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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

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With Windows 10 1809 re-release, Microsoft decides not to cheat on promised support

By acting as if the Windows 10 rollout delay had not happened, Microsoft ensured that users will generally get the support timeline they expect.

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 19H1 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18282, released on Nov. 14, 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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Microsoft takes second swing at Windows 10 1809, re-issues troubled upgrade

The 'October' update rollout was put on hold for 38 days after a file-deletion bug caused problems.

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How to check the condition of your Mac’s battery

If you’re thinking about buying a second-hand Mac notebook, you need to know how to find the condition of the battery. This simple tip helps you do that.

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Windows 10 version 1809 re-released. Pro tip: Wait.

Microsoft’s stumbling all over itself trying to get Win10 1809 released. Unless you need an updated Notepad, a clipboard that works almost as well as free add-ons, or a screenshooter that can’t even save in JPG format, wait for more...

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Get 90% Off Your First Year of RemotePC, Up To 50 Computers for $6.95

RemotePC by iDrive lets you connect to your work or office computer securely from anywhere, and from any iOS or Android device. Right now their 50 computer package is 90% off or just $6.95 for your 1st year.

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HP Offering $330 off Pavilion 15z 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop Right Now ($370)

The pre-Black Friday deal ends Wednesday 11/14 and includes free shipping as well.

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FAQ: Windows 10 LTSB explained

The 'Long-term Servicing Branch' of Windows 10 was initially aimed at enterprises that wanted to avoid Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service model and delay frequent feature updates. Here's how it's supposed to work.

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Windows 10 rollout snafu: Day 37

Microsoft's fall feature upgrade, released on Oct. 2, was pulled from distribution four days later. The company has yet to restart the release.

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HP design innovation on PCs and printers will spread to homes and offices

We are only at the beginning of an era of design changes that will make the tech products we have in our homes and offices look and feel vastly different.

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HTC Vive unveils standalone VR headset, collaboration app for the enterprise

The company's Vive Focus head-mounted display is now available in the U.S.; its Vive Sync app will arrive after beta testing gets under way in December.

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How to use your iPad Pro to replace your laptop (Part 4)

In the fourth episode in the guide to help you use an iPad Pro instead of a notebook, we show you how to get more from tags and how to use Apple’s Files app.

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The lock-in problem hiding behind Apple’s unit sales declines

Is Apple on the same path IBM was in the mid-'90s?

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Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant now available on Windows 10 PCs as a standalone app

Alexa, which debuted on select Windows 10 laptops earlier this year is now available for download on all compatible devices, building Amazon's push into the enterprise.

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How to use your iPad Pro to replace your laptop (Part 3)

In the third episode in the multi-part guide to help you use an iPad Pro instead of a notebook, we show you how to use the multi-tasking features.

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Win10 activation server down; your Pro license is still good, despite the warnings

A bug in Microsoft’s activation server has led to pandemonium among people trying to activate or re-activate their Windows 10 Pro licenses. No need to panic. Microsoft will fix it “within one to two business days.” (Try telling your...

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