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It’s been a big week for patches

In addition to Patch Tuesday’s retinue of updates from Microsoft, fixes arrived this week for zero-day flaws affecting Google’s Chrome browser and Apple hardware.

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Windows 11: Just say no

In a few weeks, Windows 11 will arrive. Should you upgrade to it? Let me answer with a question: "Should you stop hitting your head against the wall?"

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What the iPhone 13 and iPad mini mean for the enterprise

Here are nine significant things enterprise users should be thinking about after Apple's iPhone 13 and iPad mini launch this week.

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Apple hits the alarm with multi-OS emergency update to patch zero-click flaw

The company on Monday pushed out emergency security updates for iOS, macOS, and its other operating systems to plug a hole that threatened security on a range of devices.

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Apple’s big reveal — the iPhone 13 — seems lucky for most

Apple shows us how powerful chips boosted by integrated software, hardware, and machine intelligence can deliver substantial benefits.

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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 KB5005565, released on Sept. 14, 2021.

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3 new time-saving Assistant tricks to try on Android

Your trusty Android Assistant has some sweet new automation options, but it's up to you to find and configure 'em.

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Apple's App Store payments loss isn't Epic enough

The court's decision to force Apple to permit use of external payment systems for in-app payments probably won't hurt the company's bottom line too much.

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Facebook smart glasses and some lessons for Apple

Facebook grabbed some attention this week with its first smart glasses. Are there lessons here for Apple, which is thought to be working on its own smart spectacles?

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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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A business user's guide to Apple’s upgrade season

This is a good time to prepare your enterprise for Apple's hardware and system software upgrade season.

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Microsoft OneDrive cheat sheet

If you have Windows 10, you have OneDrive. With this quick guide, you can learn how to back up, sync, and share files in OneDrive.

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Planning to update to Windows 11? A checklist before you do

With the Oct. 5 launch date less than a month away, it's time to think about when Windows users should move from 10 to 11. (Helpful hint: Don't rush.)

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12 ways to reduce data use on your Mac

If you are working remotely and reaching a data cap or in the field using your phone as a hotspot, you may want to cut data use on your Mac. Here are some ideas on how to do so.

Chrome OS Secret Weapon

3 smart shortcuts for a curiously hidden Chrome OS command

Chromebook owners, take note: These are the shortcuts you've been missing.

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4 quick tips for Cortana in Windows 10

Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana can make your life easier and more efficient — if you know how to take advantage of it.

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Apple backs off controversial child-safety plans

The company now plans to take a few months more to collect input and make improvements before releasing the features, which drew fire from privacy advocates.

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The best travel apps for Android

Save yourself time, headaches and even money with these standout Android apps for business travel.

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The most important enhancement you can make to Gboard on Android

Save time and type faster than ever with this 30-second adjustment for Google's Gboard Android keyboard.

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Microsoft to launch Windows 11 on Oct. 5; rollout to last into ‘22

Though Microsoft plans to start pushing Windows 11 to users early next month, it may be mid-2022 before everyone gets the new operating system.

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