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How to stay as private as possible on the Mac

Privacy means vigilance, so make sure your Mac is as vigilant as possible on your behalf. Here's how.

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3 pandemic-related trends for 2021

With an ongoing focus on remote work, companies will be looking to make work-from-home as easy and secure as sitting in the office. The tech industry has a role to play in what’s coming.

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M1 MacBook Pro: First impressions

The new M1 MacBook Pro has arrived, and we have one in hand. Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis and Macworld senior writer Michael Simon join Juliet to discuss how the new MacBook Pro’s performance compares to last year’s...

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Everything you need to know about Rosetta 2 on Apple Silicon Macs

Because it is so tightly integrated with the chip, Rosetta 2 means some apps will run faster on an Apple Silicon Mac than they do on Intel.

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Deciphering (and understanding) Microsoft’s patch management options

The pandemic this year forced admins to scramble to keep their Windows systems up and running (and properly patched) at a distance. So it's important to understand what options are available and which work best in different situations....

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Microsoft deviates from the norm, forcibly upgrades Windows 10 1903 with minor 1909 refresh

The latest 1903-to-1909 migration, a departure from the company's recent practices, may offer clues to how Microsoft plans to service Windows 10 next year.

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Review: M1 Mac mini shows a bright future for Apple Silicon

Short on flaws and big on promise, the entry-level Mac mini just became a great system to get things done on a budget

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Microsoft, it's time deliver these four Windows wishes

When is a "major" OS upgrade not really a big deal? And just what would constitute big changes in Windows 10? Herewith, a few thoughts and wishes.

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Apple silicon Macs: 9 considerations for IT

Apple’s shift to customized ARM processors in its newest Mac models gives IT several things to consider when planning Mac purchases.

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9 things to do once you finally install Big Sur

Here are nine macOS Big Sur features that should be of interest to people using their Macs for work.

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Apple Silicon Macs with M1 chips: Worth the wait?

Apple announced its new and long-awaited Mac lineup at its “One More Thing” event on Tuesday. These new Macs, powered by the new M1 processor, are the first Macs released after Apple announced it would shift away from Intel chips....

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The best way to transfer files to a new Windows PC or Mac

Using a cloud storage service removes the hassle of transferring files to your new computer via utilities or external drives — and it also supports mobile devices.

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How to migrate to a new Windows PC

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Windows PC, from either Windows or macOS.

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How to migrate to a new Mac

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Macintosh, from either macOS or Windows.

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Microsoft readies Office for Big Sur, M1-based Macs

One day after Apple unveiled new computers that run on Apple-designed silicon, Microsoft issued a preview of Office for the Mac that will run natively on the new hardware.

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Why Google making its own Pixel chips could matter for you

Google's homemade processors could start appearing in Pixel products in a matter of months — and that could make a meaningful difference in the devices' evolution.

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Microsoft joins other major developers on road to Apple Silicon

Microsoft is building a native version of Office for Apple Silicon as other major developers transition to Apple's new chips.

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The November Patch Tuesday aftermath

There were a few surprises in this month's updates released on Tuesday, including Office 2010 updates, some Intel Microcode updates you can probably skip and fixes for Outlook memory issues.

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