CRN Components and Peripherals News


  • APC Wants to Show Partners The Money
    APC will help solution providers by evaluating their core businesses, areas of expertise and future ambitions to structure marketing and sales support programs to meet their needs
  • Review Roundup: Displays from NEC, Samsung and ViewSonic
    LCD manufacturers continue to expand their product portfolios, as the "sweet spot" in the monitor space continues to move from the 17-inch-to-19-inch arena to the 20-to-22-inch part of the spectrum. The Test Center takes a look at four printers of 22 inches and larger that VARs may want to consider.
  • Review: Apple's MacBook Air
    Apple's MacBook Air has gotten more attention than most notebooks usually do, and the Test Center has taken a look to see if it's worth the hype.
  • Intel Talks Up Six Cores, Nehalem, Graphics
    Chip giant plans to ship six-core Dunnington server chip in second half, begin production of new microarchitecture by year's end and launch 'bold' new discrete graphics products by 2010.
  • Apple's iPhone SDK Arrives
    The iPhone is finally ready for its enterprise close-up, at least according to Apple Corp., which unveiled its software developer kit (SDK) for the iPhone at a March event for journalists and analysts on its Cupertino, Calif., campus.
  • How Google's Android would--could?--Stand out from the mobility pack.


    Android Dream
    Google Inc.'s purchase of mobile phone platform Android was more for the talent than for the mobility SDK that uses its name. With plenty of competition from small startups, open source projects from Nokia Inc., Intel Corp. and a plethora of APIs for just about every phone on the market, Google has its work cut out to gain search or any application dominance on the mobility space.
  • Desktop virtualization enables solution providers to change the kinds of conversations they're having with customers


    Virtualization: Desktops The Next Wave
    Desktop virtualization enables solution providers to change the kinds of conversations they're having with customers.
  • Acer Unveils Gemstone Blue Notebooks
    Both Aspire Gemstone Blue lines will be sold through the channel and pricing starts at around $900 for lower-end configurations and will top out around $2,000.
  • Server Virtualization's Time Has Come For VARs
    Low barriers to entry help make virtualization one of the most promising markets for VARs to enter, said ChannelWeb Senior Editor Joseph F. Kovar at Everything Channel's virtual tradeshow.