Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic enters 30th year

Barring anything short of a miracle, players on the Toronto Maple Leafs will soon be slinging a bag of golf clubs over their shoulder instead of hitting the rink for early-morning playoff practices.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Grace Hopper Google doodle honours ‘mother of COBOL’

Google's daily doodle that takes the place of its logo on its main search page celebrates computer pioneer Grace Hopper, the created of Common Business-Oriented Language (COBOL) . Grace Hopper would have been

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Ransomware scam collects fake fines from embarrassed victims

I have to hand it to cybercriminals, they're wily and they're hard working. They change tactics and techniques continuously to attract new prey and evade detection. Many are successful in tricking even the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2012 Paul Wood

When the disruptive get disrupted

A disruptive technology or disruptive innovation is one that, when introduced, either radically transforms markets, creates brand new markets or destroys existing markets for other technologies. As you can imagine, it is very

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2012 Rob Whent

Dell XPS One 2710: a pricey all-in-one

If you’re in the market for a new all-in-one PC, the Dell XPS One 2710 is an appealing option. It’s fast, it handles Blu-ray discs, it delivers a great picture on its 27-inch

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2012 David Murphy

Automotive industry’s second renaissance of innovation is about IT

In the next couple of days, ITBusiness.ca will be launching a “Drive” section that focuses on advancements of in-car technology and the connected vehicle. So why would a technology-focused news site launch a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

A gamer remembers Steve Jobs: My favourite Apple machine

by Jason Wilson   By 1987, I was a dedicated gamer. Several consoles littered the Wilson home, along with some old computers (a Tandy, an Apple II, and some nameless IBM compatible). I

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 5th, 2011 IDG News Service

Mac Mini update loses disc drive, gets faster

Since its unveiling in January 2005, the Mac Mini has been the cheapest Mac that Apple sells, making it the least expensive way to get hardware that natively runs OS X. In the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2011 Michael DeAgonia

Hacker reveals battery meltdown attack on MacBooks

We depend on our computers to get work done, and so we try to safeguard them appropriately. But our trusty laptops, desktops, and tablets rely on their own internal network of sophisticated computer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2011 Alex Wawro

Beware

When it comes to protecting yourself against financial fraud and identity theft, don’t just safeguard your computer and other tech devices – it still pays to be careful on that old school device

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Testing cleanup utilities

Most PC users know that to speed up an old system, you need to spring for new hardware: RAM, a graphics card, or a CPU. If you're not ready to make an investment

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 23rd, 2011 Patrick Miller

Acer Veriton L4510G a slim desktop PC for the office

Businesses looking for small, quick desktop PCs would do well to check out Acer's Veriton line. The Acer Veriton L4610G is a slim, reasonably powerful machine that will fit anywhere and do just

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Consumer or Business PC: How to choose what’s right for you

Between a quarter and a third of small and medium businesses buy their PCs from retail stores – often big-box retailers like Future Shop, Staples or Best Buy. Should they? The answer according

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 17th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Business laptop showdown: HP EliteBook vs. Lenovo ThinkPad

Next to the latest ultrathin notebook, tablet or smartphone, mainstream corporate laptops may not seem particularly alluring or sexy, but they can be just as innovative and necessary -- especially for everyday business.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 16th, 2011 Brian Nadel