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  • Canada, Italy lead in mobile data loss | IT Business
    which these devices are being used open the door to unprecedented loss of sensitive data Websense recently released its new cloud based service Websense TRITON Mobile Security solution It combines four key components web security data security mobile malware and app protection and vital mobile device management features into one solution It can be used to manage iPads iPhones Android and other mobile devices The survey Walji said clearly shows that IT and security administrators are overwhelmed Nestor Arellano is a Senior Writer at ITBusiness ca Follow him on Twitter read his blog and join the IT Business Facebook Page Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Will Windows 8 tablets just confuse consumers Linux 3 3 integrates Android code Mobility Security Canada data leak Data loss data theft iOS ipad Laptops mobile devices networks Security Smartphones tablets Websense What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service May 21st 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Home office and teleworkers have home security options May 7th 2013 IBM promises streamlined M2M communication with MessageSight May 2nd 2013 Tablets dead in five years No way April 30th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/canada-italy-lead-in-mobile-data-loss/17158 (2013-06-03)
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  • HP Envy 15 laptop nagged by display problem | IT Business
    ports a microphone jack and two headphone jacks The right side houses the gigabit ethernet jack full size HDMI and DisplayPort connections a USB 2 0 port and a multifunction memory card slot Wireless support is excellent with 802 11a b g n Bluetooth WiDi wireless display support and even HP s own wireless audio compatible with KleerNet devices HP is proud of its Beats audio integration and rightfully so The analog volume knob at the right edge is a delight and far easier to use than mashing a volume button up or down The Envy 15 has a dedicated mute button too plus a Beats button that brings up the rich audio tools You get full control over audio features such as volumes on various inputs and outputs equalization and echo and noise cancellation for the microphone Play a movie or listen to music and you ll be pleased by the volume and clarity of the built in speakers HP s built in software is improving but still manages to annoy a little All the custom menus and stuff are thankfully gone and the included software is pretty good You get Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements 9 CyberLink PowerDVD and YouCam Skype and lots of Windows Live items Photo Gallery Movie Maker Messenger and the like Unfortunately you ll see nag notes from Norton Internet Security which seems to go out of its way to wreck the user experience on new PCs You ll also encounter both the Bing Bar and the Norton Bar when you fire up the Web browser that s two bars too many Overall though the Envy 15 has a lot less cruft than HP s laptops used to carry and it s nothing that a couple minutes in the Add Remove Programs control panel can t fix The new HP Envy 15 is a fairly slick all purpose laptop if a little on the bulky side It has lots of great wireless and wired connectivity options fantastic audio a very useful analog volume dial and a good keyboard HP has two major issues to work out before I can recommend it though The first is the colour calibration problem on the otherwise very desirable display upgrade option and the other is the terrible palm detection and stiff clicking on the touchpad If the company can address those two sticking points it will be easy to give the Envy 15 a thumbs up Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Datawind s 35 tablet delayed over quality dispute Rehabit me lets your friends bet you won t lose that 10 pounds Mobility Hardware HP Laptops Ultrabooks What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related High

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/hp-envy-15-laptop-nagged-by-display-problem/17146 (2013-06-03)
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  • 7 ways Ultrabooks will make laptops hot again | IT Business
    protection into its architecture Intel offers Intel Anti Theft Technology AT and Intel Identity Protection Technology Intel IPT as options for its ultrabook hardware Intel AT lets you disable access to your data from anywhere in the world in the event that your ultrabook is lost or stolen If and when it is recovered it can be reactivated with no impact to the data Intel IPT helps protect your identity and personal information 7 NFC Some ultrabooks like the HP Envy 14 Spectre unveiled at CES 2012 also come equipped with NFC technology NFC or Near Field Communications is a short range wireless protocol used in smartphone like the Samsung Galaxy Nexus to facilitate making payments The HP Envy 14 Spectre might be capable of transacting payments as well but the NFC in the HP ultrabook is designed to enable wireless information sharing between NFC capable devices The ultrabook is everything mobile business users rely on with their traditional notebooks combined with most of the benefits and advantages of netbooks or tablets with some extra tricks thrown in It is a powerful combination that has the potential to revolutionize mobile computing Only time will tell if the ultrabook is a brilliant evolution of the laptop PC or a desperate grasp by Intel to redefine the category and maintain some relevance in a mobile world that threatens to leave it behind What do you think Does the ultrabook sound like a winner Is there a particular vendor or ultrabook model you have on your wish list Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Waterproof iPhone a CES show stopper RIM pins PlayBook hopes on Android app infusion Mobility battery life CES 2012 Intel Laptops light MacBook Air mobility netbook portability tablets thin touch screen Ultrabooks What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD May 24th 2013 Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices May 14th 2013 Samsung touts 5G technology But is it really 5G May 13th 2013 The secret sauce for a better mobile retail experience May 9th 2013 Tablets dead in five years No way April 30th 2013 Mobile solutions not just for road warriors survey shows April 25th 2013 Tablets surpass smartphones as mobile browser of choice report April 24th 2013 BlackBerry Q10 hands on review new take on a classic design April 23rd 2013 Waterloo mobile messaging startup closes 19 5 million financing round April 23rd 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/7-ways-ultrabooks-will-make-laptops-hot-again/17090 (2013-06-03)
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  • Warning: WiFi signals may be dangerous to male fertility | IT Business
    that the power of Wi Fi radio signals was low compared to background levels Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Wave Accounting and Wattpad win people s choice awards at CIX Startup QA eye detects Web site errors and hackers Education Mobility Laptops mobility networking WiFi Wireless What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD May 24th 2013 Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices May 14th 2013 Samsung touts 5G technology But is it really 5G May 13th 2013 Rogers reveals cheaper U S data roaming plan what are your other options May 10th 2013 The secret sauce for a better mobile retail experience May 9th 2013 Mobile solutions not just for road warriors survey shows April 25th 2013 TeraGo will add fibre optic to its fixed wireless solutions April 24th 2013 Waterloo mobile messaging startup closes 19 5 million financing round April 23rd 2013 Wind Mobilicity Public Mobile break from Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association April 10th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/warning-wifi-signals-may-be-dangerous-to-male-fertility/16947 (2013-06-03)
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  • What the laptops of 2012 will look like | IT Business
    its work cut out for it Windows 8 Launch Could Be Big Windows 8 changes Windows moreprofoundly than any release since Windows 95 The new Start screen and Metro style interface will becontentious sparking a backlash among some longtime Windows users Other users will love the fresh new look and feel Most important theoperating system will undoubtedly inspire a major surge in PCpurchases and an enormous marketing push from Microsoft and itspartners When a new consumer release of Windows hits the market the wholeindustry responds Schedules shift Deadlines move New brands launch and old brands retire From what we ve seen so far Windows 8 looks tobe a much bigger launch than the last few Windows releases so you canexpect a glut of new laptops desktops and all in ones set to debuttogether with Microsoft s new operating system We don t have a release date right now but given that Windows 8 hasn tyet had a public beta test and Microsoft s OSs generally take aboutnine months to go from the first beta to store shelves you can expecta late summer or fall release Windows 8 puts a large emphasis on providing a first class touch interface withoutsacrificing good old fashioned keyboard and mouse use That means abetter user experience on touchscreen equipped laptops so expect tosee more of those machines on the market It will also support ARM based processors for the first time so we mayeven see hybrid laptops that run on a full power Intel or AMD chip mostof the time but offer a detachable tabletlike display with an ARMprocessor for those occasions when you need longer battery life andgreater portability instead of a keyboard and touchpad We might even see ultralight laptops powered solely by ARM based CPUs though that raises some questions about expectations of softwaresupport Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Startup aims to make house hunting easier on the Web Convenience technology threatening personal privacy experts say Mobility battery life ivy bridge Laptops predictions Ultrabooks Windows 8 What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Will Windows RT go the way of the Zune May 6th 2013 BlackBerry Q10 hands on review new take on a classic design April 23rd 2013 Four reasons the Windows Start Button must return April 17th 2013 SMBs remain lukewarm to Windows 8 survey March 18th 2013 Windows 8 Windows 7 what s the difference SMBs asking March 4th 2013 Oakville company brings health care app to Windows 8 March 4th 2013 All Hands on Tech Microsoft Surface Pro February 21st 2013 Four products HP says can change your business February 20th 2013 Microsoft Surface Pro

