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August 16, 2019
The two latest Windows security vulnerabilities reiterate the importance for IT admins to stay diligent when updating and managing an organization's operating system.
June 24, 2019
The Raspberry Pi 4 brings significant upgrades from the previous version, according to the vendor, such as multiple memory capacities to choose from and 4K support.
June 05, 2019
At the WWDC 2019 keynote, Apple unveiled iPadOS, an operating system specifically for iPads, along with a new Mac Pro, macOS Catalina, new iOS 13 features and watchOS 6.
May 29, 2019
Dell announced the upcoming launch of new Dell Precision, Inspiron and XPS products. These include the Precision 5000, Precision 7540, Precision 7740, XPS 13, XPS 15 and new Inspiron PCs.
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