Here are the top 10 anti-spam products that actually work

Austria-based security testing organization AV Comparatives (AVC) recently tested 12 high-profile spam filter software products for effectiveness and useability. Overall, 10 of the products tested blocked more than 90 per cent of the

Published on: April 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New Microsoft Outlook app could infringe on businesses’ privacy

The new Microsoft Outlook app for iOS may be the one of the best email apps to come out in a while – but according to IT security professionals, it also presents myriad

Published on: February 6th, 2015 Candice So

‘Unsend’ feature finally comes to email

Vanessa Hojda was an unknown Toronto-based York University student before she accidentally attached a photo of Nicolas Cage instead of her resume to an email job application. After sharing her mishap on her

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft launches Office 365 with rates tailored to small business

After stumbling twice with offering productivity applications as a service, Microsoft Corp. is finally giving what those who dream of in a cloud service have always wanted: a full-featured Office 365. The company

Published on: February 27th, 2013 Howard Solomon

New Microsoft Outlook features include Peek, People, and Profiles

The next version of Outlook, part of Office 15, is all about touch and unification with other Microsoft products including native Hotmail and social networking integration, a new feature called Peek, a Windows Phone-style

Published on: March 21st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Predictions 2012: Will Google+ be another ‘Buzz’ kill?

Part 2 in our series outlining IT World Canada's editorial staff predictions for 2012 focuses on Google Plus. Will it flop like Buzz? or will it dominate as a social network?Nestor Arellano, Senior

Published on: December 28th, 2011 IT World Canada Staff

Three top automated email reminder plugins and services

Many of us use our email inbox as a to-do list. Keeping that to-do list organized and easily accessible is a daunting task--especially with scores of new messages arriving daily. Each of these

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Liane Cassavoy

Microsoft reveals Lion’s share of Office for Mac problems

Microsoft last week confirmed that customers running Office for Mac will experience problems with the suite on Apple's new Lion operating system.The most serious of the bugs crashes Communicator when Office for Mac

Published on: July 25th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Top 10 Microsoft Office add-ons to boost productivity

Like most people who own PCs, you probably rely on Microsoft Office to get a lot of your work done. And you probably wish that you could get more out of the suite.

Published on: May 26th, 2011 Preston Gralla

Mac users guide: make the switch to Outlook 2011

If you've already upgraded to Microsoft Office 2011 from an earlier edition--or are considering doing so--you probably know that e-mail, calendars, and contacts are now handled by a new application called Outlook (

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Joe Kissell

Office 2011 for Mac outshines Windows version, says analyst

Microsoft yesterday launched Office for Mac 2011, the newest version of its application suite designed for Mac OS X.One analyst immediately dubbed it "the best Office ever."Office 2011 is Microsoft's first for the

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Google Desktop makes critical information easy to find

Looking for a relatively simple and inexpensive way to improve end user productivity? Desktop search tools can help end users swiftly locate critical nuggets of data, freeing up time for more important tasks.

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Mike Heck

Outlook security flaw allows hackers to disguise file types

Microsoft today patched five vulnerabilities in Windows and Office, including a bug hackers have been exploiting for almost a month.As expected, yesterday's patch slate was short: Just four security updates that included fixes

Published on: July 14th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Tap Google for a better, wireless BlackBerry sync

We all have our morning rituals – that first cup of coffee, a stretch to touch the toes, and connecting your BlackBerry via mini-USB to one's computer for a sync-up. This has been

Published on: June 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson