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Apple previews iOS 14 at WWDC
Apple’s worldwide sneak preview of the new iOS 14 app may not have a fancy name like its macOS ‘Big Sur’ counterpart, but there is still plenty on offer.
Apple teases new macOS Big Sur & goes all-in on silicon SoC
With the addition of Mac to the SoC ecosystem, the Mac will benefit from higher performance and more capabilities in areas such as app development and machine learning.
Android 11 Beta is here - here's what to expect
Android 11 is here - expect better communications, privacy and better ways to control connected devices.
QNAP NAS OS integrates MS Office for Web
QNAP NAS users with proper document access permissions can quickly launch Office for the web in the same browser window.
Microsoft confirms Windows 10 has hit one billion users
With the announcement of the milestone, Microsoft has also committed to delivering multiple newer versions of Windows 10 every year, as well as faster and more frequent feature and security updates.
Alibaba Cloud continues to grow customer base in APAC
Alibaba Cloud has announced diverse growth in its international customer base across APAC, indicating the adaptability of cloud technologies to meet the specific needs of different industries.
SMBs delaying PC refreshes at great cost
2% of businesses surveyed said they do not have a PC refresh policy, nor were they actively pursuing one.
OPPO unveils new innovations to ColorOS
OPPO has finally released its custom Android-based operating system outside of the China market, with the company celebrating the launch of ColorOS 7 last week in India.
Android 10 is coming: Here's what's new
Android 10 is rolling out on Google Pixel phones this week, with a wider rollout expected to follow suit for other manufacturers and devices in the near future.
People just can't let go of old Windows operating systems
Consumers and businesses worldwide are hanging on to older operating systems like Windows XP and Windows 7, despite the fact that many of those operating systems are no longer supported.
QNAP launches beta of new version of NAS OS
QTS 4.4.1 beta 3 includes VJBOD Cloud for integrated cloud object storage and CacheMount for low-latency cloud data access.
Western Digital updates flash data centre systems portfolio
IntelliFlash family additions and OS 3.10 enhancements deliver industry’s highest performing NVMe all-flash arrays.
Five ways Windows 10 Professional lets you have it all
It’s the definition of a modern desktop that gives you the most productive and secure computing experience.
SUSE delivers Linux operating system for SAP on IBM cloud
Will allow customers to build, deliver and deploy business-critical workloads in SAP NetWeaver and SAP HANA.
The new Apple Watch has a mind of its own
It will now be available with built in cellular and GPS for the first time ever, meaning it no longer has to be tied to your iPhone
Smartphone and OS market – good for some, not so good for others
The data revealed Apple and Samsung continue to spearhead smartphone sales, each holding five models on the top 10 best-selling list.
Mobile OS market: Android continues to dominate Asia but Apple holds the US
The latest smartphone OS data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has revealed Android and iOS are continuing to increase their share of most markets.
Windows 10 adopted by 91% of IT professionals, but plagued with concerns
87% of IT professionals have Windows 10 concerns, including application compatibility, need for user training, and manual migration effort.
Benefits of upgrading your servers & OS – and the dangers of staying put
It has become vital to be agile and on the pulse of change – not least of which lies the importance of refreshing servers and operating systems.
Yes, Australians do patch Windows - but not their software, report finds
Flexera Software says it's good news and bad news for both Australian Windows users and cybersecurity, as users adopt - and yet ignore - patches.
Windows 10 active on 300 million devices, paid version coming soon
With the one year anniversary of Windows 10 on the horizon, Microsoft has announced that the operating system is now active on 300 million devices.
Flexera identifies top PC vulnerabilities for Aussie users
“Companies and individuals can substantially reduce the likelihood of a successful attack by diligently applying vulnerability patches."
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