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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4489899 (OS Build 17763.379), released March 12, 2019.

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How to buy a refurbished Mac, MacBook, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose.

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Apple’s event calendar: When is the next Apple event?

When is the next Apple event? We'll tell you what we know about Apple's event schedule.

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Apple announces its Worldwide Developers Conference 2019 to be held June 3-7 in San Jose, CA

WWDC19 will showcase the latest developments in iOS, macOS, and more.

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Microsoft ports Xbox Live to Android, iOS to extend the reach of Xbox

Microsoft announces an initiative tied to the Game Developers Conference to bring games on Android, iOS and Switch to its Xbox Live platform.

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How to add a Shortcut from the Shortcuts app to your iPhone’s home screen

It’s basically a shortcut to a Shortcut.

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Microsoft to soon start nagging Windows 7 users about looming end times

The so-called 'courtesy reminders' will be showing up on users' PCs beginning in April, nine months before support for Windows 7 ends.

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iOS 12.2 beta 5 is available for public testers, brings much-improved iMessage voice quality

The second major update to iOS 12 adds support for AirPlay-enabled TVs and brings Apple News to Canada.

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Microsoft ports DirectX 12 to Windows 7, giving some older PC games a performance boost

Microsoft is porting DirectX 12 to Windows 7 on a game-by-game basis. The first game to deliver will be World of Warcraft, with others to follow.

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These $100 AirPod Alternatives Are Just $35 Right Now

The AirSounds True Wireless Earbuds offer AirPods-inspired aesthetics, automatic pairing, and up to 11 hours of playback.

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Android phone mirroring arrives in new Windows 10 preview build 18356

Only a small subset of users will be able to take advantage of the new feature, which arrives for Windows 10 Insiders.

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How to play PS4 games on your iPhone with PS4 Remote Play

It’s not exactly like having ‘Apex Legends’ on the iPhone itself, but it’s the next best thing.

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Best true wireless earbuds: Free yourself from the tyranny of cords

Truly wireless earbuds let you ditch all cables in our post-headphone jack world, but like with anything else, their quality varies. Our top picks offer great audio without sacrificing battery life or comfort.

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Microsoft brings its DTrace debugger to Windows

Users can filter on conditions or errors, write code to look at lock patterns, and detect deadlocks

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Windows 7 will use pop-ups to warn users of the operating system's impending death

By giving advance notice that users may see pop-up warnings, Microsoft hopes to gently steer Windows 7 users into transitioning to Windows 10.

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The 5 best VPNs for Android

PCWorld's picks for the five best VPNs for Android devices including smartphones and tablets.

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Microsoft retreats from rapid release tempo for System Center

The company plans to drop Semi-Annual Channel feature upgrades for its enterprise suite of client and server management tools to better 'optimize the way we are delivering new features.'

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How to see your true cellular signal strength with the iPhone Field Test app

Signal bars don’t tell you as much as you think. If you really want to know the strength of your cell signal, use this hidden app.

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