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Apple Arcade won’t save us from the scourge of freemium gaming, but it’s a start

Apple’s subscription gaming service won’t make free-to-play games obsolete, but it will give us lots of high-quality alternatives.

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How hearables will drive the attention economy

A technology revolution in personal sound management will put you in control of your own attention in a noisy world.

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Microsoft’s Windows Update system is broken. Will it ever be fixed?

It’s a bad sign when companies answer complaints and concerns with corporate doublespeak.

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The 12-inch MacBook is dead, and it will be missed

Apple seems to want us to use the iPad for a similar experience, but it’s not the same.

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WTF, Microsoft?

For months Microsoft hid the fact that its Registry backup feature no longer worked, while Windows 10 kept reporting that it was completing successfully. What were you thinking, guys?

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Goodbye, tablets

Another form factor is about to bite the dust.

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Google needs to pull itself together

It could be a much greater company if it could only figure out how to combine existing technologies into killer apps.

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Jony Ive’s departure from Apple is an even bigger test than losing Steve Jobs

Apple may struggle for a while without Ive as a full-time employee, but his departure may pave the way for greater things.

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The Full Nerd special episode: AMD dives deeper into Ryzen 3000 and Radeon RX 5700

In this special episode of The Full Nerd, AMD's Scott Herkelman and Robert Hallock drop by to discuss the company's impending Ryzen 3000 processors, Radeon RX 5700 graphics cards, and more.

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iPadOS changes everything and nothing about Apple’s vision for the tablet

There’s a lot of potential, but for the most part, the iPad under iPadOS doesn’t feel any different than it did before.

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How close are we to platform domination in healthcare’s digital business models?

Several technology firms are making attempts to dominate the digital health market. However, healthcare is very different from platform dominated markets in other sectors.

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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite won’t dethrone Pokémon Go, but it’s just as magical

Niantic’s latest AR game is 'Pokémon Go' for those of us who want a richer experience.

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Google's RCS Chat for Android is the messaging service we should have gotten 5 years ago

Google claims that it is finally serious about brining RCS Chat to all Android phones, but I'll believe it when I see it.

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Shark Tank alert! Send us your IT tales!

It's not always easy working in IT, what with demanding bosses, ever-evolving technology and of course, people being people. Send us your tales from the front lines so we can let the world know what it's really like!

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Mike Assante’s lasting impact on critical infrastructure security (and me)

Thanks to Mike Assante, critical infrastructure stakeholders have a better understanding of and ability to respond to cybersecurity risks.

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The iPhone X notch: It's time for haters to apologize

Barely two years later, notches are everywhere—and Apple paved the way for them.

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Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now)

You’ll know ambient computing is really here when you don’t know it’s there.

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Apple Arcade is poised to make Apple the ‘art house’ gaming platform

With recent changes, Apple Arcade will be perfect for people who like short, artistic gaming experiences.

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