Four reasons the Windows Start Button must return

When Microsoft Corp. launched Windows 8, its redesigned operating system for a mobile-first, touch-enabled world, one change immediately caught desktop and laptop users by surprise, and raised the ire of some: the absence

Published on: April 17th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Top 10 Ultrabooks for business

Published on: April 5th, 2013 Alex Davies

Why we need Windows 8

You’ll read lots of reviews out there describing Windows 8 as a schizophrenic operating system. All those reviews are true. No need to repeat them here. The separation between Windows 7 functionality and

Published on: March 27th, 2013 Brian Bourne

SMBs remain lukewarm to Windows 8: survey

A survey of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) on their use of mobile devices conducted for business software vendor Sage North America shows that SMBs remain lukewarm when it comes to the adoption of Windows

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Top 10 Tablets for Business

Published on: March 12th, 2013 Alex Davies

The enterprise headache with Windows Live ID and SkyDrive

I’m confident that everyone reading this has received spam from a friend’s Hotmail account and then got the apologetic “sorry my account was hacked” email. Or worst, had it happen to them. If you

Published on: March 12th, 2013 Brian Bourne

‘Windows 8, Windows 7, what’s the difference?’ SMBs asking

The fate of Windows 8 being eagerly adopted among small to mid-sized businesses or ignored like it was named Vista may lie in the hands of employees who ask for the operating system

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Oakville company brings health care app to Windows 8

In a vote of confidence for Windows 8 as a mobile platform, Mozzaz, an Oakville, Ont.-based developer of assistive technology and collaborative healthcare apps, has brought its flagship offering to Microsoft’s Windows 8

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

All Hands on Tech: Microsoft Surface Pro

What does it mean to go pro? Microsoft is answering that question with the Surface Pro. A sequel to last year’s Surface RT, think of this tablet like the big brother to Microsoft’s

Published on: February 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Four products HP says can change your business

LAS VEGAS – While many small businesses turn to consumer-class technology solutions, Hewlett-Packard Co. is showcasing four business-class products it says will drive real productivity gains for small and medium-sized businesses. Addressing attendees at

Published on: February 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft Surface Pro: best to wait for second generation product?

The Microsoft Surface Pro launched this month, bringing the premium version of Microsoft’s first PC hardware effort to the market. Where the Surface RT ran a lightweight version of Windows 8 that didn’t

Published on: February 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Windows 8 hasn’t boosted PC sales yet

While Microsoft Corp. continues to tout what it characterizes as strong license sales for its new Windows 8 operating system, launched last October, the new OS has yet to boost the flagging fortunes

Published on: January 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Dell positions itself squarely behind Windows 8 push

Windows 8 was front and centre at Dell’s second annual customer conference in Austin, Texas last week. It was on most of the computers in the Solution Center. It was on the machines

Published on: December 19th, 2012 Lynn Greiner

Windows 8’s ‘one OS to rule them all’ approach forgets the shared PC

I recently got my hands on a Windows 8 Pro DVD and was eager to install it on my media centre PC. Using the computer from the couch, I envisioned the larger, touch-friendly

Published on: December 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson