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How we connect to computers: The future of the keyboard

QWERTY keyboards are so 1860 -- but that hasn't stopped most people from relying on them when using desktops and laptops. Multi-touch, VR and AR could soon change that. Computerworld's Ken Mingis, Network World's Brandon Butler, CSO's...

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40% off Inateck USB 3.0 to IDE/SATA Hard Drive Adapter - Deal Alert

This USB 3.0 adapter from Inateck can interface with up to three drives simultaneously. It is compatible with 2.5"/3.5" IDE/SATA hard drives and 5.25" IDE/SATA CD/DVD drives, and features a one-touch backup function.

Case...er, DRAWER closed

User at this manufacturing plant calls the help desk because her PC keeps losing network connectivity -- and she says she even knows what's triggering the problem.

The Full Nerd
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AMD Threadripper price, Ryzen 3 details, Vega FE performance, and more | The Full Nerd Ep 26

Gordon, Brad, and Adam are joined once again by special guest Alaina Yee to go over some of the hottest news stories of the week. Including Threadripper pricing, Ryzen 3 details, Vega Frontier Edition performance, and more. Ask...

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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 16241, released on July 13, 2017.

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23% off HDMI Cloner Box for Gaming or HD Video Stream Capture, No PC needed - Deal Alert

Clone video from virtually any video device including game consoles and DVD/Blu-ray. With the push of a button, this device captures and records to any attached USB stick, with no PC required.

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Driver fix for Surface Pro 2017 hibernation seems to work; now, about that backlight bleed

Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro appears to have kicked the narcolepsy problem, but many customers still aren’t happy.

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The augmented reality boom will transform phones (and business)

Starting next year, look for AR to begin transforming enterprise communications, logistics, manufacturing, analytics, product design, training, marketing and collaboration.

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The IT upgrade cycle has never looked better for Apple

Goodbye and farewell Windows XP. I never knew ya. I was upgrading to OS X ‘Puma’ when you shipped. I never looked back. Did you?

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48% off Inateck 2.5 Inch USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure External Case - Deal Alert

This 3 port USB 3.0 hub converts any 9.5mm & 7mm 2.5-Inch SATA HDD/SSD into an external hard drive for ultimate mobility and convenience. setup is tool free and easy to install and disassemble. The built-in foam pad protect hard...

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Apple’s HEIF image format choice reinvents photography

Apple's image format transition isn’t only about image size and quality, it has the potential to reinvent photography.

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

Apple has released the second public beta of macOS High Sierra, the desktop OS due out this fall. Here's how to get it.

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37% off DYMO LabelWriter Twin Turbo Label Printer and Mailing Scale - Deal Alert

This label maker is an all-in-one kit with everything you need to address, weigh and stamp your mail. Thermal printing technology is silent and never needs ink, toner, or ribbons. 300 dpi resolution 55 labels per minute print speed.

If he wasn't so tidy, it might even have survived

Take one really long, neatly coiled network cable and leave it connected to a computer. Now what could make that REALLY cause a problem?

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Avoid the mouse trap: Old habits wreck new tech

New technologies that can revolutionize business and have powerful new UIs are emerging quickly. But most people are still tapping away on keyboards.

New Surface Pro 2017 shuts off unexpectedly? Return it while you can

Another Microsoft lemon? Surface Pro expert Barb Bowman recommends that those affected by random shutdowns send the machine back.

How to hold on to Windows 7 for the long haul

June's Windows numbers: Microsoft Windows 7 maintains grip

Windows 7 dug in its heels in May, and retained control over a majority of all Windows PCs. That could spell problems for later corporate migrations to Windows 10.

Toshiba Portege X30 2017

Toshiba Portege X30 review: The clamshell strikes back

The new Toshiba Portege X30 is a tough, top-performing Windows 10 laptop well-suited to demanding enterprise users.

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