Shark tank

Shark tank

It doesn’t actually fly, see?Flash back to 1995, when this IT pilot fish works at an investment company and the...

April 13th, 2006 ComputerWorld Canada staff

AOL tests PC remote access service based on WebEx

AOL tests PC remote access service based on WebEx

America Online Inc. (AOL) has begun testing a new service that lets users access their PC remotely from any computer...

December 13th, 2005 Juan Carlos Perez

Quick Hits

Quick Hits

‘Frankenstein’ rootkit hits AIM usersA potentially destructive new worm is targeting users of AOL’s AIM instant messaging (IM) service. Called...

November 24th, 2005 ComputerWorld Canada staff

analyst, Opus Research

analyst, Opus Research

Science fiction TV shows typically portray people speaking when they interact with futuristic computers, not clacking away on keyboards or...

August 18th, 2005 Rosie Lombardi

Who needs a silly old CPU anyway?

Who needs a silly old CPU anyway?

This Canadian pilot fish recalls a time when a user called the help desk with an urgent plea: “Help, my...

April 28th, 2005 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Best of 2004

Best of 2004

These days, when you're shopping for a new lightning-fast computer or a slick DVD recorder, you probably don't look to...

June 1st, 2004 PC World editors

Dialing up a new phone interface

Dialing up a new phone interface

If you avoid using text-messaging and mobile e-mail functions on your cell phone because the keypad doesn't lend itself to...

April 15th, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

‘Oh, didn’t we tell you?’

‘Oh, didn’t we tell you?’

I was working for a government agency which was running a mission critical application on a fault tolerant VAX system....

March 14th, 2004 No Author

New slim X40 ThinkPad lets users restore faulty data

New slim X40 ThinkPad lets users restore faulty data

IBM Corp. will unveil the new ThinkPad X40 next Tuesday as the lightest notebook ever built by the company as...

February 4th, 2004 Tom Krazit