Windows 8 tablets set to surge onto market

Microsoft yesterday confirmed that Windows 8 will be entirely released by the end of October, signaling when Windows 8 laptops, PCs and tablet will start hitting the market.Soon after Microsoft's announcement of Windows

Published on: July 11th, 2012 Kartik Sharma

Apple challenges ultrabooks with MacBook Air price cut

Apple did something very unusual Monday: It cut prices.As part of its long-awaited notebook refresh, Apple dropped the priceof three of the four models in its signature MacBook Air line by $100,representing cuts

Published on: June 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Dell XPS One 2710: a pricey all-in-one

If you’re in the market for a new all-in-one PC, the Dell XPS One 2710 is an appealing option. It’s fast, it handles Blu-ray discs, it delivers a great picture on its 27-inch

Published on: May 30th, 2012 David Murphy

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

Raspberry Pi app encourages children to do ‘real computing’

Leon Brown's solution to the urgent need to get children interested in computer studies again is simple. Make it fun and easy.“Children love to play, watch cartoons and make up stories. What better

Published on: March 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Acer Iconia Tab A510 launches in Canada

Acer Inc., on Thursday announced the Iconia Tab A510 tablet with Android 4.0, joining the growing market of device makers releasing quad-core tablets. Pre-sale in Canada and the United States for the $449.99-32GB

Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Agam Shah

Did Microsoft leak attack code for critical Windows bug?

Hackers who posted a barebones proof-of-concept attack for a critical Windows vulnerability may have obtained some of the code from Microsoft or one of its antivirus partners, the bug's finder said today.Luigi Auriemma,

Published on: March 16th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

New pricing for Raspberry Pi unveiled

Web site crashes and hardware problems delayed the Raspberry Pi's distribution last week, and yesterday distributors of the $35 PC announced a new pricing structure for the machine.The Raspberry Pi Web site, announced

Published on: March 13th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Personal cloud to usurp personal computer by 2014: Gartner

The era of the personal computer is over, set to be usurped by the personal cloud, Gartner Inc. researchers predict in a forecast released today.The personal cloud will replace the PCas “the centre

Published on: March 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple CEO predicts tablets will outsell PCs

Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that tablets such as the iPad will outsell PCs in the coming years thanks to the explosive popularity of one-panel slates as well as innovation from tablet makers and app

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Ian Paul

PC Museum showcases best of hi-tech history

Some of us might have an old computer or two sitting in a dustry storage room somewhere, but almost no one can claim to have more than 20,000 artifacts of computer history in

Published on: February 13th, 2012 Christine Wong

Run Android apps on your PC with BlueStacks

As the popularity of smartphones and tablets increases, so will our dependence on the myriad apps available for them. Whether the end result is a hot game, a handy price checker, or a

Published on: February 9th, 2012 Marco Chiappetta

Meet Raspberry Pi’s $25 PC

Raspberry Pi Foundation's $25 PC will become available by the end of this month, and buyers hope it could fill in as a low-power desktop, while being an alternative to the more expensive

Published on: February 9th, 2012 Agam Shah

Windows XP seeing mass exodus for Windows 7

Microsoft's Windows XP shed a large amount of usage share again last month as users continued to desert the decade-old operating system for Windows 7. Windows XP lost 2.4 percentage points of share

Published on: January 3rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer