Articles By Jim Ducharme

Phones starting to outsmart laptops

Phones starting to outsmart laptops

Last month, I attended a press conference by Palm and Microsoft where they rolled out their latest Treo 700wx smartphone...

November 9th, 2006 Jim Ducharme
Has Internet killed the

Has Internet killed the

Recently, a reader of my column pointed out that I had made a (common) grammatical error. I had used the...

October 26th, 2006 Jim Ducharme
I bought Ottawa over the Internet

I bought Ottawa over the Internet

At Weblo.com you could own the Donald Trump empire for less then what you’d pay for dinner and a movie....

October 12th, 2006 Jim Ducharme
Getting protected against pretexting

Getting protected against pretexting

It’s harder for me to order a pizza than it is to gain access to your personal information. When I...

September 28th, 2006 Jim Ducharme
How distant is your Vista?

How distant is your Vista?

This past week in NYC, I was at a Hewlett-Packard business computing event where we met with a senior GM...

September 20th, 2006 Jim Ducharme
Bright idea set to light us all up

Bright idea set to light us all up

What do a silver lam...

September 14th, 2006 Jim Ducharme
Snoop Dog and

Snoop Dog and

With the incredible potential of computers, it boggles the mind that only a small number of innovators have thought of...

August 31st, 2006 Jim Ducharme
MP3s in the office: Sounds of silence

MP3s in the office: Sounds of silence

Banning MP3 players from the office is the wrong way to deal with the threat of inside data theft. As...

August 17th, 2006 Jim Ducharme
New product a real marketing wiz

New product a real marketing wiz

You’ll be “relieved” to know that advertisers have a way to get their message to you even in a washroom....

August 3rd, 2006 Jim Ducharme
A PC for papa

A PC for papa

It was only six years ago that I decided to give my parents one of my old PCs and, since...

July 20th, 2006 Jim Ducharme