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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 19H1 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 18362, released on March 20, 2019.

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Some things just don’t get covered in tech training.

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Apple's new iMacs: Better for consumer and enterprise pros

Apple’s newly updated iMacs offer faster processors, much-improved graphics, and more.

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When Windows 10 feature upgrades collide

The botched rollout of last fall's Windows 10 feature upgrade means the upcoming release of its successor could cause trouble for users not ready to update their computers again so soon.

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What to expect at WWDC 2019 - Pt 1

Apple has announced WWDC 2019 takes place in early June. What can we expect to see at the show?

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Windows 10 to automatically uninstall faulty monthly updates

Expected to be included in the upcoming feature upgrade for Windows 10, the new functionality will back out of failed installations and then wait 30 days before trying the install again.

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Microsoft to soon start nagging Windows 7 users about looming end times

The so-called 'courtesy reminders' will be showing up on users' PCs beginning in April, nine months before support for Windows 7 ends.

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CorelDRAW returns to the Mac

CorelDRAW is available for the Mac for the first time since 2001.

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With Windows 10 version 1903 imminent, it’s more important than ever to lock down Windows updates

This month's Patch Tuesday will likely include the usual swamp of buggy patches – we’ve seen it over and over again for most of the past year. Now, though, you should be extra careful to block the new Win10 version 1903 in case it...

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Microsoft's 800M claim for Windows 10 signals migration acceleration

If those numbers are accurate, the company is 80% of the way toward its goal of Windows 10 on 1 billion PCs and devices. But Windows 7 remains popular, too.

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A brief guide to USB 4 for Mac and iOS users

40gbps, USB-C and Thunderbolt support, but won't be inside your products until at least 2020

What was Plan C?

We’ve all been young and foolish.

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Chromebook cheat sheet: How to get started

Got a new Chromebook? This guide will help you navigate the ever-expanding world of Chromebook apps and figure out how to make the most of Chrome OS.

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Apple’s expanding enterprise ecosystem

The growing number of mobile device management (MDM) service providers proves the expansion of Apple in the enterprise.

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Microsoft to start selling Windows 7 add-on support April 1

'Extended Security Updates' will give enterprise customers more time to move off Windows 7 by providing security fixes for OS vulnerabilities after support ends in January 2020.

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Apple in 2019: It’s all about the software, stupid

Apple’s transition into a service provider is accelerating, with the company hiring more software developers than hardware developers.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 7 is one obstinate OS

Even as its end-of-support deadline draws ever closer, Windows 7 apparently gained users in February, casting doubt on just how well how customer migrations to Windows 10 are doing. Even Windows XP gained users.

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