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Parallels Desktop 11 lets Mac users say 'Hey Cortana'

Parallels Desktop 11 launched late Tuesday, with support for the latest desktop operating systems, along with new marquee features like the ability to run.


With MacPractice, every doctor can get a Mac

MacPractice sets the bar for doctor's seeking medical practice solutions for Mac, iPad or iPhone.

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Review: Is Microsoft’s Edge browser ready for business?

Microsoft's Edge, which is included with Windows 10, is a more modern, more secure and more compatible browser. It will need more work to fit in at work -- but will be worth the wait.

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Mozilla fights to keep users with new Firefox for Windows 10

Mozilla has released a Windows 10 version of Firefox, making good on a pledge last month to get something in users' hands quickly once the new OS was out.

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3 less-known Apple Mail features

Apple's Mail has a variety of features like MailDrop and Markup that even regular users might not realize are available to them.

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Review: Free and low-cost Wi-Fi stumblers for the Mac

Here’s our take on wireless stumblers that run on Mac OS X for all you Apple fans.

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The end of ERP and product confusion — the Sage Summit saga continues

Cloud! Hybrid! Mobile! Choice! It was all on offer at Sage Summit. Here's a rundown on what was announced and my general impressions of the show.

Patch halt looms for half of all IE users

With just over four months left before Microsoft stops serving security updates to most versions of Internet Explorer other than IE11, nearly half of all IE users are running a soon-to-be-retired edition.

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What to do if iCloud Music Library kills iTunes music

Apple has engaged in several key transitions, but it seems the biggest challenge it has faced is the migration from iTunes to Apple Music

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11 Force Touch commands for Mac users

May the Force (Click) be with you

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Can Apple Music keep its 10M users?

The Apple Music team is rapidly developing essential iTunes improvements in a bid to convert early free-trial listeners into fully paid-up subscribers.

Downbeat: Apple Music not a hit with watchdogs, senators, and bloggers

Yesterday wasn't a good day for Apple's streaming music service. A consumer watchdog group, a U.S. senator, and a popular blogger weren't praising Apple Music, they were, in effect, burying it...

The more customers Microsoft adds to Office 365, the less it makes from each subscriber

The more consumers that Microsoft puts on its Office 365 subscription rolls, the less it makes from each customer, data the company disclosed Tuesday showed.

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Windows 10 -- download full version, before release date (RTM build 10240)

Yes, you can get the Windows 10 final RTM build, right now for download, even before the release date. Build 10240 is available for update, but you can also get hold of the ISOs...

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Some enterprise users feel neglected by Apple

As use of Apple products expands in the enterprise, IT managers say Apple's interest in helping them comes up short. One CIO reported said she had to be 'nominated' to attend a sales pitch meeting.

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Office for Windows 10 will require Office 365 subscription on PCs, larger tablets

Microsoft will soon strip the preview label off its Office for Windows 10 apps and require an Office 365 subscription to use them on PCs, 2-in-1s and larger tablets running the new OS.

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Microsoft wraps up revamped Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft today released Office 2016 for Mac to Office 365 subscribers; standalone licenses go on sale in September.

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Your essential Siri and Apple Music guide

When it comes to Apple Music, Siri can really be your friend.

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Word 2013 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Find the most popular commands on Word 2013's Ribbon.

Microsoft Word 2013: Cheat Sheet

Word 2013 cheat sheet

Learn to find your way around Microsoft Word 2013 and get the most out of its features.

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