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2011

  1. Global PC sales fall in final quarter of 2011

    Industry News
    After six months of increases, global sales of personal computers totalled 92.2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 1.4 decline increase from the same period last year according to a recent report from Gartner. The research firm says weakening demand for computers among consumers...
  2. One in four HDTVs shipped in 2011 will be internet enabled

    Industry News
    In 2011, about one in four (27%) of TVs shipped worldwide will be able to connect to a network, a figure that is expected to rise 54% to 155 million by 2015, according to a recent report by DisplaySearch. "networking is becoming a core feature of TVs,” said DisplaySearch's Paul Gray. “The idea...
  3. Net Income at Telus up 30% in recent quarter

    Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    The company reported operating revenues of $2.6 billion for the quarter, up 6.5% from the same quarter a year earlier. Net income $326 million, up a whopping 30% from $251 million in same period a year earlier driven by three non-recurring items. Adjusted for the non-recurring items, net income...
  4. Net Income at Telus up 30% in recent quarter

    Industry News
    Telus Corporation today reported its financial results and subscriber counts for the third quarter of 2011. The company reported operating revenues of $2.6 billion for the quarter, up 6.5% from the same quarter a year earlier. Net income $326 million, up a whopping 30% from $251 million in same...
  5. MTS reports 3Q 2011 Results

    MTS
    Interesting numbers from todays results MTS wireless revenues grow 7.3% in Q3, driven by 47.8% increase in wireless data revenue MTS IPTV revenues up 19.9% in Q3 Subscribers IPTV - 93,244 Wirleess - 494,462 High Speed Internet - 187,604
  6. More than one in four Canadians now own a PVR

    Industry News
    According to a June 2011 survey BBM Canada, an estimated three out of five Canadians (60.1%) now own an HDTV, up significantly from an estimated 52.1% in June of 2010. The ratings agency also found that the number of homes that own a PVR is up 34% over the same period in 2010. An estimated...
  7. Report: Apple to ship 95 million iPhones in 2011

    Industry News
    The Digitimes is reporting to today that Apple has increased its orders for iPhones for the second half of this year to 56 million units, an increase of just under 13%. Quoting Taiwan based supply chain members, the publication is now predicting the total number of iPhones shipped in 2011 will...
  8. Global PC sales top 85 million units in second quarter

    Industry News
    Global sales of personal computers reached 85.2 million units in the second quarter of 2011, a 2.3 percent increase from the same period last year according to a recent report from Gartner. While the numbers were up over 2010, they were below Gartner's earlier projection for 6.7 percent growth...
  9. Bang & Olufsen 85" Plasma will sell for $85,000

    Industry News
    Bang & Olufsen (B&O), providers of stylish and very expensive consumer electronics, today announced that its BeoVision4-85, an 85 inch 3D Plasma television will be available in June for $85,000. The company also announced a larger 103 inch version will be available this summer, however, pricing...
  10. Onkyo TX-NR809 A/V Receiver adds ISF Video Calibration capabilities

    A/V Receivers and Amplifiers
    Onkyo today announced the TX-NR809, a THX Select2 Plus Certified, 7.2-channel, network-capable home theater receiver which replaces last year’s TX-NR808 model. This year’s model features a number of video upgrades including the addition of Mavell Qdeo and IDT’s HQV Vida video upscaling and...
  11. Onkyo TX-NR809 A/V Receiver adds ISF Video Calibration capabilities

    Industry News
    Onkyo today announced the TX-NR809, a THX Select2 Plus Certified, 7.2-channel, network-capable home theater receiver which replaces last year’s TX-NR808 model. This year’s model features a number of video upgrades including the addition of Mavell Qdeo and IDT's HQV Vida video upscaling and...
  12. CTV Summer Schedule 2011

    What's On Television?
    CTV’s Summer Schedule beginning June 19: Sundays • 7 p.m. – THE BIG BANG THEORY • 7:30 p.m. – DAN FOR MAYOR **NEW SEASON** • 8 p.m. – HOT IN CLEVELAND **NEW EPISODES** • 8:30 p.m. – HICCUPS **NEW SEASON** • 9 p.m. – LAW & ORDER: CI **NEW SEASON ** • 10 p.m. – CSI: MIAMI Mondays • 8 p.m. –...
  13. Rogers Wireless launching LTE in four cities this year

    Industry News
    Rogers Communications Inc. said today it will launch its commercial Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Ottawa this year. The launch comes after Rogers and its technology partner, Ericsson Canada, successfully conducted technical trials in Ottawa last...
  14. Onkyo HT-RC370 and HT-RC360 A/V Receivers new for 2011

    A/V Receivers and Amplifiers
    Onkyo has included expanded audio, video, USB, network and internet connectivity in two new upgraded models in its HT-RC family of home theater receivers. The new Onkyo HT-RC370 and HT-RC360, which replace the HT-RC270 and HT-RC260, are also among the first AV receivers equipped with the new...
  15. Smartphone sales expected to top 468 million in 2011

    Industry News
    Worldwide sales of smartphones is predicted to reach 468 million units in 2011, a 57.7 percent increase from 2010, according to Gartner Inc. Sales of smartphones in 2010 were just under 297 million units. The research firm also predicts that about 38.5 percent or 180 million of the smartphones...
  16. Unable to search attachments in windows live mail 2011

    Windows Computing
    I am unable to search attachments in windows live mail 2011 using the windows 7 search. I am able to search the contents of emails but not the contents of attachments within the email. I have the indexing switched on the folder where the window live mail is storing the .eml files. I have the...
  17. Entire Blue Jays 2011 season to air on Rogers Sportsnet Radio and TV

    Industry News
    Rogers Media announced this week that all 162 regular season Toronto Blue Jays games this year will air on Blue Jays Radio Network and at least one SportsNet television channel starting with the season-opener April 1st at against the Minnesota Twins at Rogers Centre. On television, Rogers will...
  18. CBC and Rogers to air Women's World Cup of Soccer

    Industry News
    CBC Sports and Rogers Sportsnet announced last week that the two networks will join forces in June to broadcast every match of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup of soccer. The competition begins Sunday, June 26, with Canada opening the tournament against host Germany, and ends with the final on...
  19. Fujifilm Spring 2011 Line-up

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Info from press release in next post
  20. Canon announces eight new Vixia Camcorders

    Industry News
    Canon Canada has announced eight new Vixia High Definition flash memory camcorders for 2011 which includes Canon’s new flagship model the Vixia HF G10, the high-end VIXIA HF S30, three compact VIXIA HF M-series models and three entry-level VIXIA HF R-series models. The 2011 models include...
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