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2020: Apple’s still got a handful of songs to sing

What does Apple plan to introduce to us during the rest of the year? Quite a lot, it appears.

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Is Microsoft finally getting its Windows update act together?

Microsoft is reconsolidating its Windows team and maybe, just maybe, we'll finally see Windows patches we can install without praying first.

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10+ WFH tips for Mac users

Here's a useful collection that will help you automate tasks using scheduling and reminder features Apple includes in every Mac.

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Wayback Wednesday: There are no crazy troubleshooting ideas

When normal fixes don’t work, try what makes no sense to you.

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Yes, you can now run Windows on Big Sur

Parallels Desktop 16 lets you run Windows and Linux virtual machines on Macs, including Big Sur.

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30 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

This collection of keyboard shortcuts for macOS can help users get the most from their iMacs, MacBook Pro and MacBook laptops.

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Apple finally releases first macOS 'Big Sur' public beta

Though Apple had said it would deliver the public beta of its upcoming OS in July, that month came and went without a release.

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It's Patch Tuesday time. Make sure to have auto updates paused.

As Patch Tuesday rolls around again, now’s a very good time to double-check and make sure Windows Auto Update has been throttled. We see problematic patches every month, so put your machine on the sidelines while we watch the cannon...

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How AI on Apple Silicon will help the enterprise

Machine learning will transform every part of the Apple experience in the coming years.

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Is Apple’s new 27-in. iMac a good fit for business?

Apple has introduced what may be the penultimate 27-in. iMac configuration powered by an Intel processor. But is this still a good fit for your business?

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Wayback Wednesday: There’s always a smart aleck around

And they are so helpful on the help desk.

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10, Windows 7 pause their ups and downs

Windows 10 turned five years old in July, marking the anniversary with something of a pause in its market share growth.

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Despite an unexpected monkey wrench, now is the time to install the July Windows and Office patches

If it weren’t for the schizophrenic behavior of Microsoft’s preview patches, July updating would be a slam dunk. As things stand, you’d be well advised to go ahead and patch – but be aware of the odd behavior.

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11 essential business management insights from Apple’s Q3

Managing the pandemic, the move to remote working and healthcare, the rise of the Mac and other essential insights to guide IT.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: July 2020

Now that Microsoft has fixed an Outlook-killing bug on Microsoft’s own servers by updating Office 365, and re-issued the .NET patch so paying Windows 7 Extended Update customers can get it installed, the remaining problems are largely...

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Microsoft previews new enterprise-only telemetry option for Windows 10

The company has launched a preview of a new enterprise-focused option that blocks Windows' telemetry from reaching Microsoft's servers.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook defends the App Store business

Cook appears with leaders from Google, Amazon and Facebook today for a Congressional anti-trust hearing.

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Here's how Microsoft may slow down to only one Windows 10 upgrade a year

If Microsoft dumps its major/minor release cadence for Windows 10, opting for a lone feature update every year, the result could be chaotic for some users.

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