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How to get Apple's iOS 13, iPadOS or macOS 'Catalina' betas

Apple makes it fairly easy to install still-in-development versions of its desktop and mobile OSes, but the usual caveats apply: Always back up your hardware first, and expect glitches and bugs. Here's what to do and where to go.

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13 easy-to-miss iOS 13 improvements you’ll want to use

As iPhone users begin exploring the iOS 13 public beta that is now available, here are some easy-to-miss features they should remember to check out.

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27 advanced Trello tips and tricks

Turn Trello into the ultimate organization tool with this jam-packed power-user's guide.

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How ‘Find My’ Mac works in macOS Catalina and iOS 13

Apple has created cutting-edge system that can safely, securely and privately help users find lost or stolen things.

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How to send Slack messages with R

In this episode of Do More With R, Sharon shows you how to send Slack messages using R. It may not seem helpful at first, but there's plenty of uses. You can even use it to notify yourself or others when a lengthy R script finishes...

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The smarter way to organize travel on Android

Google Trips may be going away, but there's an even better tool for organizing travel on Android — especially for business users.

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How to use /dev/null: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the /dev/null tool. You can send your outputs to /dev/null and it simply disappears. This is helpful when a command’s output isn’t interesting and you don't need to see it.

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Microsoft’s App Store now offers Apple’s iCloud for Windows

What it is and how to use it

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Free course: Managing PCs and Devices with Microsoft Intune

Managing corporate hardware can be a bewildering process for some IT shops. With that in mind, Computerworld – in partnership with tech training provider PluralSight – is providing this free course on using Intune to make device...

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44 ways Google Assistant can make you more efficient

Google Assistant has some genuinely useful productivity tools for professionals — and it's up to you to learn how to use them.

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How to send email with R and Gmail

See how to automate sending email with the R programming language and Gmail.

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How to use Excel as a data visualization tool

Microsoft Excel has more dataviz capabilities than you may realize. Find out how to make your data stand out with charts, PivotTables, sparklines, slicers and more.

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12 Google Docs tips for iOS users

A short collection of slightly harder to find Google Docs tools for iOS users

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How to craft an MDM policy BYOD workers will actually follow

Locking down corporate data and apps on employee devices can be a chore – especially when the biggest stumbling block are workers themselves. Here's how to ensure mobile devices actually get managed properly.

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Even more useful iCloud storage tips

You’ll get more out of Apple’s paltry 5GB iCloud storage if you make use of these simple tips.

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Google Docs cheat sheet

Get up and running with Google’s powerful online word processing app.

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How to use the nslookup command: 2-Minute Linux Tip

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the nslookup command. This command provides information on naming services and demonstrates how your system looks up hostnames prior to connecting to them.

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How to block the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903, from installing

With the May 2019 feature update to Windows 10 (version 1903) almost ready to hit the fan, here are the best ways to ensure you install it when you’re ready — even in the face of recent forced updates from Microsoft.

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