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Free Windows 10 installation and configuration training

This free training video details what it takes to upgrade or install a clean copy of Windows 10 and walks you through the process, step by step.

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60% off Logitech G105 Gaming Keyboard - Deal Alert

With LED backlighting, programmable g-keys for single actions and macros, and anti-ghosting capabilities, the G105 Logitech gaming keyboard is built for serious gaming.

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New Windows 10 Pro edition reveals Microsoft's inconsistency

The latest version of Windows 10 is aimed at workstations and offers support for up to four processors, Resilient File System and NVDIMM-N memory. It is slated to arrive in September.

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8 steps to install Windows 10 patches like a pro

Tired of the bugs in Microsoft’s pushed patches? Here’s how to take control in Windows 10.

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Windows 10 Pro for Workstations: undoing a huge 1990s mistake

When Microsoft launched Windows XP they unfortunately lost focus on the unique needs of engineers and others that used workstations. They just reversed that mistake with Windows 10 Pro for Workstations. What makes this unique version...

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Microsoft's still trying to figure out Windows 10 support

The company faces an inherent contradiction it has yet to resolve: It says Windows 10 is the last Windows ever, but has also set time limits on support.

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20 great uses for an old Android device

We all love getting new gadgets, but what to do with the old ones? Here are 20 clever ways to put your old Android phone or tablet to good use.

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This server rack in a school is in a spot that's about to be turned into a non-IT office. But the building crew is asking IT how to wall it off, so what could go wrong?

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How Apple iCloud works (and what to do when it doesn’t)

Apple’s cloud-based storage, backup and syncing service is the glue that connects iOS and macOS and makes everything work seamlessly. For those times when problems arise, we have the answers on how to fix things.

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Microsoft Surface reliability problem: It’s more than hardware and software

Consumer Reports yanked the “Recommended” imprimatur for Surface devices — but Microsoft’s service should be sent to the woodshed, too.

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Surface Pro 4 Type Cover suddenly stops working

I’m seeing more and more reports of borked Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 4 Type Cover keyboards, likely linked to last month’s firmware/driver updates.

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12 improvements in High Sierra's Photos app for Mac

Whether you're an enterprise or consumer user, you'll want to learn how to use the new features in your Mac’s Photos application.

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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files from your Android device to a Windows PC or Mac (and vice versa) doesn't have to be difficult -- or dependent on any cloud services.

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10 tricks to get (and keep) Windows 10 Creators Update running smoothly

If you’ve installed Windows 10 Creators Update, version 1703, take a few minutes to make sure you’re getting the most out what Microsoft offers.

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 16257, released on August 2, 2017.

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iPad sales growth doesn't herald a tablet-as-PC rush

Though Apple posted a 15% sales increase in its last quarter, don't credit its campaign to replace computers with iPads.

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Update: How to get the macOS ‘High Sierra’ public beta

Apple's free preview, now up to version 5, lets all Mac owners try out High Sierra.

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Google's turning up the gas on its Android-Chrome OS alignment

The tales of two platforms are about to intersect like never before.

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