Microsoft Skype for Business PSTN conferencing from Microsoft allows anyone to join your Skype Meetings using only a telephone.

Changes coming to Skype for Business include Mac and iOS integration enhancements #audio #video #business

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Microsoft announced some updates to Skype for Business this week. According to a blog post from Gurdeep Singh Pall at Microsoft Office Blogs there is a big focus on Mac integration. “… the new Skype for Business for Mac will be available in October. The new client has been written from the ground up using the […]

Microsoft Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 won’t install updates #microsoft #sccm #security #deployment #patch

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For those of you out there that are still struggling with Windows 8.1, I have some help for you today. For a few weeks I’ve been wondering why my 8.1 workstations only had about 13 Windows hot fixes installed. If I launched a command window and typed the “systeminfo” command it would say 13 hotfixes […]

Microsoft Windows 10 Hotfix issue

Windows 10 Update KB3194496 causes a restart loop post install #microsoft #os

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According to Thurrott, Microsoft has released a Windows 10 update that is problematic – specifically KB3194496. Several users are reporting that their computers are going into a restart loop. “The update that is causing the problem, KB3194496, is not installing correctly for users. The update, when it does fail, is causing some machines to restart, often […]

Android Malware

Look out for malware on Android platforms

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Having worked for Telus Mobility for a while now, I recently found out about this issue from a number of customers who are Android users. It often inspires panic and worry in people when it pops up on their phone. The message can look like the following Rather than panic, we suggest doing a quick […]

Over 600 businesses have selected CANARIE’s free DAIR cloud to develop products and services for a global market (CNW Group/CANARIE Inc.)

Free cloud computing service helps Canadian small businesses

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CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced that over 600 Canadian startups across a range of industries have taken advantage of its DAIR cloud service. Cloud computing enables businesses to use virtual computing, network and data storage resources on an as-needed basis, with the flexibility to scale […]