computerworld.comDisclaimer:  Most of the companies mentioned are clients of the author.With the impact of COVID-19, sales of laptops – particularly Chromebooks for education – have been going vertical, and several OEMs are reporting shortages. But the most common clamshell design goes back to the early 1990s, well before recent advances in processor technology, GPUs, memory, storage, operating systems, displays and even battery formulations.  We keep playing with different variants like the coming Microsoft Surface Neo, but they still fall well short of what you might have expected to evolve in the last 30 or so years. To read this article in full, please click here...

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computerworld.comAs IT pros around the world go all-out to support a workforce that's suddenly fully remote, many technology workers and companies are also joining efforts to alleviate the COVID-19 crisis in various ways, including developing products to combat the virus, tracking and predicting its spread, and protecting hospitals from cyberattacks.Apple launches app COVID-19 app, website Apple on Friday unveiled a screening tool and set of resources designed to help people stay updated on the ongoing pandemic and take steps to protect their health. The information provided is based on the latest Centers for Disease Control guidance.To read this article in full, please click here...

computerworld.comSlack plans to integrate Microsoft Teams calling features into its own popular collaboration app, further enhancing available connections between the rival platforms. “We’re working on Teams integrations for calling features,” Slack co-founder and CEO Stewart Butterfield said during a call with a financial analyst on Thursday, according to CNBC.Details about the integration, including an expected timeframe for availability, were not immediately available. To read this article in full, please click here...

computerworld.comThe “Apple will switch to ARM” story continues with TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s latest claim that Macs will begin the migration to Apple’s own ARM-based processors starting in 2021.Not one Mac, but many If the report is correct (which Kuo's claims often seem to be), the iPhone maker will introduce both desktop and notebook Macs equipped with its new processor next year. To read this article in full, please click here...

pcmag.comIn the US in March, comparing before the coronavirus onset to after social distancing and lockdown happened shows a 70 percent increase in kid-content streaming and business-hours viewing. There's little question that certain business models are benefiting from the social-distancing (or outright quarantine) lifestyle we've adopted as COVID-19 continues its onslaught. Streaming video probably tops that list. To underscore how things are changing, Reelgood.com—which has had a 49 precent jump in signups ......

pcmag.comApple looks set to leave Intel behind and move to using its own, custom-designed ARM processors next year. Apple relies on Intel for the processors powering its Mac hardware, but next year the Macs we buy could be running a custom Apple ARM chip instead. We expected the first ARM Mac to launch in 2021, but as MacRumors reports, well-known Apple ......

pcmag.comIf you have the money to spend on the ultimate ultrawide gaming monitor, the Asus ROG Swift PG35VQ has the features, the power, and the prowess to sit atop the segment for the foreseeable future. In every new generation of technology, there's a leader—the fastest processor, the brawniest GPU, and in the case of the $2,499 Asus ROG Swift PG35VQ, the most feature-rich gaming monitor you'll find on store shelves or online in 2020. This 35-inch display with a 200Hz refresh rate is ......

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pcmag.comThe lodging platform encourages hosts to open their homes to critical aiders who are on the front line fighting the COVID-19 outbreak. Healthcare professionals, relief workers, and first responders are at the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, and Airbnb wants to thank them by providing free or subsidized housing near to where they work. The global initiative, announced on Thursday, aims to help connect 100,000 ......

pcmag.comNvidia's new DLSS 2.0 promises to sharpen and supercharge some popular PC games for owners of GeForce RTX cards. But can the tech behind it live up to its lofty billing? We put it to the test with the blockbuster game Control to get an early take. Nvidia's Deep-Learning Supersampling versus AMD's Radeon Image Sharpening. DLSS versus RIS. Acronym versus acronym. That's nothing new in the graphics wars: Since mid-2019, AMD and Nvidia have been trading blows. Graphics cards are super-competitive again in both the low end and the midrange of the market, with cards ......

pcmag.comThe economical Brother DSmobile DS-640 scans quickly and accurately, but it lacks single-pass duplex scanning, making it an occasional-use model for thrifty shoppers. A couple of steps down from the Editors’ Choice DSmobile DS-940DW and a step down from the DS-740D, the Brother DSmobile DS-640 ($109.99) is a manual-feed portable document scanner designed for use on the road in conjunction with a laptop PC. However, for the $20 list-price ......

pcmag.comThe Microsoft Precision Mouse is a comfortable, high-quality mouse for power users, but it has some shortcomings that keep us from an unequivocal recommendation. Many PC users go about their day-to-day digital business without thinking twice about their mice, while others swear by their device of choice. The Microsoft Precision Mouse ($99.99) is aimed at sophisticated users looking for more from their pointer, by way of both comfort and customization. The ergonomic ......

pcmag.comIn addition to saving your wrists from stress, the Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard offers plenty of typing comfort in a stylish package plus a comprehensive array of shortcut keys. There are two main types of keyboards you should look for if typing comfort is paramount. Keyboards with mechanical switches offer superior key stability and a satisfying clicking sensation, while ergonomically designed boards like the Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard ($59.99) force your arms, wrists, and hands into a ......

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pcmag.comThe Petcube Bites 2 is a pricey Wi-Fi camera that lets you keep an eye on your pets and even toss them treats remotely. If you have a pet, you might want to be able to keep an eye on it when you aren’t home. Or it might get lonely, and the sound of your voice helps to soothe it. Of course, tossing out a few treats won’t hurt either, and all of ......

pcmag.comA United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a USSF communications satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral on Thursday. The U.S. Space Force embarked on its first mission this week as a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a USSF communications satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral Thursday afternoon. A hydraulic fault delayed the countdown for 80 minutes,...

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