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The Poly Studio P15: Searching for a better home videoconferencing answer

With video chats such a vital part of the work-from-home world we're in, having the right hardware makes a big difference. Here's one system that, while pricey, does a good job.

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Forget macOS — it's Chrome OS vs. Windows for desktop domination

As we move to cloud-based Desktop-as-a-Service, it shouldn't come as a surprise to see Chrome OS, the original DaaS, moving past macOS as the No. 2 desktop.

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Android 12 and the big deal with little touches

The bigger picture of Android 12 won't come into focus for a while, but the software's smaller details present plenty of promise.

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Driven by pandemic, the US enters the world of Apple Pay

Use of mobile wallets is rapidly catching up with cash payments in the US; cash transactions worldwide have declined 42% since 2019.

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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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WhatsApp's new 'privacy' policy is a gift to other messaging apps

WhatsApp does not treat all interaction data the same. For now, user-to-user/customer-to-customer/consumer-to-consumer messaging is encrypted and considered private. But when a user communicates with a business, Facebook can do...

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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 Insider Preview Build 21322 for the Dev Channel, released on Feb. 24, 2021.

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How to hire and retain Black tech pros — for real

Turning diversity intentions into reality means going outside your comfort zone and making a sustained effort engage, honor, and understand the African American community.

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Two big buts about Samsung's Android security update announcement

Samsung's plan to provide security patches to its Android phones for a full four years is fantastic news, but there's more to the story than meets the eye.

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Where to find and recruit Black tech pros

Don’t believe the myth that there’s a shortage of qualified Black IT workers. Black tech talent abounds, if you truly reach into the African American community.

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Viva Connections: What your intranet wants to be

With Microsoft Viva, companies get a new integrated Employee Experience Platform that brings together communications, knowledge, learning, resources, and insights in a collection of apps delivered in Teams. Here's how Viva Connections...

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Why Apple should let you define private places on iPhones

A recent study shows that even location data can reveal a lot of information about people.

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Apple tramples on security in the name of convenience

Apple's upcoming iOS 14.5 and WatchOS 7.4 OSes will allow masked enterprise employees to access their iPhone if they happen to be wearing an Apple Watch that is unlocked. If companies don't stop workers from using this convenience, it...

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The .NET patch failure that wasn’t

This month’s patch updates from Microsoft have caused few problems, and though there were some issues related to .NET, even those have been scattered.

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How to collaborate with Dropbox Spaces

The Spaces feature in Dropbox creates shared workspaces where teams can collaborate on projects. Here’s how to use it.

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Apple is investing in 6G, but it doesn’t matter (yet)

We shouldn't get too excited that Apple is investing in next-generation 6G technology development.

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Trello, now 10, offers up an ambitious platform overhaul

The workplace productivity app this week unveiled a host of new board designs and card capabilities designed to improve the remote-work experience.

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6 secret settings for smarter sharing in Chrome on Android

Ready to uncover a fresh set of hidden options for your humble phone browser?

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