‘Nanowires’ push the limits of mobile miniaturization

Aren't smartphones small enough? If they get much smaller than they are now, soon users won't be able to use the keypad. And tablets are about as small as they can get without

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

MWC 2014: Galaxy Gear 2 is a TizenOS teaser

Every year around this time, Mobile World Congress gets underway in Barcelona. As the premiere mobile conference in the world, you can bet your boots that there will be some big announcements made

Published on: February 23rd, 2014 Sean Carruthers

The State of Canadian SMB

What are Canadian businesses planning to spend their IT budget on this year? Will that budget be greater or lesser than previous years? What technologies do they view as critical to growing their

Published on: November 11th, 2013 IT World Canada

Tablet shipments leap 68 per cent: Gartner

Worldwide shipments of tablet device rose by as much as 67.9 per cent to hit 202 million this year while shipments of desktop and notebooks dropped 10.6 per cent to 305 million, according to

Published on: June 24th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

DRAM sales for PCs in decline

It could be a the beginning of the end of an era: the centrality of the PC to the hardware world.At least, you might think that if recent DRAM sales are any indication:

Published on: September 17th, 2012 brian bloom

iPhone 5, new OS available next week

There weren't a lot of surprises at Apple Inc. under-wraps launch event on Wednesday, with an as-anticipated iPhone launch and preview of the new iOS 6 operating system, along with upgrades to Apple's

Published on: September 12th, 2012 Dave Webb

Cisco targets mobile with new networking platform

Cisco Systems Inc. has released a new packet core platform it says will make IP networks smarter, more  flexible, and most of all, mobile friendly.The newest addition to the ASR 5000 series, Cisco

Published on: June 5th, 2012 brian bloom

Intel plans to win China’s smartphone and tablets market

BEIJING - Best known as a producer of PC chips, Intel now plans to win in the Chinese market for tablets and smartphones as well, a company executive said Monday."Our strategy in China

Published on: April 10th, 2012 michael kan

CES: USB 3.0 to reach phones, tablets by end of 2012

NEW YORK (01/09/2012) - USB 3.0 ports will reach smartphones and tablets by the end of the year or early next year, the USB standards setting organization said on Sunday.Smartphones and tablets will

Published on: January 9th, 2012 Agam Shah