Eight Twitter tips for successfully engaging customers

Is your business on Twitter? It should be. The microblogging site has tweeted its way, 140 characters at a time, to the top of the social media ladder. With more than 200 million members

Published on: June 14th, 2011 Tony Bradley

BlackBerry zen 101: reduce errors and boost productivity

If you’re one of those people that owns a BlackBerry but never uses it for anything more than making phone calls, you need a session with ‘Berry guru Saravanan Vagesnaran.After years of deeply

Published on: April 19th, 2011 Ben Benedict

Try out these 7 free security tools for Linux

One of the big advantages of using Linux is that its security tends to be so much better than that of the competing alternatives. That's due in large part to the way Linux

Published on: April 13th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

5 secrets of Mac’s Open and Save dialog boxes revealed

It's easy to never go beyond the basics of Open and Save dialog boxes, despite their being perhaps the most-used feature of the Mac interface. Instead of simply working with the basics, make

Published on: January 5th, 2011 Sharon Zardetto

3 quick Facebook security tips

Yes, Facebook has made some privacy mistakes. But to its credit, the social networking giant has been busing rolling out update after update in an effort to win back its users' trust.Recently, Facebook

Published on: October 21st, 2010 Kristin Burnham

Facebook Bible: everything you need to know about Canada’s favourite social network

Facebook has gone from a site for college kids to everyone's favourite social network in just a few short years. It's one of the most visited Web sites on the Internet – if

Published on: September 29th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

How to fix your home-office PC on your own

Building a PC is a little like walking a tightrope without a net. Okay, it's not quite that dangerous, but unlike buying an off-the-shelf system, you have to be your own tech support

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Loyd Case

How to share your BlackBerry’s Internet connection with your PC

Sayonara spotty hotel Internet. Au revoir overloaded coffee-shop wireless. Bye-bye pricey airport Wi-Fi. If you have a BlackBerry with a strong wireless connection, you may never have to deal with such unappealing connectivity

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Al Sacco

55 secrets to master the software apps you use everyday

The apps you use most--your Web browser, productivity tools, media managers, and Windows and its built-in accessories--are more powerful than you realize. They are loaded with unpublicized features that make your PC easier

Published on: June 24th, 2010 Patrick Miller

28 terrific tips to unleash the power of Google, Facebook, YouTube

Think you know all of the tricks at your favorite Internet sites? Think again. Even if you're on Google, Facebook, and YouTube every day, you might not be tapping those sites' full potential.

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Zack Stern

6 smart tax deductions to save small firms big bucks

Broadband connection, cell phone contracts and software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscriptions are just some of the items Canadian home-based business operators can claim deductions on when they file their income taxes.There are dozens of write

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Boost productivity by banishing these 7 bad computing habits

You floss daily, rotate your tires regularly, file your taxes on time, and exercise at least twice a week. In other words, you have lots of good habits. But when it comes to

Published on: March 15th, 2010 Rick Broida

14 ways to protect your job

Have people on your department been working on the same computers for the last five years while employees from another department get more frequent equipment refreshes? Did your boss just suddenly ordered you

Published on: February 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

40 Android tips n’ tricks to turn you into a power user quickly

The first time you use an Android phone, one thing becomes immediately clear: You're not in Cupertino anymore. Android, as recent Verizon commercials remind us, is the antithesis of Apple's celebrated handset: It's

Published on: December 18th, 2009 JR Raphael