10 tips for securing BYOD in your workplace

While tech-giddy employees are prone to fawn over every new iThing smuggled into the workplace – devices that are often used in violation of company policy -- IT security pros see something very

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Joe Dysart

HP announces Windows 8 hybrid tablet, ultrabooks

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced its first several products based on Windows 8 today, showcasing a new multi-touch tablet hybrid and two new notebooks also with touchscreens. As the general availability of Windows 8 in

Published on: August 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadians spending less time on mobile devices

Canadians' love affair with their mobile gadgets may be cooling as the novelty stage wears off, a new study shows. We still love our smartphones, tablets and e-readers, but now thatthey've become part

Published on: August 20th, 2012 Christine Wong

Hands on review: Acer Iconia A700 tablet

Acer's second-generation tablet is out, and the Iconia Tab A700 shows this hardware vendore is getting more sophisticated in its mobility game.The form factor isn't the slickest around, packing a bit more heft

Published on: August 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Nexus 7 survives more punishment than iPad in tests

Drop and dunk tests of both the new Apple iPad and the Google Nexus 7 show the Google device is more resilient. The tests are described in a 2:50 YouTube video produced by SquareTrade,

Published on: July 19th, 2012 Matt Hamblen

Update on Google Nexus 7 shipments to Canada

Canadians who pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 tablet from the Google Play store are wondering why third-party retailers are receiving stock while they wait to hear about their own shipping status. Google has branded

Published on: July 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Bell gears up for first Olympics content push of the iPad era

Bell Canada is poised in the starting blocks to push an unprecedented amount of mobile content out to a Canadian audience hungry for Olympics coverage.At the last Olympics – the 2010 winter games

Published on: July 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

First look at Microsoft Office 2013 customer preview

I spent most of my time with Word and Excel on a laptop and on a desktop all-in-one equipped with a touchscreen. As expected, Microsoft is tying Office 2013 and Office 365 tightly

Published on: July 16th, 2012 Michael Brown

Canadians await Google Nexus 7 shipments

Even though its official launch date is July 19, some Americans that pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 tablet are already seeing tracking activity notices of their shipments. But Canadians waiting for the new

Published on: July 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple would maintain tablet dominance with ‘iPad mini’: IDC

Apple will continue to dominate the world's tablet market through 2016 if it launches a smaller iPad this year, according to research firm IDC.In a revised five-year forecast, IDC said last week that

Published on: July 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Google’s Galaxy Nexus latest victim in mobile patent wars

Apple and Google end up in many litigation battles over smartphone patents. CNN reported last week that Google has had to remove the Galaxy Nexus from its online store -- replacing the “IN STOCK”

Published on: July 9th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Acer launches Iconia Tab A700 in Canada

Not to be outdone by Google’s announcement it will work with Asus to manufacture the Nexus 7 tablet, Acer America announced its own new Android tablet today.Like Google’s Nexus 7, the Acer Iconia

Published on: June 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Google unveils $199 tablet, Jelly Bean OS and Nexus Q multimedia player

As expected, Google on Wednesday announced a $199, 7-in. tablet called Nexus 7 that will run on Android 4.1, dubbed Jelly Bean.Built with Asus, the tablet can be ordered starting today on Google

Published on: June 27th, 2012 Matt Hamblen

Toshiba unveils new business laptops, huge tablet

Toshiba Ltd. announced new business laptop models today, showing off thin and light-weight notebooks but not adhering to Intel's Ultrabook standards.The new laptops introduce an ultraportable to the Portege line and also updates

Published on: June 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson