U.S. to allow startups access to crowdfunding ‘within 6 months’

Even though America's equity crowdfunding law is now stuck in bureaucratic red tape, one of the law's key architects says U.S. startups could be raising money through investment crowdfunding in less than six

Published on: September 13th, 2012 Christine Wong

What happens once the acquisition honeymoon is over?

It's a pretty safe bet that the founders of Instagram aren't exactly slumming it since selling their photo app startup to Facebook for a billion bucks. They're the new poster boys for startup

Published on: May 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

How to migrate from BlackBerry to Android

Finally jumping ship, huh? For better or for worse, you’re not alone: If market reports are anything to go by, Android phones have carved out about three-quarters of BlackBerry’s market share in just

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Alex Garnett

Moncton startup dials into demand for big name business advice

You could call it dial-a-dealmaker.One of Canada’s best-known, east coast, high-tech entrepreneurs is usinga low-tech way to connect budding entrepreneurs with big name businessexperts: the phone. Would-be CEOs can get one-on-one advice over

Published on: January 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Be a Dropbox ninja: 62 ways to master its use

Ask Macworld editors to name our favourite apps, and most of us would mention Dropbox. The file-synchronizing service has revolutionized the way we use our Macs; we're always looking for new things it

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Macworld Staff

Internet phone scam can cost you over $5,000 says Microsoft

Microsoft is warning about a new Internet phone scam that could cost you $875 in stolen money and as much as $4,800 in computer repair bills to undo the damage.The scammers appear to

Published on: June 17th, 2011 Ian Paul

Eight Twitter tips for successfully engaging customers

Is your business on Twitter? It should be. The microblogging site has tweeted its way, 140 characters at a time, to the top of the social media ladder. With more than 200 million members

Published on: June 14th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Winning Web strategies from award-winning Canadian sites

Offer unique content, connect to social sites and reach out to communities - these were some of the strategies employed by Web sites that won in the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) first

Published on: June 3rd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How to overclock your CPU, GPU and RAM

You want the best performance possible from your computer, but you can't afford any hardware upgrades. No problem--we'll show you how to safely overclock your existing desktop computer’s CPU, GPU, and RAM and

Published on: May 25th, 2011 Alex Wawro

How to use your smartphone as a portable video production studio

A few decades ago, even a short, amateur film cost hundreds--or thousands--of dollars to make. And your friends couldn't see it unless you invited them over and set up the 16mm projector.Today, the

Published on: May 9th, 2011 Lincoln Spector

Try out these 7 free security tools for Linux

One of the big advantages of using Linux is that its security tends to be so much better than that of the competing alternatives. That's due in large part to the way Linux

Published on: April 13th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

How to set up a Windows’ network in your home office

Households are increasingly becoming multiple-PC homes. And as people add extra PCs to a home, they naturally want to share files between those systems. Typical multi-PC households also tend to have different operating

Published on: April 7th, 2011 Loyd Case

Do-it-yourself tech accessories

Ingenuity: It's the stuff of legends in the geek world. After all, why should you waste your hard-earned cash or spend hours at the old electronics store to purchase items that you can

Published on: March 30th, 2011 David Murphy

Clean up your Mac in 6 easy steps

It’s spring again, and with the new season comes the age-old ritual of cleaning out things you ignored for most of the year. Far be it from me to suggest that you clean

Published on: March 23rd, 2011 Kirk McElhearn