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Microsoft orphans Windows 10 1809, prepares to jump 1803 users straight to 1903

Windows 10 1809 – the ill-fated version initially launched last fall – powered just 29% of surveyed Windows 10 systems as of late April. It's a clear sign that Microsoft has largely stopped pushing 1809 to users.


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What’s the emergency?

At least that button doesn’t activate sprinklers.


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How to block the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903, from installing

With the May 2019 feature update to Windows 10 (version 1903) almost ready to hit the fan, here are the best ways to ensure you install it when you’re ready — even in the face of recent forced updates from Microsoft.


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Interest in older iPhones declines

Speculation claims Apple may terminate support for older iPhones when iOS 13 is introduced, but that simply reflects consumer sentiment.


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Lenovo Accelerate: The coming disruptive evolution/evolution of the laptop

Announcements made at Lenovo Accelerate could indicate a potentially disruptive PC landscape over the next 3-10 years. At the end of this cycle, PCs will certainly look and work very differently than they do today.


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Over the weekend Microsoft unleashed a flurry of Windows updates to fix the 'gov.uk' bug

This month’s Patch Tuesday brought howls of pain to many Internet Explorer and Edge users who tried to get to certain websites that end with gov.uk. On Saturday and Sunday, Microsoft released new patches for all versions of Windows,...


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Google sees Gmail as key to its collaboration plans

‘We are not going to live in a world where everyone abandons email and moves all of their communication to chat,’ says Google’s Jacob Bank, director of product management at G Suite.


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Who’s slowing down fast 5G?

Forget America’s opposition to Huawei. The real threat to 5G nirvana lies elsewhere. (Hint: Conspiracy theories are involved.)


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Tech event calendar 2019: Upcoming shows, conferences and IT expos

Our sortable chart offers information, dates and locations for a variety of IT-focused events coming up over the next year.


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Google Docs cheat sheet

Get up and running with Google’s powerful online word processing app.


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Bury it with the mouse

And let’s hear it for the HVAC manager!


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Microsoft sets post-retirement patching record with Windows XP fix – 5 years after support ended

The update – aimed at stopping the spread of WannaCry-like malware on PCs running the outdated OS – must be manually downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog.


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The Pixel 3a could be Google's 'Moto G' moment

When you zoom out and consider Google's midrange Pixel in the context of recent Android history, a pretty telling parallel comes to mind.


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Do Apple devices need anti-virus software?

The nature of cyber attacks is changing, and traditional perimeter defenses aren't as effective as before. Your best option is anti-virus combined with other security tactics.