Chrome to take ad blocking worldwide in July

Chrome to take ad blocking worldwide in July Google plans to go global with Chrome’s ad-blocking in July, expanding the practice from North America and Europe, where it’s been in place for nearly a year. Beginning July 9, 2019, Chrome will … stop showing all ads on sites in any country that repeatedly display […]

The 15-minute Chromebook tune-up

The 15-minute Chromebook tune-up As far as computers go, Chromebooks are almost shockingly low-maintenance. Google’s Chrome OS operating system updates itself silently and automatically — as do most of the core apps associated with the platform — and it doesn’t get gunked up and slowed down over time, as traditional operating systems tend to […]

Apple’s biggest challenge isn’t selling iPhones

Apple’s biggest challenge isn’t selling iPhones It doesn’t matter if we buy them less often, we’re all going to continue to buy smartphones; the congregation of loyal iPhone users will continue to grow; and Apple’s biggest challenge isn’t mobile – it’s Mac. Wave bye-bye to Windows 7 Apple has a huge opportunity. Over a […]

Apple’s AirPower wireless charger may already be in production – and shipping soon

Apple’s AirPower wireless charger may already be in production – and shipping soon After failing to meet its own shipping timeline in 2018, Apple is now thought to have two manufacturers ramping up production of its AirPower wireless charging pad, according to a Hong Kong-based website that specializes in device charging news. As first […]

Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers A year from today, Microsoft will issue the final public security update for Windows 7, ending the operating system’s 10-year run. [ Related: Windows 7 to Windows 10 migration guide ] Here are some of the important numbers related to Windows 7’s final 12 months. […]

Resources to help you modernize your SharePoint intranet

Resources to help you modernize your SharePoint intranet Based on the exciting changes that are rolling out for modern SharePoint, I think 2019 is going to be the “year of modern” for SharePoint intranets. Within the next few months, most of the key barriers to “going modern” will have been removed the point where […]

IDG Contributor Network: CES 2019 was all about wireless and 5G

IDG Contributor Network: CES 2019 was all about wireless and 5G It was no surprise that many of the exhibits at CES 2019 were centered around wireless and 5G. Perhaps because I’m a wireless analyst and columnist, I view the world through this wireless lens anyway. But it should be obvious to everyone at […]

How to integrate blockchain with legacy systems (and whether you should)

How to integrate blockchain with legacy systems (and whether you should) Blockchain offers enterprises a new method for transacting over a distributed, trusted network, but plugging the technology into existing databases, ERP systems and a client/partner base is no small task. And in many cases, it isn’t even needed. To read this article in […]