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iPad Pro 2021

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An enterprise take on Apple’s Spring Loaded event

Apple’s Spring Loaded event offered food for thought for any enterprise, as the iPad Pro became an even more compelling PC replacement.

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PC shipment gains continue as students, workers remain remote

Last year’s supply-chain disruptions and increased demand brought on by the pandemic both contributed to the sustained growth.

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Skimping on drive space means Windows 10 update woes

Too many users have encountered the dreaded “Windows needs more space” message when trying to update Windows 10. Here’s the bare minimum drive space business and IT professionals should shoot for.

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Why 16 is the new 8 for Windows 10

Microsoft’s Teams collaboration platform has become something of a memory hog, meaning Windows 10 users need at least 16GB of RAM to keep things running smoothly.

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2 colossal Chrome OS changes to keep an eye on

Google's quietly working on two shape-shifting Chrome OS features that could completely change the nature of Chromebooks — for the better.

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The case of the missing laptop RAM

One of the best tech support programs in the industry has been Dell's ProSupport program, which routinely answers within 10 seconds and offers excellent techs who truly try to help. It also offers a next-day onsite repair program...

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Hackers target developers to break into Apple’s garden

Apple developers beware -- cybercriminals have figured out that you may be the weakest link in Mac, iPhone and iPad security.

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Android apps for Chromebooks: The essentials

Turn your Chromebook into a uniquely versatile modern computing machine with these Chrome-OS-enhancing apps.

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How to make more effective use of Mail in macOS

While we wait for Apple to innovate an application most Mac users rely on daily, here’s a few tips that should help you use Mail more effectively.

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Use Stacks and Search in macOS to get work done

Here's how to maintain desktop law and order — and find those frequently wanted items fast.

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HSBC now offers Mac-friendly choice scheme

And the big bank says it plans to reduce office space by 40% as business becomes remote.

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Microsoft slashes Windows 10 long-term support by half

Windows 10 LTSC, the version once pitched to enterprises as the OS that didn't need constant updating, will only get five years of support now.

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Something new, something old in Apple’s 2021 MacBook Pro upgrade

The refreshed MacBook Pro laptops expected later this year will only be available with an M-series chip, offer no Touch Bar, add an SD-card reader and may support 8K displays.

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Apple publishes in-depth M1, Mac, and iOS security guide

Apple Platform Security Guide 2021 reveals all the latest security changes introduced in A14 chips and new M1 Macs.

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If you liked the M1 Macs, you'll love the M1X

Fresh speculation suggests Apple's next wave of M-powered Macs will deliver screaming+ performance.

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Microsoft bucks history, pegs Windows 10 21H1 as 'minor' upgrade

The coming spring update for Windows 10 won't offer any major new features, making it more likely the fall upgrade will have more to offer users.

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iPad gains much-improved Microsoft Office app

Microsoft reads the zeitgeist with a welcome release for iPad-toting professionals that combines Word, PowerPoint and Excel inside an easy to manage experience.

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For February, a 'bumpy' Patch Tuesday ride

A few issues have already cropped up with this month's collection of patches from Microsoft. So, for now, pause updates if you can.

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