Articles By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Twitter releases first transparency report

The Canadian government asked Twitter to hand over information about its users 11 times since the beginning of the year, the social networking Web site revealed today. Twitter has releasedĀ its first ever transparency

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

10 creative ways to make use of your old iPad

Apple Inc. quietly updated its iPad retail lineup March 18 by swapping out the iPad 2 for the fourth-generation iPad with Retina Display, selling it as the second-tier iPad option in Canada and

Published on: June 18th, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Pinterest announces redesign and iPad app

Pinterest, the popular pinboard site, will be getting redesigned profile pages and an iPad app in the near future, the company's cofounder and chief executive, Ben Silbermann, announced at SXSW.  Silbermann, speaking at SXSW

Published on: March 14th, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Digital pickpockets can dip into Google Wallet

A new and troubling vulnerability in Google Wallet has been exposed. Unlike a low-risk security issue identified yesterday, today's security flaw is described as painfully easy to exploit. Security firm Zvelo yesterday discovered

Published on: February 10th, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Four Windows 8 features you can get right now

Windows 8 will be the first Windows operating system since Windows 95 to drastically modify the user interface. Not only will we see a port of the Windows Phone 7 Metro UI, we'll

Published on: December 20th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Hands-free phones impair driving

You may be aware of the dangers of driving and texting, using mobile apps, or talking with a handset. But did you know that just talking--even on a hands-free device, such as a

Published on: December 16th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Snapping nude photos of laptop

We've all heard the cool stories about how people are able to recovertheir stolen electronics using various tracking services. But onegadget-tracking service may have gone too far--a U.S. District Judgehas ruled against Absolute

Published on: September 1st, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Luddite’s guide to online video conferencing

Video chat is all the rage these days, thanks to new services such as Google+ Hangouts and Skype/Facebook integrated video chat. Video chatting is a great way to stay in touch with family

Published on: August 9th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Facebook for Business launches in wake of Google+ cull

Facebook introduced "Facebook for Business," a step-by-step guideline and tips page for small businesses using Facebook on Tuesday. This news is interesting, Colleen Taylor from GigaOm points out, primarily because it comes in

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Run a small biz from your smartphone

Write, edit, share Read part 1 of this story. Click here. No matter what you're doing for your business, you'll probably need to write or edit the occasional document--and while it might be

Published on: July 25th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Run a small biz from your smartphone

You know that running a business can be tough. Luckily, you have technology on your side.Thanks to smartphones, you no longer need to stay tied to a desk. Plenty of apps out there--organizational

Published on: July 22nd, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

5 Web site building services every small business should use

Your company's online presence begins and ends with your Web site. But hiring a designer to dress it up can be expensive--and that's not even including the cost of a custom domain name

Published on: July 8th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Don’t neglect print materials in electronic world

Social media and online networking may be all the rage, but that doesn't mean you should neglect your small business's print presence. Professional-looking print materials are essential for making a good real-world first

Published on: July 6th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Acer Veriton L4510G a slim desktop PC for the office

Businesses looking for small, quick desktop PCs would do well to check out Acer's Veriton line. The Acer Veriton L4610G is a slim, reasonably powerful machine that will fit anywhere and do just

Published on: June 20th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Google PageRank bully pleads guilty to fraud

The online merchant who notoriously bullied his customers--in hopes that they would be inspired to leave him bad online reviews and subsequently up his Google PageRank--pled guilty to several counts against him on

Published on: May 16th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal