WordPress 3.0 a bonanza for bloggers and admins

The open-source content management system WordPress turned seven years old last month. In its lifetime, it has attracted a devout following: More than 28,000 people download WordPress every day, with over 11.4 million

Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Ken Gagne

McAfee ‘extremely sorry’ for update that wreaked havoc

McAfee Inc. apologized late Thursday for crippling thousands of customers' computers with a flawed update the day before. "I want to apologize on behalf of McAfee and say that we're extremely sorry for

Published on: April 26th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft updates validation tool to detect more piracy methods

Microsoft is releasing a smarter tool to detect whether your version of Windows 7 or Vista is the real deal, but you don't have to use it if you don't want to.Windows Activation

Published on: February 12th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Windows update cripples some PCs with ‘Black Screen of Death’

Any Windows owner is familiar with the Blue Screen of Death, that much-dreaded white text on a blue background that essentially says you're through. But what you may not know is that there's

Published on: December 2nd, 2009 Brennon Slattery

Facebook home page makeover sparks backlash among users

Facebook gave its homepage a makeover ...again. Last Friday the social networking site quietly rolled out some fairly significant changes to the way information is displayed on your homepage. The updates make the

Published on: October 27th, 2009 Tony Bradley

Adobe Reader download poses serious security risk

Adobe has acknowledged that some users are vulnerable to attack after downloading an outdated version of Reader from its Web site, and said it is now reevaluating how it updates the popular PDF

Published on: July 22nd, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Five top features of the iPhone 3.0 OS

Apple Inc. today pushed out the much-anticipated iPhone OS 3.0 update that company execs touted at last week's Worldwide Developers Conference. After spending some time with iPhone 3.0 on both an original Edge-based

Published on: June 22nd, 2009 Michael DeAgonia

Don’t wait until summer – how to try out iPhone 3.0 features right now

Apple's announcement of its official 3.0 firmware release for the iPhone and iTouch line of products was met with a mixed dose of excitement and unhappiness: Some welcomed long-awaited features like copy-and-paste functionality

Published on: March 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Taking a bite out of Apple’s iPhone v2.1 software

Canadians were eager when the iPhone 3G came out on July 11 – the first iPhone available in Canada also boasted many improvements, such as faster Internet speeds, improved voice quality, more storage

Published on: September 16th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Apple responds to major complaints with iPhone patch

Apple Inc. will release an iPhone update Friday that CEO Steve Jobs promised today "fixes lots of bugs," including the dropped call problem that's plagued users since July. User reaction was mixed on

Published on: September 11th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Apple slammed for leaving DNS flaw unpatched

Apple Inc. has not yet patched a critical Domain Name System (DNS) bug in its Mac OS Xoperating system, analysts and security researchers noted today as some criticized the company for dragging its

Published on: July 31st, 2008 Gregg Keizer

SP3 is out – consider upgrade to Vista, says analyst

With Microsoft releasing the final planned service pack for Windows XP it might be time for IT managers to once again consider making the inevitable migration to Windows Vista, says an analyst.Microsoft's week-long

Published on: May 8th, 2008 Brian Jackson