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Published: November 20th, 2013

Why did Apple make OS X Mavericks free?

Apple Inc. rolled out a raft of new announcements yesterday, but here's one that isn't as flashy as the promise of a new iPad. Still, it's a notable one - Apple's Craig Federighi,

Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Google, HP partnership offers ‘SMB IT in a Box’

LAS VEGAS – Hewlett-Packard and Google Inc. have joined forces to develop and one-stop-shop technology solution for small and medium sized businesses. At the HP Discover 2013 event here on Tuesday the two

Published on: June 12th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

Apple releases cheaper, faster MacBook Pros

If you're in the market for a new laptop, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has released new MacBook Pro with Retina display models that offer updated processors and lower prices. The 13-inch laptop now starts at $1,499

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Pitch perfect: Startups should focus on problems, not platforms

This is the ninth article in a continuing monthly series chronicling the growth path of Screach, a startup based in Newcastle upon Tyne in England’s North East. Screach is an interactive digital media platform that

Published on: November 5th, 2012 Francis Moran

Microsoft Store opens in Toronto Nov. 16

Microsoft Corp. is set to debut its first retail store in Canada with a location at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre opening its doors Nov. 16, the software giant announced yesterday.The store will feature

Published on: September 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

OnLive woes show challenges of cloud startups

It was a long weekend for California-based cloud video games firm OnLive, and not the good kind. On Friday, an e-mail went out to all the employees at the firm were told they'd

Published on: August 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Sophos adds end-point management to UTM 9 release

A new version of Sophos Unified Threat Management (UTM) is available today, the firm announced, and is offering more end-point protection features than previous models.The Boston-based vendor tries to cover all of a

Published on: July 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Acronis True Image Home covers all your backup bases

Acronis True Image Home 2012 ($50, 30-day free trial with feature limitations) is as close to a backup jack-of-all-trades as you'll find for consumers. It supports imaging, file backup, online backup, synchronization (local,

Published on: July 9th, 2012 Jon L. Jacobi

Small business spending more on IT, but not hiring new staff

For Canadian solution providers targeting the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market, reports of stable IT budgets and general health within that market should seem promising. But as the trend toward mobile technology

Published on: July 6th, 2012 Harmeet Singh

HTC One V now available from Telus

Telus Communication., today announced the availability of HTC’s newest smartphone, the One V.The latest handset on HTC’s lineup sports the company’s award-winning HTC Legend design cues.The handset runs on the Android 4.0 Ice

Published on: June 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM kills 16G PlayBook

Think the $199 BlackBerry 16GB PlayBook is a bargain?Don't wait to long too buy one then. Research in Motion today announced that it will not be making any more of the budget tablets

Published on: June 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How to build an energy efficient gaming PC

Are you a gamer with a big electricity bill every month? Are you looking to build a great gaming PC that doesn't sound like a jet engine every time you start playing Diablo

Published on: May 25th, 2012 Loyd Case

5 top-notch encrypted flash drives

If you're physically transporting data you don't want other people to see, you should be doing it on secure media. And what better than something that hides easily within a pocket? Secure flash

Published on: May 24th, 2012 Jon Jacobi

This SSD will self-destruct….

Shades of Mission Impossible. RunCore SSD, a Chinese maker of solid state drives (SSDs), today unveiled a drive that with the push of a button self-destructs, wiping your data from the NAND flash

Published on: May 17th, 2012 Lucas Mearian