Leaked Windows 8.1 images hint at future of Windows 9

While the first screenshots of the upcoming Windows 8.1 update didn't seem to promise too many drastic changes, this week, we've seen newly leaked images surfacing - and these imply better interaction between

Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Candice So

HP reveals version 2.0 of the Z workstation

Hewlett-Packard Co. has launched an update to its Z workstation, billing its new Z1 G2 workstation as the “second generation” of its heavy-duty, high-performance computers. It’s been a few years since we’ve seen

Published on: January 6th, 2014 Candice So

FileMaker Pro 13 has a handy Web browser version, ramped up mobile features

FileMaker Inc. is rolling out a new version of its database software today– and this time, users will be able to access it directly from the Web. An Apple Inc. subsidiary, FileMaker creates

Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Candice So

Using an iPad as an extension of a Mac (or Windows PC)

I'm a recent convert to the Mac universe and have been taking some geeky delight in setting up my new MacBook Pro and tweaking OS X to suite my personal computing habits and

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Apple event launches iPads, iMacs, and MacBooks to steal Microsoft’s Windows 8 thunder

Apple Inc. met the expectations of many today with the launch of a 7.9-inch iPad mini tablet, but it didn’t stop there with its Fall event. It went on to announce a whole

Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Disable Windows Gadgets or risk attack, Microsoft advises

Rather than fix vulnerabilities with Gadgets and the Sidebar in Windows Vista and Windows 7, Microsoft is advising users to disable the features altogether.Gadgets and Sidebar allow users to add visual information and

Published on: July 11th, 2012 Jared Newman

Windows 8 Release Preview now available for download

Windows 8 Release Preview is now available for download in 14 languages, Microsoft Corp. announced today. Previously only a Consumer Preview of the next major operating system update from Microsoft had been available.

Published on: May 31st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple CEO predicts tablets will outsell PCs

Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that tablets such as the iPad will outsell PCs in the coming years thanks to the explosive popularity of one-panel slates as well as innovation from tablet makers and app

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Ian Paul

State of the Canadian SMB 2011

To mark small business month in October 2011, ITBusiness.ca conducted a survey of Canada's small to medium-sized businesses to ask them about technology: their challenges, their pain points, and their successes. Here's what

Published on: November 14th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Express IT: Mac vs. PC budget edition

We all have our preference. Some of us live and breathe Windows on the PC platform, while others are die-hard Mac fans - and the debate has been fueled thanks to funny and

Published on: November 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Compaq all-in-one desktop recognizes your face

Just last month, HP looked ready to kill off its Personal Systems Group and bury the TouchPad along with it. But things change quickly, especially with new CEO Meg Whitman at the helm.Now

Published on: November 3rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Windows 8 winning early developer enthusiasm

In the years since CEO Steve Ballmer's infamous "developers, developers, developers" battle cry, Microsoft's relationship with developers has been a vital component of the company's strategy. If early developer enthusiasm is any indication,

Published on: September 19th, 2011 Paul Krill

Analysts question if Windows 8 will be limited on low-power processors

Analysts are questioning whether Microsoft Corp. will be able to reach its goal of unifying tablets and desktop PCs with a single operating system after the software giant unveiled a Windows 8 prototype

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Brian Jackson