Putting cloud-based tools into action

With no official corporate office or IT staff, the 30 full-time Gurnet Consulting consultants have become some of the industry's ultimate power cloud and social networking users.Consultants within the firm, which specializes in

Published on: July 18th, 2011 Tim Greene

Abode Dreamweaver CS5.5 tackles mobile app development

Adobe Dreamweaver has long been a staple of Web design. With Dreamweaver CS5.5, Adobe steps up to enhance this app for the mobile app universe. (Pricing, as of 6/17/11, is $119 to upgrade

Published on: June 24th, 2011 Alan Stafford

Dropbox drops the ball on account security

Online storage service Dropbox made an embarrassing error Monday, turning off password authentication for millions of users.The company updated some code on the service just before 2:00 pm Monday, yet the new code

Published on: June 22nd, 2011 Robert Dutt

Sprint said to be testing CDMA-based iPhone

Sprint is in advanced testing of an iPhone, possibly for sale this fall, that would run at first on a 3G wireless network rather than Sprint's faster WiMax, according to recent reports.Reports that

Published on: June 13th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

How to fix 5 pesky Excel nightmares

Have you ever wondered if Microsoft Excel was invented by a sadist?Trying to edit multiple files at one time becomes a game of "Find the worksheet." You know that the feature you need

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Lincoln Spector

Security concerns hindering cloud commitment

Concerns about the security of cloud applications are keeping a significant number of organizations from going further with deploying more of the technology, according to a new report. CDW LLC, a provider of technology products

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Joan Goodchild

FileBrowser is a cheap file sharing tool for iPads

Since the iPad's release, wirelessly sharing files between the tablet and Mac and Windows computers has become easier. For the most part, this is because many apps enable you to link and sync

Published on: May 25th, 2011 Jeff Merron

Six ways to master iPad file management

It's true that you can use your iPad instead of your Mac to take care of many common computing tasks. But unless you're ready to ditch Mac OS X entirely, you'll still need

Published on: May 13th, 2011 Lex Friedman

Google releases Android 3.1, plans to unify mobile OS

Google gave Android developers several reasons to cheer on Tuesday with its announcement of new versions of the operating system, as well as the addition of music and movies to the Android Market.With

Published on: May 11th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez and Melissa J. Perenson

5 tech innovators that took the wrong turn

Tech companies are usually divided into two groups: successes and failures. But some that failed in the end created innovative products that pushed the IT industry forward, and in some cases dominated their

Published on: May 10th, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Inside RIM’s social network integration plans

Although Research in Motion made its name by delivering secure corporate email, it has had to move quickly to adapt to the ever-shifting world of social networking.Now that users expect a wide array

Published on: May 6th, 2011 Brad Reed

RIM fights for BlackBerry relevance

Research in Motion rattled off a slew of product updates at its Blackberry World conference Monday, including two new Bold smartphones, the Blackberry 7 OS, and a couple of key apps for the

Published on: May 3rd, 2011 Jared Newman and Matt Hamblen

Malicious Facebook app infects 5 million in 48 hours

The post from Timothy Wong, one of ITBusiness.ca's Facebook friends, sounded apologetic: Is it just me or is there another Facebook app spambot? Looks like it started sometime today. It appears to be

Published on: April 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Rent Photoshop for $35 per month

Adobe will start renting Photoshop and other of its flagship products from $35 per month on a subscription basis, the company on Monday announced. The applications will be part of Adobe's new Creative

Published on: April 12th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu