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Windows 10: It's complicated

Think fast: How many versions of Windows 10 are there now, how often do they get updated and how long will Microsoft support them? You almost need a spreadsheet to keep track — and that's a problem.

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Master of disguise

That was quite a display.

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You probably won’t be buying a Mac Pro this year

Apple's top-end Mac is expected to ship this fall. But with a starting price of $5,999, it's not for everyone.

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Microsoft preps service pack-esque Windows 10 1909 for release

The newly renamed 'Windows 10 November 2019 Update' is nearing release. But given the company's past naming conventions, it might not show up until November.

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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 Windows 10 Preview Build 18363.418 for 19H2, released on Oct. 8, 2019.

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Decoding Apple’s Touch Bar philosophy

Developing new user interfaces takes time; Apple's Touch Bar is a case in point.

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Microsoft prods customers with Windows 10 retirement dates

The last update for Windows 10 Enterprise 1703 and Windows 10 Education 1703 arrived on Tuesday.

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How to use Apple’s new (and much better) Reminders app

Apple's improved Reminders app for Mac, iPhone and iPad is now much more useful.

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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files between your Android device and a Windows PC, Mac, or Chromebook doesn't have to be difficult — or dependent on any cloud services.

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Will Apple introduce AR glasses this month?

It's not clear yet whether Apple actually plans to hold an event this month to unveil new hardware. If it does, one surprise announcement could include augmented reality glasses.

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Wayback Wednesday: Twice as nice

But how long was this guy able to avoid computers?

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Facebook sends its Portal smart display to work

A new Workplace app for Portal is among a raft of features announced at this week’s Flow user conference.

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Windows 10: Answering your most important questions | TECH(talk)

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis are back to answer your questions about Windows 10.

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Apple delivers macOS Catalina

The company first unveiled the latest version of its desktop OS at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June. It arrived for all users on Monday.

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Apple ships macOS Catalina; here's what you get

The latest version of Apple's desktop OS is available now.

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Microsoft's plan to ignore Windows 10 1809 worked

Remember the problematic rollout of last year's fall update to Windows 10? Microsoft would just as soon forget it happened, and hopes users do, too.

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Apple appears to plan ARKit for the rest of us

Apple appears to be assembling an ecosystem of visual effects solutions for augmented reality.

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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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