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Why are Macs selling while the PC market flounders
August 20, 2014 – 11:00 am

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
Despite the general downturn in PC sales, Apple’s more premium notebooks and desktops continue to sell well. What’s the secret to their continued success?

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Back to School Windows PC laptops with a twist
August 19, 2014 – 5:31 pm
Back to School Windows PC laptops with a twist

By Ted Kritsonis

The idea of using a laptop that can double as a tablet isn’t new, but the variations in design have kept the concept relatively fresh, with no one design having emerged above all others. Some consistency is forming, however, and for students heading back to school, this group of convertible Windows PCs can rotate backwards 360-degrees.

Canadian Technology Bringing Full 360 View to Mobile Phones, Tablets, and Wearable Devices
August 15, 2014 – 7:29 am
Canadian Technology Bringing Full 360 View to Mobile Phones, Tablets, and Wearable Devices

A new panomorph (wide-angle panoramic) lens is so small, it’s being integrated into compact mobile gadgets and even wearable devices.

by Lee Rickwood

Apps for new parents
August 13, 2014 – 10:52 am
Apps for new parents

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
As parents get used to their new babies, the little ones are settling into their routines. Thankfully, there are apps to help along the way.

Does paying your smartphone’s tab get you off the hook?
August 12, 2014 – 3:11 pm
Does paying your smartphone’s tab get you off the hook?

By Ted Kritsonis

To offer alternatives to hated phone contracts, some carriers have since launched “tab” options where the balance of the phone subsidy can be paid off much faster than a two-year contract. But if that tab is paid off much sooner, does it spell the end of the contract, and does it automatically include a discount on a monthly plan?

Canadian Computer Museum Plans Special ‘Boot-up’ Day
August 8, 2014 – 7:30 am
Canadian Computer Museum Plans Special ‘Boot-up’ Day

Today’s PC can do a lot more than its predecessors – but then again, the return of the Restore button might be nice. Other interesting technology from the past will be on display at a special PC Museum open house.

by Lee Rickwood

Can Intel compete in the new mobile processor market?
August 6, 2014 – 10:24 am
Can Intel compete in the new mobile processor market?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
Intel finds itself in the unusual position of coming from behind in the burgeoning mobile processor market. How can it stay relevant in the mobile-first economy?

Best & Worst Cities for Working Women in Canada
August 5, 2014 – 2:03 pm
Best & Worst Cities for Working Women in Canada

By Christine Persaud
Women in the workforce still face a number of challenges. And according to a new study, those challenges can vary tremendously depending on where you live in Canada.

The study, released in April from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), reveals the best and worst cities to be a working woman in Canada as compared to men.

Connected Car Travels with Top Canadian Technology On Board
August 1, 2014 – 8:38 am
Connected Car Travels with Top Canadian Technology On Board

If the person in the next lane is not driving a smart connected car, please be careful. Hey, take care in any case….

by Lee Rickwood

Review: Livescribe 3 is smarter when you have what it needs
July 30, 2014 – 12:30 pm
Review: Livescribe 3 is smarter when you have what it needs

By Ted Kritsonis

Livescribe has had a good run for the last several years making smart pens that have turned ordinary penmanship on paper into digital content that can save precious time in productivity. The Livescribe 3 Smart Pen continues the tradition, but does so in a way that walls off users who don’t have an iPhone or iPad.

New Mobile Apps Show Every Face Counts in Fashion, Photography, Law Enforcement
July 28, 2014 – 10:45 am
New Mobile Apps Show Every Face Counts in Fashion, Photography, Law Enforcement

ModiFace is one of the companies that is applying software algorithms to digitally analyze faces captured in digital images of almost any type.

by Lee Rickwood

Ubisoft & the Absence of the Female Game Character
July 26, 2014 – 9:00 pm
Ubisoft & the Absence of the Female Game Character

By Christine Persaud
Last month at E3 in California, game maker Ubisoft found itself in trouble after addressing concerns about the absence of female game characters in its latest online edition of Assassin’s Creed (ironically called Unity), as well as Far Cry 4. The company justified the moves by indicating that it would have taken too much time and money to add a female character.

Canadian tech companies courted by Colombia
July 24, 2014 – 9:00 am
Canadian tech companies courted by Colombia

By Ted Kritsonis

A business event taking place in New York City today will bring together top Colombian companies with firms from Canada and the United States looking to establish partnerships, expand their operations, or start working in Colombia in fields related to IT, software and digital services.