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How will Apple redesign the iPad home screen?

The iPad has essentially used the same home screen for nine years. Jason Snell has a few ideas on how it can be updated.

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How to harden Windows workstations and servers from attack

Use these basic settings to make it harder for attackers to Windows hardware.

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Macworld Podcast 639

Apple retail chief departure, Apple's services ambitions, iOS 12.2 beta 2

In the 639th episode of the Macworld podcast, we discuss the upcoming departure of Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts and what it means for the future of the Apple Store. In addition, we discuss changes in the latest iOS 12.2 beta and whether Apple's upcoming media services can put the company back over the $1 trillion valuation mark.

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Angela Ahrendts to step down as Apple retail chief in April

Deirdre O'Brien, an Apple employee since 1988, will assume Ahrendts' duties.

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Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

on pcworld.com

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Amazon is selling the Echo Show for its lowest price ever and you get a free Philips Hue bulb

You can pick up an Amazon Echo Show today for $180, $65 off its regular price, and you'll get a free Philips Hue bulb with it.

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AT&T 5GE on iPhone and Android phones: What you need to know

AT&T 5GE is rolling out to select Android phones and iPhones. Just don't expect any benefits quite yet.

on pcworld.com

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The first Sonos architectural speakers are available for preorder

The Sonos multi-room audio company has partnered with Sonance to design in-wall and outdoor passive speakers for its Sonos Amp.

on techhive.com

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How to move photos to iCloud Photos without an up-to-date Mac

Some people may have legacy machines or other limitations that can hinder using iCloud Photos. Here’s a workaround.

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When Apple, Facebook, and Google fight, we all lose

Apple, Google, and Facebook are playing a very high-profile game of chess—and we could all end up being the losers.

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Blowing in the wind: Apple’s presumed failing

The Macalope finds that the Apple doom train continues to chug along whether you choose to ride it or it ever stops at Cupertino or not.

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Arlo Audio Doorbell review: A solid supplement to an Arlo security camera system

Arlo's first doorbell helps plug a gap in its product line, finally providing Arlo users with a connected product for the front door. But the Arlo doorbell is considerably less sophisticated than rival products that have integrated cameras.

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Riva Concert speaker review: A smart speaker that sounds good, too

This sweet-sounding speaker is built to satisfy the music lover, and it's outfitted with high-end features you don't typically see at this price.

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WaterField Designs Sutter Slim Backpack review: A compact but capable MacBook bag

When it comes to comfort, style, and porting Apple products, this backpack is almost perfect.

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The best cloud storage services for Apple users

Access all your stuff, anywhere, anytime.

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HomePod gets a $70 discount at Best Buy

If you’ve been waiting for a discount on Apple’s speaker, this deal should be music to your ears.

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Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

on techhive.com