Tag: United Kingdom

4
Dec

The END is near for Windows XP

Are you still hanging onto Windows XP? If your business is like many across the country, Windows XP desktop computers are still widely used by the majority of your staff. Windows XP is perhaps Microsoft’s greatest success story. This legendary …

27
Jul

Microsoft announced 44 new retail stores will be opened by next year

Microsoft has confirmed that they are planning to expand their number of retail stores in Canada, with their Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner setting out plans for the expansion. Talking at the Worldwide Partner Conference on July 11, Mr. Turner announced that the company would go ahead with plans outlined in early 2009, by opening…

18
Jul

Canada to Debut ePassports in 2013

When I think about electronic passports, I think about how much easier life would be for everyone if such a thing became commonplace around the world. Then I learn that the ePassports that Canada intends to launch in the first quarter of 2013 will have virtually useless chips. According to Dan Verhaeghe for Tech Vibes,…

12
Jul

Facebook Opens App Centre to Canadian Users

In June 2012, Facebook introduced its App Centre in the United States. Since then, the company has been rolling out the App Centre to other countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom and – as of July 9, 2012 — Canada. According to a post on the company’s Developer Blog, Facebook decided to expand…

12
Jun

3% of Canadians still on dial up Internet

Is Your Internet Fast Enough? Sometimes, it’s nice to move along at a leisurely pace, stop and smell the roses as they say. Never does that apply to traversing the Internet. Whether they’re using the Internet for business or entertainment, people want pages to load with lightning speed. On Jun. 5, 2012, the Canadian Radio-Television…

6
Jun

Updated UK Cookie Law Could Confuse Some

Are Internet “cookies” really all that bad? Well, they are when they generate unwanted email messages and advertising. Sometimes people land on certain Web pages by mistake, but that doesn’t stop the site from sending a cookie to each person’s computer. Well, the UK’s Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has decided to put an end to…

10
Mar

Reminder: Daylight Savings Time This Weekend

Well, it’s that time of year again. On Mar. 11, 2012, it will be time for most of us to turn our clocks ahead one hour. A practice that got started in the United States during World War I, Daylight Saving Time is not only observed in the United States but also other countries around…

7
Mar

Travel Gadgets That Make Traveling Fun

Some people travel for business, some for pleasure, and some for both business and pleasure. Regardless of whether someone is traveling to land a new prospect or enjoy some much needed rest and relaxation, it’s nice to have gadgets that will make the trip more enjoyable. Of course, these gadgets can be just as enjoyable…

7
Dec

Google Chrome overtakes Firefox

The holiday season is almost here and it is one reason to rejoice for most of us. Chrome, however, has more than one reason to be happy. According to StatCounter, a Web analytics company, Google Chrome has finally surpassed Mozilla Firefox to become the second most used web browser in the world. This doesn’t come across as a surprise, though.

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11
Nov

Thank You Canadian Vets!

Remembrance Day Gives Canadians Time To Remember Armistice Day! Did you know that Remembrance Day is actually Armistice Day? On 11 November, Canadians and many other countries around the world take time out to reflect on the true meaning of Remembrance Day. Since its beginning on 28 July 1914, World War I was considered to be one of the principal

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