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How to fix iPhone network coverage and hotspot problems

Poor mobile signals and unreliable personal hotspot coverage on your iPhone are frustrating challenges — especially if you use the phone for work. Here is how to solve them.

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16 ways to speed up Windows 10

If you want to optimize Windows 10, take a few minutes to try out these tips to speed up your PC and make it less prone to performance and system issues.

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Android's forgotten shortcut superpowers

These out-of-sight Android shortcuts can make you meaningfully more efficient — if you (a) figure out how to tap into their full potential and (b) remember to use 'em.

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Windows 11: A guide to the updates

Here’s what you need to know about the latest updates to Windows 11 as they’re released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5010795, released on Jan. 17, 2022.

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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 KB5010793, released on Jan. 17, 2022.

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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 Insider Preview Build 19044.1499 (21H2) for the Release Preview Channel, released on Jan. 14, 2022.

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How to keep your apps up to date in Windows 10 and 11

With dozens of applications installed on the typical Windows PC, keeping them all updated seems like a Herculean task. Automated tools can lighten the load considerably.

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24 advanced tips for Android 12

Make the most of Google's Android 12 software with these expert-approved steps and adjustments.

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20 years after Gates’ call for trustworthy computing, we’re still not there

Then-Microsoft CEO Bill Gates spelled out what his company needed to do to build in better security two decades ago. And yet….

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How to handle Windows 10 and 11 updates

You can significantly delay some Windows updates, temporarily pause others, control what time of day they’re installed, uninstall problematic updates, and more. Here’s how.

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Patch Tuesday gets off to a busy start for January

For the first Patch Tuesday of 2022, Microsoft offered up fixes for 97 security issues, with six of them rated as critical.

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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 22000.466 for the Beta and Release Preview Channels, released on Jan. 14, 2021.

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8+ useful iPhone tips for better productivity

Here is a handful of iPhone tips to take a little more friction out of your day.

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The cold, bitter truth about the Android-iOS messaging mess

Google's getting all worked over the way Apple handles messages from Android users, but the reality of the situation isn't quite as black and white as it seems.

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Cellular networks revolt against Apple privacy moves

Every time Apple tries to bolster user privacy into the digital world — whether it's Do Not Track or iCloud Private Relay — it gets pushback.

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Microsoft touts first PCs to ship natively with secure Pluton chip

Along with thwarting malware, the Pluton chip handles BitLocker, Windows Hello, and System Guard and might help prevent physical insider attacks. The technology is also being used in Azure Sphere in the cloud.

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5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

Got a Chromebook? These advanced, mostly out-of-sight options will grant your computer new powers and change the way you work (for real!).

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17 ways the iPhone transformed enterprise tech

In the 15 years since its arrival, the iPhone has changed the way we do and run our businesses. Here's a look at some of the major changes it brought about.

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