NComputing oneSpace delivers Windows apps to iPads, Android tablets

Santa Clara. Calif.-based NComputing Inc. announced a new product this week aimed at small and mid-sized businesses that will deliver virtualized Windows applications without the desktop. Unveiled Feb. 25, oneSpace is described as

Published on: February 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Windows error reporting helps researchers uncover attacks

Windows Error Reporting, the program that sends details to Microsoft Corp. each time an application crashes or fails to update, helped researchers find evidence of attacks leveled against an unnamed government agency and

Published on: February 19th, 2014 Candice So

‘Huge’ Sophos SafeGuard Encryption upgrade takes data-first approach

Sophos announced a new version of its Safeguard Encryption suite that it says addresses today's mobile-driven, multi-platform IT environment by taking a data-first approach to encryption. Sophos SafeGuard Encryption version 6.1 is being

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

HP debuts $400 Android all-in-one desktop at CES

Hewlett-Packard Co. hit the Consumer Electronics Show floor in Las Vegas today with Google's Android in a way we're not used to seeing - on an all-in-one (AiO) desktop computer. HP says its

Published on: January 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Do your PCs leak valuable intel with every Windows error report?

Anyone familiar with any version of Microsoft Windows is largely desensitized to the reality of occasional crashes. These range from process failures you never see to Windows Explorer shutdowns that cause all your

Published on: January 3rd, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Class action against Microsoft for overcharging can go ahead, Supreme Court of Canada rules

Canadian businesses and consumers who indirectly purchased Microsoft's operating systems and other software can now take part in a class action lawsuit alleging the vendor overcharged for its products, the Supreme Court of

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Sophos unveils security cloud platform with end-point protection

Canadian businesses are now able to subscribe to Oxford, U.K.-based Sophos Ltd.'s new Sophos Cloud platform, so long as they're comfortable with the service being delivered from a Europe or U.S.-based server, according

Published on: October 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Ingenico brings more mobile payment options to Canadian retailers

Mobile payments may have solidified themselves as an industry buzzword, but they won’t catch on with consumers until more retailers bring them into their brick-and-mortar stores, according to payment solutions provider Ingenico Corp.

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

Using an iPad as an extension of a Mac (or Windows PC)

I'm a recent convert to the Mac universe and have been taking some geeky delight in setting up my new MacBook Pro and tweaking OS X to suite my personal computing habits and

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Top new features in Evernote 5 for Windows Desktop

Evernote has come out with a whole lot of new features for Windows.  This should hopefully make the app even more dear to you. From providing quicker reach  to  a smarter search to reminders

Published on: September 5th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

The end of Windows XP: Some still haven’t got the message

An official of a local government in Canada with thousands of desktop PCs recently got a shock, according to an industry analyst: Those end-of-support-for-Windows-XP stories should be taken seriously. Wes Miller, a research

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Symantec updates Norton product line to penalize bad behaviour

As children across the country are headed back to class this week, teachers will be on the lookout for early signs of which students will be trouble over the course of the year

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Leaving Windows for Mac, but taking its best features with me

After recently witnessing my work laptop die after less than 15 minutes of being unplugged, I sent that e-mail to my IT administrator that many an office worker is tempted to write when

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

The meaning of Ballmer [an insider’s take]

Change at the top of the world’s largest tech companies is always a seismic event. We all remember where we were when we first heard Bill Gates was going to step down as

Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Carmi Levy