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Review: The iPad Air 5 remains the most versatile Apple tablet

With its M1 chip, the iPad Air 5 absolutely delivers the power you need to get work done like a pro, without the bells, whistles — and price tag — of an iPad Pro.

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Intel’s European expansion will solidify future chip supply chain

While they’ll arrive much too late to help address the current semiconductor supply chain woes, Intel’s new plans for expanded fabrication facilities in Europe should help stabilize matters long-term.

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Slack hails Apple’s new iPad Air with collaboration boost

'We recognize that the iPad is a unique device that demands the power of a desktop experience with the simplicity of a mobile app," says Slack.

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Slack’s iPad app gets a desktop-like makeover

The enterprise chat service is giving its iPad app a much-needed makeover that more closely resembles the popular desktop app.

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Apple's Universal Control delivers big productivity benefits

I already feel as if I’ve been using Universal Control forever; it's made my Mac, iPad workplace set up far more useful and coherent.

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Who will Apple's M-series Mac Pro be for?

The combination of power, performance and energy efficiency means Apple will eventually become as dominant in personal computing as it is in smartphones.

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The M1 Ultra: Apple’s big leap forward in chip design

Apple's silicon interposer tech, UltraFusion, has stolen a march on the chip industry. Here's what we know so far.

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‘Peek performance’ — Apple turns things upside down

An event characterized by Apple's growing processor technology advantage points to a new future for enterprise tech.

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New Lenovo devices look to power hybrid working

At MWC 2022, Lenovo announced a raft of new devices aimed at helping remote and hybrid workers.

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Why SWIFT is the nuclear option of Russian financial sanctions

Cutting Russia off from the world's largest financial messaging network is perhaps the strongest sanction yet in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. But it could also have massive implications worldwide, impacting the EU and...

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Ukraine: Can Apple solve this new supply chain challenge?

The invasion of Ukraine may impact the technology supply chain, which depends on it for critical raw materials used in chip manufacturing.

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12 (additional) desktop tips to get more from your Mac

If you use a Mac to get things done, then you should know that there are ways to navigate the desktop more effectively. This short collection of tips will help.

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iPad Air: Apple's best all-around tablet is about to get better

Ideal for business, the iPad Air straddles the gap between high-end and entry-level tablets. It's about to be improved. Here's what to expect.

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Meet Chrome OS Flex, Google's new weapon for desktop domination

Is that an old Windows system or a current Chrome OS computer? Google's getting ready to blur the lines of desktop computing in some seriously shape-shifting ways.

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The Apple Silicon transition is almost complete

Within a few months, not only will every Mac run an Apple Silicon chip, but it seems some will have reached the second generation of those processors.

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Twitter complaint-tracking bot reveals most griped about tech products

A bot that tracked complaints on Twitter about best-selling laptops, tablets and other tech gadgets revealed the ones people most loved to hate. But an analyst says to take the results with a grain of salt.

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Using choice to keep and retain talent amid the 'Great Resignation'

The simple answers are often the best: when it comes to technology in the office, it’s time for employee choice.

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Employees want the right tools for work — so let them choose

The latest TRUCE survey reveals the pain points of remote work, digital transformation, and the importance of employee choice.

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One year on, developers still love Apple Silicon Macs

Where are we after a year into the Apple Silicon transition? I spoke with developers from across the business to find out.

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About that 'alarming' chip shortage — don't count on new fab plants to help quickly

A US Commerce Department report says the computer chip shortage is even worse than thought; at one point in 2021 there was just a five-day supply worldwide, and there's no sign the situation will improve anytime soon.

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