iOS 5: Understanding iCloud and Wi-Fi sync features

Thanks to the combination of iTunes 10.5, iOS 5, and iCloud, you can sync data wirelessly with your iOS device. In fact, there are two ways to do so: iCloud syncing, which sends

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2011 Dan Frakes

Government librarians tap social media to stay relevant

Far from the stereotypical image of a stodgy old librarian shushing those who rustle book pages too loudly, librarians in Ontario’s public service are embracing new media to keep their clients up to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Ontario museum using hi-tech goodies to enhance visitor experience

The Royal Ontario Museum is tapping technology in the hope of luring visitors out to a new gallery, including a barrage of touch screens, a high-grade videoconferencing system, and a revamped Web site.When

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Vast majority of Canadian firms dig social media but corporate adoption still very shallow

A majority of Canadian companies believe failure to incorporate social networking technology into their business practices would mean a significant loss of market share. However, uncertainty over new technology and security concerns, according

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Connect with Facebook generation, expert urges Canadian companies

TLDNR. If you don't know what it means then you also probably don't have a clue why most people under 25 don't read the Globe and Mail.The acronym stands for "too long, did

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2008 Nestor Arellano


iPod tax Japan’s answer to piracy

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Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2008 IDG News Service

Mile-high Wi-Fi: Internet access returns to airplanes

The service will take off next year and hopes to succeed where Boeing's Connexion service failed in 2006.Click here to download.Previous IT Business podcasts can be found here.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2008 IDG News Service

Why podcasting hasn’t hit primetime…yet

Last week, I said something in a Slashdot posting that rubbed people the wrong way. I compared Twitter to podcasting, asking whether Twitter's competition and revenue-related challenges would relegate the service to the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 17th, 2008 Ian Lamont

Simple ways to create and effectively use podcasts

In the fast-paced 24/7 environment of E-Comm 911 Inc., the Vancouver region's emergency services call centre, it can be a challenge to keep their 400 employees in the corporate loop.But the centre has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Embrace social networking before it’s too late, experts caution

Terms such as "Web 2.0", "Enterprise 2.0" and "social networking in the enterprise" are bandied around rather freely these days.Senior executives realize they had better wrap their corporate heads around the reality these

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 31st, 2008 Brian Jackson

Web 2.0 skills that advance your career and where to get them.

"Web 2.0" is a phrase that's been around for a few years, but it still has some uncertainty around it. Is it just marketing hype, or does it represent a substantial change in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 10th, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee

Wiki your way to a smarter staff

As businesses cautiously integrate Web 2.0 tools into their daily operations, small and large scale corporations can look to a Canadian not-for-profit organization on how to take use the technology for workplace training.Taking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

A word with Michael Dell

Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn't the only celeb in town, at least for IT types. Michael Dell direct PC sales king Michael Dell was also in town and put aside some time to talk about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2007 Dave Webb