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How to fix a frozen Start menu or taskbar in Windows 10

Before you restart your PC, try this.

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Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 22000.100, released on July 22, 2021.

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Pegasus spyware and iPhone security

Amnesty International's Security Lab revealed that a handful of iPhones, mostly belonging to journalists and human rights activists, were successfully infected with Pegasus spyware. While the majority of iPhones users are not...

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Scary ‘malware-as-a-service’ Mac attack discovered

New Mac malware that's capable of harvesting keystrokes and log-ins is available on the Darknet for as little as $49, researchers claim.

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Windows 11: Déjà vu all over again?

Microsoft's Windows 11 documentation tells PC buyers to look for computers with 'Free upgrade to Windows 11' stickers. Where have we heard something like that before?

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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Build 19043.1147 (21H1) and Build 19044.1147 (21H2) for the Release Preview Channel, released on July 15, 2021.

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iPhone spyware: It's a dirty job, but NSO's gonna do it

Israeli ‘surveillance as a service’ company NSO Group sells a nasty iMessage hack used to spy on journalists, activists and politicians using iPhones and iPads, according to Amnesty International.

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In the fight against ransomware, Microsoft must do more

The rash of ransomware attacks that have plagued companies in recent months highlights the need for Microsoft to do more to help users avoid being hit — and recover quickly if they are.

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Windows 365 — Microsoft’s cloud-based OS explained

Microsoft's new take on desktop-as-a-service is more than just a cloud-based version of Windows. It also allows the company to offer up ersatz hardware — virtual machines running on a vast cloud of Azure servers.

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A big July Patch Tuesday — and the ongoing print nightmare

This is a big and important update for the Microsoft Windows ecosystem, with 117 patches that address four publicly reported and four exploited vulnerabilities.

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In praise of Apple's new Contacts widget for iPhones and iPads

The Home Screen widget turns your device into a powerful contact and communication management system.

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Windows 365: The version of Windows that will change the PC world

Microsoft's announcement this week of Windows 365 points the way to a computing future that could look very different from what we have now. Some thoughts....

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Now that Windows is in the cloud, what about the Mac?

Windows 365 means any Mac, iPad, iPhone, or even Linux user can now run a a virtualized PC in the cloud. Can Apple do this?

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Say hello to the Windows 365 Cloud PC

It's finally here: A full Windows desktop-as-a-service is now ready to replace your Windows desktop on a PC.

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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 KB5004237, released on July 13, 2021.

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The million-dollar question about Google's Pixel 6

For all the juicy leaks surrounding Google's upcoming Pixel 6 phone, one critically important question remains cryptically answered.

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Apple is changing its MDM system in iOS/iPadOS 15

A new declarative management system gives your device more power and autonomy to regulate enterprise MDM policies.

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Say goodbye to all that: Microsoft ends Windows-as-a-Service

With the arrival of Windows 11, and its once-a-year update cadence, Microsoft is effectively turning its back on its Windows-as-a-service model.

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