BlackBerry Q10 hands-on review: new take on a classic design

The BlackBerry Q10 will launch with version 10.1 of the BlackBerry OS, weeks before its larger touch screen counterpart Z10, gets pushed the upgrade. The first point-version update since the Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Welcome to the new ITBusiness.ca!

Welcome to a new and improved www.itbusiness.ca! We hope you find it provides you with a more fluid, interactive and intuitive experience. Over the last few months, our people have been working hard

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Shopify deal reaches 27 million new potential customers

A build-your-own Web site tool and a create-your-own online store service are combining forces to offer a complete self-service package to small businesses.A deal announced today will see Ottawa-based Shopify’s e-commerce service being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Sophos adds end-point management to UTM 9 release

A new version of Sophos Unified Threat Management (UTM) is available today, the firm announced, and is offering more end-point protection features than previous models.The Boston-based vendor tries to cover all of a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Flash in the pan: time to create a transition plan for your Web site

Steven Zussino sensed that the Flash ship was sinking and jumped off to swim for the nearest shore when he heard Apple would never support the software on its mobile iOS devices.The president

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Chrome browser for Android won’t support Flash, Adobe confirms

Chrome for Android will not run Flash Player, the popular software that Apple has famously banned, Adobe confirmed yesterday.The acknowledgment was no surprise: Last November, Adobe announced it was abandoning development of Flash

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Adobe’s reluctant embrace of HTML5

Sometimes if you can't beat 'em, it's better to join 'em. Take what Adobe is doing in the HTML5 space, even though momentum behind standards-based HTML5 presents a serious challenge to Adobe's own

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2011 Paul Krill

What should you do with your Flashed-based Web site?

Despite recently saying that Flash was "critical" for mobile communication, Adobe has announced it will no longer continue to develop Flash for mobile devices. For some, the writing has been on the wall

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2011 Joseph Fieber

Will Windows 8 be the end of Flash?

Microsoft appears to be taking a page out of Apple's play book saying it will dump plug-ins such as Adobe Flash from Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8. Well, sort of.You'll still be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2011 Ian Paul

Adobe Edge free preview makes Web animations simple

The Flash-versus-HTML war is mostly hype. HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript can't accomplish everything Flash can do today, and at their current rate of development, they'll take a long time to catch up (while

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 18th, 2011 Neil McAllister

Convert Flash to HTML5 with new Google tool

Google on Tuesday unveiled Swiffy, a free tool for developers to convert some Flash files (.SWFs) into HTML5 code. The upshot? It's now easier than ever to get Flash content visible on platforms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2011 Lex Friedman

Top 5 apps announced at Google I/0

During the first day of Google I/O, I roamed the App "Developers Sandbox" looking for the next big thing in apps. The companies exhibiting their apps were invited by Google, and many are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2011 Mark Sullivan

IE9 supports direct-embedded video and audio

Internet Explorer 9 -- the upcoming version of the popular Web browser from Microsoft -- might adhere to internationally-agreed upon Web coding standards.But that still doesn't mean it treats code the same way

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Tit for tat — Adobe CEO rebuts Jobs’ blistering attack on Flash

Grab your ringside seats, gang: Apple and Adobe are at it again -- and this time, the fighting's turning fierce. In one corner, you have Steve Jobs, decorated CEO of what may be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 3rd, 2010 JR Raphael