Financeit receives $13 million in series A funding, offers SMBs financing tools

Financeit Canada Inc., a startup helping small businesses provide consumer financing, announced last week it had raised $13 million in a Series A funding round, backed by TTV Capital, Inter-Atlantic Group, and Second

Published on: November 27th, 2013 Candice So

‘Dark day’ for musicians as proposed microSD levy blocked

A decision by the Minister of Industry to exempt microSD memory cards from copyright levies is a major blow to musicians, says the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC). Industry Canada issued a notice

Published on: July 4th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Hidden features in iOS’s built-in apps

You’ve probably mastered your favourite built-in iOS apps, like Camera, Mail, and Safari. But other apps come preloaded on your iOS device, and they include some features you just might not have discovered

Published on: June 1st, 2012 Lex Friedman

Wozniak spills beans on why Steve Jobs loved secrecy

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has set off on his Woz Live tour across Australia and New Zealand, revealing why Steve Jobs liked secrecy, why he thinks computers should be able to interact with

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Ashleigh Allsopp

U.S. postal service won’t ship iPads, iPhones by air as of tomorrow

From 16 May it will not be possible to ship iPads, iPhones or laptops overseas from the U.S. using the United States Postal Service (USPS).USPS believes that lithium batteries - which featurein devicesincluding

Published on: May 15th, 2012 Karen Haslam

iOS 5.1 hack in three simple steps

Editor's note: The exploit described in this story and featured in the YouTube video has since been revealed as a fake. There is no security risk as described below. ITBusiness.ca regrets the error.The

Published on: March 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Intuit’s SnapTax lets you file taxes from your iPhone

The maker of tax software product TurboTax is adding a mobile component to its offering that will enable users to file their taxes with a smartphone.Intuit Canada said its SnapTax, tax preparation application

Published on: February 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New iOS accessories could be music to your ears

In this week's roundup of new-or newly announced-iOS accessories, we've got a heavy emphasis on music making. Akai Pro: DJs have always been big fans of Appleproducts, including the iPad. Akai Pro's new

Published on: January 26th, 2012 Joel Mathis

Video Rewind: Use iTunes with non-iPod devices

As we reported today, the Canadian Private Copying Collective is seeking a new levy on microSD memory cards imported to Canada.The collective has a mandate to collect levies charged on media used to

Published on: December 22nd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

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After its so-called “iPod tax” was panned by the current Conservative government in their election campaign earlier this year, the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) has targeted microSD memory cards for a levy.Canadian

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

The art of buying a refurbished Mac

Maybe you're a college student. Maybe you're one of America's vast numbers of un- and under-employed workers. Maybe you're simply frugal. Whatever the case, the situation facing you is this: You're on a

Published on: December 2nd, 2011 Joel Mathis

Steve Jobs’ bio dissects six game-changing Apple products

At Apple's companywide memorial event for Steve Jobs, new Apple CEO Tim Cook emphasized Jobs's direct involvement in six revolutionary products: the Mac, the iPod and iTunes, the iPhone, the iPad, Apple the

Published on: October 31st, 2011 Lex Friedman

Steve Jobs tributes pour in from friends and rivals

As news of the death of Steve Jobs spread around the Internet, the tributes came pouring in Wednesday, crediting Apple's co-founder and chairman with -- more than once -- changing computing as we

Published on: October 6th, 2011 Robert McMillan

A gamer remembers Steve Jobs: My favourite Apple machine

by Jason Wilson   By 1987, I was a dedicated gamer. Several consoles littered the Wilson home, along with some old computers (a Tandy, an Apple II, and some nameless IBM compatible). I

Published on: October 5th, 2011 IDG News Service