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Apple Watch's planned handwashing reminder feature? I don't trust it

When Apple rolled out its planned changes for iOS 14 and its companion WatchOS 7, it included a variety of interesting tweaks. Two stood out as especially interesting: a COVID-friendly Watch handwashing app and an...

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Is 7-Eleven's mobile app a way to minimize COVID exposure?

Efforts by people to avoid getting COVID-19 are already affecting mobile payments, particularly contactless NFC payments. Since shoppers now want to avoid going inside stores, even briefly, app payments that happen far away from a POS...

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6 handy hidden features in Google Docs on Android

Boost your mobile productivity with these power-packed, time-saving features in the Docs Android app.

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This should be the future of Android messaging

Android 11 lays the groundwork for a clever new kind of streamlined messaging experience — but what we're seeing now is only half the story.

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UK gov’t abandons its COVID-19 tracing app, turns to Apple-Google tech

Two months after it was first warned about the problems of relying on a centralised contact-tracing model, government officials have been forced to adopt the design offered by the two tech giants.

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Technologies that have been jump-started by COVID-19

The economy is suffering, but some technology businesses, such as telemedicine, contactless payment, 3D printing and e-paper document management have taken off. While others, which were already big, like ecommerce and...

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The UK’s contact tracing app: too little, too late?

As the UK government launches is contact-tracing strategy to fight the COVID-19 outreak, its much-lauded app remains noticeably absent.

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Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word: Which works better for business?

Has Google Docs caught up to Microsoft Word as an enterprise productivity application? We compare the two word processors to see which wins in today's online environment.

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The Complete Guide to Collaboration Software

We share some of our favourite collaboration tools, how vendors and businesses have responded to the pandemic, and best practice around remote working and the security requirements that comes with it.

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How to make the most of Android's new Assistant add-on

Google's got a spectacular new system for interacting with Assistant on Android — but you really have to go out of your way to uncover its potential.

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The best Android apps for business in 2020

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

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The best calendar apps for Android

Strengthen your Android calendar experience with these standout selections for serious professionals.

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Chrome Remote Desktop: 4 easy steps to get started

Want to sign into a computer from another desktop or a mobile device? Here's how to use Google's Remote Desktop to make the connection.

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The Complete Guide to Videoconferencing

Computerworld conducted a series of group video calls via Cisco Webex Meetings, Google Meet, LogMeIn GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams and Zoom to try to discover which system provides the best service for the millions of people around the...

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Google Meet’s messy message

Just when you thought Google's mess of messaging services couldn't get any messier, oops: It did it again.

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6 Mac and iOS time-tracking apps for remote working

If you work remotely, work for clients, or really need to manage your time better, then a time-tracking app is essential for better productivity.

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UK turns to mobile apps to help curb coronavirus spread

As COVID-19-related deaths in the UK continue to rise, the NHS is turning to mobile applications for symptom tracking and contract tracing.

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6 make-or-break questions about Google and Apple's COVID-tracking tech

Nearly a week after an unlikely tech team-up, some critical questions remain.

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