What to expect from the Oct. 9 ‘Made by Google’ event

The annual Made by Google event is the birthplace for new Google products. This year, Google Inc. is expected to debut new Pixel phones, tablets, as well as software demos for Android Pie

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Tom Li

Microsoft Surface Go – Unboxing for Business

Can a tablet that’s not made by Apple find its way into the workplace? Microsoft wants to give it another shot with the Microsoft Surface Go. We’re taking our first look on Unboxing

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – OCE Discovery; Microsoft’s new Windows update; Facebook’s F8 conference

The Ontario Centres of Excellence is turning Toronto into tech central. Microsoft is releasing its latest Windows update on Monday. And Facebook kicks off its ninth F8 developer conference on Tuesday. On Monday

Published on: April 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Paint is not dead. It just has a new home

TORONTO – Mark Twain once said: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”. The same can be said for Microsoft Paint. The 32-year old software program that has come standard in most Windows

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft updates Windows 10 with mixed reality features

TORONTO – Microsoft’s fourth iteration of Windows 10, launched today, will have a major upgrade featuring mixed reality tools. Called the Creators update, Microsoft is bringing in more of a 3D look and

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Wireless improves student engagement, device management

Educators often bemoan the presence of mobile devices in the classroom when they're in the hands of students and distracting them from the lesson at hand. But when that device is in the

Published on: August 15th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft introduces ‘Eye Control’ for Windows 10 to help those with disabilities

With Eye Control, Microsoft aims to help users with disabilities to operate an on-screen mouse, keyboard, and text-to-speech experience with their eyes. It is now in beta in what is now the ninth

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Paint is dead; long live Microsoft Paint

A day after it was announced that after 32 years, Microsoft Corp. would be killing rudimentary picture editing software/beloved Windows staple Microsoft Paint, the company wants to assure horrified users the program isn't

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft 365 combines Office 365, Windows 10 and security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commercial versions of Microsoft Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility with Security will now be part of a new suite called Microsoft 365. Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella made the

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Windows 10 S holds back the Surface Laptop – All Hands on Tech Review

The Surface Laptop is a great addition to Microsoft's Surface family, but its operating system may leave potential buyers wanting. This time on All Hands on Tech, Alex tackles the Surface Laptop, but

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Next Windows 10 update will make it easy to edit work across devices: Microsoft

Windows 10 users will be able to save, open, and edit projects across Windows, iOS, and Android devices after Microsoft Corp. implements the upcoming Fall Creators Update in September, the company announced Thursday.

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft reveals new OS and targets Chromebooks with new Surface Laptop

At its education event in New York this morning, the Redmond, Washington-based giant announced its intent to recapture an area that has been dominated by Google's Chromebook, unveiling a new edition of its operating

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

E.U. regulations behind Microsoft’s new Windows 10 privacy controls

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union privacy regulation scheduled for implementation next May, has led Microsoft Corp. to revise Windows 10's privacy controls in its upcoming Creators Update. In an

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft Canada announces imminent release of Creators Update and Surface Studio

After months of teasing the next major Windows 10 update, the Creators Update, is finally upon us. Microsoft Corp. has announced its worldwide roll out of April 11. Likewise the Surface Studio will be

Published on: March 31st, 2017 Alex Radu