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For Microsoft, Windows 10 is a ‘cornerstone’ no more

For four years, Microsoft described Windows 10 as the very foundation of its ambitions. But in this year's Form 10-K filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, that description no longer applies, raising questions about how the...

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Hammer time

There’s a tool for everything.

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Windows by the numbers: Finally, the 7-to-10 migration kicks into high gear

Windows 7's share of all PCs dropped sharply in July, indicating users are finally migrating to Windows 10 as 7's end-of-support date draws ever closer.

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There are only so many shapes

And really, it could happen to anyone.

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Apple's Tim Cook promised a 2019 product blitz: What’s coming?

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company will have major launches on all of its platforms -- new services and products. Here's a look at what it could announce.

Silly Smartphone Design Shift

Here comes the next silly smartphone design shift

Just when you thought you were safe from form-over-function design trends...

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Microsoft Patch Alert: Welcome to the Upside Down

In July’s patches, Win7 basks in telemetry, the Win10 1903 RST upgrade block casts an unintentionally wide net, and we see problems with Visual Studio. Also: yet another fervent call to block the BlueKeep hole.

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Time-Machine Tuesday: Not so much

A little learning is an arrogant thing.

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Augmented reality and the problem of obsolescing the laptop computer

AR could, but currently isn’t, changing the laptop computer into something far more portable and advanced. With the advent of the virtual desktop and 5G, we’ll be able to create tiny personal computers…but without addressing the...

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Flashback Friday: See, I fixed it

And doesn’t the printer smell pretty?

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Elementary, my dear: How to revive an old PC with elementary OS

Breathe new life into tired computers by installing elementary OS, a Linux distro that feels like macOS.

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Throwback Thursday: Vroom vroom!

Fast on the streets but slow you know where.

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The push to Win10 version 1903 takes in more 1809 machines, yields few complaints

Those of you running Windows 10 version 1809 with the branch readiness level at Semi-Annual Channel are now part of the countdown to 1903 hegemony. The old Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) no longer exists, but there are few gripes. Is...

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What Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update upheaval means

The company's changes to support timelines and its plans for each spring and fall Windows 10 upgrade will affect how often and when companies and consumers update their PCs. Here's how things could shake out.

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Spiked punch

For the love of troubleshooting.

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Should auld acquaintance …

Everyone was glad to see THAT year finally end.

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How Apple is improving Siri Shortcuts in iOS, iPadOS

Towards an Apple VoiceOS...

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Intel’s turnaround is showing strong potential

Intel’s CEO Bob Swan seems to have a good grasp of the problems the company faces, and their executive team shows more strength and diversity than ever before. Will their success all come down to whether or not they can get the...

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Throwback Thursday: Doesn’t ‘new’ mean ‘perfect’?

Note to boss: Never assume.

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The evolution of the MacBook

From the early PowerBook to the latest MacBook Air, we explore the evolution of Apple's laptops and the innovative changes each generation brought.

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