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Mingis on Tech, Episode 12: All about the Surface Book (and the importance of ports)

If you're eyeing a Microsoft Surface Book, or want to make sure your next laptop is future-proof, this episode's for you.

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PCWorld Show Episode 14: Intel Throws PCs Under the Bus

That thing rolling over the PC? It's Intel's bus

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10 essential pen-friendly Windows apps

Put that slick Surface Pen to work with these ink-happy tools for your laptop-tablet hybrid.

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First look: Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update preview

A rundown of the Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, due this summer, including some new features available in the latest Insider build.

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Microsoft outlines new features coming in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Handwriting recognition and a revamped Start menu are just the beginning.

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Windows phones' free-fall may force Microsoft to push harder on Windows 10 adoption

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella says he doesn't care what device you buy, as long as it runs Windows 10. But if Wall Street doesn't buy it, look out.

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Windows 10's upgrade model temporarily wipes $1.6B from Microsoft's books

Microsoft's decision to radically change the distribution and maintenance of Windows 10 put a temporary $1.6 billion dent in its revenue.

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Why enterprise developers could save Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft continues to bleed mobile market share with Windows 10 Mobile, so why are some enterprise developers betting big on the platform's eventual success in the corporate world.

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9 free Windows apps that can solve Wi-Fi woes

Want to make your wireless connections safer and faster? We review nine free Windows apps that can help you monitor performance and safety at home, in the office or in the wild.

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Enterprise showdown: Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S vs. Microsoft's Surface Pro 4

CIO.com's Sarah White compares two of today's top of the line tablets that are designed to replace your laptop. Do they fit the bill?

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Containers in Windows Server 2016: What you need to know

The story's not finished yet, though, and there are a lot of bits and pieces to consider. Here's what you need to think about as you start.

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Enterprise tablet wars: Galaxy TabPro S vs. Surface Pro 4

If you’re looking for a hybrid device that shines in the enterprise, Microsoft and Samsung both offer high-end Windows 10 tablets. CIO.com senior writer Sarah White compares the Surface Pro 4 and the Galaxy Tab Pro S to see which one...

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Chrome abandons XP, Vista and older versions of OS X

Google released Chrome 50, and as promised last year, dropped support for Windows XP and Vista, along with three older editions of Apple's OS X.

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Manage those Macs: A guide for Windows admins

Our primer on Mac management policies will help you roll out a secure, productive fleet en masse

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12 apps Windows power users must have

Whether you’re looking to replace the bloatware that came preloaded on your HP laptop, or simply on the hunt for best-of-breed apps, this list has you covered.

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Optional Windows update aims to protect Microsoft wireless mice against hijacking

Microsoft issued an optional update to protect Windows computers against an attack that could hijack wireless mice to execute malicious commands.

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Microsoft is boosting security through hardware in Windows 10 PCs, phones

The burden of Microsoft's efforts to secure Windows 10 is now falling on PC, tablet and smartphone makers.

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Microsoft will add QR codes to Windows 10 crashes

Microsoft is experimenting with adding QR codes, a mobile technology that's been declared dead, in its Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death error messages.

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