January 24th, 2012, 3:38 PM

Cooler Master Announces NotePal D-Lite

Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer today announces a new member of the NotePal Series of laptop coolers, NotePal D-Lite. Well suited for the home or office, NotePal D-Lite keeps laptops up to 15” cool and quiet with its large 140mm fan. It features an ergonomic design that supports [...]

January 23rd, 2012, 11:37 AM

Investors Say RIM Shakeup is ‘Too Little, Too Late’

RIM’s shares – once buoyant on rumors the company was in takeover talks with Samsung – continued to slide during the Monday trading day even after the company announced it had deposed of co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis late Sunday. Investors signaled that they were underwhelmed by the shakeup, pushing RIM’s shares listed on [...]

January 22nd, 2012, 10:23 PM

RIM posts interview with new CEO Thorsten Heins


January 22nd, 2012, 9:16 PM

RIM Ousts CEOs

Embattled smartphone manufacturer Research in Motion announced late Sunday that co-CEOs, Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, were stepping down from their position effective immediately. Thorsten Heins, former Chief Operating Officer, Product Engineering, was announced as the successor to the duo. This announcement comes after rumors emerged that an independent member of the company’s board of [...]

January 20th, 2012, 3:16 PM

Acer CEO: Expect More Ultrabooks

The Chief Executive Officer of Acer says that the company is planning a massive shipment of ultrabooks in 2012 as the company has already experienced tremendous success with their first ultrabook model. Acer CEO, J.T Wang, told Digitimes that “sales of Acer’s first ultrabook, the Aspire S3, totaled about 250,000-300,000 units in the first quarter [...]

January 19th, 2012, 10:48 AM

Would Ottawa Allow a RIM Takeover?

The collapse of RIM’s stock price during the last year has made it the subject of takeover talks from a variety of market players — though some such as Samsung deny the charges – during the past few months. While rumours hold that the company’s CEOs are aggressivley pursuing potential suitors, and rejecting some, for [...]

January 17th, 2012, 11:09 AM

Is a Samsung – RIM Deal in the Works?

During RIM’s decline of the last year, the company has had a war of attrition with Samsung on two fronts: in unit sales as well as in loss of top staff and executives. Now rumours from reliable sources are circulating that Samsung may buy the company outright. This news comes weeks after RIM rejected a [...]

January 11th, 2012, 6:56 PM

CES 2012: NVIDIA Tegra 3 Processor to Power Audi’s Next-Gen Infotainment and Digital Instrument Clusters

NVIDIA today announced that Audi AG has selected the NVIDIA Tegra 3 mobile processor to power in-vehicle infotainment systems — as well as new digital instrument clusters that replace traditional dashboard gauges — across its full line of vehicles worldwide, beginning in 2013. The tight integration of these systems with the vehicle, as well as [...]

January 11th, 2012, 12:18 AM

CES 2012: Intel Launches Tegra Competitor

Intel unveiled a smartphone chip – dubbed “Medfield” – at CES 2012 designed to compete with NVIDIA’s Tegra System on a Chip (SoC). At CES Intel’s CEO, Paul Otellini, showed off the Lenovo K800 smartphone which is powered by Intel’s new Medfield chip and runs the Android OS. Intel’s new mobile platform has been built [...]

January 10th, 2012, 10:53 AM

CES 2012: Samsung Announces Galaxy Note for North America

Tablets were the dominant theme at last year’s Computex, and Samsung came out of the show as one of the leading players. Their Galaxy Note looks good, but does it have what it takes to make a dent in Apple’s iPad market share? Samsung Mobile Communications Canada, the leading supplier of mobile phones in the [...]