Wednesday, July 02, 2008Cell-phone driving ban enacted by California If you're a California resident, it's time to hang up and drive. As of Tuesday, most drivers in the Golden State are prohibited from talking on their cell phone while driving unless they're using a handsfree device, such as a Bluetooth headset.
Monday, June 16, 2008Bye bye BlackBerry? Not so fast Sure, the iPhone's browser bailiwick and coolness factor will appeal to slick, image-conscious execs. Yet the vast majority of the business segment proper won't give up their RIM devices
Tuesday, June 10, 2008European carriers mum on iPhone pricing The newest version of the iPhone will go on sale July 11 in many European countries, but so far only one has detailed the price of its plans. A financial analyst believes Apple is being forced to change its pricing scheme
Thursday, April 17, 2008CanSecWest and the questions still unanswered The annual security event in Vancouver gained a lot of attention for its Vista-versus-Linux bakeoff and its MacBook hack, but a TASK executive suggests the industry isn't looking past the surface
Wednesday, January 16, 2008MacBook Air may increase risk of laptop loss Apple's latest ultraportable may break new ground in the thin and light category, but that may be all the more reason for enterprises to avoid them. A Canadian firm explains how it will help lock the devices down
Monday, January 14, 2008iPhone in the enterprise? Don't go there Analysts warn the iPhone's security and application support aren't up to snuff for enterprise users.
Thursday, December 27, 20072007's top 10 tech stories As the year comes to a close, we take a look back at 2007's technology news makers. Acquisitions, law suits, products, and more
Tuesday, November 20, 2007T-Mobile's iPhone sales provoke Vodafone protest A court in Hamburg granted a temporary injunction against T-Mobile, although the terms of that order do not stop the operator from selling the popular wireless device
Monday, July 23, 2007Internet users unaware of services, features A Montreal firm takes the pulse of Web surfers and finds usability issues that IT managers should take into consideration when they build or deploy their next set of technologies. Let the iPhone be your guide
Monday, July 09, 2007Green scorecard puts IBM top, Apple last An organic climate change lobby group has issued environmental ratings for hardware and software-based IT suppliers as well as other businesses. Find out who else made the list
Monday, July 02, 2007IBM beats Apple on green scorecard An organic climate change lobby group has issued green ratings for hardware and software-based IT suppliers as well as other businesses. IBM leads the IT pack while Apple, Amazon and eBay are bottom with zero green credentials
Thursday, June 14, 2007‘Sweet’ iPhone solution leaves many with sour aftertaste “A pretty sweet solution," is how Steve Jobs has described Apple’s plan to permit the building of Web-based applications for the iPhone, while withholding a software development kit and full access for creating native apps. But Jobs’ announcement hasn’t exactly sweetened the disposition of many developers.
Wednesday, June 13, 2007Eight ways to go green You don't have to drive a Prius, have a worm bin out back, or keep a picture of Al Gore under your pillow to be concerned about saving energy and natural resources. I think everyone can agree that saving money is good. It just so happens that reducing the amount of electricity your computer, monitor, printer, and other electronic devices use is both environmentally friendly and economical. It's also easy when you know how. Here are eight ways to do that and more.
Tuesday, May 01, 2007IT 360 - Macs may be the new enterprise machines, says expert “I think the biggest threat to Microsoft [depends on] how some of the Mac Intel hardware evolves,” according to OS expert Joe Habraken. The growing emphasis on multimedia applications and visual communication could also tilt the balance in favour of Macs, he said
Saturday, April 21, 2007The art of innovation - ten surefire strategies In a presentation peppered with humour and replete with personal anecdotes author, venture capitalist, success coach and Mac evangelist Guy Kawasaki offers potential innovators, especially those in the information technology (IT) sector ten surefire strategies for achieving success through innovation.
Thursday, April 12, 2007Lost Packets - 'Hillary 1984' mashup maker mystery remains The creator of the Apple Inc. ad mashup that paints Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) as a 1984-esque “Big Sister” has not yet been identified. But last month, the creator told a political blogger the idea came after a campaign contribution quarrel between Clinton, Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and Hollywood producer David Geffen.
Thursday, March 15, 2007Pennsylvania university replaces PCs with Macs to cut costs Wilkes University announced Wednesday that it has pulled the plug on PCs in favor of Macs.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007Apple issues patches for 45 OS vulnerabilities AppleTuesday made up for Microsoft's patch sabbatical by releasing a security update that featured fixes for 45 vulnerabilities, a third of which addressed flaws first made public during a pair of bug-a-day projects in late 2006 and early this year.
Wednesday, January 03, 20072007 promises heaven for gadget freaks If you're a gadget freak, fasten your seat belt and hang on. It's going to be one hell of a year
Thursday, September 28, 2006Linux looking familiar for Windows users Novell Inc.'s SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (SLED 10) offers greater compatibility and integration with various Windows business applications. SLED 10 comes with a number of open-source-based applications, including Novell’s edition of OpenOffice.org 2.0, Firefox Web browser, Gaim for instant messaging, Novell’s collaboration tool called Evolution, photo and music management software and other business tools.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006The 25 greatest PCs of all time IBM's first PC, announced on August 12, 1981, was far from the first personal computer-but, when it arrived, there was near-universal agreement that it was likely to be a landmark machine. It was. And 25 years later, it still ranks among the most significant computers ever. We decided to celebrate the IBM PC's 25th birthday by identifying the 25 PCs that have mattered most--from any manufacturer, and from any era.
Thursday, September 14, 2006More Intel on Apple For months, Apple’s embrace of Intel has continued unabated, with almost all of the product line now “Intel only.”
Tuesday, August 29, 2006Notebook chip gets good response Intel Corp. formally announced its "Merom" chip for notebooks Monday, as vendors including Dell Inc's Alienware, Gateway Inc. and Toshiba America Inc. announced new models built around the processor.
Sunday, August 27, 2006Battery recall to cost Sony up to around $285 million Sony expects the Apple and Dell battery recalls to cost between $190 million to $285 million. It said the figure represents the cost of replacement battery packs and any other related costs.
Thursday, August 03, 2006WGA: When a planet becomes a black hole I just do not understand why companies are not more upfront in their interactions with customers. Far too many of them refuse to tell you what they are doing, even in cases in which it’s certain they will be found out.