How To In Windows 10: Use the new Start Menu

If you missed the Start Menu during the time of Windows 8, good news: it’s back with Windows 10. Just look to that bottom-left corner to find some neat, new features.  The new

Published on: September 15th, 2015 Jody Blinoff

Snip – A promising screenshot tool from Microsoft

Screenshots are now a regular part of professional life. They let us capture and share relevant data within the organization. I tend to use browser-based screenshot tools but they can’t help when it

Published on: August 28th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Why I’m looking forward to the Surface Pro 4

I’m impatiently waiting for the Surface Pro 4 to arrive. While Microsoft Corp. has not made any official announcements, the rumour mill is consolidating around an October launch. I practice information technology and

Published on: August 17th, 2015 David Canton

Windows 10 gets a price tag for those not eligible for free upgrade

A day after officially launching the free upgrade process for users of Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1, Microsoft Corp. has put a price tag on Windows 10 for those running older versions of

Published on: July 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson

How to get Cortana on Windows 10 in Canada today

Canadians often complain that they don't get access to some of the coolest technology services as quickly as their American neighbours and Microsoft's Cortana is the latest thing you can add to that

Published on: July 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Windows 10 review roundup: OS gets thumbs up on day one

There is so much being written and spoken about the launch of Windows 10. Microsoft's latest iteration of its operating system has spent the longest time in the beta testing phase compared to

Published on: July 29th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Windows 10 review: the last OS you’ll ever have to install

This might be the last review of Windows you ever have to read. Microsoft Corp. is launching Windows 10 on Wednesday and described the release as the "last version of Windows." From now on,

Published on: July 28th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Windows 10 commercial reviewed by agency execs: from ‘utterly brilliant’ to ’emotional blackmail’

Two African children totter around a desert landscape, next to a straw hut and a herd of goats. An Inuit toddler runs across the frozen tundra near a canvas tent and smiles widely,

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft’s mobile strategy unclear in post-Nokia world

If you’re one of the few Microsoft phone users left here in Canada, you can stop panicking – for now. COO Kevin Turner closed out this week’s Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in

Published on: July 17th, 2015 Christine Wong

Microsoft’s partners are coming for you, line of business buyer

Get ready, line of business purchaser of technology, because Microsoft Corp. and its reseller partners are coming for you, and the budget you control. Microsoft has thousands of its global channel partners gathered

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Windows 10 launches on July 29: What happens next?

The hype machine is gearing up with Microsoft Corp. set to release the latest version of its flagship OS, Windows 10, on July 29. What does that mean for you though, and what

Published on: July 14th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft effectively writes off Nokia acquisition in restructuring announcement

Only slightly more than a year since acquiring Nokia as the cornerstone of its mobility strategy, Microsoft Corp. announced on Wednesday that it is drastically reducing its staff in that division and taking

Published on: July 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft brings Office apps to Android phones

After a successful preview period, Microsoft Corp. has finally brought Office to Android with the launch of new Word, Excel and PowerPoint mobile apps. The mobile-optimized versions of Microsoft’s word processing, spreadsheet and

Published on: June 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras