Can a computer ever be secure enough for Grandma?

Has this ever happened to you? No matter where you are in your career, you still get unscheduled support calls from your mom, asking for help with her latest computer gremlin. I'm sure

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Running old PCs? That could cost you more than $4,000 a year

Small businesses running just three older PCs in their offices can lose out on both employee productivity and money for repairs - potentially racking up costs of about $4,000 per year, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2013 Candice So

The meaning of Ballmer [an insider’s take]

Change at the top of the world’s largest tech companies is always a seismic event. We all remember where we were when we first heard Bill Gates was going to step down as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Carmi Levy

Windows 8.1 adds new gesture controls and restores Start button

Microsoft Corp. has pushed out its first big update to Windows 8 to the Windows Store, responding to some of the criticisms about the touch-oriented operating system. While the live tiles design that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Acer unveils 4 new touch screen hybrids, Ultrabooks at Computex

  With a slew of product announcements at the 33rd annual Computex Taipei Design and Innovation Awards this week, there has been a lot of interesting gadgets forthcoming, including some from Acer America Corp. Acer scored

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Candice So

PCs aren’t dying – we’re just using them longer

If there’s one meme I find more annoying than all the others that permeate the technology industry, it’s the contention that the traditional personal computer is dying. We hear it a lot, usually

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Windows 8 buying intentions tepid: survey

While Microsoft Corp. has been trying to build the hype around its new Windows 8 operating system, a new survey from a security vendor shows it might not be working. While 56 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

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

Samsung’s new Windows 8 hybrids meld tablet and notebook features

New York – Samsung, with its new lineup of Windows 8 devices, is trying to mesh the needs of the living room with those of the boardroom. At a launch event at the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2012 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft begins pre-sale for Windows 8

Windows 8 is now available for pre-order ahead of the Oct. 26 launch, Microsoft Corp. announced today. Windows 8 PCs from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Samsung, and Sony also went on sale today

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Mobile ads, videos gain ground on desktop campaigns

Advertisers, take note: go mobile and do video. Those are the two main conclusions from data gathered for Say Media bycomScore, according to our source story from MediaPost. The study of1,200 smartphone and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 2nd, 2012 Christine Wong

GoodReader update brings native Windows file sharing to iPad

The good folks behind the GoodReader app have made it easier to share documents between that iOS app and Windows PCs and laptops. GoodReader is an iOS document-reader app that helps view, navigate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 26th, 2012 Christine Wong

Windows 8 tablets set to surge onto market

Microsoft yesterday confirmed that Windows 8 will be entirely released by the end of October, signaling when Windows 8 laptops, PCs and tablet will start hitting the market.Soon after Microsoft's announcement of Windows

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2012 Kartik Sharma

Apple challenges ultrabooks with MacBook Air price cut

Apple did something very unusual Monday: It cut prices.As part of its long-awaited notebook refresh, Apple dropped the priceof three of the four models in its signature MacBook Air line by $100,representing cuts

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer