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Flashback Friday: They’re due someone’s undying gratitude

For making the impossible possible.

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RIP: Larry Tesler, inventor of copy & paste

Tesler, who was 74, invented a user interface while at Xerox PARC that most of us rely on each day.

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University's mobile app streaming idea has enterprise IT potential. But, oh yes, there's that security annoyance.

Purdue University has an interesting mobile concept, a means to free up lots of space that is now housing apps and app data. Why not, the university asks, stream the apps themselves from the cloud?

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Windows as we know it is dead; what comes next?

Microsoft’s recent organizational change combining the Windows and Surface groups will have a big impact on the quality, reliability, and innovation of PCs – and should result in higher customer satisfaction. While it puts PC OEMs...

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Wayback Wednesday: So much for that executive-suite mystique

We’re all business up here!

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Dump Windows 7 already! Jeez!

Yes, some third parties are still supporting Windows 7, but that doesn’t mean you have to stick with the status quo, no matter how tempting that may be.

Microsoft Surface Duo  >  A foldable Android mobile phone.

Mobile security: Worse than you thought

The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report eloquently argues that aside from wireless, the form factor of mobile in and of itself poses security risks.

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The left hand doesn’t know …

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Memory-Lane Monday: Maybe someone should have asked

Why did anyone think that was a good idea?

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Flashback Friday: Hero for a day

The name’s familiar but I can’t place anything else.

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Hard times inside Apple’s forgotten App Store

Are you one of the many iOS users that ignores the row of apps at the bottom of the message composition window?

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A large – but manageable – February Patch Tuesday brings critical browser updates

The 99 reported vulnerabilities addressed by Microsoft for this February's Patch Tuesday are manageable – even with critical browser patches to deal with.

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Wayback Wednesday: Details, details

Installation was a breeze.

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The tech IT professionals love: 5G, cloud management, Graph API

There’s plenty of technology to be excited about, but the IT pros we talked with say 5G, cloud management tools and Graph API tools are the technologies they love. They shared their thoughts in a recent IDG TECH(talk) Twitter chat.

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Why every enterprise needs Apple’s Pro apps team

To navigate digital transformation successfully, you need to ensure your tech deployments meet real needs.

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Always ask the obvious first

For example: Why would a wireless printer come with so many wires?

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Anticipating IBM’s coming virtual desktop pivot

With its recent cloud success and a new CEO, IBM is likely to put forth a powerful competitor to the coming Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop. This Virtual Desktop move will undoubtedly change the PC landscape, with IBM holding the...

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Memory-Lane Monday: Maybe if he knew the name of the file, he wouldn’t have deleted it

Sometimes you’ve just got to keep asking users questions.

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