Video Rewind: Google’s services for business

Google Canada launched its Canada Get Your Business Online initiative this week, telling the 1 million Canadian small businesses without a Web site that it's time to get online.Related Story: Google offers to

Published on: March 31st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

App Store only place worth selling mobile games, say developers

Mobile game businesses interested in making money should focus only on Apple’s App Store and ignore other mobile platforms, according to independent developers.Three Toronto-based independent game developers speaking at GameON Finance agreed that

Published on: January 24th, 2011 Brian Jackson

ClamAV offers businesses free, cloud-based antivirus

Most of us don't like paying for antivirus (AV) software, but at least home users can rely on one of the free options, such as Microsoft Security Essentials, avast!, or AVG Free. However,

Published on: January 19th, 2011 Keir Thomas

Chatter.com sidesteps IT admins, encourages ad-hoc adoption

Salesforce.com’s decision to make Chatter free and launch Chatter.com in February is a bid to increase ad-hoc adoption of the social business collaboration network in the same style as Google Apps, according to

Published on: December 14th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Avast Pro Antivirus 5 is fast, easy to use

Avast Pro Antivirus 5 ($40 for a single-PC, one-year license as of 11/23/2010) ranks third in our roundup of 2011 paid antivirus products. When we last looked at Avast's paid antivirus offering, our

Published on: December 6th, 2010 Nick Mediati

Avira AntiVir Personal a strong, free antivirus contender

Avira AntiVir Personal ranked second in our late 2010 roundup of free antivirus products. AntiVir has strength where it counts most: It did a great job at detecting and blocking malware. That said,

Published on: December 3rd, 2010 Nick Mediati

Free vs. paid antivirus software showdown

Depending on whom you ask, paying for antivirus software is either a good investment or a total ripoff. In reality, neither viewpoint is accurate. You can find plenty of good reasons to choose

Published on: December 1st, 2010 Nick Mediati

Wave Accounting offers free budget tracking for small businesses

A Toronto start-up launched a free online accounting service for small businesses on Tuesday, aiming to compete directly with spreadsheets and shoeboxes.Wave Accounting connects with the bank accounts and credit cards of entrepreneurs

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

5 fabulous free downloads and services for small businesses

By Keir Thomas These are frugal times for business, and an organization starting out might have very little money to spend on IT. Even if you're part of an established business, you're probably

Published on: November 15th, 2010 IDG News Service

Windows Movie Maker: guide to free and easy video editing

Video is everywhere these days. More and more websites are including video content, while video-hosting site YouTube is the third most popular web destination after Google and Facebook. The cost of shooting video

Published on: November 4th, 2010 James Morris

How to get support for open source software

One of the most persistent myths surrounding Linux and other open source software is that there's no easy way to get good support. Just this week, for instance, we saw this claim used

Published on: October 18th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

iPhone 4 launches in Canada July 30, burdened by ‘Antennagate’

In Friday's hotly-anticipated Apple press conference, CEO Steve Jobs talked plenty about the iPhone 4 and its attenuating circumstances. Jobs revealed Canada will get the iPhone 4 July 30, and free Bumper cases

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Lex Friedman

8 free and fun Android apps

So you told your boss that you bought your Android smartphone so that you could track your business calls, be more effective when traveling for your company, have easy access to Gmail and

Published on: March 12th, 2010 Barbara Krasnoff

Six sites to get tech products for free

We have heard the adage 'Nothing in life comes for free' a thousand times, but in the wonderful online world you can be sure that the above saying can be proved otherwise. Yes,

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 John Maringmei