’s plan to hook up Canada’s early stage tech players

When Muneer Nawab says he started out in tech young, he really means it. “My father was a computer science professor. He taught me to programbasically since I could read,” says Ottawa-born Nawab,

Published on: June 14th, 2012 Christine Wong

5 awesome but little-known LinkedIn features

If you're job hunting or looking to expand your professional network, many people turn to LinkedIn and its portfolio of features and tools to browse job listings, connect with colleagues, ask questions, join

Published on: May 1st, 2012 Kristin Burnham

Strong social networks secret to startup funding, study finds

It really is all about who you know, at least if you're an Ontariostartup looking for money.A preliminary study on the role of contact networks in the success ofOntario startups has found that

Published on: November 9th, 2011 Christine Wong

5 top new features in iOS 5

Apple has been sure to highlight the apps receiving the biggest changes in iOS 5--Safari, for example--but there are still many new features in iOS 5's other built-in apps that haven't gotten as

Published on: October 8th, 2011 Serenity Caldwell

Mobile business card reading apps comparison

If you believe the technological vision of the future prophesized by some mobile advocates, business cards will soon be a thing of the past. Soon enough we'll all be swapping our contact information

Published on: September 19th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Google improves already solid Gmail and Contacts services

Google unveiled a redesigned and retooled Gmail and Contacts this week. While a vocal minority is objecting to the update on the social networks, most users seem to like the changes.I think the

Published on: August 16th, 2010 Mike Elgan

Tap Google for a better, wireless BlackBerry sync

We all have our morning rituals – that first cup of coffee, a stretch to touch the toes, and connecting your BlackBerry via mini-USB to one's computer for a sync-up. This has been

Published on: June 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Buzz off — Why you won’t want Google Buzz following your contacts

A day after its launch, privacy concerns have been raised about Google's new Gmail-based social-networking tool, Buzz.At issue is a feature that compiles a list of the Gmail contacts who users most frequently

Published on: February 12th, 2010 Robert McMillan and Sharon Machlis

An IT exec’s job search story and what you can learn from it

Last summer, Henry Hirschel shared with readers one of his job search secrets-specifically, his technique for identifying whether hiring managers and recruiters were checking out his résumé, LinkedIn profile and websites. At the

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

Top 10 ways to have an awesome Microsoft Outlook experience

Many of us have a love-hate relationship with Outlook - yes we hate it because sometimes it crashes unexpectedly, or it takes an extra three to ten seconds to do something that we

Published on: March 17th, 2009 James Wing

Mind your manners for LinkedIn networking success

Building a strong profile on LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, has taken on greater importance as the economy slips deeper into a recession. What information you decide to include, or exclude, could

Published on: December 5th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Top tips on managing your BlackBerry address book contacts, phone profiles

Most modern mobile phones give owners a vast amount of freedom when it comes to personalizing call and message alert profiles. But BlackBerry handhelds from Research In Motion (RIM) in particular are among the most customizable

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Al Sacco

Taking a bite out of Apple’s iPhone v2.1 software

Canadians were eager when the iPhone 3G came out on July 11 – the first iPhone available in Canada also boasted many improvements, such as faster Internet speeds, improved voice quality, more storage

Published on: September 16th, 2008 Brian Jackson

How to do 15 common PC tasks faster – part one

Time isn't money; it's much more precious than that. Whether you're doing something creative like making a podcast or building a blog, or slogging through chores such as backing up data, removing viruses,

Published on: May 2nd, 2008 Lincoln Spector