10 TIPS FOR PREVENTING SLACK BURNOUT

There's no doubt that Slack is popular, with 9 million weekly active users in more than 100 countries, according to the company. But...

TIME FOR A WAKE-UP CALL

This pilot fish supervises the IT help desk, so he's on the scene when one of his support techs takes a call that's very ordinary -...

 
 
 

22 SIRI PRODUCTIVITY TIPS FOR IPHONE ENTERPRISE PROS

The best productivity tools are the ones you always have with you, and when it comes to enterprise productivity it's pretty clear that...

IDG CONTRIBUTOR NETWORK: WHO DOES JD POWER SAY HAS BEST WIRELESS PURCHASE EXPERIENCE?

JD Power just released their 2018 wireless purchase experience study details, and there are two very interesting facts in these results...

 
 
 

6 MAC TIPS THAT WILL MAKE YOU MORE PRODUCTIVE

Apple's entire user interface paradigm can be summed up as “reveal as required." You can use its products productively from the moment...

IT: IT'S NOT JUST A JOB, IT'S AN EPIDEMIC

Pilot fish is working at a university's IT help desk when a student walks in with a laptop and a request. "She asked us to help fix...

 
 
 

PREDICTIONS ABOUT GOOGLE'S PREDICTIVE INTERNET

Google wants you to keep using Google. So to keep your interest, it's working hard to apply some of the world's most advanced technologies...

MICROSOFT HINTS AT EARLY APRIL RELEASE OF WINDOWS 10'S NEXT FEATURE UPGRADE

Microsoft this week released the first preview of what will become Windows 10 version 1809, this year's second feature upgrade and...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT IS DISTRIBUTING SECURITY PATCHES THROUGH INSECURE HTTP LINKS

The Microsoft Update Catalog uses insecure HTTP links - not HTTPS links - on the download buttons, so patches you download from the...

6 REASONS IMAC PRO IS READY FOR THE ENTERPRISE

I've been inspired to make a few predictions after spending the morning looking at some of the powerful applications you can now run...

 
 
 

28 WAYS GOOGLE ASSISTANT CAN MAKE YOU MORE EFFICIENT

Google Assistant is artificial intelligence at your fingertips - but sometimes, it can be tough to know what to ask an omniscient robot...

SUCCESS!

Flashback to one of Detroit's "Big Three" automakers in the 1970s, when almost half the new cars coming off its assembly lines have...

 
 
 

WINDOWS 10 REDSTONE: A GUIDE TO THE BUILDS

Microsoft never sleeps. Even before the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update was rolled out, the company began work on the next major update...

MICROSOFT'S FREE ANALYTICS SERVICE SNIFFS OUT MELTDOWN, SPECTRE PATCH STATUS

Microsoft's free Windows Analytics service now scans enterprise Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 PCs, and reports whether they've...

 
 
 

HP EXPANDS ITS DEVICE-AS-A-SERVICE OFFERING TO INCLUDE APPLE

HP is expanding its Device-as-a-Service offering to cover Apple's iOS and macOS hardware. As part of HP's expanded DaaS offering ,...

WHAT THE VIRTUAL ASSISTANT BATTLE IS REALLY ALL ABOUT, IN A SINGLE WORD

With Apple's better-late-than-never arrival into the smart speaker market this month, there's been lots of talk about the state of...

 
 
 

APPLE'S MACOS SERVER STRATEGY SHIFTS AGAIN

Late last month, Apple quietly unveiled major changes to macOS Server. Although the announcement didn't disclose much about the new...

THROWBACK THURSDAY: SOMETHING IN THE AIR

It's the 1990s, and this IT support pilot fish is working at a factory that manufactures electronic components, setting up PCs and...

 
 
 

IBM SEES BLOCKCHAIN AS READY FOR GOVERNMENT USE

IBM sees blockchain as much more than the foundation for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and wants the government to consider embracing...

FEBRUARY PATCHES BRING OMINOUS OUTLOOK FIXES AND A REBIRTH OF KB 2952664

The very early reports are in , and it looks like this month's monstrous panoply of patches isn't as destructive as last month's -...

 
 
 



Qualcomm now plans to close the NXP acquisition for $44 billion as quickly...

Qualcomm now plans to close the NXP acquisition for $44 billion as quickly as possible

Qualcomm, Broadcom and NXP are on a boat. Broadcom wants to acquire Qualcomm, Qualcomm wants to acquire NXP. While Qualcomm has planned on buying NXP for over a year, NXP... Read more ...

Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

The rebrand to end them all. At the beginning of the year, Google announced that it'd be merging its Android Pay and Google Wallet services under one new umbrella called... Read more ...

Snapchat now has Giphy integration and will introduce a Tabs function for...

Snapchat now has Giphy integration and will introduce a Tabs function for Stories

Snapchat has launched a new feature that allows you to add Giphy animated stickers to your snaps, similar to the one recently added to Instagram Stories just a few weeks ago... Read more ...

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact leak shows off curvy new design

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact leak shows off curvy new design

Alongside the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Sony Xperia XZ Premium 2 we might soon get a Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, and like those phones it might have a whole new design if a leaked image... Read more ...

Nuance ends development of the Swype keyboard apps

Nuance ends development of the Swype keyboard apps

Nuance, the company that acquired veteran swipe-to-type keyboard maker Swype - all the way back in 2011, shelling out a cool $100M - has ended development of its Swype+Dragon... Read more ...

Spotify job listing hints firm is prepping a smart speaker to rival Apple's...

Spotify job listing hints firm is prepping a smart speaker to rival Apple's HomePod

Firm says its 'on its way' to creating first-ever physical product Read more ...

Galaxy S9 is reportedly $100 more than the S8, but Samsung's launch deal...

Galaxy S9 is reportedly $100 more than the S8, but Samsung's launch deal could save you $350

The Galaxy S9 is expected to be some $100 more expensive than its predecessor, according to some rumors. Even if that's accurate, that would still make the Galaxy S9 more... Read more ...

Samsung To Bring Infinity Display Technology To Its Mid-Rangers

Samsung To Bring Infinity Display Technology To Its Mid-Rangers

While many sources were claiming the iPhone X sales are satisfactory and the Cupertino-based manufacturer gets what planned, the truth was revealed a bit later. Apple cut the... Read more ...

Samsung's new 30TB drive is the world's largest SSD

Samsung's new 30TB drive is the world's largest SSD

At 30.72TB, Samsung has started manufacturing what it claims to be the highest capacity SSD to ever hit the market. Production on the new drive, dubbed PM1643, started in... Read more ...

Amazon's Prime-Exclusive Moto X4 is just $249 today only

Amazon's Prime-Exclusive Moto X4 is just $249 today only

If you've been eyeing a new smartphone purchase, Amazon has a pretty great deal going for a Moto X4 right now. They're taking $150 off its list price, bringing it down from... Read more ...