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Windows 11 to add A.I. auto framing, eye contact in video calls

Microsoft is announcing some updates to Windows 11 centered around making the OS more secure and making meetings better on the OS.
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The most influential Google Chrome features in its history

Google Chrome recently hit version 100, and it's been six years since it launched. Here are some big moments that got it to where it is today.
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Mozilla still has a beef with Windows 11 — here’s why

Microsoft made some changes to the way people can switch default browsers in Windows 11, but Mozilla still has a beef with Microsoft over it.
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How to sync Outlook contacts with iPhone

Syncing your Outlook contacts with an iPhone is quick and easy. Here's how you can do it in a few simple steps.
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Windows 11 may launch tabbed File Explorer, smarter Clipboard

Microsoft is holding a Windows event on April 5, and several new Windows 11 features could be announced.
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Microsoft has a warning about working in the metaverse

In a blog post, Microsoft talks about the risk of working in the metaverse and the steps that can be taken to secure it
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New Windows spyware campaign can get you in a click

The Vidar spyware is spreading to PCs as threat actors have managed to hide it inside Microsoft Compiled HTML help files, and you can be infected in a click.
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Microsoft responds to hack of Cortana and Bing source code

A hacking group has hit Microsoft's DevOps repositories and posted the source code for Cortana and other projects.
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How to delete Google Chrome

If you no longer want to use Google Chrome, here's a look at how to delete it from your system in a few simple steps.
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Microsoft adds message on unsupported PCs running Windows 11

Microsoft is more widely rolling out a message in the Windows 11 settings app indicating that a PC is unsupported by the operating system.
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6 upcoming Windows 11 features worth upgrading for

Windows 11's next big update is coming later this year, but you can already preview some of the upcoming features. Here are six of them.
The Galaxy Book Pro 360 Lineup.

Galaxy Book 2 to come with free curved Odyssey gaming monitor

If you pre-order a Galaxy Book2 Pro 360, Gallaxy Book 2 Pro, or Galaxy Book 2 360, you'll get a free gaming monitor from Samsung.
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Microsoft Teams now has 3D emoji and live interpretation

Microsoft Teams is getting 800 new 3D Emojis, so you can be more expressive at work. Also coming are other new features for Whiteboard, Outlook, PowerPoint.
The Surface Hub 2 Smart Camera.

How Surface Hub 2 smart cam uses A.I. to reimagine meetings

Microsoft' Surface Hub 2 Smart Camera is designed to make the meeting experience better for people in the meeting room and those not in the room.
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How to back up Windows 11

If you're wondering how you can back up your important files in Windows 11, then we have you covered with this handy guide.
The display of the Surface Pro 8.

Surface Pro 8 problems and how to fix them

If you're having issues with your Surface Pro 8, don't be vexed. Here's a list of the most common Surface Pro 8 problems and how to fix them.
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Windows 11 multitasking to get better in an important way

Windows 11 could be getting Windows 10's canceled "Sets" feature, giving the operating system yet another multitasking boost.
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Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro vs. Book 2 Pro 360 vs. Book 2 360

If you're wondering about the differences between the new Windows devices in Samsung's lineup, we have you covered with this guide.
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Lenovo ThinkPad X13s hands-on review: ARM-powered ThinkPad

With always-on, always-connected performance, a fantastic sustainable design the ThinkPad X13s might have what it takes to take down Apple's M1 MacBooks.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5i tablet.

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5i hands-on: One-upping the Surface Pro

Lenovo's IdeaPad Duet 5i is an interesting tablet, as it does one thing that the Surface Pro lineup can't do at all.
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro on a desk with its desktop displayed.

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360 hands-on review: A sturdy sequel

Samsung is refreshing the Galaxy Book lineup with the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360, and the return of OLED screens makes it one beautiful convertible.
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How to connect a Surface Pro 8 to a monitor

Connecting a Surface Pro 8 to a monitor can give you a bigger display for work or relaxing with your favorite films and shows. Here's how to do it.
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Windows 11 SE vs. Chromebook: The differences and more

Microsoft is looking to go after the Chromebook crowd with Windows 11 SE. Here's a look at some of the differences.
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 5: Everything we know so far

Microsoft hasn't talked much about a Surface Laptop 5, but that won't stop us from putting together this guide with everything we know and want.
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Have an unsupported PC? Windows 11 has a message for you

If you're running Windows 11 on an unsupported PC, then be prepared to see a warning message soon.
The back portion of the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4.

The next ARM-powered Surface might finally be powerful enough

A Geekbench listing for a Qualcomm Chip is hinting that Microsoft could release a new ARM-powered Surface Laptop.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra with keyboard.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 8

If you're looking at the differences between the Surface Pro 8 & Galaxy Tab S8, we have you covered — from price, design, portability, and more.
Laptop sitting on a desk showing Windows 11's built-in Microsoft Teams experience.

Windows 11’s taskbar may get a handy feature from Windows 10

Some more improvements are on the way for WIndows 11, and one of those is an app overflow area in the taskbar.
The Alt Motion controller.

This strange controller changes the way you play PC games

A former Razer designer has created a new controller that combines the keyboard with a physical controller that has joysticks and an analog steering wheel.
Collection of the Surface Family 3.

Leak reveals 3 big Windows 11 features possibly coming soon

A Twitter user has uncovered three big Windows 11 features that Microsoft has hidden away in the operating system.
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Turns out Microsoft’s HoloLens 3 might not be dead after all

In a new tweet, HoloLens inventor Alex Kipman is suggested that HoloLens 3 might not be dead after all.
The screen of the 2021 MacBook Pro.

This MacOS Trojan stealthily lifts your data, says Microsoft

Microsoft has exposed a Mac trojan known as UpdateAgent that can stealthily lift your data.
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This brave developer got Windows running on a Surface Duo

A developer has installed Windows on a Surface Duo, bringing the operating system to a strange new place.
Person using iPhone and MacBook.

How to use Handoff on a Mac

If you own an iPad, iPhone, and MacBook, then you can continue your work across different devices with Apple's Handoff feature. Here's how to use it.