All Hands on Tech: Kobo Arc

There are so many different mobile devices on the market, it’s hard to know what one is best for you. If you’re been considering an e-reader, but want the extra functionality of a

Published on: April 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Kobo Arc gets Jelly Bean upgrade

If you’ve got a Kobo Arc, get ready for jelly beans. Kobo has released an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware update for its 7” Google-certified Kobo Arc tablet. Promised enhancements include faster performance,

Published on: March 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

All Hands on Tech: Galaxy Note 8

You could call it Samsung’s “Goldilocks device.” It’s not too small. It’s not too big. It’s just right – at least that’s what Samsung is hoping. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 fits nicely

Published on: March 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

‘Yes man’ approach to security works best: study

Canada's IT security professionals are coming around to providing a more open IT scenario in the workplace that would allow employees to use their own devices and access social networks, according to a

Published on: March 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Combo desktop/tablet runs Windows and Android

PC vendor Asus has taken the old trend of device convergence in a new direction with the launch this week of the Transformer AiO, a device that seeks to marry the mobility of

Published on: March 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

‘Windows 8, Windows 7, what’s the difference?’ SMBs asking

The fate of Windows 8 being eagerly adopted among small to mid-sized businesses or ignored like it was named Vista may lie in the hands of employees who ask for the operating system

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Grocery store offers produce, poultry and Wi-Fi

A grocery store in Perth, Ont. is going beyond offering just the meat and potatoes for its customers, saying wireless access has become as important to its customers as fresh produce and poultry.

Published on: February 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 takes on iPad mini

Just one of the changes brought on by the mobile device onslaught is the vast array of screen sizes now available to view your digital content on. It used to be you either

Published on: February 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Four products HP says can change your business

LAS VEGAS – While many small businesses turn to consumer-class technology solutions, Hewlett-Packard Co. is showcasing four business-class products it says will drive real productivity gains for small and medium-sized businesses. Addressing attendees at

Published on: February 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft Surface Pro: best to wait for second generation product?

The Microsoft Surface Pro launched this month, bringing the premium version of Microsoft’s first PC hardware effort to the market. Where the Surface RT ran a lightweight version of Windows 8 that didn’t

Published on: February 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadians discovering small business on mobile more often

The shift of Web traffic from desktop and laptop computers to mobile devices tipped dramatically towards the latter, according to a Web-traffic analysis released yesterday by Rogers Communications Inc.Rogers' OutRank service offers small

Published on: February 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canada’s mobile appetite forecast for rapid growth to 2017

If you think mobile devices are big now, just wait until five years from now.By 2017, the amount of mobile devices used by Canadians and the amount of time spent on those devices

Published on: February 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

iPad playbooks Baltimore Ravens’ secret weapon for Super Bowl

We've long heard tell of the vision of the paperless office, but what of the paperless football locker room? The Baltimore Ravens will be putting that approach to the test this Sunday with

Published on: January 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Asus VivoTab RT

If you're interested in a new Windows tablet that's not the Surface, check out the Asus VivoTab RT.Asus honed its tablet hardware with its Android line before Windows 8 came along. That experience

Published on: January 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson