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  • Lenovo’s IT Mettle vs. Google Chromebook

    Image via Wikipedia Google’s Chromebook notebook play, announced during the company’s Google I/O conference, may be aimed at businesses, governments, and educational institutions, as well as consumers, but will any of these end-users or end-user organizations be interested in buying what Google wants to sell, or lease, as the case may be? Google’s hardware-as-a-service (HaaS)…

  • Goodbye March – Channel Headlines Around the Web

    Image by Robert Scoble via Flickr Joe Panettieri at MSPMentor reports yet another MSP merger/acquisition deal – the 15th he’s tracked in 2011. This one, in Western Canada, has VODA Computer Systems Ltd. and Graycon Group Ltd merging. Meanwhile, over at Channelnomics, Larry Walsh offers seven tips he’s gathered for MSPs who are looking to…

  • Don’t Kill Your PC

    Image via Wikipedia Maybe it’s the slow boot up time, an inane dialog box that only lets you say “OK” to something that is not ok at all, or application crashes that happen time and time again. (“Would you like to send an error report?”) If you’ve been there, you know your customers have too.…

  • Intel Infineon Wireless Buy Re-ARMs Intel

    Image by cocoate.com via Flickr Intel’s newly announced plan to buy chip maker Infineon’s wireless business unit for $1.4 billion gives Intel another shot at the highly coveted mobile business that includes smartphones, embedded devices and laptops. And for Intel it’s familiar territory. That’s because Intel previously tried to win in this space with its…

  • Paying it Forward — Share Your Product Experience at eWEEK Labs

    Image via Wikipedia While I’m not usually one for shameless self-promotion, I need to make an exception today not for myself or for Channel Insider, but for something that IT solution providers will find tremendously useful, and that’s eWEEK Labs new community site. Maybe you are thinking, “Oh, another reviews site.” And it’s true, this…

  • Cisco WebEx: Now on an iPad Near You

    Image by Getty Images via Daylife Just a few months ago I posted as my Facebook status: “I work in the Bermuda Triangle of WebEx. If you want me to see the slides, email them to me in advance.” The free online meeting application that Cisco acquired two years ago would crash my browser or…