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Enterprise resilience: Backup and management tips for iOS, Mac

Do you have a business resilience strategy in place in case things go wrong?

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Just because Microsoft sells Windows 7 support doesn't mean you can buy it

What good is extended support for an aging OS if you can't find a reseller to sell it to your company?

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Microsoft to end updates to Windows 7's free AV software, Security Essentials

When support for Windows 7 ends on Jan. 14, Microsoft will also stop providing new malware signatures for its home-grown Security Essentials software.

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Notable technology acquisitions 2019

The biggest technology acquisitions in 2019, including Google buying Fitbit, Salesforce picking up Tableau and ClickSoftware, and Apple snapping up Intel's smartphone modem business

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What happens after Windows 7's retirement?

The January end-of-support deadline for Windows 7 is fast approaching. Here's a rundown of some of the issues companies should keep in mind as that date draws near.

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Slack adds app home screen, better app discoverability

The collaboration software vendor is hoping to make it easier for developers to build apps for its platform, and help users find those apps once they're released.

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Getting pushed off Win10 1803? Don’t let Microsoft make you move to 1903.

Windows 10 version 1803 hits end of support on Nov. 12 — which means the last security patches will appear next Patch Tuesday. Some customers report that Microsoft is getting very aggressive pushing their 1803 machines to 1903. You...

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Microsoft starts nagging Windows 7 Pro users about end of support

As the January end-of-support deadline for the aged OS approaches, Microsoft is ramping up efforts to get users to move to Windows 10.

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Making sense of Google's Pixelbook strategy

The missing piece of the puzzle that explains Google's curious-seeming new Chrome OS laptop has finally fallen into place.

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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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A Chrome security setting you shouldn't overlook

One of Chrome's most important options is out of sight and all too easy to miss.

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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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Google launches leaked-password checker, will bake it into Chrome in December

The company plans to add a hacked-password alert system into its browser by the end of year; Firefox aims to do much the same thing this month.

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20 Slack tips, tricks and hacks for power users

Slack is a powerful collaboration tool with many hidden ways of doing things. Here’s how to get the most from it from users who know it best.

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How Gmail filters can help organize your inbox

Automate your inbox and enhance your organization by taking full advantage of what Gmail filters have to offer.

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The evolution of the iPad

With the release of the third-generation iPad Pro, it’s a good time to take a look at the evolution of Apple’s game-changing tablet.

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Excel 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most popular commands on the Ribbon in Excel 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Outlook 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in Outlook 2016 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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