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How to hold on to Windows 7 for the long haul

June's Windows numbers: Microsoft Windows 7 maintains grip

Windows 7 dug in its heels in May, and retained control over a majority of all Windows PCs. That could spell problems for later corporate migrations to Windows 10.

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Toshiba Portege X30 review: The clamshell strikes back

The new Toshiba Portege X30 is a tough, top-performing Windows 10 laptop well-suited to demanding enterprise users.

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How we test Windows system performance

A quick rundown of how we assess the performance of Windows computers.

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39% off Exploring Raspberry Pi: Interfacing to the Real World with Embedded Linux, Paperback - Deal Alert

The innovators guide to bringing Raspberry Pi to life. This book favors engineering principles over a 'recipe' approach to give you the skills you need to design and build your own projects. You'll understand the fundamental...

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Review: Apple’s 21.5-in., 3.4GHz ‘Kaby Lake’ 2017 iMac

Apple’s 21.5-in., 3.4GHz ‘Kaby Lake’ 2017 iMac has a great display, powerful processor, excellent graphics performance and faster storage.

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Mingis on Tech: What Cisco announced at Cisco Live

Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where the big story is Cisco's efforts to reinvent itself and push "intent-based networking."

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Purism aims to push privacy-centric laptops, tablets and phones to market

A San Francisco-based start-up created a line of laptops -- and is now working on delivering a tablet and smartphone -- designed with hardware and open-source software to guard user privacy.

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A Chromebook can increase the protection of air-gapped computers

Thanks to WikiLeaks, we now know air gapping is insufficient. But all is not lost, a Chromebook can pump up the protection of air-gapped computers.

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Why Apple’s future’s up on ransomware

The Petya ransomware attack shows thousands of enterprises must upgrade their systems fast. And Apple is a viable choice for them.

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57% off Anker Quick Charge 3.0 39W Dual USB Car Charger - Deal Alert

3 cutting-edge technologies combine to deliver the fastest possible charge to any device. Charge compatible devices up to 80% in just 35 minutes with Quick Charge 3.0. Patented PowerIQ and VoltageBoost deliver high-speed charging to...

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11 ways Apple’s iPhone changed the enterprise

Ten years since Apple’s iPhone went on sale, here are 11 ways the device has profoundly transformed the enterprise.

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A full 10 years later, the iPhone still dominates ... for now

Steve Jobs would be proud. Ten years after the iPhone debuted, the smartphone is still going strong.

Is Chrome OS Right For You?

Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out

Chromebooks aren't like regular computers -- so are they right for your needs? These three questions will help you find the answer.

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Lenovo's new workstation is 'Tiny' but packs a punch

Windows users working in tight spaces who are looking for a small workstation with multiple display ports and solid processing power have a new contender to check out: the ThinkStation P320 Tiny.

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Backup administrator pilot fish who works at a big insurance company gets a request to recover some missing files -- which is what a backup admin does, right? Well, maybe.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 6 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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6 months using Office and a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

I've been using Microsoft Office's Touch Bar integration on a new MacBook Pro for a few months, here's what I've found.

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64% off Anker Astro E1 Ultra Compact High Speed Portable Charger - Deal Alert

This inexpensive smartphone charger from Anker is the size of a candy bar, and has enough juice to recharge any smartphone at least 1-2 times over. It's discounted 64% to just $18.

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Critical updates to Windows 10, XP and Vista for June Patch Tuesday

This month's Patch Tuesday is unique. Microsoft is not only attempting to address a record 94 vulnerabilities, but also provided security updates for several operating systems that are no longer supported, including Windows XP and...

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Company CEO needs a new all-in-one printer for his home office, and this consultant pilot fish gets the assignment. That should be simple enough, right?

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