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Microsoft Patch Alert: January patches include a reprisal of KB 4023057 and a swarm of lesser bugs

Patches are crawling out of the woodwork, and bugs follow as night unto day. Be particularly cautious if you’re running a turn-of-the-century database application; and if you don’t want to be forced to Win10 1809, get your shields up. ...

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Everything you need to know about Apple's Q2 19 results

As iPhone sales slow, here's a look at some of the more interesting insights into Apple's business.

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Microsoft peddles Office apps from Apple's Mac e-store

Microsoft's Office applications – Excel, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive, PowerPoint and Word – are now available through the Mac App Store.

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The IT admin guide to Office 365 at the Mac App Store

Office 365 apps are now available for purchase and download from the Mac App Store. What does this new mean to IT administrators?

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Windows 10 1809 fiasco may hinder enterprise migrations from Windows 7

The delayed delivery of Windows 10 October 2018 Update could put the pinch on companies looking to upgrade from Windows 7 before support for the aging OS ends next January.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 12 ways to speed up your PC

If you want to speed up Windows 10, take a few minutes to try out these tips. Your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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5 Dock tips most Mac users need

Most Mac users still use the Dock at least some of the time, so here are a few tips that may help you get even more out of using it.

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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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Microsoft starts auto-update of Windows 10 1809 three months late

Microsoft has finally restarted the automatic distribution of Windows 10 October 2018 Update, the problem-plagued upgrade pulled from release in October just days after its debut.

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There’s a newly acknowledged Edge local IP networking bug in Win10

Responding to complaints, Microsoft acknowledges that all of this month’s Win10 Patch Tuesday cumulative updates make it impossible to access certain local pages from Edge.

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7 things Apple’s ex-iOS chief, Scott Forstall told us about product design

Former Apple executive Scott Forstall recently shared several insights into how he thinks about product design.

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The 15-minute Chromebook tune-up

Make your Chromebook faster, smarter, and more pleasant to use with these easy-to-follow annual steps.

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Apple’s biggest challenge isn’t selling iPhones

The congregation of loyal iPhone users will continue to grow, which means Apple’s biggest challenge isn’t mobile – it’s Mac -- and getting Windows 7 users to switch over.

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Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

As of today, it's T-minus one year and counting before Windows 7 exits mainstream support. Let's look at some important numbers for the year ahead.

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An enterprise take on Apple’s ‘Project Marzipan’

We will learn more about Apple's Apple’s Marzipan initiative, its plan to run iOS apps on Macs, at WWDC 2019. But here is what we know so far.

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Why full-Chromium Edge means end times for IE

Microsoft's decision to adopt the Chromium open-source code to power its Edge browser could mean a sooner-than-expected end to support for Internet Explorer.

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Windows 10 1903 to seize 7GB of user storage space for smoother upgrades

The upcoming spring update will include a 'Reserved storage' feature that sets aside disk space for future upgrades.

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Apple has a chance to transform enterprise communications

If Apple wants to put more life into its enterprise sales, it must make FaceTime and iMessage more compatible with other platforms.

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After Apple's guidance revision, time to focus on enterprise

Apple's surprising announcement that earnings this quarter will come in less than expected highlight the company's need to expand in other areas. Beyond services, it should continue to push into the workplace.

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CES 2019: Apple’s other trade show

Apple has a huge presence at CES with iTunes for Samsung TVs, HomeKit device launches and a strong security message.

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