Here’s how much Windows 10 will cost you if you don’t upgrade by Friday

In case you forgot - or, more precisely, in case you happen to be a Windows 7 or 8 PC user who somehow hasn't turned on your computer since last July - Microsoft

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Top 5 high tech horror stories for Halloween

Published on: October 30th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Inside the new Windows 8.1

SAN FRANCISCO – The free update for Windows 8 code-named Blue was released in preview mode at the Build conference. Julie Larson-Green corporate vice president for the Windows unit at Microsoft said the

Published on: June 26th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Start button key to Windows 8.1 success

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer revealed today at the Build conference what was the worst kept secret in the IT industry: the Start button is making a comeback on Windows 8.1.

Published on: June 26th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto


Ottawa-based hardware vendor Eurocom Corp. was one of the first to offer a mobile server. Its brand is called Phantom and the company has now issued a new product category called server-on-the-go. Server-on-the-go

Published on: June 13th, 2013 CDN Staff

Reports: RIM to Battle Apple With New Phone and Tablet

Research In Motion (RIM) is expected to unveil at a press event Tuesday a new touchscreen-based BlackBerry smartphone to compete with the iPhone 4. It's also rumored to announce a tablet-like device to

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Microsoft promises Windows 7 is channel-ready

With Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) releasing release candidate 1 (RC1) of its next generation Windows 7 operating system (OS) earlier this month and promising the completed product will be available by the holiday shopping

Published on: May 14th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

VMWare catches cloud fever

LAS VEGAS - VMWare Inc.'s (Nasdaq; VMW) foray into cloud computing could be a gold rush, according to one Canadian analyst who attended the vendor's major conference here this week.At the tenth annual

Published on: September 16th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Sales of XP Home extended for ultra-low-cost PCs

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Thursday said it would continue to offer Windows XP Home via OEMs for ultra-low-cost computers until 2010 or when the next version of the operating system ships. Microsoft said the

Published on: April 4th, 2008 John Fontana

Vista (in)Capable: New price, same old ****

Stop the presses: Windows Vista Ultimate is now cheaper than ever! Yes, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has done something I can't remember ever doing before: it slashed the price of its own operating system.

Published on: March 4th, 2008 Robert X. Cringely

Price cuts won’t help Windows Vista: analyst

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) plans to cut prices for its Windows Vista operating system, but an analyst says user confusion is an even bigger issue than pricing. "In some ways, it's an attempt

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Windows XP SP3: Improvements under the hood

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), just out from Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) as Release Candidate 2 (RC2), may not necessarily be worth the download now, but when it's finally released, it'll be worth

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Why people hate Vista

You rarely hear about a new OS causing people to panic. But IT consultant Scott Pam says that's exactly what his small-business clients are doing when they install Windows Vista on new PCs

Published on: February 7th, 2008 Galen Gruman

Vista in danger of being bypassed by businesses

It will be one year that Windows Vista has been available to businesses on Nov. 30, yet many companies still are waiting until the release of Vista's first service pack to upgrade. But

Published on: November 15th, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano