Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

Gregg Keizer covers Windows, Office, Apple/enterprise, web browsers and web apps for Computerworld.

Microsoft releases previews of Exchange 2019, other Office 2019 servers

Microsoft releases previews of Exchange 2019, other Office 2019 servers

The on-premises email server software, set to release later this year, will install on Windows Server 2016 Core, Windows Server 2019 Core or Windows Server 2016/2019 with Desktop Experience.

The Brave browser basics – what it does, how it differs from rivals

The Brave browser basics – what it does, how it differs from rivals

The web browser from Brave Software relies on an unusual business model: it strips out ads from websites, replaces them with its own ads, then allows users to send money to sites they like.

Why Windows 7 updates are getting bigger

Why Windows 7 updates are getting bigger

Microsoft's monthly security rollups for Windows 7 have grown by 91% since the company revised the still-popular operating system's update regimen in 2016.

Microsoft to dump Windows 10's smaller delta updates

Microsoft to dump Windows 10's smaller delta updates

The company has decided they're no longer needed because express updates can fill the bill. The delta updates will end in February 2019.

Microsoft lures Windows 2008 users to cloud with offer of extra support

Microsoft lures Windows 2008 users to cloud with offer of extra support

The company will provide three more years of support to Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 when workloads are moved to Azure virtual machines or Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, which debuts later this year.

Enterprise PC-buying spree spurs first shipment climb in six years

Enterprise PC-buying spree spurs first shipment climb in six years

A 3% year-over-year increase in PC shipments is being pegged to renewed demand in the business market. And the rise of device-as-a-service models could spur continued buying in the years ahead.

Google flips switch on Chrome's newest defensive technology

Google flips switch on Chrome's newest defensive technology

With 'Site Isolation' in use, the browser should be better protected from Spectra-like attacks designed to steal info such as log-on credentials.

Microsoft puts Dynamics 365 on twice-a-year release cadence

Microsoft puts Dynamics 365 on twice-a-year release cadence

The move puts the software on essentially the same schedule as Windows and the company's Office 365 suite.

What Apple's 32-bit app phase-out on Mojave means to you

What Apple's 32-bit app phase-out on Mojave means to you

Apple has been pushing developers to move their software to 64-bit since mid-2017. Now, it's warning end users that it plans to bar 32-bit apps from running on the macOS desktop in 2019. Here's how to suss out which apps are affected....

What is the Epic browser (and what makes it different)?

What is the Epic browser (and what makes it different)?

Privacy is the top priority for the Chromium-based web browser.

What's in the latest Firefox update? Faster page loads, 'warmer' tabs

What's in the latest Firefox update? Faster page loads, 'warmer' tabs

With Firefox 61, Mozilla is back to trumpeting performance improvements and faster tab switching for its browser.

Microsoft takes first whack at browser ad blocking with Edge on Android, iOS

Microsoft takes first whack at browser ad blocking with Edge on Android, iOS

The company updated the mobile versions of its browser with technology based on eye/o GmbH's Adblock Plus.

How to get Apple's iOS 12 or macOS 'Mojave' betas

How to get Apple's iOS 12 or macOS 'Mojave' betas

If you want to be on the cutting edge of Apple software this summer, you can sign up for the company's developer program, or get the public betas of the OSes as they are released. Here's what to do and where to go.

Brave browser begins controversial ad repeal-and-replace tests

Brave browser begins controversial ad repeal-and-replace tests

The browser maker is now serving replacement ads to as many as 1,000 volunteers who agreed to help test out the company's plans.

Browser updates: Here's how often Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari get refreshed

Browser updates: Here's how often Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari get refreshed

The web browser with the most refreshes in 2017? That would be Chrome. The fewest? Apple's Safari.

Apple pushes privacy theme in Safari for iOS 12, 'Mojave'

Apple pushes privacy theme in Safari for iOS 12, 'Mojave'

The browser is getting new privacy and security tricks, including better integration with third-party password managers and less tracking with cookies.

Microsoft to tighten screws on traditional Office, Gartner predicts

Microsoft to tighten screws on traditional Office, Gartner predicts

The software developer is expected to push companies to switch to Office 365 by tightening access to that software's online services.

Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 12?

Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 12?

If your iPhone or iPad currently runs iOS 11, it'll run iOS 12 when it rolls out this fall.

Which Macs will run Apple's macOS Mojave?

Which Macs will run Apple's macOS Mojave?

The next version of Apple's desktop operating system arrives this fall. When it does, a number of Mac models won't be able to upgrade. Here's who's left out in the cold.

Google moves to end website installation of Chrome extensions

Google moves to end website installation of Chrome extensions

The company's walled-garden approach to browser add-ons moved another step closer to reality with a ban on the inline installation of all newly-published extensions.

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