Next Android version dubbed Kitkat in brand marketing move

Google is known for naming each major version release of its mobile Android operating system after a dessert, but the next release will be the first one to be named after a specific

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

‘Windows 8, Windows 7, what’s the difference?’ SMBs asking

The fate of Windows 8 being eagerly adopted among small to mid-sized businesses or ignored like it was named Vista may lie in the hands of employees who ask for the operating system

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Dell positions itself squarely behind Windows 8 push

Windows 8 was front and centre at Dell’s second annual customer conference in Austin, Texas last week. It was on most of the computers in the Solution Center. It was on the machines

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2012 Lynn Greiner

3 tips for a successful Windows 8 roll out

Windows 8 hasn't even been released yet, but with the big day approaching this Friday it’s a good time to think about your business migration strategy. Many businesses have just recently moved to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ontario government upgrades to slightly less obsolete browser

Ontario’s public service workers will soon be working with Web technology that is slightly less obsolete with an upgrade from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 8. A memo from the Ontario Public

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

RIM unveils low-cost BlackBerry for emerging markets

Research In Motion will start selling in India from Thursday a low-cost smartphone with the BlackBerry 7 OS that will soon be offered in other emerging markets. The 10,990 Indian rupees (US$210) BlackBerry

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 18th, 2012 John Ribeiro

‘Key Lime Pie’ to be next Android OS: reports

Google Inc. has chosen the codename Key Lime Pie for the version of its Android operating system slated to follow Jelly Bean, new reports suggest today.The name, according to a story by CNET,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Windows XP seeing mass exodus for Windows 7

Microsoft's Windows XP shed a large amount of usage share again last month as users continued to desert the decade-old operating system for Windows 7. Windows XP lost 2.4 percentage points of share

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer

QNX: Software that’s literally under the hood

Many Canadians only heard of small, Ottawa-based QNX Software Systems for the first time when it was acquired by Research in Motion (RIM). It would be an important part of the struggling mobile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Microsoft aims for painless Windows 8 installation

Microsoft wants to make upgrading to Windows 8 from older Windows versions easier and faster through online delivery, no product key entry for at least one installation method and a process that involves

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2011 Ian Paul

‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ features come with security gaps

Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” is imminent with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. Early reviews suggest that Android 4.0 is a cutting edge mobile OS with a variety of awesome

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2011 Tony Bradley

Windows 8 faces several challenges to success

It always amuses me how passionate a reaction people can have over the release of a new operating system, and Microsoft Corp.’s recent unveiling of Windows 8 at its Build conference was no

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Windows Vista and its Aero interface

With Microsoft Corp. talking about Windows 8 development and analysts expecting its release sometime next year, many Windows users will no doubt be once again caught in an upgrade quandry.Should you skip Windows

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 20th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Windows 8 winning early developer enthusiasm

In the years since CEO Steve Ballmer's infamous "developers, developers, developers" battle cry, Microsoft's relationship with developers has been a vital component of the company's strategy. If early developer enthusiasm is any indication,

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