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Apple’s great replacement cycle

The pandemic has accelerated existing trends, spurring adoption of hybrid working, cloud services, and the great replacement of PCs with Macs and iPads.

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Microsoft plots price hikes for most Office, Microsoft 365 subscriptions

The increases, which could be as high as 25%, are slated to take place March 1, 2022 and will affect most enterprise and business plans.

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Microsoft likely to offer Extended Security Updates for Windows 10 in 2025

By offering the extended support, organizations could safely run Windows 10 for years after its planned 2025 retirement.

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Apple has a lot to get through this fall

The company may plan multiple launch events as it preps iPhone, Mac, iPad, and Apple Watch upgrades this fall.

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Facebook promises immersive VR meetings with Horizon Workrooms

Virtual reality meetings have yet to live up to their potential, but Facebook says its VR environment will improve on video calls for team collaboration.

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Pixel 5a and beyond: 2 big questions about Google's future Pixel plans

There's an awful lot to like about Google's new Pixel 5a phone — and an awful lot to ponder about its bigger-picture significance.

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Windows Server deserts Microsoft's WaaS

In what may be a sign of things to come for Windows-as-a-Service, Microsoft has decided it will no longer update Windows Server multiple times a year.

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Salesforce unveils its first Slack integrations post-acquisition

Salesforce wants to make it easier for sales, marketing, and service teams to chat and share information when using its Customer 360 platform. But integration of the two platforms remains at an early stage, says analyst.

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Microsoft preps enterprises for 8-week 'Extended Stable' version of Edge

By default, Edge is set to automatically get updates every four weeks beginning later this year. But companies who see that pace as too quick will have another option.

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Salesforce builds out its Health Cloud with remote patient monitoring tool

The company is increasing its focus on the healthcare sector with an Intelligent appointment management tool and HIPAA compliance for Salesforce Maps; the features were unveiled during this week's HIMSS 21.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? 91 nixes more cookies, gives nod to HTTPS by default

Firefox 91 patches 11 flaws, and starts the process of making the HTTPS-only setting the default, and better clears cookies to scrub browser trackers.

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Parallels Desktop 17 will run Windows 11 on Macs

Parallels has introduced Parallels Desktop 17 for Mac, officially ushering in Windows 11 support on M1-based systems.

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As Mozilla talks up Firefox's future, the present is killing it

Firefox seems to be having an existential crisis.

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Apple’s plan to scan US iPhones raises privacy red flags

Once you scan for one thing, you can scan for anything.

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Podcast: Google makes its own chip for the Pixel 6, plus how to make hybrid work successful

Google announced that its new system on a chip, called Tensor, will power the upcoming the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones. Google says Tensor will improve the Pixel's camera system and its speech recognition abilities, among other...

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Cisco takes aim at meeting fatigue with Vidcast

The company is looking to boost productivity and provide greater workday flexibility with the use of asynchronous video.

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4 tucked-away takeaways from Google's Pixel 6 preview

Google's Pixel 6 unsheathing gives us plenty to gawk at, but the most important messages are under the surface and all too easy to miss.

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Teradici brings Mac-as-a-service to multiple platforms

You can even access a remote Mac from a Windows Surface using Teradici's Cloud Access Software solution.

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Microsoft details Windows 365 virtual desktop prices: $20 to $162 a month

Now that Microsoft has spelled out how much its desktop-as-a-service will cost, businesses can calculate whether it's better to go virtual, or stick with traditional PCs.

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Microsoft: Use deadline policies and a 'cloud cadence mindset' for faster patching

The most important Windows policies enterprises can use to speed up Windows servicing involve deadline configurations.

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