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Apple’s billion-dollar component nose bleed

Company execs say global semiconductor shortages will impact business. So what might this mean for your enterprise?

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The most important Chrome OS feature of 2021 isn't coming from Google

What a weird and wild twist for the ever-evolving Chromebook saga.

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Apple: Macs are best choice for enterprise

Apple begins an aggressive push into enterprise IT, says business users will save more than $800 over three years if they get a Mac.

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Patch Tuesday, 'C release' updates to continue for Windows 11

It's official: For better or worse, Windows 11 will be serviced on a monthly basis just like Windows 10.

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Acronis teams with Jamf to secure the Apple-centric enterprise

Activity in the Apple enterprise space is intensifying; Acronis is teaming up with Jamf to provide a tough Mac security system.

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Getting ready for 21H2 (and maybe Windows 11)

Windows 10 21H2 will be here before you know it (as will Windows 11). So now's a good time to get a handle on how, when and whether to update.

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About the Pegasus spyware, Apple's telling the full truth

When spyware from an Israeli firm was discovered on a number of iPhones used by journalists, critics hit Apple over security and privacy concerns. But in this case, it doesn't look like the company did anything wrong.

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10 Gboard shortcuts that'll change how you type on Android

Ready to save yourself tons of time and effort? These Gboard tricks for Android are just what the (smartphone) doctor ordered.

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Apple admins get a new remote support option

An exclusive integration between Addigy and Splashtop gives Apple administrators a new remote access solution for troubleshooting IT problems.

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How to fix a frozen Start menu or taskbar in Windows 10

Before you restart your PC, try this.

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Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 22000.100, released on July 22, 2021.

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Pegasus spyware and iPhone security

Amnesty International's Security Lab revealed that a handful of iPhones, mostly belonging to journalists and human rights activists, were successfully infected with Pegasus spyware. While the majority of iPhones users are not...

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Scary ‘malware-as-a-service’ Mac attack discovered

New Mac malware that's capable of harvesting keystrokes and log-ins is available on the Darknet for as little as $49, researchers claim.

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Windows 11: Déjà vu all over again?

Microsoft's Windows 11 documentation tells PC buyers to look for computers with 'Free upgrade to Windows 11' stickers. Where have we heard something like that before?

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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Build 19043.1147 (21H1) and Build 19044.1147 (21H2) for the Release Preview Channel, released on July 15, 2021.

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iPhone spyware: It's a dirty job, but NSO's gonna do it

Israeli ‘surveillance as a service’ company NSO Group sells a nasty iMessage hack used to spy on journalists, activists and politicians using iPhones and iPads, according to Amnesty International.

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In the fight against ransomware, Microsoft must do more

The rash of ransomware attacks that have plagued companies in recent months highlights the need for Microsoft to do more to help users avoid being hit — and recover quickly if they are.

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Windows 365 — Microsoft’s cloud-based OS explained

Microsoft's new take on desktop-as-a-service is more than just a cloud-based version of Windows. It also allows the company to offer up ersatz hardware — virtual machines running on a vast cloud of Azure servers.

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