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Why AMD’s energy efficiency milestone is important to the emerging cloud desktop

As the pandemic continues to re-shape how (and where) we work, energy efficiency efforts by chipmakers could renew the push for a virtual desktop ecosphere. That would be a win for companies, users and cloud providers alike.

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Odds are we'll all soon move to Desktop-as-a-Service

I still love my standalone desktops. But with the coronavirus pandemic forcing more people to work from home, it's becoming clear, we're doing a lousy job of protecting our PCs. The only real answer: Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS).

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Ready or not, we’re on our way to the Windows Virtual Desktop

The pandemic has given the latest version of Microsoft’s desktop-as-a-service offering unstoppable momentum.

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Is xCloud – the Xbox game streaming service – a glimpse at the future of the desktop?

The advancements Microsoft will have to make to enable their xCloud gaming effort will benefit the virtual desktop effort as well. Why that’s a good thing…

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Cameyo: Fixing the Chromebook app critical path problem

If you’ve been struggling with converting to a more aggressively cloud-based alternative to your current desktop deployment, this young company appears to have a solution.

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At the AMD Epyc 2 launch, I saw the future of the PC

The Epyc/Ryzen-powered Microsoft Virtual PC solution demo was the first time I saw the Microsoft Virtual PC functioning – and it was awesome. Cloud-based virtual PC instances are the future of the PC, and apparently, it’s coming...

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The coming virtual desktop/gaming war: Why your 2025 PC will be in the cloud

Looking at both the Windows Virtual Desktop preview and the Google Stadia gaming cloud service, it’s clear these two companies are going to run hard at each other with their unique advantages…but both could be disrupted by Amazon’s...

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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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ARM, OpenPower, X86 were just joined by TX2: Anticipating a revolutionary virtual desktop future

Microsoft Virtual Desktop is a game changer when tied to 5G.

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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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PowerPoint 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

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

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Windows Virtual Desktop + Microsoft Managed Desktop revelation in the making

As with the introduction of Windows 10, things are about to change massively again...

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Best Places to Work in IT archives, 1994 to 2018

See 25 years of Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT lists in an easy-to-sort spreadsheet.

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Download the 2018 Best Places to Work in IT special report

Our 25th annual report highlights 100 top organizations across the country that attract skilled tech professionals by offering robust salaries, stellar benefits, and flexible, fast-paced work environments.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet: Handy gestures and shortcuts

Learn these useful touchpad gestures, keyboard shortcuts and touchscreen gestures for getting around Windows 10.

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Best of Shark Tank

Take a look back at some of the timeless tales that caught Sharky’s attention over the past year.

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Word 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

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

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How to manage mobile app madness

Enterprise demand for mobile apps is outstripping IT's ability to keep up. Here are several strategies for coping.

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