40 Android tips n’ tricks to turn you into a power user quickly

The first time you use an Android phone, one thing becomes immediately clear: You're not in Cupertino anymore. Android, as recent Verizon commercials remind us, is the antithesis of Apple's celebrated handset: It's

Published on: December 18th, 2009 JR Raphael

Top 20 iPhone apps of 2009

Looking through Apple's App Store, it's easy to get lost in the numbers. From December 2008 to November 2009, some 90,000 apps arrived in the online store, bringing the total number of mobile

Published on: December 17th, 2009 PC World staff

Google chief blasted for privacy comments

An Internet privacy watchdog has blasted Google chief executive Eric Schmidt for his comments on Internet privacy, saying his remarks suggest Google misunderstands basic lessons about why privacy is important.Lest anything be taken

Published on: December 15th, 2009 Jared Newman

9 biggest tech stories of 2009

The Great Recession cast a shadow on all sectors of the economy in 2009. IT fared better than most, however, and the slump did not curb the dynamic nature of the industry. Acquisitions

Published on: December 10th, 2009 Marc Ferranti

Google Public DNS is cool, but is it a privacy threat?

Today's news can prompt two very different views of Google, based on the announcement of its free Google Public DNS.In one view, Google is our best friend and a noble public servant. In

Published on: December 7th, 2009 David Coursey

Rogers On Demand launches online service for existing cable subscribers

Rogers Communication Inc. launched an online video site on Monday, allowing existing subscribers to access content from channels they subscribe to via the Web. The subscription-based business model used by Rogers is different

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Brian Jackson

Some ways you could use Google Chrome for business

Google, last week, held a press event to announce details of its upcoming Chrome OS. What it unveiled is an exciting new platform for Web computing that is aimed squarely at consumer netbooks,

Published on: November 26th, 2009 Michael Scalisi

Google execs face possible prison time in Italy

Milan prosecutors Wednesday sought prison sentences ranging from six months to one year for four Google executives privacy over the posting of a video showing the bullying of a handicapped teenage boy.The prosecutor's

Published on: November 26th, 2009 Philip Willan

Microsoft spends fortune on Search but hasn’t found … success

Throughout its history, Microsoft Corp. has earned a reputation for tenacity when entering markets created, and initially dominated, by innovative startups.Competitors and observers have jeered when Microsoft put out a first basic product

Published on: November 11th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Experts say Android development not really open, but Google disagrees

Onlookers say that Google is in charge of Android development, despite pitching the software as a community project. But experts say that could be the only way Google can ensure that the software

Published on: November 11th, 2009 Nancy Gohring and Juan Carlos Perez

Bing, Google to index Twitter, Facebook status updates

Microsoft has reached collaboration agreements with Twitter and Facebook to get their members' public status updates and messages indexed and presented in useful ways on the Bing search engine.Yusuf Mehdi, senior vice president

Published on: October 26th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Top tips for ‘successful’ keyword marketing on Yahoo

Google may account for about 80 per cent of search volume in Canada, but that doesn't mean you can ignore Yahoo. It still pulls in 17 million unique users per month. Besides, more

Published on: October 22nd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Do You Bing, Canada?

Bing, which is the amalgamation of Microsoft's Live Search, MSN Search and Live Search initiatives, is marketed by Microsoft as a decision engine offering more precise results and less clutter than Google. A

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Yahoo search advertisers will be merged with Microsoft’s

Yahoo

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson