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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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When online suites go down, we need options not on the cloud

In the last week or so, Microsoft and Google briefly saw their online office suites go down. Before we get too reliant on the cloud for ordinary desktop work, maybe we should rethink what we're doing and consider a safety-belt...

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Your iPhone could soon be your driver's license (in Utah)

But most people won't be leaving their ID docs at home for a few years yet....

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Podcast: Ranking Apple's worst products of all time

Apple has released its fair share of disappointing or frustrating products, and just last year the company settled a lawsuit over allegedly slowing down older iPhone models. Macworld executive editor Michael Simon and Computerworld...

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Documents, an app for everything that's always with you

Now available for M1 Macs, Readdle’s app may help mobile professionals get things done easier.

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Apple gets ready to launch its Find My ecosystem (updated)

Apple is introducing new opportunities for developers and manufacturers as it extends its Find My ecosystem.

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Fueled by pandemic shifts, mobile is now even more critical

The latest AppAnnie report confirms the central role mobile now plays in daily life.

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2 colossal Chrome OS changes to keep an eye on

Google's quietly working on two shape-shifting Chrome OS features that could completely change the nature of Chromebooks — for the better.

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For Microsoft and Apple, a reprise of all-virtual dev conferences

While the pandemic in some ways may be easing, both companies are sticking with online-only events for developers this year.

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Mosyle unveils Apple MDM tools for the enterprise

Mosyle Fuse is a new cloud-native MDM solution aimed at enterprise Apple users.

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Windows Update for Business: details, details

Though most Windows 10 users assume Windows update for Business is mainly for, well, business use, it offers plenty of options for controlling updates and working with Intune.

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Is it time to move to hosted Exchange? Considerations for IT

In the wake of serious attacks that exploited vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server, it may be time to move your mail to the cloud. Here’s what to consider and plan for.

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Apple switches off the ‘open web’ by making it better

Apple has begun rejecting apps that ignore its new App Tracking Transparency policy as it steams toward launch of iOS 14.5.

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Podcast Today in Tech

Podcast: WWDC 2021: What to expect at Apple's June event

While we wait for confirmation about Apple's rumored April event, the company has confirmed its annual developers conference, WWDC, will take place the week of June 7. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and Macworld executive...

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How to fix the Apple tech skills gap

It makes sense to develop free tech-support courses to nurture untapped talents as Apple's market grows.

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How to add powerful voice commands into Chrome on your computer

Ready to control Chrome with your voice? Here's how a couple quick clicks can bring Android-like powers into your desktop browsing environment.

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Lessons from Jamf on how to support the remote hybrid enterprise

Macs, iPhones, and remote teams will become a fact of life in the new hybrid workplace

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