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Patch Tuesday Debugged

A zero-day and testing of key printing features will drive August Windows updates

Though a DNS-spoofing vulnerability in Windows has been rated as a zero-day, the focus for this month’s updates should be on testing key Windows features prior to deployment.


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Slack, Atlassian deepen ties with app integrations and account ‘passport’

The two collaboration vendors are intertwining their services in a bid to bolster productivity for users.


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Tech event calendar 2020: 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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12 fast fixes for common Android problems

Solve annoying issues and get any phone in tip-top shape with these easy-to-implement, expert-approved solutions.


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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 20190 for the Dev Channel, released on Aug. 12, 2020.


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Microsoft offers Office 365-loaded browser homepage to enterprises that use Bing

The new 'Bing enterprise homepage' marries the company's online search tool with internal document discovery for companies.


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Apple Holic

2020: Apple’s still got a handful of songs to sing

What does Apple plan to introduce to us during the rest of the year? Quite a lot, it appears.


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Android Intelligence

Microsoft's Surface Duo is a big-picture product

Microsoft's first Android phone could be hugely significant, but plenty of people are bound to write it off quickly and miss the point.


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A guide to migrating off Windows Server 2008

With the OS reaching end of life, it’s time to migrate whatever old servers you have left, and it’s not a trivial job.


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Google delays Chrome web apps drop-dead date until mid-2022

The Chrome-specific apps let developers write one app that would run on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS, and were to have been retired the summer.


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Slack talks up security with new encryption options, FedRAMP certification

Looking to show it can keep communication data secure and meet compliance demands, Slack unveiled several updates for its popular team chat app.


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Is Microsoft finally getting its Windows update act together?

Microsoft is reconsolidating its Windows team and maybe, just maybe, we'll finally see Windows patches we can install without praying first.


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Apple Holic

10+ WFH tips for Mac users

Here's a useful collection that will help you automate tasks using scheduling and reminder features Apple includes in every Mac.


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Zoom explained: Understanding (and using) the popular video chat app

Here’s a look at where the Zoom meeting app came from, what it does and how to use it.