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Android 13

The awkward thing about Android 13

Google's latest and greatest Android software isn't quite what it seems on the surface.

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Apple’s Q3: Services, iPhone, loyalty help company (narrowly) beat estimates

Apple's earnings in the past three months beat estimates, while its services income shows it is getting pretty good at boosting per-user revenue, giving the company protection in uncertain times.

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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Windows 10 Build 19045.1865 (KB5015878) for the Release Preview Channel, released on July 28, 2022.

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US Senate approves $52 billion for chipmakers—but not designers

The CHIPS Act will provide funding and tax relief, among other incentives, to companies looking to manufacture semiconductors in the US.

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What Microsoft’s results might tell us about Apple’s business

Microsoft confirmed slowing PC sales, attributing this to COVID-19. But could Apple Silicon be eating into the edges of the PC business?

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What is Apple Stage Manager and how is it used?

Coming in iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura, Stage Manager is Apple's latest attempt to improve multitasking on M1 iPads. What is it and how does it work?

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Review: Apple’s M2 MacBook Air

The M2 MacBook Air’s fanless design, battery life, and clear bright screen — along with its impressive performance per watt — makes for a machine you’ll use productively for years.

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Apple reads the room, looks to slow hiring in '23

Apple will freeze headcount in some parts of its business as the company prepares for more challenging times.

Old PCs can find new life with Google ChromeOS Flex

Do you have Macs and PCs from the last ten years running outdated OSes or gathering dust? Want to use them with a modern, safe operating system? It's time to check out Google ChromeOS Flex.

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Why Tim Cook is concerned about coding skills

The future of digital everything is currently under pressure and under staffed.

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The evolution (and eventual end) of computer monitors

For 40 years or so, we've used computer monitors to work with our desktops and laptops. But as as head-mounted displays advance, how we see the online world is going to change.

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Gartner predicts PC shipments to fall by 9.5% this year

Due to a perfect storm of geopolitics and high inflation, global shipments of PCs, tablets and phones are all in decline, according to Gartner’s latest forecasts.

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How Apple plans to dent reality in the next 12 months

Apple is preparing its late 2022/early 2023 product salvo. What might this mean for your business?

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The killer calendar app your Chromebook's been missing

Got Chrome OS? Get ready for a massive productivity upgrade.

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How Apple improved enterprise deployments at WWDC

Apple announced dozens of enhancements for enterprise users and IT admins at its developer conference last week. Here are the most noteworthy ones we have identified so far.

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WWDC 22: What Apple's big plans mean for business

From major changes to iPadOS to tweaks and updates to iOS 16 and macOs Ventura — and even new laptops — here's a look at some of the changes Apple unveiled Monday that could most affect business.

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WWDC: Is Apple preparing to give iPad a mammoth upgrade?

iPad users have long clamored for changes to iPadOS that would allow them to better multi-task on their devices. Could that be among the announcements coming at Apple's big developer event?

Android 13

Android 13's dueling identities

What's Android 13 actually all about? It's an unusually complicated question — with a surprisingly simple answer.

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