Windows 8’s ‘one OS to rule them all’ approach forgets the shared PC

I recently got my hands on a Windows 8 Pro DVD and was eager to install it on my media centre PC. Using the computer from the couch, I envisioned the larger, touch-friendly

Published on: December 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

How to get started on social media

It’s telling that when the Google+ social network launched in June, businesses clamored to get on the service as quickly as possible. For most businesses, being active on social media is now a

Published on: October 19th, 2011 David Daw

Tom Green wages Twitter battle for plum account name

When lowbrow comedian Tom Green called on his legion of Web show fans to help him convince a Humber College interactive multimedia professor with the same name to hand over his Twitter account

Published on: October 18th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Hackers sharpen ‘spear phishing’ attacks for high profile targets

Recent break-ins at high-profile targets like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) demonstrate just how proficient hackers have become at "spear phishing," researchers said today."Today's spear phishing is not only more prevalent but also

Published on: June 14th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Top 10 most important Facebook security settings

Updates to the interface. New features. Opt-in vs. opt-out. Keeping up with Facebook's constantly evolving landscape—and the way it impacts the security and privacy of your account—can be a challenge. We've done the

Published on: March 21st, 2011 Kristin Burnham

How to commit digital harakiri

Remember the good ol' days, when you only had one Inbox to check once or twice a day? Those were simpler times.Things have changed as the communications paradigm of our modern, digital and

Published on: February 19th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to commit digital suicide

Digital Suicide

Published on: February 18th, 2010 Brian Jackson

PC Financial’s online banking site gets top ‘user experience’ rating

President's Choice Financial's Web site does the best job of wooing prospective customers, a new study finds.The survey was done by Keynote Systems Inc. in San Mateo, Calif., a provider of test and

Published on: December 3rd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Facebook home page makeover sparks backlash among users

Facebook gave its homepage a makeover ...again. Last Friday the social networking site quietly rolled out some fairly significant changes to the way information is displayed on your homepage. The updates make the

Published on: October 27th, 2009 Tony Bradley

Developers flock to Google App Engine as kinks smoothed out

Requests are piling up from enthusiastic programmers using the App Engine hosted application development environment,again testing Google's ability to meet the expectations of external developers, a demanding bunch that the company considers key

Published on: July 7th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez