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Cellular networks revolt against Apple privacy moves

Every time Apple tries to bolster user privacy into the digital world — whether it's Do Not Track or iCloud Private Relay — it gets pushback.

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Microsoft touts first PCs to ship natively with secure Pluton chip

Along with thwarting malware, the Pluton chip handles BitLocker, Windows Hello, and System Guard and might help prevent physical insider attacks. The technology is also being used in Azure Sphere in the cloud.

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5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

Got a Chromebook? These advanced, mostly out-of-sight options will grant your computer new powers and change the way you work (for real!).

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Triumph in adversity: Apple’s payment system opportunity

Will Apple be forced to turn App Store payments into its own third-party service?

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Google finds a nation-state level of attacks on iPhone

Much of mobile security advice these days is for users to be careful, not click on suspicious links nor open suspicious emails or attachments. But the growing popularity of no-click attacks sidesteps these defenses — and Google has...

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8 key technologies for the future of work

As the hybrid workplace becomes the norm, technologies designed to accommodate, protect, and improve productivity for remote and in-office employees will be critical.

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17 ways the iPhone transformed enterprise tech

In the 15 years since its arrival, the iPhone has changed the way we do and run our businesses. Here's a look at some of the major changes it brought about.

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Windows security in ’22 — you need more than just antivirus software

Antivirus software is useful, but sometimes can cause more trouble than it's worth. To be really secure, Windows users have to do more.

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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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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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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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