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Microsoft To-Do review: Finally check that new Mac to-do app off your list

Microsoft To-Do finally arrives on macOS, complete with color-coded lists, themes, the ability to break tasks into manageable steps, sharing lists or tasks, and file attachments up to 25MB each.

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Subscribe to all of Adobe's Creative Cloud suite for 40% off the normal price

It requires a year-long commitment, but Adobe's catch-all deal is only slightly more expensive than subscribing to one Adobe app per month.

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Eclipse enterprise Java is due in September 2019

Eclipse says Jakarta EE 8 will be fully compatible with Java EE 8, with better cloud and microservices support slated for future versions

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Commander One 2.1 review: Mac file manager now works with iOS devices

A powerful dual-pane file manager and Finder alternative for macOS with built-in support for FTP servers, ZIP archives, cloud services, and iOS devices.

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5 Windows display tricks to help you focus

When you're trying to focus on a specific task, the right display settings can make a big difference. Automate dark mode, cut down on blue light, dim secondary displays and more with these tips.

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OpenJDK proposal: Dump Mercurial for Git

Proposal would migrate single-repo OpenJDK projects from Mercurial to Git for smaller repo sizes and superior tooling

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Buy a year of Microsoft Office 365 Home, and get a $50 gift card from Amazon

If you subscribe to Office 365, you can add a year to your subscription for the same $99 you'd normally pay, plus a $50 Amazon gift card.

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How Teams is helping frontline workers at Ferguson

As the plumbing supply firm looks to transform and improve business, it’s turning to the team chat app to help its showroom workers and wholesale sales staffers do more in less time.

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Go64 review: Free utility preps Mac users for 64-bit Catalina app-ocalypse

Go64 quickly scans your internal drive for 32-bit applications that won’t be compatible after installing macOS Catalina and helps find potential upgrades to keep software working.

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Learn how to use PowerShell on your Windows system for just $20

Simplify your daily routine with this three course bundle that'll teach you how to automate tasks.

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Pinpoint infected files on your Mac and prevent new threats for $30 with Intego (40% Off)

Intego Mac Internet Security X9 scans your Mac for threats and prevents new ones from harming you.

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Microsoft: Teams now has 13M daily active users, outpacing rival Slack

The company this week unveiled new Teams features aimed at front-line workers as it continues to push its team collaboration platform in a still-growing market.

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What is SaaS? Software-as-a-service defined

Internet-delivered software makes applications available anywhere, anytime

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ExpanDrive 7 review: Number seven not all lucky for Mac cloud storage utility

ExpanDrive 7 adds cloud and network-attached storage volumes to the macOS Finder, and expands support for services like OneDrive and Dropbox.

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Best PDF editors: Reviewed and rated

When you need to edit a PDF file, these tools are your best friends.

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Zoom fixes webcam flaw for Macs, but security concerns linger

The desktop chat app firm this week came under fire for moving slowly to close a potential security flaw affecting macOS users.

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PDFelement Pro 7 review: A full-featured Acrobat Alternative

With a refreshed interface, this elegant PDF editor makes it even easier to modify, secure, and share documents.

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SoundSource 4 review: The Mac audio control app Apple should have made

SoundSource 4 is a menu bar utility for changing the volume, output, and audio device settings for individual apps, with support for adding built-in or third-party audio effects in real time.

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