Video Rewind: Reinstall Windows XP, again

Microsoft may be urging its more stubborn customers to migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7 with just 1,000 days of support left for the older operating system - but that doesn't mean

Published on: July 12th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Apple to launch iCloud and updated OS next week

Apple CEO Steve Jobs will take the stage at the company's developer conference next week to introduce iCloud -- Apple's new cloud service -- and the next version of its mobile operating system,

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Taking privacy mobile: Embedding the principles of Privacy by Design

Mobile technologies are increasingly ubiquitous, and provide us with growing opportunities to stay connected and informed from anywhere, at any time. But these same technologies can raise significant privacy concerns. Some concerns arise

Published on: March 15th, 2011 Ann Cavoukian

Windows 8: facts, rumours and speculation

Only Microsoft knows how the next version of its Windows operating system will look and what it will be called, but big changes could be ahead for the OS observers refer to as

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Jared Newman

Sneak peek at 5 features in iOS 4.3 beta

Apple isn't wasting any time getting to work this January after bringing the iPhone to Verizon earlier this week. The company released the first beta version of iOS 4.3 for iPad, iPhone, iPod

Published on: January 14th, 2011 Ian Paul

Google’s Chrome OS beta shows limitations of cloud-only computing

Like at least half the nerds in America, I applied to be part of Chrome OS beta testing program as soon as it was announced last week. On the surface, at least, I

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Joel Mathis

8 amazing things you can do with Windows 8

Windows 8 is still a couple of years away, but Microsoft is already telling partners what to expect in the next generation operating system. Luckily for the public, Microsoft planning documents shared with

Published on: July 6th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Security not sole issue in Google’s dump Windows move

Google telling its employees to dump Microsoft Windows may be motivated by much more than security considerations, Canadian tech analysts say.On Tuesday, a section of the media reported that the search behemoth giant

Published on: June 2nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Windows 7’s most annoying features

There's a lot to love about the Windows 7 operating system: it's fast, it looks great, and it has some cool features--like Jump Lists for quickly opening recently used files, Homegroup for sharing

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Ian Paul

What those matter-of-fact error messages really mean

Even when we make the stupidest errors while using our computers, phones, or whatever, the canned message that informs us of our blunder typically adopts a tone that ranges from completely matter-of-fact to

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Mark Sullivan

5 not so pleasant surprises about Macs at work

More and more employees wish their companies would give them Macs. After all, Macs are powerful, sleek-looking machines that also run iTunes and Guitar Hero. Yet Macs at work have their own quirks.

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

IE8 will fall first in Vancouver hacking contest, organizer says

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8, not Apple's Safari, will be the first browser to fall in this week's Pwn2Own hacking challenge, the contest organizer said.Aaron Portnoy, security research team lead with 3Com TippingPoint, the

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Canadian Transportation Firm Gets Competitive Traction with New OS

Whether by land, sea or air, Canada needs to be connected with markets around the world. Any company that can help keep the connection strong, that can bring together business with business, supplier

Published on: October 13th, 2009 Lee Rickwood

Are Microsoft and BestBuy teaming up to trash Linux?

The media and blogosphere are all in a tizzy over leaked screenshots allegedly showing that Microsoft is providing Best Buy with 'anti-Linux' training materials. You say 'anti-Linux', I say 'pro-Windows'. You say 'Linux

Published on: September 11th, 2009 Tony Bradley