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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5004476, released on June 11, 2021.

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6 zero-days make this a 'Patch Now' Patch Tuesday

For June, Microsoft released 50 updates to address vulnerabilities across the Windows and Office ecosystems. There's some good news — and some bad.

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Google's 15 funniest flip-flops with Android, Chrome OS, and beyond

From Android to Chrome OS and other associated services, has any other company created as much back-and-forth change as Google?

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Microsoft's plan to remake Windows — what that might mean

In two weeks, Microsoft, plans to unveil the "next generation" of Windows. But isn't Windows 10 supposed to be the last generation of the ubiquitous OS?

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WWDC: Universal Control on the Mac and iPad explained

Here's everything we know so far about Apple’s new productivity-boosting Universal Control feature for Mac and iPad — how it works and what systems support it.

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The ins and outs of data recovery in Windows 10

Missing folders? Unreadable files? Corrupted hard drive? Sooner or later, most computer users lose data of some kind. Here’s a series of steps you can take in Windows 10 to get it back.

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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 19043.1052 for the Beta and Release Preview Channels, released on June 8, 2021.

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WWDC: Apple digs deep to secure its platforms

From built-in IP address masking to insights into how information is abused, Apple continues to secure Macs, iPhones, iPads, and everything else it can.

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6 noteworthy new Chrome OS features to keep an eye on

Attention, Chromebook owners: Some useful new stuff is on the way — and some of it's even available this minute, if you know how to find it.

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WWDC 2021: 20+ improvements for enterprise pros

Apple announced a range of enhancements that will benefit remote workers after a year like no other, with changes coming to iOS, iPadOS, macOS and other software.

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Patch Tuesday: The rules of updating Windows (and Microsoft apps)

It’s important to be proactive when it comes to Microsoft’s updates. Here are some of the rules of the patching road to keep in mind this week.

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The smart worker's guide to using a Chromebook offline

Chrome OS may be cloud-centric at its core, but you can get plenty accomplished offline on a Chromebook — if you set things up thoughtfully in advance.

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WWDC 2021: What we think we know about an M1X MacBook Pro

Business-class Apple users hope the company will introduce a new breed of pro laptops at WWDC based on M-series processors.

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WWDC software preview: iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS 12 and more

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off June 7 with expected updates to iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS. Macworld Executive Editor Michael Simon and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis join Juliet to discuss what to...

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The missing context around Google's Android privacy fallout

Recent revelations about Google's Android privacy practices are raising some red flags, but as usual, there's more to the story than meets the eye.

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When is a cybersecurity hole not a hole? Never

In cybersecurity, one of the challenging issues is figuring out when a security hole is a big deal or is trivial. Apple now has a hole that pushes the definition.

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WWDC 2021: Is Apple planning a 'homeOS' (that would also work in the office)?

An Apple recruitment ad mentions a homeOS system for the first time. Does Apple plan to make smart things smart?

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Jamf updates target enterprise iPad and iPhone sharing

Jamf Setup and Jamf Reset have gotten updates designed to make it much easier to manage and deploy shared iOS and iPadOS devices.

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