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Hands-on review: Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1

Dell’s Latitude 7400 2-in-1 tries to deliver a little bit of everything for every potential use case, resulting in a 14-inch ultraportable with a 360-degree hinge, with active stylus input. Dell’s Latitude line of notebooks for business is positioned against Lenovo’s ThinkPad and HP’s EliteBook and ZBook series. The Latitude 7400 2-in-1 tries to deliver […]

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SanDisk’s SSD Dashboard uses hardcoded password, lacks encrypted updates

Lackadaisical security practices in proprietary management software from a hardware vendor underscore the need for a vendor-agnostic solution. Device and component vendors are fond of producing add-on software for device management and configuration, though the value of these utilities range from minimally useful to actively detrimental. SanDisk (and Western Digital, as the owner of that […]

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How to explain IT to end users

Imagine how useful it would be if your company’s end users actually understood the IT department and a little bit of computer science. Here are 10 ideas for making that happen. Image: Rawpixel, Getty Images/iStockphoto Sometimes IT workers are forced to collaborate with non-technical people who don’t understand or consciously dislike your world, so here […]

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5G smartphones: A cheat sheet

This comprehensive guide covers plans from leading smartphone vendors as the industry begins wide deployment of 5G mobile networks and devices that leverage them. Mobile network operators around the world are sprinting to deploy 5G networks to more efficiently serve the increasing number of devices users and businesses are connecting to mobile networks. Though smartphones […]

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How to use the macOS ColorSync Utility

Maintaining color consistency between applications and devices and when printing can be a challenge. If you’re unfamiliar with color matching in macOS, learn how to use the ColorSync Utility. Image: EMIL IMARIETLI/Getty Images Some Mac users, especially those working within marketing, graphics, and image production industries, must ensure colors replicate properly between applications, on various […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10: The 4 features business users want

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phone will launch in August, and will be the first of the Note series to include a 5G model. Samsung’s long-awaited Galaxy Note 10 smartphone is set to be released on August 7, and will be the first of the Note series to include a 5G model. While the Note […]

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How to install OpenNMS network manager on Ubuntu 18.04

Need a web-based tool to monitor and manage your network devices? Look no further than OpenNMS. Image: Pixabay If you administer a data center, you owe it to yourself to have all the tools necessary to keep those servers up and running. One tool you should most certainly have at the ready is a network […]

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How to protect your corporate bank account after the Capital One breach: 10 tips

A Capital One data breach put the data of 106 million people at risk, including social security numbers and banking information. On Monday, Capital One disclosed a major data breach impacting 100 million people in the US and 6 million in Canada. Information breached included names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth, and […]

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Budget breakdown: How IT budgets changed over the last 5 years

Curious to see how IT budget dollars shifted over the years? We looked back at previous IT budget surveys to find out. Whether you love it or loathe it— IT budget planning is a must. For the past five years, TechRepublic Premium (Tech Pro Research, a joint venture between ZDNet and TechRepublic, relaunched as TechRepublic […]

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Top 5 budgeting mistakes to watch out for

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