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June 08, 2021
Apple's upcoming improvements to FaceTime would open it up to non-Apple users for the first time and allow for collaborative screen sharing. The feature debuts this fall.
May 14, 2021
The $400 million acquisition would bring cloud-based zero trust security to Jamf's Apple-focused endpoint management platform. It's Jamf's largest acquisition to date.
May 12, 2021
Dell has designed the Precision series desktops for power-hungry tasks like CAD and data science. But they come when desktop sales are on the decline.
April 21, 2021
The proprietary Apple silicon allows for an iPad Pro and an ultra-thin iMac with faster processing and graphics than previous models. The new products will ship next month.
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