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The top Chromebook tips of 2022

Calling all ChromeOS owners: Your holiday reading list awaits you.

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Did Microsoft make a bad $69B bet on Activision Blizzard?

The company's plans to buy the gaming rival have already generated US government pushback. Could that unwelcome distraction slow Microsoft's recent progress?

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The top 12 tech stories of 2022

The year highlighted how vulnerable the technology sector is to the vagaries of geopolitics and the macroeconomy, as IT giants laid off workers, regulators cracked down on tech rule-breakers, nations negotiated data security...

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What to expect from Apple in 2023

The year ahead will be about resilience, recovery, security, and setting the table for the next big things.

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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 and 11 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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Why enterprises should embrace remote work in 2023

Want to cut costs and improve productivity? A remote/hybrid workforce can reduce your office rental overhead.

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Why it makes sense for Apple to join the ‘Fediverse’

Any business that cares about brand identity within social media gains a little more power over their message.

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As China pushes its digital currency plans, the US falls behind

China's digital yuan has been piloted in 15 provinces and tested across a multinational financial network. Meanwhile, the US is still developing a digital currency, endangering the dollar's place as the world's reserve currency and...

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The 7 best productivity improvements Apple introduced in 2022

From FreeForm to Focus to Lockdown Mode, these are some of the most useful productivity improvements Apple rolled out this year.

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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 Builds 22621.1037 and 22623.1037 for the Beta Channel, released on Dec. 15, 2022.

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As the EU embraces cell phone calls on planes, could the US be next?

With the Eurpoean Commission voting to allow 5G transmissions on commercial flights, enabling voice calling, the US might be next — depending on what airlines want.

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The trials and tribulations of Microsoft’s KB5012170 patch

Earlier this year, Microsoft rolled out an update to Secure Boot in Windows systems. It's at best a mixed blessing that can do more harm than good for many users.

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Patch Tuesday: Two zero-day flaws in Windows need immediate attention

The December Patch Tuesday update from Microsoft fixes 59 flaws, including two zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows that need to be addressed right away.

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10 Android tips you shouldn't miss from 2022

Make the most of the upcoming holiday break with these standout tips for your favorite Android phone.

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Innovation vs. execution: You have to have both

The coming new year always brings out hopes for big, innovative announcements in the tech world. But without the right kind of execution, innovation can't save the day.

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Microsoft calls time out on Apple Watch Authenticator

If you use your Apple Watch to authenticate access to enterprise sites and services with Microsoft Authenticator, we have bad news: this feature will stop working in January.

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Microsoft’s EU data boundary plan to take effect Jan. 1

The plan, which covers Microsoft products and services such as Azure, Power BI, Dynamics 365 and Office 365, will allow customers to store and process their customer data within the EU.

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Apple looks poised to open its walled garden in 2023

Apple may embrace external payment systems, additional browser engines, and possibly permit third-party app stores on iOS, report claims.

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