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Android Productivity Power

Give yourself an Android productivity upgrade

Tap into the oft-overlooked potential of this simple-seeming Android element and watch your mobile productivity soar.

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Biggest tech IPOs of 2021

After a big year for tech firms in 2020, will the lasting effects of the pandemic continue to affect the tech stock boom in 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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What's in the latest Chrome update? Default to HTTPS, focused links

Chrome 90’s most interesting feature lets users create links to specific text on a web page. Behind the scenes, the release adds support for the AV1 codec for better-quality videoconferencing and defaults to encrypted site connections....

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10+ Slack tips for Mac users

These Slack tips can help Mac users stay in command of the powerful collaboration tool and get things done more efficiently.

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Starting a new job in a pandemic: Virtual onboarding to the rescue

Like most new pandemic-induced working practices, remote onboarding is here to stay. How can employers make the process, from device provisioning and training to helping new hires feel welcome, as seamless as possible?

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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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3 ways to build stronger remote teams

Building trust within remote and hybrid teams is key for businesses moving forward. These techniques can help.

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Details of how the feds broke into iPhones should shake up enterprise IT

Given that law enforcement can leverage a hole in Mozilla open-source code that Apple used to permit accessories to be plugged into an iPhone’s lightning port, IT and enterprise security pros need to view mobile device security...

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Rethinking collaboration: 8 vendors offer new paths to remote work

With the need for efficient collaboration tools exploding in recent months, a variety of companies hope to refine how those tools work and what they can do. We look at eight now pushing the envelope.

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The Patch Tuesday focus for April: Windows and Exchange (again)

Another very broad series of updates across the Windows ecosystems for this April patch cycle. Unfortunately, four vulnerabilities affecting Windows have been publicly disclosed and one security vulnerability has been reported as...

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Appogee becomes one-stop shop for enterprise iOS deployment

Apple-only VAR Appogee now offers a fully managed hardware deployment as iOS/Mac enterprise use comes of age

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Lenovo’s global employee kickoff: The evolution of company meetings?

I was invited to Lenovo’s all-hands meeting (virtually) and how it was presented gave me some ideas about how these events can and should be handled in the future.

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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 KB5001330, released April 13, 2021.

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Apple and Google reject UK COVID-19 app

The UK’s latest COVID-19 Test and Trace app update failed to follow terms of use the nation had already agreed to.

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The Microsoft-Nuance Deal: A new push for voice technology?

Microsoft's decision to buy Nuance for $19.7 billion highlights how important voice-activated technology is already in healthcare and how ubiquitous it might become elsewhere.

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Noteworthy technology acquisitions 2021

Global tech merger-and-acquisition deals totaled $634.1 billion in 2020, an increase of 91.8% year-on-year. Can 2021 match that for blockbuster activity?

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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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