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Hey Microsoft! Is anyone there listening?

The way changes, updates, tweaks and new features dribble out from Redmond can leave users frustrated. So why not just tell us clearly what you’re doing so the rest of us can focus on work?

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We already know how Apple will prosper in uncertainty

When the going gets tough, what do the tough do? We already know what Apple will do....

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What’s so great about Google’s ‘translation glasses’?

Forget language translation. This is Google Glass, but socially acceptable this time. And it could open a lot of AR doors.

How multiverse simulation can speed up innovation

When it comes to research and development for new products, time matters. And multiverse simulations can shave off years from start to final product. Just ask the military.

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Apple’s self-repair program is bad for consumers, but might work well for IT

Apple has changed its self-repair program and has gone out of its way to make the program a horrible option for its intended audience: consumers. But it might make a lot of sense for enterprise IT wanting to do iOS device repairs.

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RIP, macOS Server

Apple finally made official what's been the de facto truth for years: macOS Server is dead after 23 years.

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The future of work: Apple’s heroes-to-zeroes story

If the business contortions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have taught companies anything, it should be that workforce resilience is a good thing.

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Not all patching problems are created equal

Virtually every month, patches released by Microsoft come with unexpected side effects that have to be mitigated. But not everyone will be affected — and those that are won’t always be hit the same way.

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Apple is the latest example of how the remote work fight has gone lunatic

The recent corporate pushback against working from remote locations (referred to, unfortunately, as work from home) is both self-destructive and bizarre.

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May's Patch Tuesday updates make urgent patching a must

With three zero-days and several serious vulnerabilities in key Windows server and authentication areas, it's time to patch now.

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Does your team need a cloud-based unified communication and collaboration tool?

Cloud-based communication and collaboration tools give your remote and hybrid teams the tools they need to communicate from wherever they work. Here’s why your team needs to embrace cloud UC now.

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Apple's Mac shortage is a big red flag for enterprise IT

Apple’s supply and logistics problems reflect a wider set of challenges as enterprise and education upgrade season begins.

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Dell, Cisco, and HP vs. Apple and the hybrid-work test

Apple's under fire from employees who don't like its hybrid return-to-the-office plans. Maybe it could learn something from some of its tech rivals.

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5 ways COVID-19 has changed healthcare IT

During the pandemic, IT has supported overburdened medical professionals with multi-hospital dashboards, better health-record integration, automated patient monitoring, and more.

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Just what does Windows 11 bring to the table?

For many enterprise users (with the right Windows licensing) Windows 11 offers a number of security upgrades. But for more regular users, those tools may not be available.

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Dell’s sustainability program envisions a better future

When it comes to sustainability and technology, there's a lot of energy coming from Dell.

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11 business lessons from iPod father Tony Fadell

'If you’re not failing, you’re not trying hard enough…,' he says. 'You’re not going to innovate and you’re not going to keep your company fresh.'

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Want a good Windows experience? Focus first on hardware

There are a variety of versions of Windows 10 and 11 available, and picking the right one depends on your security needs. But first, don’t skimp on hardware.

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Expect to see more online data scraping, thanks to a misinterpreted court ruling

In a case involving LinkedIn, a US appellate court has come to an obvious conclusion: scraping publicly-visible online data and content doesn't violate The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. What does it mean? That's where things get...

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Russia is losing the cyberwar against Ukraine, too

Not only has Russia seen setbacks on the battlefield in Ukraine, it's not faring well in the less-obvious cyberwar either. One reason: Russia's ally Belarus was still using Windows XP to keep the trains running on time.

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