Hardware

Dell’s new enterprise laptop is powered by Google’s Chrome OS

Dell recently released the Latitude 5300 2-in-1 and 5400 clamshell Chromebook Enterprise laptops powered by Chrome OS. Oriented towards enterprise, the new Latitude Chromebooks have several features that distinguish them from an average Chromebook, one of which being ruggedness. With a carbon fibre ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: a paragon of costly excellence

The Galaxy Note 10+ touts several significant improvements over the Galaxy Note 9, bringing with it a larger battery, improved pen, larger battery, a new camera system, and faster hardware. ...

Dell OptiPlex 7070 Ultra hides a computer in its stand to save space

Dell today announced the OptiPlex 7070 Ultra, a modular compact PC designed for the space-constrained and open-plan workplaces. Whereas a traditional all-in-one systems feature integrated, difficult to remove hardware, Dell’s modular approach enables the system to be upgraded with higher-performi ...

EquineX makes a bet on disruption in the $300-billion horse business

Is the horse business ready for disruption? EquineX, a privately held Canadian technology registered in Canada, thinks so.  The company intends to shake up the equine industry by offering a  solution that brings together state-of-the-art software, hardware, and performance assessment technologies ...

Researchers find huge database of fingerprints and facial recognition images on the internet

Biometric authentication — the use of facial recognition, iris recognition or fingerprints — is seen by many experts as the savior of security by allowing organizations to do away with passwords. However, privacy researchers on Wednesday discovered a large bank of unprotected biometric, passwo ...

How times have changed in twenty years…

It was 20 years ago next month that we started JustBooks, creating a marketplace that connected buyers and sellers of used, rare, and out-of-print books. We initially launched in Germany before expanding into the UK and France, and then sold the company to our North American competitor AbeBooks in ...

Ottawa’s cybersecurity action plan includes $10M for special projects

Just over a year after announcing an updated federal cybersecurity strategy, Ottawa has revealed how it will be implemented. The action plan for improving the resilience of the federal and critical infrastructure includes $10.3 million over five years for special projects created by provincial, ter ...

MSI WS75 workstation laptop review: slim yet mighty

Cramming professional-grade hardware into a compact body, the MSI WS75 is a compelling laptop for those that need workstation performance on the go. Though it delivers solid benchmark scores, its battery life is also impressive when set to power saving modes. Complimented with a bright and commodiou ...

Record $9.6B games investment in last 18 months, but games M&A / IPO drop to 2010 levels

Digi-Capital’s new Games Investment Report Q3 2019 shows that after a record $5.8 billion games investment in 2018, VC and strategic games investors poured another $3.8 billion into games companies in the first half of 2019. This makes the last 18 months games fundraising equal to the previous fi ...

Buy Converge Technology Solutions for a double, Paradigm Capital says

Paradigm Capital analyst Kevin Krishnaratne likes the new acquisition by hybrid IT solutions provider Converge Technology Solutions (Converge Technology Solutions News, Stock Quote, Chart TSXV:CTS), which picked up Portland, Oregon-based Nordisk Systems, as it brings a mix of hardware, software and ...