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A first look at macOS Catalina (public beta now available)

Apple today opened up its macOS Catalina Public Beta Program, so I thought it useful to share some first impressions of the new Mac OS.

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Memory-Lane Monday: 240 would be twice as good, right?

Maybe it was the way he said it.

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Microsoft cranks up Windows 10 1803-to-1903 forcible upgrades

The company is now telling customers running last year's Windows 10 version 1803 that it will soon begin forced upgrade to the latest feature refresh released in May.

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How ‘Find My’ Mac works in macOS Catalina and iOS 13

Apple has created cutting-edge system that can safely, securely and privately help users find lost or stolen things.

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Google's officially done making its own tablets

This just in: The Pixel Slate won't get a younger sibling, and Google's future self-made computers will revolve exclusively around the laptop form.

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Macs in the enterprise: 6 stats every IT purchaser needs

If you run a business and are looking for a way to boost productivity, reduce costs, and improve employee retention, these statistics prove Macs are for you.

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 19H2 and 20H1 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 18922 for 20H1, released on June 19, 2019.

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A lovely spring day

No animals were harmed in the retelling of this tale.

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Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further

The company, which competes with the likes of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, also plans to sell its own mixed reality apps to others in the aviation industry.

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WWDC: Has Apple closed the door on non-Mac App Store apps?

Apple is making it a little more difficult to install apps not sold at the Mac App Store, but it isn't impossible to get Mac apps that come from other sources.

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How Windows 10 users can dial back upgrades to just one a year

In recent months, Microsoft has changed Windows 10's upgrade cadence in ways that allow users to slow the pace at which their computers are updated.

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Did you try changing the channel?

Not dead. Not even resting.

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Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now)

You’ll know ambient computing is really here when you don’t know it’s there.

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Apple, Microsoft and a radical new theory on the evolution of computing

Is Apple’s announcement that iCloud will be available in the Microsoft store a bellwether of a very different theory on computing evolution? Have proprietary and locked-in strategies given way to embracing competition with an emphasis...

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Flashback Friday: User see, user do

Now I know my ABC’s, tell me what you think of me.

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Microsoft is better at documenting patch problems, but issues abound

For years we’ve been flailing around in the dark after bad patches wreaked havoc on Windows PCs. It often took days, or weeks, to identify bugs based on sporadic reports. The last two months have seen improvement, but there's still a...

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AR at work: 5 headsets aimed at business

Augmented reality is finding a place in the office as a driver of collaboration and productivity and for front-line workers, a way to stay connected with fellow employees.

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Throwback Thursday: And what could be more important than that?

Nice guys finish first?

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