Old Adobe Flash installs on Android could be security risk

Just as Google’s Android platform has officially dropped support for Adobe Flash, more security issues have emerged for the software that’s still widely used on the Web.As reported in PCWorld, Adobe’s quarterly update

Published on: August 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Windows 8 upgrade to cost $39.99 USD

If you've got a PC running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, Microsoft will upgrade the operating system to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99 as soon as it becomes generally available.For customers

Published on: July 5th, 2012 Tim Greene

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

Published on: May 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

RIM’s positive day turns downward on analyst warning

Although today started out on a high note for Research In Motion, it looks like Monday may end on a low note, at least where the Waterloo, Ont. company's share price is concerned.The

Published on: March 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

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

Published on: November 23rd, 2011 Ian Paul

Two-thirds of Canadian SMBs run Windows 7, or plan to this year

Calgarian Lanny Meyer doesn't care to spend much time thinking about whatsort of operating system his Hearth and Home Fireplace Specialties Ltd. business should use – he just wants it to work.“We only

Published on: November 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

iOS 5 released – here’s how to upgrade your device

iOS 5 has hit the stage, and eager users everywhere are getting ready to upgrade their devices. If you're concerned about the upgrade process, or simply want to know all your setup options

Published on: October 13th, 2011 Serenity Caldwell

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

Published on: September 20th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Apple’s iOS 4.3 released early, download it now

Apple on Wednesday released iOS 4.3 for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Available first as a developer beta almost two months ago, the update is now available to all users for free

Published on: March 10th, 2011 David Chartier and Christopher Breen

10 exciting ways you can put your old computer to new uses

They're collecting dust in storage rooms and taking up extra space in your garage or office. They can't handle today's applications, peripherals or operating systems. Yes, older computers are a nuisance, like the

Published on: May 25th, 2010 John Brandon

5 ways to cut the costs of the Office 2010 upgrade

Now that Microsoft has officially kicked Office 2010 into the market, the next milestone is just weeks away: the June 15 launch of the retail versions and the beginning of the roll-out of

Published on: May 17th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Office 2010 ‘cements Microsoft’s supremacy’ in productivity suites market

Canadian businesses overwhelmingly plan to upgrade to either Microsoft Office 2010 or 2007 by the end of 2011, and some will complement licences of the office suite with less expensive or free alternatives,

Published on: May 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

McAfee ‘extremely sorry’ for update that wreaked havoc

McAfee Inc. apologized late Thursday for crippling thousands of customers' computers with a flawed update the day before. "I want to apologize on behalf of McAfee and say that we're extremely sorry for

Published on: April 26th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Most IT teams ready to commit to Windows 7

Jim Thomas said no to Windows Vista - but Windows 7 is an entirely different matter. Thomas, CIO at Pella Corp., says his IT team began beta testing Vista's successor a year ago

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Robert L. Mitchell