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The Evolution of the MacBook

The MacBook turned 25 in late 2016. From the early PowerBook to the latest MacBook Pro, we explore the evolution of Apple's laptops and the innovative changes each generation brought.

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What Microsoft owes customers, and answers to other 'WannaCry' questions

Microsoft took the unprecedented step of issuing security patches for Windows XP, even though support for it ended in 2014. What does that portend for the future?

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Can Dell change endpoint security?

Traditional PC security is failing most companies, and a new approach is required if enterprises are to be protected. Can PC vendors like Dell dramatically improve endpoint security?

The Evolution of the Macintosh [slideshow cover]

The evolution of the Macintosh

We take a look at Apple's most formative desktop computer -- especially in recent years when it's grown and changed by leaps and bounds.

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Intel and Microsoft-Qualcomm are at odds over Windows 10 ARM emulation move

Microsoft and Qualcomm are preparing to launch a full version of Windows 10 on ARM processors including x86 app emulation, a move that would give companies greater mobility choices. But Intel isn't happy.

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The evolution of Mac OS X

Apple's desktop operating system, Mac OS X, has been the staple crop for its iMacs and MacBooks. Here we go back to where it all began in 2001.

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We need virtual assistants that talk to each other

A lot of companies have developed voice-based virtual assistants, but you still have to choose one and stick with it.You shouldn't have to.

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WWDC: Apple plays catch-up

Yawn. Wake me up when Apple announces something new and innovative.

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25% off Logitech K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard for Computer, Phone & Tablet - Deal Alert

Logitech's type-on-everything keyboard features easy switching between three devices, including any computer, tablet and smartphone. An integrated phone and tablet stand holds your devices at the perfect angle to type and read....

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Apple squelches commitment critics with new iMacs

Apple's refreshed iMac desktops, including an upcoming $5,000 iMac Pro workstation, are aimed at critics who've questioned the company's commitment to enterprise users.

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WWDC 2017: Everything you need to know about Apple and AR

Now the company has announced it, I thought it would be useful to put together everything I know about Apple’s AR approach so far.

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Apple's WWDC 2017 announcements: First thoughts for the enterprise

Powerful new platforms present some opportunity, but AR will be the big show.

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37% off DYMO LabelWriter 450 Turbo Thermal Label Printer - Deal Alert

Create and print up to 71 address, shipping, file folder and barcode labels, name badges and more per minute. Prints USPS-approved postage as well. Thermal printing technology eliminates the ongoing need for ink or toner.

How to hold on to Windows 7 for the long haul

May's Windows numbers: Windows 7 digs in

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.

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The Dell Latitude 5285: A hybrid tablet primed for business

Dell has honed its Latitude 5285 2-in-1 for the enterprise, with performance, security, and connectivity enhancements that might just sell businesses on the hybrid “tabtop” concept.

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IT buyer’s guide: The Dell Latitude 5289 2-in-1

The Dell Latitude 5289 2-in-1 provides a twist on the traditional business laptop. Here's what you should know before buying.

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Dell's upgradeable Inspiron 27 is the first Ryzen all-in-one PC

Dell's Inspiron 27 7000 is an all-in-one with a difference. Undo a couple of screws on the back and you can change the CPU, SSD or hard disk and memory.

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Hands-on: The Raven Z squeezes discrete graphics into a mini-PC

The Raven Z says you can fit discrete graphics in a mini-PC. But there's just one catch about this prototype's configuration.

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WWDC 2017: Our Top 3 Predictions

Here's what you can expect to be announced during the WWDC keynote on Monday, June 5.

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22% off APC Back-UPS 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging Port - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power...

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