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How to hold on to Windows 7 for the long haul

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Microsoft to dump Windows 10's smaller delta updates

The company has decided they're no longer needed because express updates can fill the bill. The delta updates will end in February 2019.

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Enterprise PC-buying spree spurs first shipment climb in six years

A 3% year-over-year increase in PC shipments is being pegged to renewed demand in the business market. And the rise of device-as-a-service models could spur continued buying in the years ahead.

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How to use Apple Maps more effectively

How to use some of the lesser-known features tucked away inside Apple Maps.

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Adobe has killed the ‘iPad is not productive’ story

Adobe’s decision to put its creative apps on iPads means there is now no justification whatsoever to argue that iPads are not productive devices.

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Microsoft Surface Go: rethinking the millennial laptop/tablet and creating an IT bridge product

Microsoft Surface Go is likely the closest we have to a product that could bridge what millennials seem to want with what IT still needs.

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Do iOS 12 and 'Mojave' mean it's time to dump old hardware?

Apple's OS upgrades for iPhones, iPads and desktops mean it's time for IT admins to determine whether older devices will work after the updates arrive this fall – and if not, what to do next. Here's how to decide.

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As bitcoin values slide, high-end GPU prices drop, too

The price of specialized graphics processors – lapped up in recent years by cryptocurrency miners to power their rigs – are falling in tandem with a sharp drop in digital token values.

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IT buyer's guide to business projectors

Confused about which projector to get for your company? Here’s a look at the major categories, technologies and specs, along with buying advice.

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Make sure Windows Update is temporarily disabled, particularly on Win7

With Patch Tuesday arriving, take a moment to make sure Auto Update is turned off. Reports of Win7 users getting pushed to Win10 (again) make the check even more imperative.

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What Apple's 32-bit app phase-out on Mojave means to you

Apple has been pushing developers to move their software to 64-bit since mid-2017. Now, it's warning end users that it plans to bar 32-bit apps from running on the macOS desktop in 2019. Here's how to suss out which apps are affected....

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone 5 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 17711, released on July 6, 2018.

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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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5 clever little iCloud tips you’ll probably use

iCloud online provides you with some useful little features you may want to use.

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Crank up your Chromebook's cloud-connecting power

With a few simple tweaks, your Chromebook can become an even more connected part of your cloud-centric setup.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 gains ground but still trails Windows 7

Migration watch: Windows 10 in June posted its largest user share gain since January, but Windows 7 is hanging tough.

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Apple plans a little Mac and iPad summer lovin’

A fresh regulatory filing has people speculating about whether Apple plans to announce new Macs and iPads in a surprise summer blast.

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Flashback a few decades to when this pilot fish is the day-shift operator for a minicomputer with dozens of dumb terminals -- and he just needs to add one more.

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Here’s the latest on when Apple will ship its wireless charger

There's been speculation about why Apple hasn't already shipped its wireless charging pad, announced last September, but the latest reports indicate the company is facing some technical challenges that have delayed the device.

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