Multitouch multimedia laptops highlight Toshiba’s new lineup

Toshiba of Canada refreshed its consumer lineup of laptops and tablets this week, highlighted by a new laptop series that promises sleek style that doesn’t compromise multimedia performance. The premium offering in Toshiba’s

Published on: June 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Responsive design: 3 tips for creating a one-size-fits-all Web site

When insurance company Sun Life Financial Inc. noticed the number of people visiting its site by smartphone or tablet had tripled within a year, it realized it was time to start taking the

Published on: June 24th, 2013 Candice So

Vancouver firm builds ‘Grandma’s tablet’ – hardware with service

It’s a familiar, often-played stereotype. If you’ve ever seen your aging parents or grandparents struggle with using a mobile phone, taking a photo, or sending an email, it’s easy to chalk that up

Published on: June 24th, 2013 Candice So

Finally, an Apples-to-Apples comparison

Android tablet or iPad? Windows 8 ultrabook or MacBook Air? Both comparisons are irrelevant to the true Apple believer. But Forbes contributor Larry Magid has written a comparative product review that will resonate

Published on: June 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD

Amazon.ca’s latest tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, is now available for pre-order in Canada – and it also comes at a nifty price tag, starting at less than $300. Coming in at either

Published on: May 24th, 2013 Candice So

Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service

Cloud computing firm Amazon.ca released a cloud storage service today to compete with a long list of competitors including Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, Apple iCloud, Box.net, and more. Previously Cloud Drive was

Published on: May 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

SAP targets sports entertainment vertical, San Francisco 49ers a customer

SAP AG announced a new software solutions package for a new business vertical today, alongside oil & gas and healthcare, with a unique small business customer to show it off at its Orlando-based

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hands on look at HP EliteBook Revolve

It's a tablet. No wait, it's a laptop. No - it's a desktop. It's the EliteBook Revolve from HP. Think of it as a Windows 8 convertible PC, with a twist. Rotate the

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Will Windows RT go the way of the Zune?

How small is Windows RT’s market share? Blink and you could miss it. Windows RT is the “light” version of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 OS, designed to operate on less powerful devices such

Published on: May 6th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Social media reaction to BlackBerry Q10 launch

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Published on: May 1st, 2013 Karim Kanji

Tablets dead in five years? No way

“In five years, I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore.” That was BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, in an interview with the Bloomberg news service on Monday. Now, I

Published on: April 30th, 2013 Dave Webb

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 now available in Canada

Samsung Electronics' competitor to the iPad mini goes on sale in Canada today retailing at $429.99, the Korean firm announced. The Galaxy Note 8 has an eight-inch touch screen similar to the size

Published on: April 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Tablets being purchased as additional device, not PC replacement: NPD

More ammunition for the “PC survives” side of the “PC, dead or not?” debate, as a report from market research firm The NPD Group indicates tablets are supplementing, not replacing, traditional laptop and

Published on: April 17th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Kobo launches limited-edition Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader

Kobo is launching its limited-edition, 6.8” Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader. With what Kobo is calling a “book-inspired design,” it’s available in Ivory, Espresso and Onyx for $169.99 "From the beginning, Kobo

Published on: April 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras