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USB-C explained: How to get the most from it (and why it still keeps getting better)

USB-C is the gift that keeps on giving, with faster and more powerful ways to use it. Here’s how to make the most of the current standard and what lies ahead.

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Everything-as-a-service, Apple, and the future of business

Apple is repositioning its business for a new set of economic realities.

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Cisco: Your Webex meeting could soon be behind the wheel

With AirPlay support, users will be able to wirelessly connect with iPhones, iPads, and Macs to share content or mirror their screens in a meeting with colleagues — even while driving a car.

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A fascinating twist at the intersection of Android and Chrome OS

Think you've seen all there is to see with Google's Android-Chrome-OS alignment? Think again, baby.

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Review: The iPad Air 5 remains the most versatile Apple tablet

With its M1 chip, the iPad Air 5 absolutely delivers the power you need to get work done like a pro, without the bells, whistles — and price tag — of an iPad Pro.

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Intel’s European expansion will solidify future chip supply chain

While they’ll arrive much too late to help address the current semiconductor supply chain woes, Intel’s new plans for expanded fabrication facilities in Europe should help stabilize matters long-term.

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Slack hails Apple’s new iPad Air with collaboration boost

'We recognize that the iPad is a unique device that demands the power of a desktop experience with the simplicity of a mobile app," says Slack.

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Slack’s iPad app gets a desktop-like makeover

The enterprise chat service is giving its iPad app a much-needed makeover that more closely resembles the popular desktop app.

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Apple's Universal Control delivers big productivity benefits

I already feel as if I’ve been using Universal Control forever; it's made my Mac, iPad workplace set up far more useful and coherent.

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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 Windows 10 Build 19044.1618 (21H2) for the Release Preview Channel, released on March 14, 2022.

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Who will Apple's M-series Mac Pro be for?

The combination of power, performance and energy efficiency means Apple will eventually become as dominant in personal computing as it is in smartphones.

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The M1 Ultra: Apple’s big leap forward in chip design

Apple's silicon interposer tech, UltraFusion, has stolen a march on the chip industry. Here's what we know so far.

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‘Peek performance’ — Apple turns things upside down

An event characterized by Apple's growing processor technology advantage points to a new future for enterprise tech.

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New Lenovo devices look to power hybrid working

At MWC 2022, Lenovo announced a raft of new devices aimed at helping remote and hybrid workers.

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Why SWIFT is the nuclear option of Russian financial sanctions

Cutting Russia off from the world's largest financial messaging network is perhaps the strongest sanction yet in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. But it could also have massive implications worldwide, impacting the EU and...

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Ukraine: Can Apple solve this new supply chain challenge?

The invasion of Ukraine may impact the technology supply chain, which depends on it for critical raw materials used in chip manufacturing.

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12 (additional) desktop tips to get more from your Mac

If you use a Mac to get things done, then you should know that there are ways to navigate the desktop more effectively. This short collection of tips will help.

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iPad Air: Apple's best all-around tablet is about to get better

Ideal for business, the iPad Air straddles the gap between high-end and entry-level tablets. It's about to be improved. Here's what to expect.

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