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Careful! Windows 10's 'Check for updates' button may download beta code

Microsoft reveals that users who manually ask for Windows 10 updates during the latter half of the month may receive code being beta-tested in advance of its official Patch Tuesday.

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A Microsoft 365 subscription for consumers wouldn't work without the Xbox

A Microsoft job posting hints that Microsoft will offer a Microsoft 365 subscription for consumers in the near future. But what consumer services does Microsoft have left to offer?

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

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Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

Google Smart Lock can simplify security and save you time on Android, Chrome OS, and even Mac and Windows. Are you taking advantage of all it has to offer?

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Avoid malicious Outlook email forwarding

Set up Office 365 to defend against hackers who use hidden Outlook rules to forward emails.

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Removal of “Infinity Blade,” location tracking in iOS apps, Apple holiday gift ideas | Macworld Podcast Ep. 633

In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, the staff discusses the removal of “Infinity Blade” from the App Store and what that means for app preservation. Leif and Jason also discussed The New York Times’ report on location tracking...

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4471332 (OS Build 17763.194), released Dec. 11, 2018.

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Best iPhone XR cases: Top picks in every style

At 6.1-inches large, the iPhone XR comes in six stunning colors. We rounded up some of the best iPhone XR cases available right now.

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Microsoft Edge embraces open-source Chromium code, plans move to Windows 7, 8, and Macs

Microsoft's Edge is embracing the open-source Chromium project and expanding to other operating systems. It'll even run Chrome extensions, company executives said recently.

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With move to rebuild Edge atop Google's Chromium, Microsoft raises white flag in browser war

After watching its Edge browser bleed users, Microsoft this week gave up the ghost and said it will replace the browser's home-grown rendering engine with Blink, the engine that powers Google Chrome.

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What’s new in Google’s Flutter mobile dev framework

The first production release is now available for Android and iOS developers

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ECG for the Apple Watch Series 4 now available in watchOS 5.1.2 update. Here’s how to get it

The much-anticipated electrocardiogram feature that Apple highlighted during its Apple Watch 4 unveiling is now available.

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Apple’s squid emoji has been anatomically incorrect for years, Monterey Bay Aquarium points out

If Apple can quickly change a bagel emoji, maybe it can get this fixed, too.

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Microsoft trash talks Windows 10 LTSC – again

LTSC, which was once called LTSB, is a specialized edition of Windows 10 Enterprise that promises the longest intervals between OS feature upgrades.

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iPhone power adapters tested: Is fast charging worth the price?

We tested charging speeds on the iPhone X, 8 Plus, and 7 Plus with five different power adapters. The results may surprise you.

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PCWorld's December Digital Magazine: Google Pixel 3 XL review

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.1 with updated eSIM support, Live Photos in FaceTime, and more

This minor update fixes a number of small bugs and adds little tweaks, like an improved interface for switching between front and rear cameras in FaceTime calls.

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macOS Mojave: Apple releases 10.14.2 update

Apple's update include a bug fix for iTunes, and real-time text support for Wi-Fi calls.

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