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

How To In Windows 10: Start up Cortana in Canada

With the launch by Microsoft Corp. of Windows 10 this summer, it was great news for fans of the software that were, let’s face it, ready for some innovation. One new feature we

Published on: September 17th, 2015 Jody Blinoff

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