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Microsoft discounts M365 Business Premium by 25%

Citing "Small Business Saturday," an upcoming American Express-created promotional event, Microsoft is cutting Business Premium's per-user per-month cost to $15.

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What's in the latest Edge update? Automatic IE redirection and custom content on the new tab page

Microsoft's Edge 87 debuts automatic IE-to-Edge redirection for some sites and beefs up the new tab page with customizable feeds.

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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 KB4594440, released Nov. 19, 2020.

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A pre-Thanksgiving all-clear to install patches

As the US gets ready for Thanksgiving, Windows 10 users can be thankful for one thing: you can go ahead and install Microsoft’s November updates on laptops, desktops and workstations.

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How to stay as private as possible on the Mac

Privacy means vigilance, so make sure your Mac is as vigilant as possible on your behalf. Here's how.

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Windows 10 recovery, revisited: The new way to perform a clean install

Windows 10 version 2004 removed the “start fresh” recovery option, but the functionality still exists. Here’s how to perform a clean install in newer versions of Windows 10 — and some workarounds if it doesn’t work.

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The best Linux apps for Chromebooks

Make your Chromebook even more capable with this carefully selected set of Linux apps for expanding Chrome OS's potential as a business tool.

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Everything you need to know about Rosetta 2 on Apple Silicon Macs

Because it is so tightly integrated with the chip, Rosetta 2 means some apps will run faster on an Apple Silicon Mac than they do on Intel.

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Deciphering (and understanding) Microsoft’s patch management options

The pandemic this year forced admins to scramble to keep their Windows systems up and running (and properly patched) at a distance. So it's important to understand what options are available and which work best in different situations....

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Microsoft deviates from the norm, forcibly upgrades Windows 10 1903 with minor 1909 refresh

The latest 1903-to-1909 migration, a departure from the company's recent practices, may offer clues to how Microsoft plans to service Windows 10 next year.

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Review: M1 Mac mini shows a bright future for Apple Silicon

Short on flaws and big on promise, the entry-level Mac mini just became a great system to get things done on a budget

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Microsoft, it's time deliver these four Windows wishes

When is a "major" OS upgrade not really a big deal? And just what would constitute big changes in Windows 10? Herewith, a few thoughts and wishes.

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Microsoft exhorts enterprises to quit text, voice multi-factor authentication passcodes

Microsoft Authenticator, the company's app-based authenticator, and Windows Hello, the umbrella label for Microsoft's biometrics technology, are better methods of authentication, a Microsoft exec says.

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Apple silicon Macs: 9 considerations for IT

Apple’s shift to customized ARM processors in its newest Mac models gives IT several things to consider when planning Mac purchases.

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9 things to do once you finally install Big Sur

Here are nine macOS Big Sur features that should be of interest to people using their Macs for work.

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Browser updates are back for Update Tuesday; testing may be needed for Windows patches

Microsoft this week released 112 updates to its Windows, browser, development and Office platforms. But there were no zero-days or reports of publicly exploited vulnerabilities for November.

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How to migrate to a new Windows PC

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Windows PC, from either Windows or macOS.

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How to migrate to a new Mac

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Macintosh, from either macOS or Windows.

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