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WWDC 2021 is coming, and we know very little about it

Apple's software teams are keeping pretty quiet as WWDC 2021 comes around. What might they be working on?

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9 Chrome extensions that supercharge Google Drive

Add these extensions for Chrome to work faster and smarter with Google Drive and Google’s productivity apps, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.

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Social engineering, fake App Stores, hit iOS, Sophos warns

Sophos spots a highly sophisticated series of attacks that illustrate some of the most common ways to attack iOS.

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Microsoft nixes Windows 10X

Windows 10X was expected to launch in the spring of 2021 in place of the year's first-half Windows 10 feature upgrade. Didn't happen.

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Jamf adds zero trust security to the Apple enterprise

Jamf is buying Zero Trust Network Access firm Wandera as it moves to enhance what it can offer Apple enterprise customers.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5003173, released May 11, 2021.

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Enterprises need to get smart about iOS security

Recently disclosed data concerning one Apple platform attack proves how sophisticated hackers are becoming. You must harden device security.

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How to block the Windows 10 May 2021 Update, version 21H1, from installing

Windows 10 21H1 is a minor update, but it’s still wise to opt out of beta testing it. Here’s how to keep the upcoming release off your system for now.

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Google and Apple claim their devices deliver a better sleep; not true, university says

A university study found that a frequently-heralded smartphone claim by both companies is non-existent. This raises a serious question: Don’t they have to prove something works before shouting it from the highest virtual rooftop?...

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How to make Apple's Mail deliver more productivity

You can use Rules in Mail to automate tasks and help you focus on getting more work done.

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Patch Tuesday preview: Time for a 'measured' approach to updates

As May's Patch Tuesday rolls around, it's time to take things slow. Here's how to get Windows 10 do just that.

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Apple, EarthLink, and the digital transformation of everything

Can you imagine life without the internet? Yet, in 1998 when Apple introduced the iMac....

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How Apple v. Epic Games could change the App Store forever

Apple and Epic Games, the developer behind Fortnite, are in court over Apple's decision to remove Fortnite from the App Store. Macworld executive editor Michael Simon and Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis join Juliet to...

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10+ Microsoft Teams tips for Mac users

A growing army of Mac users needs to learn how to get work done in Microsoft Teams.

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3 wacky ways to make Android widgets more useful

Android widgets can do way more than you realize — if you know how to unleash their hidden potential.

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With Apple's Claris, digital transformation goes to school

Claris Connect is a powerful new student information integration system that enables powerful digital workflows for educators.

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Microsoft previews new Windows servicing APIs for enterprises

Microsoft has launched a public preview of the APIs IT admins can use to control Windows Update for Business Deployment Service — part of the company's efforts to push commercial customers toward cloud-only servicing for Windows 10.

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The Epic/Apple battle shows how execs think about their business

Apple’s internal emails are perhaps the only interesting thing to emerge from Epic’s assault against the App Store.

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