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Samsung launches the Galaxy Book Go with an ARM chip inside for just $350

Samsung is launching the Galaxy Book Go, an affordable ARM-based PC that promises long battery life and instant boot times.
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The major Windows 10 redesign could finally be announced at June 24 event

After months of rumors, Microsoft is officially set to host an event on June 24 that is all about detailing "what's next for Windows."
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Firefox gets a massive design overhaul, and it’s gorgeous

Version 89 of Mozilla's web browser is now rolling out, and it delivers a clean new look to take on Chrome with a simplified browsing experience.
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The latest version of Google Chrome is now up to 23% faster

New in Chrome version 91 are some under-the-hood changes to Javascript that Google claims make the browser up to up to 23% faster. 
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Microsoft Edge will provide pricing history of products for online shoppers

Microsoft Edge version 91 brings new ways to save money when shopping as well as new ways to personalize the look and feel of the browser. 
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Acer launches the first 17-inch Chromebook, and it’s just $380

Acer is taking Google's Chromebooks to new places with the launch of the world's first 17-inch Chromebook model, the Acer Chromebook 317.
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Everything new in Microsoft Outlook announced at Build 2021

At the Build 2021 developer conference, Microsoft announced several updates for its Outlook service. Here's what you need to know.
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Everything new in Microsoft Teams announced at Build 2021

At Microsoft's Build 2021 developer event, several key updates for Microsoft Teams were announced. Here's a look at what you need to know.
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Why Microsoft’s moonshot attempt to support ARM could finally work this time

Microsoft is putting the fate of ARM-based chips in the hands of Windows 10 developers, which is critical to the success and catching up to Apple's M1 chip.
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Everything Microsoft announced at Build 2021 so far: Windows, Edge, and more

Microsoft kicked off Build by positioning itself as the responsible platform for developers. The company announced updates to Windows, Edge, Teams, and more.
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Microsoft Edge 91 rolls out with new sleeping tabs and startup boost

At Build 2021, Microsoft is launching Edge version 91. The new version of the browser comes with Startup Boost and Sleeping Tabs.
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Microsoft goes all-in on Windows 10 on ARM, with its target set on the M1 Macs

Microsoft is detailing new ways for developers to port their apps to ARM-based PCs like the Surface Pro X or the Samsung Galaxy Book S.
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Watch live: Day 1 of Microsoft Build 2021

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How to watch Microsoft’s Build 2021 keynote today

Microsoft's annual Build Developer Conference is almost here, and you can watch it live. Here's how to watch the opening keynote.
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How to make your tablet a better tool for work

Owning a tablet is an awesome feat of technology, and if you play your cards right, you can end up using it for work. Here are a few tips on how.
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6 things you didn’t know you could do in Microsoft Teams

We've dug through the menus and settings and have uncovered six cool things you didn't know you could do in Microsoft Teams.
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Chromebooks are officially moving to Android 11. Here’s why that matters

Google says Chromebooks will be updated to Android 11 throughout this year, and it's a big deal for the security, performance, and the update schedule.
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This Windows 10 trick gives your PC built-in ransomware protection

If you want to keep your PC protected from ransomware attacks, you might want to turn on this setting option in Windows 10
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Adobe Photoshop now runs natively on Windows on ARM, catching up to Apple’s M1

Adobe's Photoshop software now runs natively on Windows 10 PCs like the Surface Pro X that are powered by ARM-based architecture.
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Windows 10X is probably dead, and Microsoft is better off without it

In killing off Windows 10X, Microsoft might have just saved itself from a lot of trouble by not having to worry about app support and putting Windows 10 first.
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3 reasons every browser needs vertical tabs

Vertical tabs weren't really a thing a few years ago, but now you can get the feature on most modern browsers. Here's why you should try them.
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How Dell is recycling old hard drives for the aluminum in new PCs

Dell now has the world’s first PCs available with closed-loop recycled aluminum used in the hard drive.
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iMac vs. iMac Pro

The iMac and iMac Pro are impressive computers. In this guide, we consider the performance and features and help make sense of the differences between the two.
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Google is working with its partners on official docking stations for Chromebooks

Google is working with its partners on a new official docking station category for the Works with Chromebook program
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Microsoft scraps its next-gen Windows 10X OS to focus on Windows 10 in 2021

Microsoft's lightweight Windows 10X operating system is not coming in 2021, as the company reportedly wants to focus on regular Windows 10,instead.
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800 new emoji coming to Microsoft Teams, including a skin tone picker

Microsoft is giving you more ways to express yourself in Microsoft Teams with a new expanded emoji picker that is in public preview.
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With new fonts and icons, Windows 10 will soon finally get a fresh design

On the same day that new system icons Windows 10 were spotted Microsoft detailed a new font that it is now planning to roll out.
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5 ways I get more out of my laptop for work

My laptop is the key to the way I get work done. Here are five ways I tweak it behind the scenes to ensure I get maximum performance,
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Your Dell laptop might have a security vulnerability. Here’s how to fix it.

A security research firm discovered a security vulnerability that could give hackers kernel-mode access to your laptop, and Dell is taking action with a fix.
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Alexa Show Mode transforms your Lenovo laptop into a hands-free Echo Show

Newer Lenovo ThinkPad, IdeaPad, and Yoga Lenovo laptops now have Alexa Show Mode --- an experience that can turn your PC into an Echo Show-like display.
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7 things you didn’t know you could do in Google Chrome

There's a lot of hidden secrets inside Google Chrome that can prove to be really useful. We look at seven things you may not know exist.
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The next major Windows 10 update is about to launch. Here’s how to get it now

Microsoft is getting the May 2021 Update, the next major version of Windows 10, ready for release, pushing it out to Release Preview Windows Insiders.
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How to maximize your productivity in Windows 10

There are a lot of great tools built into Windows 10 that can help you maximize your productivity. Here's a look at some of the most useful ones.
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Microsoft is phasing out the default Office font. Here’s what could replace it

Microsoft wants to change the default font across all of its Microsoft 365 apps and is asking for the public's help in picking one of five new designs.