Ten terrific things you can do with your PC – Part 3

Read Part 1 of this article.Read part 2 of this article.Quickly Organize Your Books and MusicBibliophiles need not be hostile towards a computer. You can organize your beloved tomes using a computer and

Published on: May 1st, 2008 PC World India Staff

NAP shot – Why Microsoft’s access control feature in Vista has many execs excited

Microsoft's network access control client in Vista and now in Windows X has a lot of IT executives excited, according to an informal poll of about 250 attendees of an Interop Las Vegas

Published on: April 30th, 2008 Tim Greene

Canadian container maker faces mobility issues with Vista rollout

You probably can't blame some of the workers at Busch Systems International Inc, a recycling container manufacturer based in Barrie, Ont., for feeling a bit in the dumps lately. The company's recent Microsoft

Published on: April 23rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Vista falls, Linux holds strong in Canadian hacking contest

The MacBook Air went first; a tiny Fujitsu laptop running Vista was hacked on the last day of the contest; but it was Linux, running on a Sony Vaio, that remained undefeated as

Published on: April 1st, 2008 Robert McMillan

MacBook Air hacked in two minutes in Canadian contest

It may be the quickest US$10,000 Charlie Miller ever earned.He took the first of three laptop computers -- and a $10,000 cash prize -- Thursday after breaking into a MacBook Air at the

Published on: March 31st, 2008 Robert MacMillan

Free online conference a “big help” to small Canadian businesses

How may I use social networking to promote my business? What's the latest on bugs pestering Vista users? Where can I get free software to help me market my product? Does a printer

Published on: March 28th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

More than 100,000 users worldwide urge Microsoft to save Windows XP

To participate in Computerworld Canada's Save XP petition click here. Windows Vista was supposed to be a shot in the arm for Microsoft, which had gone five years without a new desktop operating

Published on: March 19th, 2008 Galen Gruman

Efficiency blooms at West Coast nursery with Windows Vista rollout

Not everyone hates Vista. In fact, for at least one early adopter-wholesale nursery company Norman's Nursery-the move to Vista has paid off, with fewer help desk calls and easier administration chores on the

Published on: February 22nd, 2008 Diann Daniel

Microsoft withdraws Vista SP1 update sparking reboot ordeal

Responding to reports of endlessly rebooting PCs that flooded support newsgroups last week, Microsoft Corp. said on Tuesday it had pulled an update designed to prep Windows Vista for Service Pack 1. Although

Published on: February 21st, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Upgrading from XP to Vista can save power and pesos, study says

Canadian companies still using Microsoft Windows XP operating system may be sucking more power off the grid than if they were to upgrade to Windows Vista, says a new Microsoft-commissioned study.Both operating systems

Published on: February 20th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Windows XP won’t disappear from the worldwide market in June, Microsoft says

Microsoft's decision to discontinue OEM and packaged sales of Windows XP at the end of June - leaving businesses and consumers with the less-than-celebrated Vista as their only choice of Windows operating system

Published on: February 7th, 2008 Andrew Hendrey

Free tool compresses Windows Vista from 15GB to 1.5GB

A Croatian college student has created a utility that installs a seriously stripped-down Windows Vista, saying the heft of Microsoft Corp.'s biggest desktop operating system is just too big to believe."Who can justify

Published on: February 1st, 2008 Gregg Keizer

The future of Web 2.0, the iPhone and RIM – IT World Canada’s predictions for 2008

The senior editorial staff at IT World Canada was locked in a room with a crystal ball, and asked to prognosticate on the trends, issues and stories that will influence the IT scene

Published on: January 25th, 2008 IT World Canada Staff

Windows Vista is more secure than XP and Open Source, says Microsoft

Windows Vista was hit by significantly fewer publicly disclosed security flaws in its first year than Windows XP and open source rivals in their first years, according to a report from Microsoft.The report,

Published on: January 25th, 2008 Matthew Broersma