Booth babes, tote bags, and the future: typical day at CES

Ready, set, go! It is the big day. The Consumer Electronics Show opens with over 3,000 vendors and more than 150,000 attendees. I was ready, arrived at the opening, with my trusty backpack,

Published on: January 9th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Tougher Gorilla Glass to debut a CES next week

If you've ever dropped your smartphone and time seemed to slow as you watched it plummet to the ground, but then gasped with relief when you picked it up unbroken, then you probably

Published on: January 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: iPad mini

They say good things come in small packages. The iPad mini is a perfect example.It fits all the power, aesthetic, and fun of an iPad into a size you can comfortably hold in

Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Small pediatric therapy clinic commits to full Windows 8 environment

When it comes to running a business that helps children with learning disabilities, and operates out of five locations scattered across south western Ontario, Steven Taylor finds coordination of staff and collaboration between

Published on: December 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

2013 will be year of crowdfunding and brain controlled computing

It's that time of year again. The tech journalists at IT World Canada are gazing into their crystal balls once again and prognosticating on what developments the tech industry will see in 2013.

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Acer releases sub-$400 Windows 8 notebook

Acer is announcing a $400 Windows 8 laptop available to the Canadian market starting today.The TravelMate B113 doesn’t have some of the notable features of some other Windows 8 hardware we’ve seen released

Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Souped-up Microsoft Surface Pro tablet coming in January

It won't be available in time for Christmas, but not too long into the new year users will be able to purchase the Surface Pro tablet from Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).According to a

Published on: November 29th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

All Hands on Tech: Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Are you having trouble deciding what type of mobile device you should buy? If you can't choose between a smartphone or tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note Two might be for you.With its 5.5

Published on: November 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: iPad with Retina Display

The fourth generation iPad might be jealous of its little brother. The iPad mini has been grabbing all the attention while many don't even know that Apple has refreshed its bigger tablet for

Published on: November 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Battle of the tablets: can Surface win over iPad fans?

With all of the big launch events behind us, the battle of the tablets has now begun in earnest.Apple’s iPad received an upgrade to the fourth-generation version in late October, alongside the release

Published on: November 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Samsung Galaxy Note II ‘phablet’ available in Canada

The iPad mini isn’t the only newly-released device that has gadget shoppers considering stranger screen sizes, as the Samsung Galaxy Note II goes on sale today in Canada.A sequel to the original Galaxy

Published on: November 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Unboxing of iPad fourth generation

The iPad mini may be delayed to certain areas because of stormy weather, but the iPad fourth generation is available in retail stores today.Apple Inc. announced the refreshed tablet alongside its new junior-sized

Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Microsoft Surface

The Microsoft Surface tablet is now available widely at retailers in Canada following the launch of Windows 8. We got a hands on demo of the device at Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 launch

Published on: October 31st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Google unveils Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet

Sandy got the biggest headlines Monday for storming ashore and Microsoft got second billing for its official launch of Windows Phone 8. But Google also announced some new products yesterday, even though itslaunch

Published on: October 30th, 2012 Christine Wong