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FAQ: Windows 10 LTSB explained

The 'Long-term Servicing Branch' of Windows 10 was initially aimed at enterprises that wanted to avoid Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service model and delay frequent feature updates. Here's how it's supposed to work.

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Intel publishes its first Modern Windows Driver for PCs, and there's no going back

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update brings with it the first Modern Windows Driver for PCs by Intel. It's a sharp break, as there's no going back to the "legacy" driver model without a support call.

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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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The definitive Windows 7 retirement timeline countdown

In less than 14 months, Microsoft's popular Windows 7 runs out of general support, a deadline that's pushing businesses to move up to Windows 10. These are the dates to pencil in as the transition to 10 gathers steam.

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What is Windows Hello? Microsoft’s biometrics security system explained

Windows Hello gives Windows 10 users an alternative way to log into their devices and applications using a fingerprint, iris scan or facial recognition. Here’s what the technology does, who uses it and the hardware required.

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Why add-on iPhone lenses help you take better photos

Using external lenses on your iPhone will allow you to take shots you never could before and give you the creative freedom to shape how your subject looks.

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Macworld's December Digital Magazine: iPhone XS and XS Max reviewed

Our latest digital magazine.

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PCWorld's November Digital Magazine: Intel's 9th-gen chips are here

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

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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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How to delete apps from your iPhone or iPad

Not going to use that app anymore? Here's how to get rid of it and clear up some storage space.

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Now you can sign into your Microsoft Account with your face or a security key—no password needed

Microsoft uses FIDO2 security keys and your device's trusted protection module to let you sign into your Microsoft Account online without using a password.

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ProtonMail launches standalone iOS VPN app

The encrypted email service provider, born out of CERN in Europe, has unveiled a VPN app for iOS devices.

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Amid calls for a Windows bug status dashboard, Microsoft belatedly agrees to build one

The move, expected to roll out in 2019, comes in the aftermath of the company's botched rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

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With Windows 10 1809 re-release, Microsoft decides not to cheat on promised support

By acting as if the Windows 10 rollout delay had not happened, Microsoft ensured that users will generally get the support timeline they expect.

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Windows 10 preview build 18282 finally supports smarter Windows Updates, new light theme

Microsoft Windows 10 Insider build 18282 adds several new conveniences, including a long-awaited intelligent Windows Update that won't unexpectedly download and install updates. There's a light theme, too.

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update review: Many small improvements make a better experience

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update includes a few nifty tricks, such as the PC-to-PC cut and paste, and the Your Phone app to grab photos from your phone. But there's more under the hood than on the surface.

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iPad Pro 2018: A review

With its world-class design, rock-solid operating system and a deluge of apps, the Apple iPad Pro 2018 is the best tablet you can get.

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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring, especially after the recent October 2018 Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update: Key enterprise features

Here are 10 changes in the new major update to Windows 10, version 1809, that business users and IT admins should know about.

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