IoT? “Never heard of it,” say over half of Canadian businesses

Almost nine out of 10 Canadian businesses admit they aren’t fully utilizing digital technology and their own lack of knowledge may be partly to blame, a new Microsoft Canada survey reveals. Although half

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Christine Wong

Windows 10 Cortana comes to Canada

Windows 10 users in Canada can start using Microsoft's voice-activated smart assistant today, and you don't even have to lie about where you live. Since the launch of Windows 10, the popular feature

Published on: November 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft’s new Windows Phones can run as a desktop

TORONTO, ON - Remember Ubuntu for Android? The effort by Canonical to bring the free open-source operating system to smartphones was fraught with ambitious price points, failed Indiegogo campaigns, and perhaps a flawed approach

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Dave Yin

First look: Microsoft’s new Surface Book lineup

Microsoft made a splash earlier this month when it unveiled not just the price and release window of the HoloLens, but also new products in the Surface line. We got a chance to check

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

Google offers free apps to counter Office 365 popularity

Google has begun a new Canadian push for its business-focused applications, offering free access to businesses north of the border. The cloud giant is giving Canadian businesses a free offer to try Google

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Dell unveils its icebreaker strategy against and with Microsoft

AUSTIN, TEX. – Attendees at the 2015 Dell World conference were expecting to see a senior leader from EMC at this year’s show. Instead, they got a surprise visit from Microsoft CEO Satya

Published on: October 21st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Turns out giving away Windows 10 is working for Microsoft

The numbers are in, and it looks as though Microsoft's strategy of releasing a quality OS free of charge has paid off. According to figures tracked by NetMarketShare, charted below by Statista, Windows 10

Published on: October 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

Case study: L’Oreal Canada gives its enterprise sales solution a makeover

IT adoption can get ugly at times, even when you’re in the beauty business. Just ask Nadir Belarbi. As CIO of L’Oreal Canada, he runs the top selling cosmetics company in this country.

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Christine Wong

Five tips for getting the most out of Windows 10

If there's one thing many of us aren't good at, it is change. Even when it is change for the better we can be resistant -- particularly when it comes to operating system

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How To In Windows 10: Change privacy settings

I’m a big spy movie fan. But that doesn’t mean I want to be spied on. Especially not by my operating system. There are ways to minimize the amount of information that flows

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jody Blinoff

7 cool new features in Microsoft Office 2016


Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How To In Windows 10: Turn off Wifi password sharing

It can be a hassle to spell out that cryptic WiFi password every time a friend comes over.  But that doesn’t mean we want it shared with everyone in our contacts list. The

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jody Blinoff

Microsoft’s Office 2016 includes new versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

If you have Microsoft Corp.'s Office suite on your computer – and the odds say there’s a very good chance that you do – you will soon notice some changes to your favourite

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How To In Windows 10: Sign in with a local account

When installing a new system, like Windows 10, you may be inclined to bring in your favourite files, apps and get right to the fun stuff.  But it’s a good idea to set

Published on: September 21st, 2015 Jody Blinoff