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Technologies that have been jump-started by COVID-19

The economy is suffering, but some technology businesses, such as telemedicine, contactless payment, 3D printing and e-paper document management have taken off. While others, which were already big, like ecommerce and...

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Mac adoption in enterprise grows, survey says

Parallels survey finds that more than 55% of businesses now use or permit the use of Macs.

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10 Signal tips for iPhone, Mac and iPad users

Anyone who seriously wants to secure their communications uses the cross-platform Signal service.

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Android 11's most important additions

Don't let the shiny new features fool you: The most consequential changes in Google's new Android 11 Beta are the ones most people probably won't even notice.

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Imagine an 'Android Pro' subscription

Google's missing a major opportunity to build its business while elevating the experience of its most enthusiastic users.

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WWDC 2020: Apple to announce move to ARM-powered Macs

Apple reportedly intends to announce a move to use its own ARM-developed chips inside Macs starting next year.

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What do we expect from WWDC 2020? (Updated)

Apple’s online Worldwide Developers Conference begins in 14 days. What can you expect from the show?

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Apple’s first 5G iPhone 12 will ship late this year

There's a possibility Apple will need to stagger the introduction of new iPhone models as pandemic chaos strikes manufacturing.

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The key point most Android vs. iOS arguments miss

People (and, ahem, companies) comparing Android to iOS keep making the same silly mistake. Don't let yourself fall for it.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'Speaking up on racism'

The Apple boss, in an open letter, commits to 'do more' to make a more just world for all.

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The ultimate guide to privacy on Android

Take back control and decide exactly how information is used on your Android phone.

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5 more hidden Pixel features worth finding

Time for a fresh set of easily overlooked, next-level options for your favorite Pixel phone.

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iOS feature request: Do Not Disturb Pro

We need an easy way to separate work life from our own life – especially now.

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Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word: Which works better for business?

Has Google Docs caught up to Microsoft Word as an enterprise productivity application? We compare the two word processors to see which wins in today's online environment.

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Podcast: The state of UK 5G today

Listen as UK-based Online Editor Hannah Williams lays out the state of 5G connectivity across the UK today and how to feel about those coronavirus conspiracy theories. This podcast is produced by IDG Communications, Inc.

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The best way to write Messages on Apple Watch?

This little app lets you write more complex Messages using your Apple Watch.

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Apple wants AI to make its products smarter

The company hopes to solve the age-old problem with data and AI: junk in, junk out.

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The Android hardware truth Google won't tell you

Google doesn't like to talk about it, but there's one type of Android hardware you really shouldn't be buying.

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Mobile security forces difficult questions

As governments consider COVID-19 contact tracing and its privacy implications, it's not a bad idea for companies to take the opportunity to look more closely at their mobile agreements with employees.

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Apple rejects flawed claims about its contact tracing tech

Apple has been forced to reject damaging claims against its contact tracing tech now circulating on Facebook.

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