Avoid disaster with these 6 ways to backup your Gmail account

While surfing on Google+ I noticed a banned Google account and it got me thinking - What if my Google account were banned for some reason? I could lose access to all of

Published on: May 5th, 2015 Wolston Lobo


15 Gmail tips & tricks to save business hours & improve profits

More than half of Fortune 500 companies now use Google for Work, according to the search giant. We also depend on Google's suite of cloud products for our daily productivity tasks here at

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Toshiba’s Chromebook is OK… for a Chromebook

I get the interest in Chromebooks, I really do. In a cloud-connected world where freely available, access-anywhere software is the norm, Google's lean approach makes a lot of sense. For less than the

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

‘Unsend’ feature finally comes to email

Vanessa Hojda was an unknown Toronto-based York University student before she accidentally attached a photo of Nicolas Cage instead of her resume to an email job application. After sharing her mishap on her

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Gmail was down and everyone was losing it

Update 3 (Jan. 27, 2014 - 5:07pm ET): Google's press team responded to an email request for comment with a link to a blog post, written by Ben Traynor, its vice-president of engineering.

Published on: January 24th, 2014 Candice So

What if Google entered the social CRM market?

Earlier this month Google took the next step between deeper integration of its Google+ social network and its widely-used Gmail web-mail service. It announced it is rolling out an update that allowed any

Published on: January 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Facebook being sued for how it handles private messages

Two Facebook users are suing the social network for looking at the content of users' communications, including private messages, and mining that content for user data to share with third parties like advertisers

Published on: January 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Canadian SMBs quicker to adopt cloud, but future is still looking a little foggy

Cloud adoption in Canada may be ticking upwards among small businesses, but there may still be a host of barriers that is holding the industry back. In an IT World Canada survey of

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

SearchYourCloud offers free multi-cloud storage search, encryption

For those of you who can't resist the convenience of a cloud storage account or two (or five) but still fret about the security of your files there, the now freely-available SearchYourCloud application

Published on: August 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Adding Gmail to Google Search: A marketing dream or disaster?

What exactly will the integration of Gmail into Google Search results mean for the marketing world?It's way too early to tell just yet, since Google only announced atrial of this integration recently. The

Published on: August 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ex-Google employee turns attention to ‘living photos’ with new mobile app

Looking at a close-up photograph by Jamie Beck, the first thing you might notice is the woman's hot-pink lipstick. Framed so you only see from her upper lip down to a pearl necklace,

Published on: August 10th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Predictions 2012: Will Google+ be another ‘Buzz’ kill?

Part 2 in our series outlining IT World Canada's editorial staff predictions for 2012 focuses on Google Plus. Will it flop like Buzz? or will it dominate as a social network?Nestor Arellano, Senior

Published on: December 28th, 2011 IT World Canada Staff

Three top automated email reminder plugins and services

Many of us use our email inbox as a to-do list. Keeping that to-do list organized and easily accessible is a daunting task--especially with scores of new messages arriving daily. Each of these

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Liane Cassavoy