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Experts call Apple's CSAM scheme 'a dangerous technology'

"The surveillance and control capabilities provided...can potentially be abused by many adversaries, from hostile state actors through criminals to users’ intimate partners," experts warn.

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Windows 11 and the need for better BIOS integration

Although Windows has come a long ways since the early days of DOS, it needs to evolve further than it has with Windows 11.

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Apple needs to introduce an iCloud business suite for the enterprise

Apple has an opportunity to create a suite of online services aimed at its growing congregation of enterprise users.

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13 handy hidden tricks for Google Maps on Android

Take advantage of all Maps has to offer by tapping into these easily overlooked features and options.

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Apple warns: Sideloading apps threatens an iCrime wave

An extensive Apple white paper describes the risks of app sideloading to consumers and enterprises.

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Windows 11: Microsoft's pointless update

After a couple of weeks using the beta and a week with the final version of Windows 11, I've yet to find a real reason to use it.

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Windows 11: A guide to the updates

Here’s what you need to know about the latest updates to Windows 11 as they’re released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5006674, released on Oct. 12, 2021.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5006670, released on Oct. 12, 2021.

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iPhone SE 2022: Apple reads the room

Apple is seeking platform proliferation and high service and product add-ons to weather an anticipated post-pandemic slump.

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Thoughts on navigating the transition to Windows 11

Windows 11 has only been out for a week, but users are already finding ways around security requirements and making UI changes. Here's what to keep in mind if you're planning to do either one.

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Has Apple set the scene for its next small big thing?

Aimed at developers, App Analytics in App Store Connect provides a window through which they can explore important app metrics....

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The most important Pixel 6 feature might be invisible

Google's Pixel 6 is almost upon us, but the phone's most significant element has barely started to come into focus.

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Windows 11 arrives: my initial impressions

Though I had a few hitches getting Windows 11 installed on a PC I had just built, the upgrade from Windows 10 is worth it for the added security alone.

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Windows 11: First impressions, hardware requirements and Android app integration

Microsoft released its first new version of Windows in six years on Tuesday. Windows 11 introduces only a handful of new features (and users will eventually be able to run Android apps on it). Computerworld Executive Editor Ken...

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Apple gains traction as enterprise workplaces become hybrid

Research data shows that hybrid work has propelled Apple device use across the enterprise, with the cost-of-ownership argument cutting through.

What the iPhone 13 says about Apple’s 2021 MacBook Pro

Apple could have made much more impressive claims when it launched the iPhone 13. What might these tell us about the Mac?

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Microsoft lets Windows 11 loose on the world

PCs running Windows 10 that meet Microsoft's hardware requirements are immediately eligible for the free Windows 11 download. And new devices with Windows 11 factory installed are now on sale.

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Apple's Siri needs to become a 'bicycle for the mind'

Siri tried to be a signpost, but instead became a weathervane. Like all Apple's other products, it must become something more.

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