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Why Microsoft should postpone Windows 10's next feature upgrade, 2004

The latest iteration of Windows 10 is slayed to appear this spring. But given the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft would be better off delaying the rollout.

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

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How COVID-19 should change laptop and browser priorities

The COVID-19 virus is changing where and how we work and that will affect how the tools we use – like browsers and laptops – evolve to address new threats and needs. The risks include Fake News, and unique hardware requirements that...

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 7 holds fast as pandemic upends everything

The coronavirus pandemic and its countless disruptions, from business closures to workers fleeing to home offices, appear to have stopped any big migrations from Windows 7 to Windows 10.

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I've finally figured out why foldable phones actually exist

If you think foldable phones are designed to make your life easier, you're probably missing the point.

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7 Zoom tips for working from home

Don't forget the always-useful, eternally tidy room trick….

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3 tech advances that will change PCs forever

We are on the cusp of a significant change in PC design driven by parallel changes in where the OS and apps run; head-mounted displays; and battery technology. This combo will drive us toward a new era of wearable computers by the...

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Apple to migrate Macs to ARM chips in 2021?

Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims Apple will introduce Mac desktops and notebooks based on ARM chips.

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Microsoft to stop serving non-security monthly updates to Windows

The updates, normally released during the third and fourth week of each month, will stop in May.

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Reading between the lines about Microsoft 'pausing optional updates'

Starting in May, Microsoft won’t be releasing separate “optional, non-security, C/D Week” patches for Win10. That much is clear -- and welcome. But what about the bugs that have to be fixed? What happens to testing? Will the new...

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Pandemic will push Microsoft to repeat 2019's major-minor Win10 upgrade cadence

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak makes it even more likely Microsoft will release a minor update for Windows 10 this fall.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: March 2020 brings two ‘sky-is-falling’ warnings, with no problems in sight

We’ve seen two – count ‘em two – security holes this month accompanied by blaring “Microsoft warns millions of users” clickbait-y headlines. Bah. Humbug. Once again, there’s no immediate threat. Here’s what you really need to know.

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They’re redefining ‘power user.’

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17+ ways Apple is responding to coronavirus

Teams across Apple are attempting to find ways to respond to the pandemic that's engulfing the globe.

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Memory-Lane Monday: Seeing is believing

No, no — that’s what the cup holder is for!

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Flashback Friday: Oh yes, definitely a quality problem!

Just not with the hardware.

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10 tips to set up your home office for videoconferencing

Videoconferencing is the COVID-19 era's next best thing to being there. But we all want to look our best, even during a pandemic. These 10 tips will ensure you can join that videoconference with confidence.

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Apple announces new iPad Pro, MacBook Air

Apple brings LiDAR and trackpad support to a powerful new iPad Pro and a new keyboard design to a faster, higher-storage MacBook Air.

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