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/what-the-laptops-of-2012-will-look-like/16944 (2013-06-03)
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  • Desktops | IT Business
    devices including desktops laptops servers and handhelds many with sensitive data on them are gathering dust in vacant employee cubicles stockrooms or desks Pat Beemer Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 11th 2009 Lucas Mearian itbusinessca Don t pinch pennies when buying company PCs says Intel executive Organizations actually shorten the useful life of their technology assets by buying laptops and PCs with inferior computing capacity according to an executive from PC chip maker Intel Corp Such a cost cutting approach could Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 20th 2007 Nestor Arellano itbusinessca What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices May 14th 2013 PCs aren t dying we re just using them longer March 5th 2013 Apple releases cheaper faster MacBook Pros February 13th 2013 Sony shows off their latest T series Ultrabooks January 22nd 2013 Lenovo debuts January 16th 2013 SanDisk offers 75 million to innovate flash memory December 14th 2012 Acer releases sub 400 Windows 8 notebook December 3rd 2012 Notebook as a service vendor beefs up security features November 12th 2012 Windows 8 buying intentions tepid survey October 26th 2012 Larry King asks where digital age is going October 24th 2012 3 tips for a successful Windows 8 roll out October 22nd 2012 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/desktops (2013-06-03)
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  • ENVY | IT Business
    January 7th 2013 First look at HP s new Envy 120 e All in One printer December 14th 2012 Notebook as a service vendor beefs up security features November 12th 2012 HP ElitePad 900 launched a Windows 8 tablet for business October 1st 2012 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs but disadvantage freelancers May 28th 2013 Socially conscious Ontario startups get new microloan fund May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Shop ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere May 27th 2013 IT Administration Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/envy (2013-06-03)
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  • HP | IT Business
    article Share with Google Published on February 8th 2013 Brian Jackson brianjjackson HP releases Sleekbook consumer laptop at CES Hewlett Packard Co NYSE HPQ used the Consumer Electronics Showcase CES in Las Vegas this week to unveil a new slim entry in the low end of the consumer laptop space HP s Pavilion Sleekbook Dubbed the Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on January 7th 2013 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw First look at HP s new Envy 120 e All in One printer Product design is becoming more and more of a consideration for both consumer and small business technology purchases and vendor Hewlett Packard Co NYSE HPQ had that in mind when designing its new Envy Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on December 14th 2012 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw HP ElitePad 900 launched a Windows 8 tablet for business Hewlett Packard Co announced its second Windows 8 based tablet today this one the business targeted ElitePad 900 Built to be a tablet that a larger enterprise or government department could deploy to its staff the Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on October 1st 2012 Brian Jackson brianjjackson HP announces Windows 8 hybrid tablet ultrabooks Hewlett Packard Co announced its first several products based on Windows 8 today showcasing a new multi touch tablet hybrid and two new notebooks also with touchscreens As the general availability of Windows 8 in Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on August 30th 2012 Brian Jackson brianjjackson 1 2 3 4 9 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD May 24th 2013 Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service May 21st 2013 SAP targets sports entertainment vertical San Francisco 49ers a customer May 14th 2013 Will Windows RT go the way of the Zune May 6th 2013 Tablets dead in five years No way April 30th 2013 HP Lenovo see most manuals downloaded by Canadians April 29th 2013 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 0 now available in Canada April 19th 2013 Four reasons the Windows Start Button must return April 17th 2013 Tablets being purchased as additional device not PC replacement NPD April 17th 2013 Kobo launches limited edition Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader April 16th 2013 Two Montreal solution providers join forces April 10th 2013 Windows XP s long goodbye one year to end of service April 8th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st

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