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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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 ITBusiness.ca since March 29. When posed the question “Do you ever vote in online polls?” and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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 read.amazon.com, is a Web-based interface to Amazon's Kindle ebook store, complete with the ability to read books within a web browser. Using

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 13th, 2011 Christopher Null