Tutorials Archives - Page 25

Three savvy Windows shortcuts

I just keep running across more cool Windows tips. Rather than limit myself to last week's collection, I've decided to just keep going. So read on for more tips that'll make you a

Published on: February 17th, 2011 Rick Broida

Facebook Page building made easy with new tools

Businesses need Facebook Pages. The Facebook Page is replacing both blogs and corporate Web sites as the primary means of engaging customers and promoting products and services. The need to be unique and stand

Published on: February 16th, 2011 Tony Bradley

15 stupid small biz tech mistakes and how to avoid them

If you're not particularly tech-savvy, then purchasing, maintaining, and securing technology for your business can be a confusing situation to navigate. You may already know plenty about what you should do, but what

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

How to save time with hotkeys, macros and gestures

It's a shame that everyone can't bask in the joy of a function-filled keyboard or multibutton mouse. Consider the convenience of launching applications and controlling a system's volume with the press of a

Published on: February 11th, 2011 David Murphy

Video Rewind: Turn your iPad into a remote desktop connection

With the emphasis of today's newsletter on Web-based application stores and mobile operating systems we thought you might like to view once more a video on how the iPad can be used as

Published on: February 8th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

How to assess a cloud provider’s access control

Depending on what your cloud application is doing, there will be several levels of access control. The simplest is at the file level: the operating system will enforce user/group/world or access control lists

Published on: February 2nd, 2011 David Taber

Video Rewind: Businesses should stick with Facebook

With the launch of Facebook Deals in Canada, many businesses may be soon considering whether they become involved with marketing efforts on Canada's favourite social network.Though many will see the free exposure to

Published on: February 1st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Free and niche alternatives to Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is ubiquitous: It's the standard word processor in most places of business, and it often ends up installed on home PCs due to compatibility and familiarity. It isn't the only choice,

Published on: February 1st, 2011 Ian Harac

Three fast and fun Microsoft Kinect hacks

We follow the latest emerging trends in tech here at PCWorld, so we've been hooked on the Microsoft Kinect hacking scene. We decided to try some projects for ourselves and show you how

Published on: January 31st, 2011 David Daw

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

Answers to the top 21 most frustrating PC questions

Modern PCs are certainly marvels of technology--and yet for all their advances, computers still do crazy, inexplicable things. With the average machine, there's enough mystery to keep Sherlock Holmes or Miss Marple hopping

Published on: January 25th, 2011 Rick Broida

How to tweak your BIOS for a faster PC boot up

If there's a universal truth among computer users, it's that all of them want their PC to start up faster. Nobody in the history of computing ever said, "Wow, I love this 2-minute

Published on: January 21st, 2011 Rick Broida

Four pitfalls to avoid when upgrading to Office 2010

A Microsoft Office upgrade can be intimidating, particularly for companies still using Office 2003. The distance between Office 2003 and Office 2010 can incite fears of compatibility problems and business disruptions in the

Published on: January 19th, 2011

Painless Windows 7 remote troubleshooting

Whether you're a professional tech support specialist or simply the go-to tech guru for your family and friends, you know how frustrating it can be to try to fix people's PCs. The task

Published on: January 15th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Road warrior’s guide to staying connected anywhere

Picture this: You're sitting down in between meetings on a business trip, and you need to send a few quick e-mail messages and an image or two. You pull out your handy-dandy USB

Published on: January 14th, 2011 Patrick Miller