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How mixed reality (and Hololens) boosted productivity at Lockheed Martin

By using Microsoft's Hololens system in manufacturing and assembly, the aerospace firm found ways to save time and money. That bodes well for the use of mixed-reality systems in other industries.

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The work-from-home employee’s bill of rights

In a WFH world, employees are entitled to these seven rights to do their work successfully.

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M1 Macs: Should you upgrade?

We’ve had our hands on the new M1 MacBook Pro for awhile, and we’re finally ready to answer the question: Should you (or your IT department) upgrade? Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis and Macworld senior writer Michael Simon...

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Apple makes welcome change to 'Big Sur' security for Macs

Even Apple's own apps can't bypass the firewall now quite as easily as before.

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Pandemic rebound? PC shipments post biggest upswing in a decade

The pandemic-induced rush to work at home also helped drive up PC sales at the fastest rate in 10 years. But will that buying surge last?

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Microsoft reveals new Surface Pro 7+, business-only 2-in-1

A variant of the consumer-aimed Surface Pro 7, the Surface Pro 7+ is a new device that will be sold only to commercial and educational customers.

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How IT must adapt to the emerging hybrid workplace

User support, the relationship with HR, and front-office technologies will require a rethink as distributed digital work becomes the new reality.

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Wi-Fi 6E is coming to the Apple enterprise

Offering faster networking with very little congestion, the now-available Wi-FI 6E standard is mandatory for faster connections and IoT.

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A glance at Apple’s plans for 2021

Apple is pressing forward with even more big plans for 2021; here's the current speculation about what's coming.

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Huge App Store sales expose Apple’s massive platform puzzle

Apple just announced its third straight year of record App Store sales. Businesses attempting to survive the current environment must consider what this might mean.

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Employee choice is critical to the WFH future

Jamf confirms Apple's systems are in use across global enterprise as remote working and employee choice define work from home.

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7 digital whiteboard solutions for iPad and Mac

What tools can your teams use to collaborate remotely to develop complex ideas? These will help.

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7 useful Microsoft Word tips for Mac users

This short collection of tips for Word on a Mac should help you get things done more effectively.

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The end-of-the-year patching all-clear

As 2020 slips away and '21 comes into view, it's time to get Microsoft's latest patches installed, and maybe do a little DIY upgrades on your hardware.

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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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The patching conundrum: When is good enough good enough?

Patches and updates are designed to fix problems, not cause them. But sometimes a few users still get bitten. When that happens, what do you do — avoid, delay or dive in anyway?

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

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200+ Apple WFH tips: 2020 edition

Here's the best of the Apple-related remote working tips, apps and advice I’ve gathered during a year like no other.

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