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User guide to Windows 10

Windows 10 officially launches this week, so if you’re going for an immediate upgrade from your Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 computer, this guide will get you up to speed as quickly as possible.

5 ways to save money on your cloud costs

Quickly estimate the cost of your cloud environment.

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The weirdest, wackiest and coolest sci/tech stories of 2015 (so far!)

We’re talking Pluto, Earth 2.0, Brain algorithms, software coding and tons more.

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6 Linux-based mobile operating systems

Android, yes. But also, Sailfish, Ubuntu, Tizen, and more.

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Free course: "JavaScript: The Good Parts"

In partnership with tech training provider Pluralsight, ITworld is offering a free online JavaScript course by Douglas Crockford, author of "JavaScript: The Good Parts" and Senior JavaScript Architect at PayPal.

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Inside the evolving world of wireless charging technology

Wireless charging is starting to make headlines, with companies like Samsung pushing the technology in its Galaxy line of smartphones. But did you know wireless charging goes back as far as the early 1900s?

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Windows 10: Fact vs. fiction

With Win10 slated to drop July 29, we give you the straight dope on support, upgrades, and the state of the bits.

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DirectX 12 FAQ: All about Windows 10's supercharged graphics tech

DirectX 12 is real. Is it amazing? Read on.

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Gigabit Internet access grows out of its niche

Google proved gigabit Internet feasible at a price that appealed to consumers and small businesses. Now, with a critical mass of customers and ISPs, the gigabit Internet community seeks the killer app.

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Why the Open Container Project is good news for enterprise IT

A Linux Foundation project to create a single standard for containers means CIOs can invest in container technology without fear of running into compatibility problems.

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7 social media mistakes job seekers must avoid

If you aren't hearing back from recruiters and hiring managers, it might be time to take a good look at your social media presence. Industry experts explain how you may be turning off potential employers.

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AppleCare for Enterprise is lacking, IT leaders say

Apple is slowly wading into enterprise waters, but the company gives preferential treatment to organizations that have relationships with its partner, IBM. CIOs and other IT leaders also say the initial fruit of that partnership,...

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IT Resume Makeover: How to use charts and graphs

Charts and graphs can bring an eye-catching edge to your resume ... if you do it right.

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How to ditch the iOS 9 preview and go back to iOS 8

For iPhone users who took the plunge into the iOS 9 beta program and have now decided they prefer the more stable iOS 8, there's good news. You can roll back your iPhone's operating system. Here's how.

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10 tools that fix common Windows frustrations

Windows is full of niggling little irritations. These tools fix them.

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Tech experts rake in the cash by teaching online

As online education platforms like Udemy and Cybrary.IT proliferate, some IT pros are making good money by teaching online. Just beware those negative reviews from students.

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8 MySQL gotchas worth a rant

A schema of gripes about (nearly) everyone’s favorite relational DB.

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8 most in-demand IT security certifications

High-profile security breaches (such as this week’s hack of Ashley Madison) have highlighted the need for skilled security professionals. The most recent IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index from research and analysis firm Foote...

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