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MacBook Pro 14-inch vs. Surface Laptop Studio: Flagship showdown

The newest high-end laptops you can buy include the MacBook Pro 14 inch and the Surface Laptop Studio. We compared the price, specs, and features.
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Microsoft seems to be pushing developers away from UWP Windows apps

Microsoft could be getting ready to move on from Windows past by moving developers away from the UWP apps.
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MacOS Monterey is coming October 25 — here’s how you can get it when ready

Apple has announced the MacOS Monterey launch date for October 25, and we have the details on how you can download it.
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Windows 11 tips and tricks: 8 hidden settings you need to try

If you just upgraded to Windows 11, then check out these tips and tricks to help you get the most out of the operating system.
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The 5 biggest problems with Windows 11 right now

Windows 11 brings many new features, but there are some big issues with the operating system, too. Here are five of those issues.
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Keyboard layout identification guide

If you're not sure what kind of keyboard layout you're using, then we're here to help. Here's a look at the most common keyboard layouts.
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4 simple ways to dramatically increase your MacBook’s security

You might think that MacBooks are super-safe machines, but don't be mistaken. We have four ways to keep your MacBook safe.
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Updating to Windows 11 might break the Taskbar and Start Menu

There have been a few instances where updating to Windows 11 might end up breaking the Start Menu and Taskbar for some people.
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Surface Pro 8 vs. the new Surface Pro X: Which 2-in-1 is right for you?

The Surface Pro 8 and the Surface Pro are among the newest offerings from Microsoft. Here's a look at some of the differences between the models.
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Surface Pro 8 vs. iPad Pro: Which powerful tablet is best?

The Surface Pro 8 was just announced by Microsoft, which means that it's the perfect time to compare it to Apple's 2021 iPad Pro model.
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Why your PC might not get today’s Windows 11 update until mid-2022

Windows 11 hit general availability on October 5, but that doesn't mean that everyone has it ready for download just yet. Here's why.
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The new Microsoft Store will integrate the Epic Games Store without extra fees

The new Microsoft Store on Windows 11 is exiting beta on October 5, with the integration of third-party storefronts in the coming months.
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Skype lives on as Microsoft adds new features to take on Zoom and Google Meet

Microsoft is updating Skype with a set of new features designed to make the app faster, reliable, and more modern.
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Surface Book 4: Everything you need to know about Microsoft’s missing 2-in-1

The Surface Laptop Studio might have killed off the Surface Book 4. So we're speculating on why and taking a look at everything you need to know.
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Microsoft Surface Duo 2: Everything you need to know

Microsoft’s Surface Duo 2 is coming this fall. From design to specs to features, here's everything we know about the Surface Duo 2.
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Surface Pro 8 vs. Surface Pro 7+ vs. Surface Pro 7: All the differences

There's a new Surface Pro 8 available for purchase, and you might be wondering how it compares to the rest of Microsoft's offerings. Here's what's different.
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How to pre-order the new Surface Laptop Studio, Surface Pro 8, and Surface Pro X

The new Surface models are now available for pre-order. Here's where you can buy a Surface Laptop Studio, Pro 8, and more.
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After two years, the new Surface Pro X is finally living up to its potential

It's been about two years since its release, but with the latest Surface Pro X model, Microsoft finally got it right, combining hardware with software.
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Surface Pro 8: Everything we know about Microsoft’s next flagship 2-in-1

Microsoft's Surface Pro 8 has been officially announce, and it offers a lot of features to get excited about.
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The Surface Pro 8 is its biggest redesign in 6 years. Here’s what’s new

The rumors were indeed true. At its annual hardware event, Microsoft has announced its next flagship 2-in-1, the Surface Pro 8.
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How to watch Microsoft’s fall Surface event today and what to expect

Microsoft could announce the Surface Pro 8, the Surface Duo 2, and the Surface Book 4 at its annual fall event. Here's how you can watch it.
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Here’s everything that’s new in Microsoft Office 2021

Microsoft Office 2021 is coming on October 5. Here's a look at everything new for Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and more.
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3 easy ways to drastically improve your PC’s performance

If your PC is feeling slow, don't worry. There's more than one way to help speed it up. Here are three ways you can increase the performance in Windows.
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Your Microsoft account just went completely password-free

Microsoft is moving to a password-less future by allowing you to remove the password from your Microsoft Account in favor of the Microsoft Authenticator app.
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Update Google Chrome now to patch this critical security flaw

Google has issued an update for the Chrome web browser that patches a total of 11 security issues. You should update now to stay protected.
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The next Surface devices could finally get Thunderbolt. Here’s why that’s vital

Rumors indicate that the next Surface device could come with a Thunderbolt port. Here's why that's a good thing.
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Enable these 3 easy Windows settings to drastically improve your PC’s security

From ransomware and malware to viruses, a lot of things can go bad when you own a PC. Here are three settings you can change to improve security in Windows.
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New Microsoft Teams, Outlook features are designed for hybrid remote work

Microsoft is helping support the move to hybrid work with some big updates to Teams, Outlook, LinkedIn, and several other Microsoft products.
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Chromebooks finally feature an improved Android app experience

Google has launched Chrome OS 93, and it delivers improvements to the Android app experience, Tote previews, and a lot more.
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How to find your Windows 11 product key

There are more ways than one to find your product key in Windows 11. Here are some of the best ways to find your Windows 11 product key.
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Your Microsoft Teams messages can now get deleted if deemed ‘inappropriate’

Microsoft Teams administrators will soon be able to remove inappropriate content in messaging channels, though it's mainly designed for Teams for Education.
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Microsoft Start is a new way for you to stay up to date on your news, interests

Microsoft has launched Microsoft Start, a new service designed to help you keep track of all of your interests online and via a mobile app.
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Google might be developing an M1 competitor for Chromebooks

Inspired by Apple's M1 Chipset, Google might be working on its own custom processor for next-generation Chromebooks, according to one report.
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Microsoft’s September 22 event could reveal Surface Duo 2, new Surface Laptop

Microsoft has announced a Surface event for September 22. It's likely the company could announce Surface Duo 2 or a new Surface Laptop model.