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Woody on Windows

All’s clear to install Microsoft’s November patches

The one pervasive bug — an Access 'Query xxx is corrupt' error in all Office patches — has a manual fix. Everything else looks good to go. For those of you who have been putting off patching until the coast is clear, well, the coast...


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Apple Holic

10+ tips for better iPhone battery life

There's nothing worse than running out of power when you're trying to get somewhere or need to get stuff done.


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Mozilla in trouble? 2018 revenue fell 20%, expenses exceed income for first time

The Firefox browser maker argued the financial data looks worse than it is, and said it ‘remains in a strong financial position with cash reserves’ to carry on.


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Spark’s cloud arm CCL to sell network services business

Spark’s cloud computing and IT services subsidiary Computer Concepts Limited (CCL) will divest the operational parts of its network services division.


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Microsoft’s Intune is now Endpoint Manager: What is it, and how well does the UEM tool work?

Microsoft's Endpoint Manager has the potential to reduce time and effort managing desktop and mobile work environments. But it's not without its own set of problems, according to users.


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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 19035 for 20H1, released on Dec. 4, 2019.


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Microsoft’s JEDI contract move: Those are not the cloud providers you’re looking for

Just like old times, Windows was the company’s secret weapon in winning the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract.


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Apple Holic

How Apple is already part of Industry 4.0

Apple has entered manufacturing infrastructure with its products seeing wide deployment across Industry 4.0.


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TD Ameritrade cuts email use by 30% after Slack rollout

With employees feeling bombarded by email, and important messages getting lost in the mix, TD Ameritrade execs decided to embrace Slack. Communications improved, and email use fell.


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Wayback Wednesday: If it works, don’t knock it

And now our printer is just like all the others.


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Police play down data breach, minister hangs on

The Police have played down the impacts of Monday’s data breach that, it was claimed, exposed names, addresses, firearm licence numbers and bank details of 70,000 gun owners.


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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 hits late wall, stalls

With support for Windows 7 ending in January, the push to upgrade to Windows 10 continues. But the pace of Win10 adoptions stalled in November.


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An interesting Inbox-like delivery option for Gmail

Reclaim control of your email — and your life — with the flip of a single virtual switch.


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Woody on Windows

Microsoft Patch Alert: November patches behave themselves – with a few exceptions

After all the calisthenics required by the October 2019 patches, November gave us a much-deserved break. Although Win10 1909 has some lingering problems, other versions– Win7, 8.1, Win10 1803, 1809, and 1903 – saw relatively few...