Articles By Dave Webb

Finally, an Apples-to-Apples comparison

Android tablet or iPad? Windows 8 ultrabook or MacBook Air? Both comparisons are irrelevant to the true Apple believer. But Forbes contributor Larry Magid has written a comparative product review that will resonate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

Chromebooks at Wal-Mart: A bad idea

The announcement that Google will expand the retail footprint of its hardware partners' Chromebook netbooks is one that threatens to come back to bite the search giant -- or, more likely, the hardware

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

The Web gets real: The democratization of manufacturing

"That's when I realized: I got robots in China to work for me. And they took PayPal." That's the punchline to Chris Anderson's anecdote about creating a model blimp kit with his children.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Dave Webb

Digital wallet showdown: MasterPass vs. V.me

Two major credit card companies, Visa and MasterCard, are offering consumers digital wallets to make their online shopping experience more convenient. From an SMB merchant perspective, however, the decision about which one to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2013 Dave Webb

4K monitors’ future bright because ‘people love pixels’

The falling price of ultra high-resolution displays, commonly called 4K2K or simply 4K displays, is leading to the same chicken-and-egg conundrum high-definition TVs faced a few years ago: Which comes first, the content

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2013 Dave Webb

Tablets dead in five years? No way

“In five years, I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore.” That was BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, in an interview with the Bloomberg news service on Monday. Now, I

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2013 Dave Webb

Winning a big online distribution channel

The market for vacation rentals -- homes, chalets, cottages and condos that owners put up for short-term rent as an option to hotels -- is a relatively new one in Canada, says Mark

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 25th, 2013 Dave Webb

How green is your IT?

The Green IT movement, once a headline-grabber, isn't getting the focus it used to these days. There are plenty of good reasons to use information technologies that reduce your company's environmental footprint. Aside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 22nd, 2013 Dave Webb

Features and benefits of Office 365

SPONSORED CONTENT Microsoft's online Office 365 is available to your users virtually anytime, anywhere. All they need is an Internet connection. And Microsoft handle the management chores in the cloud. Here are just

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 12th, 2013 Dave Webb

Wave launches free receipt scanner

Toronto-based SMB app developer Wave has launched a free receipt scanner app to streamline report generation for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Receipts by Wave allows iPhone users to snap picture of their receipts,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2013 Dave Webb

Cloud-based offerings make ERP more agile: Report

Consulting firm Eval-Source has updated its ERP Cloud and SaaS Buyer’s Guide due to the explosion of offerings in the market. Managing director Keean Persaud said the guide has been reformatted to accommodate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2013 Dave Webb