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Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 22000.282 for the Beta and Release Preview Channels, released on Oct. 15, 2021.

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Experts call Apple's CSAM scheme 'a dangerous technology'

"The surveillance and control capabilities provided...can potentially be abused by many adversaries, from hostile state actors through criminals to users’ intimate partners," experts warn.

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Windows 11 and the need for better BIOS integration

Although Windows has come a long ways since the early days of DOS, it needs to evolve further than it has with Windows 11.

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Podcast: Apple's 'Unleashed' event preview: 14- and 16-in. MacBook Pros with Apple Silicon

Apple's next event occurs on Monday, and rumors suggest that the company will announce updated 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros. Consumer-level Macs have already received an Apple Silicon update, and it's expected that the Pro models will...

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Apple needs to introduce an iCloud business suite for the enterprise

Apple has an opportunity to create a suite of online services aimed at its growing congregation of enterprise users.

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Apple warns: Sideloading apps threatens an iCrime wave

An extensive Apple white paper describes the risks of app sideloading to consumers and enterprises.

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Windows 11: Microsoft's pointless update

After a couple of weeks using the beta and a week with the final version of Windows 11, I've yet to find a real reason to use it.

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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 KB5006670, released on Oct. 12, 2021.

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iPhone SE 2022: Apple reads the room

Apple is seeking platform proliferation and high service and product add-ons to weather an anticipated post-pandemic slump.

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Thoughts on navigating the transition to Windows 11

Windows 11 has only been out for a week, but users are already finding ways around security requirements and making UI changes. Here's what to keep in mind if you're planning to do either one.

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Has Apple set the scene for its next small big thing?

Aimed at developers, App Analytics in App Store Connect provides a window through which they can explore important app metrics....

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The most important Pixel 6 feature might be invisible

Google's Pixel 6 is almost upon us, but the phone's most significant element has barely started to come into focus.

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Windows 11 arrives: my initial impressions

Though I had a few hitches getting Windows 11 installed on a PC I had just built, the upgrade from Windows 10 is worth it for the added security alone.

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Apple gains traction as enterprise workplaces become hybrid

Research data shows that hybrid work has propelled Apple device use across the enterprise, with the cost-of-ownership argument cutting through.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? 93 improves SmartBlock, debuts sponsored search suggestions

Firefox version 93 blocks downloads over insecure connections, boosts the browser's anti-tracking prowess and introduces Firefox Suggest.

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Google now tells criminals when Chrome users are 'idle.' What could go wrong?

Another day, another revelation that mobile vendors might not always have users’ needs in mind, but they sure are helpful to cyberthieves.

What the iPhone 13 says about Apple’s 2021 MacBook Pro

Apple could have made much more impressive claims when it launched the iPhone 13. What might these tell us about the Mac?

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What’s new in Office 2021?

The new release brings the non-subscription version of Microsoft Office closer to what’s available with Microsoft 365 or Office 365 — but only partway.

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