Articles By Ian Paul

Fast 5: Quick ways to make money online

Who says you can't make money online? Prison guards at a Chinese prison camp are reportedly forcing inmates to smash rocks by day and play World of Warcraft at night. The purpose of the all-night

Published on: May 30th, 2011 Ian Paul

Soluto desktop utility speeds boot time, solves software problems

PC utility Soluto is moving beyond speeding up your boot time and now helps you solve software conflicts and rid your Web browser of unnecessary toolbars, add-ons and plug-ins. The company, also called

Published on: May 26th, 2011 Ian Paul

Windows 8 expected to come in many flavours

Microsoft will make at least four different versions of Windows 8 for devices with ARM processors, but you won't be running older Windows apps on any of them, according to an Intel executive.

Published on: May 19th, 2011 Ian Paul

Facebook Deals 2.0:

Facebook's anticipated 'Groupon-killer' offering group-based local coupon deals reportedly launches on Tuesday in five pilot cities in the U.S. including Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, San Diego and San Francisco. The service is called Facebook Deals--the old

Published on: April 27th, 2011 Ian Paul

How to beat the New York Times’ pay wall

The New York Times online paywall officially goes up Monday around 2 p.m. Eastern. After that you'll have to pay at least $7.40 per week for unlimited access to the site. The paper is hoping

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Ian Paul

Tax season scams and how to avoid them

You may not want to think about your taxes until the last moment, but online scammers are already plotting to separate you from your tax refund and your identity. Scams for the 2011

Published on: March 28th, 2011 Ian Paul

Facebook Questions: an in-depth look at the new feature

Facebook recently launched a new question-and-answer feature that helps supply answers to important questions such as "Where's the best burger in New York City?" or "Which smartphone do you use?" The new feature

Published on: March 28th, 2011 Ian Paul

Top 5 security threats to watch out for this year

Online malicious activity was a major headache in 2010, and so far, 2011 is no different: We've seen scams and malware on Twitter, Facebook, and the Android Market, as well as a rise

Published on: March 11th, 2011 Ian Paul

Tablet Wars: Where developers are placing their bets

Chances are if you're looking for the hottest third-party applications for tablet devices you'll find them on the iPad or an Android-powered device, according to a recent survey.Appcelerator, makers of cross-platform app development

Published on: January 27th, 2011 Ian Paul

How to use Google’s Cloud Print

Cloud Print, Google's long-anticipated online printing solution, recently launched as a public beta for Windows users, and the feature, which is supposed to allow you to print remotely to a networked printer, is

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Ian Paul

Facebook tells developers where you live

Your home address and phone number are now part of the information dump third-party developers can obtain through Facebook-powered Web site logins and applications.A new policy lets you authorize applications such as Facebook

Published on: January 18th, 2011 Ian Paul

Sneak peek at 5 features in iOS 4.3 beta

Apple isn't wasting any time getting to work this January after bringing the iPhone to Verizon earlier this week. The company released the first beta version of iOS 4.3 for iPad, iPhone, iPod

Published on: January 14th, 2011 Ian Paul

YouTube Canada’s top 10 videos of 2010

Step aside Google Zeitgeist -- it's YouTube's turn to show off the top 10 videos added to the video sharing site in 2010. People watched more than 700 billion videos on YouTube this

Published on: December 14th, 2010 Ian Paul

Rumoured Facebook e-mail won’t launch in Canada today

Rumor has it American Facebook users may be getting e-mail addresses ending with "@facebook.com" as early as Monday. It's a thought that likely has privacy advocates cringing as even more user data would

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Ian Paul

Samsung Galaxy Tab holds its own in review round-up

The reviews are in and the Samsung Galaxy Tab one-panel slate is a hit, mostly. Reviewers don't appear to be bothered by the Galaxy Tab's diminutive size compared to the iPad, no matter

Published on: November 12th, 2010 Ian Paul