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

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