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Microsoft to end updates to Windows 7's free AV software, Security Essentials

When support for Windows 7 ends on Jan. 14, Microsoft will also stop providing new malware signatures for its home-grown Security Essentials software.


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Patch Tuesday’s coming! Protect your machine by pausing updates

If you’re running Win10 1903 or 1909, setting up a temporary patching pause is quick and easy. Other versions, not so much. Opt out of cannon-fodder mode with these simple steps.


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How to use Google Drive on iPhone, iPad

Most iOS Files users rely on a range of different storage services, not just iCloud.


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14 Microsoft Teams apps to help you work smarter

Microsoft Teams now has more active daily users than Slack and offers dozens of third-party tools to make it easier to collaborate without leaving the Teams interface. Here are 14 apps you need to consider.


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For IT pros, adding blockchain skills can pad your paycheck – by a lot

Beefing up on skills around blockchain development, management or engineering can earn techies some big bucks above their current salary.


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What's in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 71 plays picture-in-picture catch-up

Firefox finally gets a picture-in-picture option for streaming video and continues to work toward release of its "Firefox Private Network" (FPN), which provides access to a VPN-like service.


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Is that you or a virtual you? Are chatbots too real?

There's a fine line between AI that interacts for us and AI that interacts AS us. Or is there a line at all? Will anyone care? Questions abound.


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Amazon and Microsoft moves indicate that hardware OEMs may become obsolete

Qualcomm has an interesting take on the new Microsoft Surface X that, coupled with the Amazon announcement of the AWS Outposts, may indicate the market is moving back to an IBM model. That doesn’t bode well for the PC or server OEMs.


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28 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

This collection of keyboard shortcuts for macOS can help users get the most from their iMacs, MacBook Pro and MacBook laptops.


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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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All about the latest iPhone location privacy scare

While concerns are overblown, it's no surprise people worry.


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HSBC’s plan to move $20B in assets to blockchain could be a watershed moment

The investment bank's trust of blockchain is likely to spur confidence in the nascent technology.


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Shell game

Jeez, working backwards usually saves troubleshooting time.


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Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

These guides will help you find your way around several generations of Microsoft’s Office apps for Windows — and Windows itself.