6 sneaky April Fool’s tech pranks to try at work

You know what day it is today. And if there's ever a Jim Halpert wannabe in your office you better be on your guard.The workplace desktop can be a goldmine of hilarious tech

Published on: April 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Organize your PC in five easy steps

Today is National Organize Your Home Office Day for 2011. While many will be focused on finally filing that growing pile of documents and receipts on their desk, actually implementing a filing system

Published on: March 8th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Canadians’ holiday tech shopping plans

Canadians who find their stockings stuffed with productivity-boosting electronic gadgets this Christmas are most likely to find a laptop, and equally as likely to find a desktop computer crammed in there as they

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Four tiny desktop PCs that pack a performance punch

The next time you're in a library, Internet cafe or hotel lobby, look around: There's a good chance you'll see more than a few people using ultra-small form factor PCs -- computers that

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Brian Nadel

Top 10 free or cheap downloads to unlock your printer’s potential

What's the most underused productivity tool in your home or office? Your printer. Confined within that unassuming box, however, is a lot of power--far more than you might imagine.We've assembled ten printer downloads

Published on: March 29th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Look at these things when buying a desktop PC

Once you've determined the type of desktop system you want --a compact PC, a budget system, a mainstream all-purpose model, or a performance crackerjack--you need to know what components to look for. The

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nate Ralph

Flashlight let banks remotely probe customers’ computers

Security vendor Trusteer's latest product will allow banks to remotely investigate their customers' computers if it is suspected the PC has been hacked.The service, called Flashlight, is designed to enable banks security experts

Published on: March 16th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

Kneber botnet — a multi-headed hydra that’s wreaking havoc

Information gathered about a newly discovered botnet called Kneber indicates that multiple infections by different malware on the same host could work together as a sophisticated mechanism to give all the malware a

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Tim Greene

Apple’s 27-inch iMac – big, beautiful and great bang for your buck

Apple's new 27-in. iMac can be described in one word: stunning. Don't take my word for it. That's based on the cluster of techie-types and graphic designers who popped into my office last

Published on: October 30th, 2009 Ken Mingis

Apple’s newest Mac Pro breaks speed barriers with Nehalem

Every time it updates its professional-level workstation, Apple brands the new Mac Pro as "the fastest Mac ever." It's an interesting dilemma for the company, because the boast -- albeit true -- is

Published on: April 17th, 2009 Dan Turner

Ten ways to turn your Mac into a lean, mean, agile machine…right now

Apple Inc. hasn't done much talking about Snow Leopard, the next-generation update to Mac OS X that's due to be released in 2009 (possibly within the first quarter of the year).But in what

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Ryan Faas

ClickFree enables hassle-free auto data backups

While you know the importance of backing up data, if you're like the majority of PC users, you probably find backup procedures time consuming and complicated.A product that could simplify and speed up

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

A “solid” way to turbo-charge your PC for around $200

A lot of solid-state disk (SSD) drive reviews and features have been circulating around the Internet lately, and I've noticed that the speeds of those products are increasing remarkably, even as manufacturers use

Published on: September 23rd, 2008 Lucas Mearian

More than 80 per cent of businesses now use Macs

Nearly 80 per cent of businesses have Macs in-house, nearly double the percentage that said they had users running Mac OS X two years ago, a research firm said today."Then, we were talking

Published on: June 30th, 2008 Gregg Keizer