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What's in the latest Firefox update? 88 stymies shifty JavaScript tracker

Mozilla continues to push privacy protections in Firefox 88, which prevents the window.name property from leaking data across sites.

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An enterprise take on Apple’s Spring Loaded event

Apple’s Spring Loaded event offered food for thought for any enterprise, as the iPad Pro became an even more compelling PC replacement.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? Default to HTTPS, focused links

Chrome 90’s most interesting feature lets users create links to specific text on a web page. Behind the scenes, the release adds support for the AV1 codec for better-quality videoconferencing and defaults to encrypted site connections....

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4 new hidden Chrome features you should really be using

Google's Chrome browser has some incredibly handy new options on both Android and the desktop, but it's up to you to find 'em.

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10+ Slack tips for Mac users

These Slack tips can help Mac users stay in command of the powerful collaboration tool and get things done more efficiently.

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PC shipment gains continue as students, workers remain remote

Last year’s supply-chain disruptions and increased demand brought on by the pandemic both contributed to the sustained growth.

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3 ways to build stronger remote teams

Building trust within remote and hybrid teams is key for businesses moving forward. These techniques can help.

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The Patch Tuesday focus for April: Windows and Exchange (again)

Another very broad series of updates across the Windows ecosystems for this April patch cycle. Unfortunately, four vulnerabilities affecting Windows have been publicly disclosed and one security vulnerability has been reported as...

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Appogee becomes one-stop shop for enterprise iOS deployment

Apple-only VAR Appogee now offers a fully managed hardware deployment as iOS/Mac enterprise use comes of age

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Podcast: What to expect at Apple's "Spring Loaded" event

Apple is holding a spring event after all. After weeks of speculation and rumors, Apple announced it will host a virtual event, titled Spring Loaded, on April 20. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld executive editor...

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With Parallels, Apple continues to make superior Windows PCs

One tester found that Windows for ARM running on an M1 Mac via Parallels Desktop was the “fastest version of Windows” they’d ever used.

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2 big questions to ask about Google and privacy

Should you be panicking over Google's privacy practices? Time to cut through the hype and bring some practical perspective to a sensationalized subject.

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FAQ: Microsoft preps Windows Update for Business as go-to enterprise servicing tool

The changes, which would replace WSUS and are part of an effort by Microsoft to pull IT to the cloud, are due out by the end of June.

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OmniPlan 4 offers powerful project management for Mac, iPhone, iPad

OmniPlan is a well-designed project management tool from one of the world’s most experienced Apple developers.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5001330, released April 13, 2021.

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Apple and Google reject UK COVID-19 app

The UK’s latest COVID-19 Test and Trace app update failed to follow terms of use the nation had already agreed to.

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The Microsoft-Nuance Deal: A new push for voice technology?

Microsoft's decision to buy Nuance for $19.7 billion highlights how important voice-activated technology is already in healthcare and how ubiquitous it might become elsewhere.

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5 hidden Pixel features for smarter calling

Let your Pixel phone make your life easier with these exceptionally effective annoyance-eliminating options.

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