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Wayback Wednesday: There’s always a smart aleck around

And they are so helpful on the help desk.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10, Windows 7 pause their ups and downs

Windows 10 turned five years old in July, marking the anniversary with something of a pause in its market share growth.

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Despite an unexpected monkey wrench, now is the time to install the July Windows and Office patches

If it weren’t for the schizophrenic behavior of Microsoft’s preview patches, July updating would be a slam dunk. As things stand, you’d be well advised to go ahead and patch – but be aware of the odd behavior.

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11 essential business management insights from Apple’s Q3

Managing the pandemic, the move to remote working and healthcare, the rise of the Mac and other essential insights to guide IT.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: July 2020

Now that Microsoft has fixed an Outlook-killing bug on Microsoft’s own servers by updating Office 365, and re-issued the .NET patch so paying Windows 7 Extended Update customers can get it installed, the remaining problems are largely...

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Microsoft previews new enterprise-only telemetry option for Windows 10

The company has launched a preview of a new enterprise-focused option that blocks Windows' telemetry from reaching Microsoft's servers.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook defends the App Store business

Cook appears with leaders from Google, Amazon and Facebook today for a Congressional anti-trust hearing.

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Here's how Microsoft may slow down to only one Windows 10 upgrade a year

If Microsoft dumps its major/minor release cadence for Windows 10, opting for a lone feature update every year, the result could be chaotic for some users.

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Wayback Wednesday: Priorities

You’re forgetting: We have two printers but only one foosball table.

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The Windows 10 'End-of-Service' myth

Microsoft publishes an “End of Service” date for each version of Windows 10. While you might think you can hold onto your version of Win10 until that date, Microsoft starts pushing you onto the next version four months early. That...

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Addigy CEO is bullish on Apple Silicon and Macs in the enterprise

Jason Dettbarn predicts Apple Silicon will deliver "groundbreaking" advances in enterprise security and management.

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Microsoft will pitch virtualized Windows-as-a-subscription service, update and maintain VMs for customers

A recent job posting by Microsoft indicates the company may be crafting a new device-as-a-service subscription offer for Microsoft 365 customers that won't actually include the device.

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Memory-Lane Monday: I guess looks are everything

Ugly hardware ends up in Siberia.

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Windows Update is a bifurcated mess

Windows 10 now has two different Windows Update subsystems, running simultaneously, with different rules, conflicting goals and little documentation. Can’t see this week's Previews? You aren’t alone.

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WiPro exec: 'Apple is primed for continued success in the enterprise'

Given a choice, 59% of employees would choose a Mac. But today, only 32% use one at work.

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Jamf CEO: 'Technology has become the entire employee experience'

COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation and the old ways are not coming back. “We’ve seen the greatest movement of the workforce into their homes in all of history,” said Jamf CEO Dean Hager as the enterprise vendor launches...

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30+ essential facts about Apple in the enterprise

These statistics help illustrate Apple's growing status in the workplace.

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Microsoft releases some 'optional, non-security, C/D Week' Win10 patches. Avoid them.

In a return to its boorish behavior, Microsoft released several Windows 10 patches, presumably to preview non-security fixes as well as another .NET preview. Microsoft had stopped releasing these confusing middle-of-the-month patches...

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