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Windows 11: A guide to the updates

Here’s what you need to know about the latest updates to Windows 11 as they’re released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5012643 Preview, released on April 25, 2022.

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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 KB5011831 Preview, released on April 25, 2022.

Android 13

3 invisible reasons to get excited about Android 13

Android 13's first beta release may seem subtle, but don't be fooled: This latest update has oodles of interesting elements — if you know where to look.

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Jamf adds network and endpoint security tools for enterprise Macs

Jamf has unveiled a series of significant updates designed to improve Mac enterprise security, and touted additional security solutions.

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Printer setup problems? There’s got to be a better way.

It’s not always easy to get a printer connected to your network and working reliably. So why are printer makers complicating things now by requiring smartphone apps to even get started?

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12 Android settings that'll strengthen your security

Some of the most important Android settings are also the most buried — and they're absolutely worth your while to uncover and put into action.

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How the Pixel 6a could completely reshape Android

Google's next Pixel may not be the flashiest phone of 2022, but it may well end up being the most interesting — and important.

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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 22000.651 for the Release Preview Channel, released on April 14, 2022.

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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 19044.1679 for the Release Preview Channel, released on April 14, 2022.

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Review: Logitech’s Lift vertical mouse helps control RSI

Logitech’s latest ergonomic device may help manage or prevent injuries that affect one in 50 employees.

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Microsoft to kill Patch Tuesday for some enterprise users

The company plans to launch its Windows Autopatch service for enterprise users with Windows 10 or Windows 11 Enterprise E3 licenses; it will continuously deploy patches, eliminating the need for admins to manually deploy them.

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April's Patch Tuesday: a lot of large, diverse and urgent updates

This month's Patch Tuesday release was a big one, and includes fixes for Microsoft browsers and two zero-day vulnerabilities for Windows. Time to get busy updating!

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Apple plots a Mac revolution in interesting times

Apple's teams have plotted a path that makes Macs more than relevant all over again, but this revolution comes in the middle of very challenging times.

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More than half of PCs can't upgrade to Windows 11 — report

New data from Lansweeper, an asset manager software provider, shows the uptake of Windows 11 at just 1.44% of all systems — the result of an inability to run the new OS.

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14 useful Google apps you should be using on Android

These easily overlooked Android apps are all made by Google — and they're all worth your while to install.

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Adobe woos video pros with After Effects M1 performance promise

Adobe says the latest release of Adobe After Effects will run up to three times faster on M1 Ultra Macs than it will on the high-end Intel iMac Pro.

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What to do about IE and .NET?

Internet Explorer is soon to be retired, and older versions of .Net are about to run out of support. But that doesn't mean Windows users should start deleting things right now.

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WWDC: It's all about the Four Ps — performance, parity, platforms, and partnership

Apple's pro users and developers will be looking for a lot at this year's WWDC when it rolls around in June.

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