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  • Mobile app protects Australian fisheries, aquaculture

    ​The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has unveiled a mobile application that will strengthen Australia’s capability to manage and respond to significant aquatic animal disease incidents.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 April 17 09:15
  • Android struggling in tablets as Windows 10 2-in-1s come on strong

    In 2010, Apple's Steve Jobs welcomed the post-PC era when it introduced the iPad. Now in 2017, PCs are still around and on their way to recovery, while slate-style tablets are struggling. Apple remains the top tablet seller, but its shipments are diving, and Android tablets aren't as hot as they used to be.

    Written by Agam Shah28 Feb. 17 02:30
  • ​Is Apple under threat?

    Revenue and profit declines show weakening influence on the devices market.

    Written by James Henderson01 Nov. 16 06:07
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  • 3 Free Alternatives to Windows for Desktop PCs

    It's an increasingly mobile world -- and the mobile future of Windows is dubious. To better accommodate end users, CIOs would be wise to consider these three alternatives to Windows on the desktop -- Chrome, Android and Ubuntu.

    Written by John Brandon24 March 14 12:56
  • Prepare your PC for future data disasters

    Reformatting and restoring a PC is not fun--in the way spending 2 hours in the dentist's chair is not fun. You have to back up all your data (and pray that you haven't forgotten anything), reformat the hard drive, install Windows, track down missing drivers, find and reload all your software, restore your data, and pull out clumps of hair over the things you inevitably neglected to save. (Firefox plug-ins, anyone?)

    Written by Rick Broida05 Feb. 11 01:51
  • Switching to desktop Linux? 6 ways to ease the migration

    With all the many compelling reasons for a company to switch to Linux on the desktop, it's no wonder that businesses large and small are increasingly relying on the free and open source operating system.

    Written by Katherine Noyes27 Jan. 11 06:52
  • Windows 7: 10 Cool Keyboard Shortcuts

    Keyboard shortcuts are wonderful time-savers but many of us are either too accustomed to the mouse or too lazy to get beyond Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V.

    Written by Shane O'Neill21 Sept. 10 05:27
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  • Why Microsoft wants to help developers build bots

    One of the key parts of Satya Nadella's keynote address to attendees at Microsoft's Build developer conference Wednesday was a discussion of creating virtual assistants and intelligent chat bots to help users do everything from managing their calendars to booking hotel reservations.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank02 April 16 04:56
  • 5 things to expect from Microsoft's big developer conference

    Microsoft executives will take the stage at Moscone West in San Francisco on Wednesday for the first of two keynote addresses to the company's big Build developer conference. Here are five key things to expect from the next two days of Microsoft announcements.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank30 March 16 11:31
  • How to get the most out of Windows 10 enterprise security features

    The enterprise edition of Windows 10 may be available only a day after the consumer version, with some immediately useful improvements for business. But some of the most important security features in Windows 10 Enterprise will either be included in a major update (that you can think of much like a service pack) that will ship sometime this fall, or will rely on enterprises and online sites and services making some substantial changes to move away from passwords. That means that, as with most upgrades, getting the most from Windows 10 security improvements will require planning.

    Written by Mary Branscombe30 July 15 23:45
  • Are you ready to support Windows 10?

    Sometime after July 29, Windows 10 is going to start showing up in your business as employees either bring new PCs to work or upgrade their existing machines. Microsoft says it has had millions of reservations for the free Windows 10 upgrade. But despite the launch date, that's not going to happen overnight.

    Written by Mary Branscombe29 July 15 23:53

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