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Chromebooks: Desktops you can trust to be there

When a PC goes south, there’s often little you can do to get back to work. With a Chromebook, if one fails, you just get another one, and you’re back in business.


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Apple's Mac shortage is a big red flag for enterprise IT

Apple’s supply and logistics problems reflect a wider set of challenges as enterprise and education upgrade season begins.

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Want a good Windows experience? Focus first on hardware

There are a variety of versions of Windows 10 and 11 available, and picking the right one depends on your security needs. But first, don’t skimp on hardware.

Android 13

3 invisible reasons to get excited about Android 13

Android 13's first beta release may seem subtle, but don't be fooled: This latest update has oodles of interesting elements — if you know where to look.

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Printer setup problems? There’s got to be a better way.

It’s not always easy to get a printer connected to your network and working reliably. So why are printer makers complicating things now by requiring smartphone apps to even get started?

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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Windows 10 Build 19044.1679 for the Release Preview Channel, released on April 14, 2022.

Logitech's Lift Vertical Ergonomic Mouse

Review: Logitech’s Lift vertical mouse helps control RSI

Logitech’s latest ergonomic device may help manage or prevent injuries that affect one in 50 employees.

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Apple plots a Mac revolution in interesting times

Apple's teams have plotted a path that makes Macs more than relevant all over again, but this revolution comes in the middle of very challenging times.

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Samsung beats Intel as top semiconductor seller as overall demand rises

Intel lost its place atop the 2021 semiconductor revenue list to Samsung, as global demand and revenue in the chip sector rose, according to Gartner.

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Adobe woos video pros with After Effects M1 performance promise

Adobe says the latest release of Adobe After Effects will run up to three times faster on M1 Ultra Macs than it will on the high-end Intel iMac Pro.

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PC sales start to slow after two years of pandemic-driven growth

After two years of explosive growth, global PC shipments are starting to slow, according to IDC.

Chrome OS Features

4 buried treasures that'll transform your Chrome OS experience

These new out-of-sight switches will save you time and make your Chromebook significantly smarter. So what are you waiting for?

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Intel suspends all operations in Russia

The chipmaker becomes the latest technology company to halt business in Russia as a result of the ongoing war in Ukraine

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What will, might and could happen at Apple's hybrid WWDC event

Themed as ‘Call to Code,' Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) will be held online for the third time since the pandemic began.

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When it comes to Windows, out with the old, in with the…what?

The arrival last year of Windows 11 has prompted a lot of Windows users to think about upgrades — and what can actually meet their technology needs. Some thoughts on what works and what doesn’t.

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Android tablets? Chromebook tablets? How Google thinks both can thrive

With Google renewing its focus on Android tablets, what's in the cards for the future of Chrome OS? Here, for the first time, are some inside answers.

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USB-C explained: How to get the most from it (and why it still keeps getting better)

USB-C is the gift that keeps on giving, with faster and more powerful ways to use it. Here’s how to make the most of the current standard and what lies ahead.

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Everything-as-a-service, Apple, and the future of business

Apple is repositioning its business for a new set of economic realities.

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Cisco: Your Webex meeting could soon be behind the wheel

With AirPlay support, users will be able to wirelessly connect with iPhones, iPads, and Macs to share content or mirror their screens in a meeting with colleagues — even while driving a car.

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