Hashtag Trending – Google Chrome mutes annoying sites, Apple dives into healthcare

Scientists figure out how to project 3D images into thin air, Google Chrome now lets you mute annoying websites, and Apple’s latest operating system update lets you save all of your medical records.

Published on: January 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Vidyard releases free video-making browser extension anyone can use

Kitchener, Ont.-based Vidyard has so far focused on building its video platform for businesses, but on Tuesday it released a new, free Google Chrome extension that anyone can use to make a screen capture

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Microsoft will offer Windows 10 as free upgrade for first year

Major announcements came out of Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters on Wednesday.  The company unveiled both software and hardware that are aimed to usher in its next Windows milestone. Here are the major Windows

Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Citrix makes pitch for business Chromebook users

With an increasing number of applications being run from browsers, Google created Chromebooks as another way to wean users off the Windows platform. Sales of the small laptops made by Hewlett-Packard, Acer, Dell,

Published on: April 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Google’s answer to video conferencing – Chromebox for meetings

Videoconferencing can be an awkward experience. The equipment is hard to set up. It's confusing as to how to connect to the right room. You often need specific and expensive technology to make

Published on: February 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New colourful HP Chromebook powered by Haswell

HP has updated its Chromebook laptop, bringing out what it’s touting as its first Chromebook running on an Intel processor based on the Haswell microarchitecture. Available in white, turquoise, or peach, the HP

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Candice So

Web conferencing service adds browser call-in capability

Toronto-based Iotum announced today updates to its Web conferencing service for small businesses including browser-based support for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Iotum's Calliflower product is a Secure Internet Protocol (SIP) service that

Published on: August 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Leaked private key allows anyone to build Yahoo-signed Chrome extensions

Yahoo was forced to release a new version of its Axis extension for Google Chrome after the original one contained a private key that allowed anyone to digitally sign extensions in Yahoo's name.Axis

Published on: May 24th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

How to fine tune Goolge searches, send text with Google Voice

Here are more tips on how to make good use of Google Chrome and Google Voice.Narrow your Google searchesLike many folks, I rely heavily on Google Search; I probably use it dozens of

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Rick Broida

Browser bible: How to choose the right software for Web surfing

Everyone needs a Web browser, but with so many different ones available, deciding which one is best for you can be hard. Are you looking for something blazing fast? Or is strong security

Published on: February 27th, 2012 Megan Guess

Navigating HTML5 and competing standards bodies

The nice thing about standards is there are so many of them to choose from.That old chestnut, attributed to any number of different parties, hasbeen in circulation since long before there was an

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Serdar Yegulalp

Google downgrades Chrome search results for breaking own rules

Google is giving itself the digital equivalent of 100 lashes by downgrading the search result ranking of the company's own Web browser, Google Chrome, for 60 days.The decision came after recent reports that

Published on: January 5th, 2012 Ian Paul

7 Windows tweaks to avoid PC headaches

These tips and tricks can improve how you work in Windows.1. Open Apps the Easy Way Want to launch programs in Windows 7 without lifting yourhands from your keyboard? You can open any

Published on: January 4th, 2012 Rick Broida

Microsoft to start auto updates of Internet Explorer

Microsoft next year will change its automated update process for the Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser to push out the latest version of the browser for XP, Vista and Windows 7 without the

Published on: December 16th, 2011 Ellen Messmer