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Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now)

You’ll know ambient computing is really here when you don’t know it’s there.

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Apple, Microsoft and a radical new theory on the evolution of computing

Is Apple’s announcement that iCloud will be available in the Microsoft store a bellwether of a very different theory on computing evolution? Have proprietary and locked-in strategies given way to embracing competition with an emphasis...

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Flashback Friday: User see, user do

Now I know my ABC’s, tell me what you think of me.

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Microsoft is better at documenting patch problems, but issues abound

For years we’ve been flailing around in the dark after bad patches wreaked havoc on Windows PCs. It often took days, or weeks, to identify bugs based on sporadic reports. The last two months have seen improvement, but there's still a...

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AR at work: 5 headsets aimed at business

Augmented reality is finding a place in the office as a driver of collaboration and productivity and for front-line workers, a way to stay connected with fellow employees.

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Throwback Thursday: And what could be more important than that?

Nice guys finish first?

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 19H2 and 20H1 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 18917 for 20H1, released on June 12, 2019.

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Project Soli in depth: How radar-detected gestures could set the Pixel 4 apart

An experimental Google project may finally be ready to make its way into the real world — and the implications could be enormous.

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Apple eyes changes to iOS device management

At last week's developers conference, Apple rolled out a number of changes to the way iPhones, iPads and other devices are handled. Here's what those changes mean.

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WWDC: 16+ ways Apple improved iPad productivity

iPad and Mac just became a perfect team to get things done

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Listen to Betty

It’s dysfunction all the way down.

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Are we about to enter a golden era of mobile computing?

Laptop computers are about to undergo design revolutions that will redefine the world of portable computing.

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How did people react to Apple's WWDC news?

Based on social media activity, there was significant interest in the news out of Apple's WWDC event last week, with much of it positive.

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The upside – and potential downside – of Apple’s WWDC twin OS PC strategy

One of the more interesting announcements at Apple’s WWDC indicates they finally seem to be making the move from x86 to ARM for their desktop PCs. It appears to be the opposite of what Microsoft did in the 1990s…which didn’t work out...

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The new Mac Pro is here, but is it worth it? | TECH(feed)

This year, Apple announced a ton of changes and updates to its products at WWDC. Those announcements also included brand new hardware from Apple in the form of a new Mac Pro, the new Pro Display XDR and the new Pro Stand. This new...

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WWDC: Get to know Apple’s 11+ new privacy tools

Apple continues to improve privacy protection across its operating systems. Here's what you need to know.

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‘Sign In with Apple’ isn’t for business – yet

While Apple's new mobile authentication tool is targeted for consumers, not companies, it could eventually be used by enterprise MDM vendors to enable secure log-in. It was among several enterprise-focused announcements at WWDC.

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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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