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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2009 (Build 13231.20418), released on Oct. 21, 2020.

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USB-C explained: How to get the most from it (and why it keeps getting better)

At the office, home or school, USB-C has arrived. We’ve got tips on how to take advantage of those new ports, along with a peek at the future of data transfer and video.

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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 the Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2), released Oct. 20, 2020.

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Podcast Today in Tech

What the new iPhone 12 means for 5G

By now, you’ve probably heard that Apple’s iPhone 12 lineup will have 5G capabilities. And you have also probably heard us discuss how 5G speeds are still only available in some parts of the country with some carriers. Apple will...

IDG Tech Spotlight  >  IT Leadership [ September 2020 ]

IT leaders grapple with the new normal

Five articles examine the challenges faced by leaders across all segments of IT – and the solutions that have made a difference.

IDG Tech Spotlight  >  IT Leadership [ September 2020 / Computerworld ]

How to sustain IT workplace culture — without the workplace

IT organizations are working hard to replicate their culture in the virtual world to keep employee engagement high and foster collaboration.

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Biggest technology acquisitions of 2020

We round up the biggest technology industry mergers and acquisitions of the year so far

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Podcast Today in Tech

Apple’s 'Hi, Speed' event preview: New 5G iPhone 12

Apple announced its second fall event for Tuesday, October 13. Expect to see the new additions to the iPhone lineup, including the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Mini. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld writer...

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Current trends in Mac security threats

The latest trends involving Mac threats show that while attempts are increasing, users remain the first line of defense for the "show up when you want to" enterprise.

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Podcast Today in Tech

What the Pixel 5 means for Google’s smartphone strategy

Google recently announced its latest addition to its smartphone lineup, the Pixel 5. It comes with a lower price tag than previous Pixel phones and a new Google smartphone strategy. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and...

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Lessons learned: Provisioning new employees during a pandemic

What have we learned about hardware provisioning employees for remote working during the pandemic?

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5 HomeKit-compatible solutions for working from home

These HomeKit tips can help optimize your work-from-home experience.

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The best Android file manager apps

From optimizing your phone’s storage to integrating your device with the cloud, these standout Android apps will let you juggle files like a pro.

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What is IFTTT? How to use If This, Then That services

With 18 million users running more than a billion applets a month, IFTTT wants to become a service that connects pretty much everything — though some users say it still has room for improvement.

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Pandemic gives VDI a new lease on life

This year’s coronavirus-driven shift to remote work has renewed interest in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and its cloud offshoot, Desktop-as-a-Service.

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Q&A: NearForm CCO Larry Breen on contacting-tracing apps

Contact-tracing apps have long been touted as the key to getting coronavirus infection rates under control – and remote workers safely back to the office. But few of the apps have been successful so far. NearForm's Larry Breen...

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Q&A: Airtable CEO talks up automation, low-code and team collaboration

The company has seen a surge in use of its customizable spreadsheet platform during the pandemic, said CEO and co-founder Howie Liu; this week, Airtable announced $185 million in funding.

IDG Tech Spotlight  >  Edge Computing [ Network World (intro) / September 2020 ]

Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

The future of enterprise tech won't be confined to the data center mothership -- nor even the public cloud. Wedded to the internet of things, edge computing puts processing horsepower wherever it needs to go.

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