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Aussie-hosted conferencing apps performed better during COVID-19

Video conferencing apps Google Meet, Microsoft Teams and Skype performed better due to lower latency during May 2020 as these used Australian-based servers.


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How COVID-19 has affected Australian financial software users’ plans

An industry survey revealed more sales for some, less for others, but mostly flat results.


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What's in the latest Firefox upgrade? Firefox 78 starts ESR transition for enterprises

The latest version of Mozilla's browser fixes 13 flaws and starts the annual process of retiring 2019's Extended Support Release and offering customers the latest enterprise-designed build.


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Most bugs in Microsoft's June patches have been fixed; go ahead and patch

June was a cruel patching month, with loads of bugs, lots of initial confusion and a few belated fixes. We now have a pretty good handle on what’s going bump in the night. Here’s how to get your patching caught up.


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Apple Holic

Apple extends iPhone repair services across U.S., Canada, Europe

Apple's Independent Repair Provider Program grows across the U.S. and is to be extended into Canada and Europe.


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IT hires are the top priority for Australian businesses

Survey reveals greatest demand is for infrastructure professionals, software developers and engineers, and cloud architects and engineers.


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Android Intelligence

Google Voice deserves your attention (again)

A once-abandoned Google service is finding new life — and deserves a second look.


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Apple Holic

Apple has built its own Mac graphics processors

Apple Silicon Macs will use an Apple-designed GPU – which makes complete sense and promises useful performance advantages.


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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 is on track to reach 85% by mid-2021

It's not unusual for Windows 10 use to rise as Windows 7's use falls, which is what happened (again) in June. One continuing surprise: it was the third straight month where Linux saw gains.


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Did Microsoft kill the wrong store?

Microsoft recently announced it's permanently closing its retail stores worldwide. It should have axed the Windows store instead.


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Top web browsers 2020: Chrome becomes third browser ever with more than 70%

Google's Chrome in June joined the ranks of Netscape Navigator and Microsoft's Internet Explorer, both of which once dominated the browser landscape.


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The best Android widgets for busy professionals

Turn your Android home screen into a powerful productivity hub with these exceptional, business-friendly widgets.


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Biggest technology acquisitions 2020

We round up the biggest technology industry mergers and acquisitions of the year so far


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Apple Holic

Apple plots path to the next Intel iMac

But where is the next iMac Pro?


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Windows Into The Future

Cameyo – the new alternative to Citrix

With the pandemic still raging, desktop virtualization is an important option for companies. And while Citrix might be better known, Cameyo may be the better answer.