Acer Aspire All-in-One Desktop Z3-605 Reaches Canada

The Acer Aspire Z3-605 all-in-one desktop PC is now available in Canada. The Windows 8-powered system has a 23-inch Full HD IPS display with 10-point capacitive touch technology, which on some configurations offer hand recognition software that enables gestures to execute common commands. The Z3-605 comes fully equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor and […]

Microsoft Opens Doors to First Canadian Retail Store

Microsoft opened its first retail store in Canada on November 16th. Located at Toronto’s Yorkdale Mall, the 6,800 square foot venue will contain huge touchscreens to display laptops, tablets, smartphones and an array of Microsoft software and gaming products. The Microsoft store will also be featuring Windows-powered computers including recent models from Samsung, Sony, Acer, […]

Microsoft Kicks Off Windows Server 2012

The launch of Windows Server 2012, otherwise known as the only server built from the cloud up, attracted more than 600 eager IT professionals at Microsoft’s road show in downtown Toronto on Sept. 5th. The cloud-centric, mobile-friendly, data-focused operating system is one of the core product roll-outs in a busy season of new product introductions. […]

Tablet sales expected to rise fivefold by 2017

Global tablet computer sales are predicted to reach nearly 330 million units by 2017, up from less than 60 million units in 2011 according to a recent report by DisplaySearch.

By comparison, worldwide sales of personal computers (which includes desktops, laptops and netbooks) in 2010 were 350 million and are expected to reach 364 million units in 2011.