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Will Apple win trust in the metaverse (as it has in the real world)?

Apple has built a company around a series of core values, including the evolution of customer experiences and trust.

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Apple is sneaking around its own privacy policy — and will regret it

Apple has a complicated relationship with privacy. It loves to tout its efforts, especially as a differentiator with Google. But actually delivering privacy? That’s a different story.

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No end in sight for the Great Resignation; workers keep quitting for better pay, benefits

A record 4.5 million American workers quit their jobs in November, and a survey by a job search site found nearly three-quarters of full-time employees might follow suit over the next year seeking higher pay and better benefits.

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Nvidia’s metaverse-based Nucleus Cloud could spur the evolution of collaboration

If the goal of collaboration is to get everyone on the same page — rather than in the same place — to solve a problem, the metaverse might be just the place.

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Apple Maps aims at business with Snapshots for email, web

If you run a public-facing business of any kind, you may want to look at Apple’s latest Maps enhancement; it lets you add a useful map to emails, websites or elsewhere.

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7 smart steps to get your Android phone in tip-top shape for 2022

These simple bits of maintenance will clean up your Android companion and give you a maximally efficient foundation for the new year.

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How Gmail filters can help organize your inbox

Automate your inbox and enhance your organization by taking full advantage of what Gmail filters have to offer.

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How to bookmark Safari Tab groups (and other bookmark tips)

Safari Tabs are moderately useful for research, though Apple made some some inconsistent UI decisions.

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How to manually update Microsoft Defender

It’s imperative to keep Microsoft Defender up to date even when Windows Update isn’t working. Here are several methods to manually update Defender.

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When biometrics can be outsmarted this way, we need to talk

It’s a sad fact of mobile authentication: the industry tends to initially support the least effective and secure options. Take the recent case of the sleeping woman in China, for instance.

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New Windows 11 device? Want to downgrade to 10? You've got options

If you wound up with a new Windows 11 laptop or desktop over the holidays, but want to run Windows 10 anyway, there are ways to make that happen.

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3 big workplace changes to expect in ‘22

If 2021 was all about the Great Resignation, 2022 is likely to be about keeping employees happy and engaged as companies sort out what a hybrid workplace looks like.

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For Hackensack Meridian Health CIO, a year of change

The healthcare network moved 40,000 staffers from Office 365 to the Google Workspace productivity suite this year, following the rollout of thousands of Chromebooks to workers. Mark Eimer explains how it all happened.

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Why are your IT people so miserable? Log4j2itis

The biggest security problem of your life is happening right under your nose. Even if you don't know about it, your IT admins do.

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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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You can safely ignore Web3

Today, Web3 is just a glint in the eye of some investors and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. It won’t happen soon — or ever.

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26 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Become a mobile browsing pro with these advanced tips for Google's Chrome Android browser.

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14 tech luminaries we lost in 2021

We honor the IT pioneers who created the tech we use every day.

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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 and 11 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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The best Android apps for business in 2022

Our Android expert highlights the standout apps in the categories that matter most to busy professionals.

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