becoming the first to crack the $1,000 price barrier in Intel's new category of thin and light laptops.The S3 has a 13.3-inch

Published on: October 12th, 2011 Agam Shah

Video Rewind: A closer look at Chrome OS

Google unveiled two netbooks running on its Chrome OS at its I/O conference yesterday. But the sneak peek was brief, with the crowd only seeing images of the notebooks from Samsung and Acer.Related

Published on: May 12th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Dell launches Inspiron duo tablet for both work and play

Dell Inc. is looking to appeal to both the on-the-go consumer and mobile worker, especially with its newest convertible tablet, the Inspiron duo. The Inspiron duo is the newest creation to join Dell’s

Published on: March 11th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

VAIO Y Series: Fantastic netbook, so-so ultraportable

Upon first seeing the new Sony VAIO Y Series laptop (model VPCYB15KX), your first thought will likely be, "That is a very pink laptop." Virtually everyone in the PCWorld offices who saw our

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Jason Cross

How to keep your mobile devices secure while on the road

From coffee shops to planes, trains, and cruise ships, we've become accustomed to having ready access to the Internet just about anywhere. The problem is, it's easy to forget how vulnerable that makes

Published on: March 4th, 2011 Logan Kugler

Hot gadgets for your mobile computing pack

The traditional notebook and netbook PCs have been joined by tablets like the iPad, and increasingly powerful smartphones to make computing while tethered to a desk almost a foreign concept. But, there is

Published on: December 24th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Google’s Chrome OS beta shows limitations of cloud-only computing

Like at least half the nerds in America, I applied to be part of Chrome OS beta testing program as soon as it was announced last week. On the surface, at least, I

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Joel Mathis

Canadians’ holiday tech shopping plans

Canadians who find their stockings stuffed with productivity-boosting electronic gadgets this Christmas are most likely to find a laptop, and equally as likely to find a desktop computer crammed in there as they

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson