Windows 8’s ‘one OS to rule them all’ approach forgets the shared PC

I recently got my hands on a Windows 8 Pro DVD and was eager to install it on my media centre PC. Using the computer from the couch, I envisioned the larger, touch-friendly

Published on: December 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

3 tips for a successful Windows 8 roll out

Windows 8 hasn't even been released yet, but with the big day approaching this Friday it’s a good time to think about your business migration strategy. Many businesses have just recently moved to

Published on: October 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Online poll takers just messing with us, poll shows

The creditability of online polling is being called into question by a poll that’s been running on since March 29. When posed the question “Do you ever vote in online polls?” and

Published on: July 4th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Acer Aspire V notebooks available in Canada at end of June

Acer announced today its new Aspire V series of notebooks will be on sale in Canada near the end of June, packing Intel's Ivy Bridge processors into a slimmer body.The laptops are 30

Published on: June 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

$25-Raspberry Pi school computer to run cut-down Fedora

Early adopters of the Raspberry Pi $25 computer will be offered a cut down and customised Fedora 'remix' compiled to run on the system's ARM microprocessor, it has been confirmed. The first Raspberry

Published on: February 24th, 2012 John E. Dunn

Meet Raspberry Pi’s $25 PC

Raspberry Pi Foundation's $25 PC will become available by the end of this month, and buyers hope it could fill in as a low-power desktop, while being an alternative to the more expensive

Published on: February 9th, 2012 Agam Shah

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 2012 stops hackers cold

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall has been arguably the most popular third-party firewall for Windows. It's a two-way firewall that's designed to help protect your PC from hackers getting in and any malicious programs on

Published on: December 12th, 2011 Eric Geier

How to recover your PC from a malware attack

Is your computer running slower than usual? Are you getting lots of pop-ups? Have you seen other weird problems crop up? If so, your PC might be infected with a virus, spyware, or

Published on: November 17th, 2011 Eric Geier

Sorting out which equipment to keep and which ones to dump

by Clare Kumar Pretend you are visiting your office for the first time. Take a look around with fresh eyes. What do you see? Does every piece of furniture serve the purpose it

Published on: October 20th, 2011 Clare Kumar

Steve Jobs’ greatest product the Apple II, Canadians say

Steve Jobs’ death resulted in a worldwide outpouring of grief as millions came to grips with the loss of one of the top technology visionaries of this generation. There was intense interest in

Published on: October 17th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Biz app compatibility makes Windows 8 tablets a must

Interoperability: It's a big word that describes an even bigger problem--namely, that of the compatibility of your apps and databetween different devices. And while the mobile worlds of Google'sAndroid and Apple's iOS have

Published on: September 13th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

IBM reverse engineers brain for prototype chip

IBM has created prototype chips that could mimic brain-like functionality, which the company said is an "unprecedented" step forward in creating intelligent computers that collect, process and understand data quickly.The prototype chips will

Published on: August 18th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Kindle Cloud Reader doesn’t quite beat native app performance

Amazon's new Kindle Cloud Reader, announced Wednesday and available now at, is a Web-based interface to Amazon's Kindle ebook store, complete with the ability to read books within a web browser. Using

Published on: August 12th, 2011 Jason Snell

How to work outside with your tech

Laptops, tablets, and smartphones are supposed to make us mobile: Freed of cumbersome desktop technology, we can work anywhere we want. Why, then, don't you see legions of people at parks, beaches, or

Published on: July 13th, 2011 Christopher Null