Tag: Canada

4
Apr

Industry Watchdog Gartner Thinks PC Days Are Ending

Gartner Predicts Cloud Will Replace PC by 2014 We all know the important role that cloud computing plays in our lives. Whether a business is destroyed by fire or natural disaster, if its files are stored in the cloud, then business can go on as usual; and many Internet service providers include security along with…

3
Apr

Must Have Apps For Your iPad

Whether you use your iPad primarily for business or personal purposes, will determine what apps you absolutely “must have” as Lex Friedman put it in his article for Computer World. Everyone has his own idea about which apps you “must have” on your iPad. There are so many from which to choose, that you really have to make…

2
Apr

Canada’s Penny Sings Its Swan Song

Soon penny pinchers in Canada will have to start pinching nickels. Canada’s government has decided to follow the lead of countries like Switzerland, Brazil and Australia among others, and discontinue making pennies. Later in 2012, the Royal Canadian Mint will stop distributing pennies to financial institutions for good. Most people disregard pennies, waving them off…

2
Apr

Leadership Lessons From Captain James T. Kirk

There is a saying that the best leaders are great followers. I’m not sure if Capt. James T. Kirk of the starship Enterprise agreed with that philosophy or not.  Forbes staff writer Alex Knapp might say he did. Knapp believes that Capt. Kirk set a good example as a leader. Being a leader isn’t easy,…

1
Apr

Bell Canada Brings Cell Phone Trees to Ontario

This is no April Fool’s Joke! For nearly a decade, the United States has disguised cell phone towers as pine trees, palm trees and cacti. In some areas, they’re disguised as architectural structures like clock towers. Now, Bell Canada has jumped on the band wagon. Cell phone towers aren’t aesthetically pleasing, and some people have…

30
Mar

Tips for Selecting a Backup and Recovery Provider

World Backup Day is here, what are you doing to protect your business from data loss or even worst a serious hit to your business when a crisis hits.  Trust us to protect your business from any data loss. Backing up company data on the Internet is becoming more popular with each passing day. In…

29
Mar

IE 10 and the Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Those who have already downloaded and started using Microsoft’s Windows 8 consumer preview may have noticed that the Metro-style version of Internet Explorer 10 has some new features that didn’t appear in the developer’s preview that Microsoft released back in September 2011. For example, IE 10 will have both the Metro Style touch version, which…

28
Mar

Facebook Revises Terms for Pages

Are you ready for the new Facebook Pages?  Do you understand the rules? By now, we all know the power of social media. A Facebook page is one of many “must have” tools for every business’ marketing toolbox. But just having a Facebook page isn’t enough. Business leaders and marketers have to know how to…

28
Mar

SharePoint Security Concerns Threaten Local Business

We often hear about the external threats to the security of important company information. What about the dangers within? An ignorant or careless employee can do as much damage to your business as any skilled hacker. It’s like the difference between someone breaking into your home and stealing a priceless baseball card and your child…

26
Mar

Should you hire a professional IT firm or go internal?

Businesses today wrestle and grapple with the thought of hiring their own technology support staff to support their daily need for IT support without fully understanding the risks and the costs associated with having their own team of technology professionals. Business owners, C level execs and Managers are attracted to the idea of having a…

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