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What we’ll be looking for in Apple’s Q1 results

Apple will reveal its first quarter results for the 2023 fiscal year on Thursday. Here are some of the topics to watch for to judge how the company is faring.

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Desktop tweaks in Windows can be fun, but watch out for risks

There have been various ways of customizing the Windows desktop over the years — remember Windows Vista gadgets? But make sure you keep security in mind.

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Apple wants to build a new computing platform with AR

Apple’s plan to create an App Store and a consumer-simple way to create mixed-reality apps is the most important insight into its strategy we've seen yet.

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MacStadium sees a ‘massive opportunity’ for Apple in business markets

“I’ve never been more optimistic for the Mac platform,” says MacStadium CTO Chris Chapman.

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Google Forms cheat sheet: How to get started

You can use Google Forms to create online surveys, quizzes, and feedback pages. Here’s how.

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Microsoft’s mixed reality and generative AI moves — girding for war?

The company is poised to make a major investment in OpenAI, setting itself up for a fight over AI and looking to avoid repeating past mistakes.

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9 handy hidden features in Google Docs on Android

Boost your mobile productivity with these power-packed, time-saving features in the Docs Android app.

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Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Insider Preview Builds 22621.1245 and 22623.1245 for the Beta Channel, released on Jan. 26, 2023.

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Cisco's Mac choice scheme confirms Apple's future in enterprise tech

Cisco says 59% of new hires choose a Mac and 65% of existing workers switch to Apple’s platform when they get the chance.

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How layoffs at Google could affect enterprise cloud services

Analysts are debating what effect the layoffs at Alphabet will have on the delivery of enterprise cloud services at its Google subsidiary, while investors call for deeper cuts.

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Microsoft Teams and Outlook suffer global outages

Users across the globe were struggling to access multiple Microsoft products after the company implemented a network change.

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Big banks' proposed digital wallet payment system likely to fail

Bank of America, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, and other banks are joining forces to create a digital wallet to compete with the likes of Apple Pay and Google Pay. But they have an uphill battle ahead.

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Microsoft says cloud demand waning, plans to infuse AI into products

Cloud revenue growth has been slowing quarter-on-quarter for the Windows maker, which expects the growth to continue to decline through the year.

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Apple marks Data Privacy Week with in-store privacy training, more

Apple is celebrating Data Privacy Week by helping iPhone users learn how to use the privacy protection tools they already have in hand.

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How Microsoft is helping Ukraine’s cyberwar against Russia

Microsoft's efforts to aid Ukraine aren't just altruistic; by fending off Russian cyberattacks, the company is helping its customers, too.

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Review: The M2 Mac mini is the perfect desktop for most users

While the leap from M1 to M2 chips doesn’t deliver quite as vast a performance boost as the jump from previous Mac chips to Apple Silicon, the entry-level Mac still does what most people need a computer to do.

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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 KB5019275, released on Jan. 19, 2023.

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Microsoft exec: AI will reinvent Windows user experience, define ‘our time’

At least one Microsoft executive has made it clear artificial intelligence will continue to play a big role in future Windows features.

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