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Microsoft gets ready for Apple Silicon Macs

Microsoft seems focused on delivering on its promise to bring Office to Apple Silicon Macs.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 rolls on past 70%

Windows 10 accounted for 72.2% of Windows-only machines in October, according to U.S. analytics vendor Net Applications. At that rate of growth, it will run three out of four PCs by the end of January.

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Top web browsers 2020: Edge makes double digits

In October, Google's Chrome browser shed market share for the third month in a row. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Edge broke into double-digits — the largest ever gain for Edge in a single month

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Apple announces ‘One More Thing’ event Nov. 10

Apple is expected to introduce the first Macs powered by Apple Silicon at a special online event this month.

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Otter.ai adds live captions to its Zoom integration

Videoconferencing platform Zoom has unveiled an Otter.ai integration, providing users with access to live transcriptions and meeting notes.

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How Apple tech is used in the renewable energy industry

Apple’s solutions are being used at one of the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturers.

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AMD grabs Xilinx for $35 billion in expansion play

Xilinx is in many fields where AMD does not play, allowing for some expansion of territory.

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Get Microsoft's October patches installed — and seriously consider Win10 2004

Odd ancillary patches have their problems, but the mainstream October patches look pretty reliable. The big question: Is Win10 version 2004 up to your stability standards. I’m skeptical -- especially because it has few worthwhile...

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IT can now force Windows 10 feature upgrades past Microsoft blockers

Microsoft has now empowered IT admins to push a Windows 10 feature upgrade onto PCs, even if Microsoft attempts to block the hardware from getting the refresh.

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Friday Fry Up: Should Kiwis buy a 5G phone?, It’s becoming a (misshapen) W recovery, Legacy from the last recession

Friday Fry Up is Computerworld New Zealand’s weekly look at the world of IT.

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Hands on: What it's actually like to use Windows apps on Chrome OS

Google's business-aimed plan for making Windows apps available on Chromebooks is officially now available — and for the first time, we're able to test it out firsthand.

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Microsoft expands anti-IE tack, compels 1,000 sites to open in Edge

Beginning with the release of Edge 87 in November, Microsoft plans to push more than 1,000 websites away from Internet Explorer to the much newer Edge browser.

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How Apple (yes, Apple!) could revive Android's missed opportunity

Android widgets seemed to be on the brink of extinction — but in a crazy twist, Apple's late adoption of the concept could end up bringing them back to life.

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Apple’s A14 chip has a superpower version for Macs

Apple will be using a superpowered version of the A14 chips used inside the iPhone 12, a report claims.

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Microsoft Teams: How to use it, and how it stacks up to Slack and Zoom

Microsoft's take on collaboration, group messaging and video continues to evolve. Here's how Microsoft Teams fits into the booming collaboration software market and what you need to know to evaluate it against rivals like Slack, Zoom...

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Apple MDM services are essential for the WFH enterprise

Apple MDM vendor Addigy confirms that more companies than ever are making the move to fully remote work.

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Mozilla sees 'collateral damage' in DOJ antitrust fight with Google

In a carefully worded statement after the Justice Department announced antitrust action against Google, the Firefox browser maker implied it might suffer financially in the fight.

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Friday Fry Up: NZ’s halo effect on software, SamKnows due for an upgrade, Parenting online

Friday Fry Up is Computerworld New Zealand’s weekly look at the world of IT.

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Why 5G phones aren't a smart investment in the future (yet)

Should you spring for a 5G phone today based on the possibility of what it might do for you tomorrow? Yeah — about that...

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