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Windows 10: Maps and Mail

Windows 10's Maps and Mail apps were once deemed inadequate by many, but have recently grown into highly useful tools.

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Apple will let developers respond to App Store user reviews

The change coming with iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 might help you make better buying decisions.

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Evernote changes its privacy policy -- and once again alarms its users

Once considered a friendly and conscientious service, Evernote has caused consternation among its users twice this year -- once with a price hike and now with the suggestion that its employees could read your content.

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32 tips and tricks for Google Photos

Got Google Photos? This guide will help you get around the service like a pro and do all sorts of advanced stuff with your image collection.

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Google Photos tips and tricks

Google Photos has some powerful tools for tweaking and editing images. We show you how to take advantage of them to enhance and display your photos.

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The Ultimate PC Bundle - Save Hundreds on 10 Top-Rated Apps Ft. Scrivener & CCleaner Pro - Deal Alert

The web is an incredible place, filled with a slew of programs and apps designed to help you get the most out of your PC. But which ones do you pick? Fortunately, the Ultimate PC Bundle is here, and it has curated 10 top-rated...

Chart and image gallery: 30+ free tools for data visualization and analysis

This sortable chart lets you compare dozens of tools for functionality, skill level and more.

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Critical Updates to IE, Edge and Adobe Flash Player for July Patch Tuesday

I think that we were all hoping for a “boring” Patch Tuesday for this July update cycle. With “only” 11 updates, six rated as critical and the remaining patches rated as important, this month does provide some relief from the very...

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Modern meetings: How to share your screen to your conference TV

Apple TV, Chromecast, and Miracast can take you some of the distance; AirParrot and Ditto a little further.

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WWDC: Let's explore what's inside Apple's new Photos app

Apple’s Photos improvements will certainly impact almost every Mac or iOS user, so let's take a look at what's inside

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New Adobe Photoshop CC looks awesome

Adobe Systems retouches its software. Photoshop CC 2015.5 and other Creative Cloud parts get some exciting new stuff, for your media-fiddling enjoyment. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers turn that frown upside-down...

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6 Apple Photos tips you need to know

Six useful tips to help you get much more from Photos on an Apple Mac

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Nvidia brings its Grid virtual desktop to the masses

Nvidia is introducing a new graphics card option for its Grid virtual desktop system, promising to cut the costs of streaming graphics-intensive applications to employees.

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What's WhatsApp's desktop app? A bloated, pointless, Windows/Mac download, that's what

WhatsApp now has a desktop app, for Windows 8 and up or Mac OS 10.9 and up. But as a 60 MB download, it's incredibly bloated, given its lack of functionality. I can't see the point of using this over the Web app. Can you?

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Microsoft is becoming an Apple iPad Pro accessory

And it likes it that way

Twitter terminates TweetDeck for Windows

Twitter today said it would halt updates to the Windows version of TweetDeck in four weeks.

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Intuit sells Quicken to private equity firm in management buyout

Intuit hs sold its Quicken personal finance software unit to H.I.G. Capital, a Miami-based private equity firm.

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Pricey gaming desktops and laptops thrive in slumping PC market

In a declining PC market, high-priced gaming desktops and laptops are thriving.

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