Tutorials Archives - Page 28

How to use CRM tools to crowd-source product strategy

In most product-driven firms, product planning is one of the highest leverage processes in the whole company. There's a huge difference in the profitability of a "hit" vs. a me-too product, and a

Published on: November 9th, 2010 David Taber

Gmail guide: power tips to optimize Google’s Web mail

A long time ago, most people who used webmail were cybercafe-frequenting, patchouli-scented trustafarians backpacking through Europe. Just about everybody else used a real e-mail client that ran on the desktop.But times change. With

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

How to buy network-attached storage for your small business

Network-attached storage (NAS) can make your business easier to run and more efficient in multiple ways.NAS boxes started out as simple ethernet-connected file servers for workgroup storage and backup on a local network.

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Jon Jacobi

Windows Movie Maker: guide to free and easy video editing

Video is everywhere these days. More and more websites are including video content, while video-hosting site YouTube is the third most popular web destination after Google and Facebook. The cost of shooting video

Published on: November 4th, 2010 James Morris

7 Outlook 2011 tips

Microsoft's Outlook 2011 isn't just the same old Entourage 2008 e-mail program repackaged with a sleek new surface. From consolidated inboxes to Quick Look support, there are just as many improvements under the

Published on: November 3rd, 2010 Nathan Alderman

How to turn great tech ideas into a successful business

Great IT inventions do not always translate into successful businesses. In fact, according to a Toronto-based SMB (small and medium sized business) mentor, many inventors end up wasting time and money on developing

Published on: November 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Mac users guide: make the switch to Outlook 2011

If you've already upgraded to Microsoft Office 2011 from an earlier edition--or are considering doing so--you probably know that e-mail, calendars, and contacts are now handled by a new application called Outlook (

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Joe Kissell

Unleash Android’s multimedia muscle

A pop quiz: iPhone is to iTunes as Android is to what? If you're coming up blank, there's good reason.Apple's mobile world is all about a one-size-fits-all philosophy: When you buy an iPhone,

Published on: October 29th, 2010 J.R. Raphael

Video Rewind: How to pick locks and escape handcuffs

Toronto's Sector conference just wrapped up another year, and computer security entrepreneurs and experts are going home with lots to think about.Physical security is just one of those many topics. Just because these

Published on: October 28th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

How to copy files, remove viruses from your flash drive

The other day, my wife asked me how to copy a PowerPoint presentation to a flash drive so she could take it with her to school. I was a little shocked. My very

Published on: October 28th, 2010 Rick Broida

Cure a Windows infection using Linux

If you use Linux on your company's desktop or server computers, you're already familiar with many of the security advantages the open source operating system offers over its Windows and Mac rivals. What

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

7 essential CIO leadership skills

In the new book The CIO Edge: Seven Leadership Skills You Need to Drive Results, the trio of authors argue that CIOs' leadership and people skills are the biggest determinate of their success--or

Published on: October 20th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum

How to get support for open source software

One of the most persistent myths surrounding Linux and other open source software is that there's no easy way to get good support. Just this week, for instance, we saw this claim used

Published on: October 18th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

Master iPhone video editing with iMovie mobile

To take advantage of the video recording capabilities of the iPhone 4 and the latest iPod touch, Apple introduced a new iOS app for editing video: iMovie 1.1 for iPhone 4 and iPod

Published on: October 18th, 2010 Jeff Carlson

How to record a cell phone call

After months of searching, I've finally got a solution to record my cell phone conversations. As a journalist, it's only natural that I want to record many of my phone conversations for the

Published on: October 18th, 2010 Brian Jackson