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Outlook Gets the Best New Feature Ever

The integration of Cortana can help with keeping track of e-mails to follow up on.

Making Word's Grammar Checker Better

While it may take some time and fine-tuning to get used to the new grammar checker, Microsoft is on the path to making the feature useful for any style of writing.

Yammer Finally Grows Up

Microsoft is increasing the integration hooks into Yammer that connect directly to Office 365.

Building Workflows with Flow for Office 365

With the introduction of the Flow tool in Office 365, workflows can be created just as easily as it was in SharePoint.

Windows 10 Upgrades Accelerate, Yet Many IT Pros Have Concerns

Jan. 14, 2020, is less than three years away, and yet every credible survey of the current installed base of PCs shows Windows 7 remains the most popular OS by a substantial majority.

My Wish List for the Next Surface Pro Device

While the next version of Microsoft's flagship laptop will come packed with updated hardware, it's missing the innovation.

Why Did Microsoft Build the Surface Laptop?

The decision might have to do less with selling hardware and more with showing OEMs how to build a quality Windows machine.

Are Technical Documentations Becoming Less Common?

While you can find a how-to video on almost any topic, the text-based technical instructions and tips seem to be disappearing as time goes on.

Avaya Launches Secure Framework for the 'Everywhere Datacenter'

When Avaya, a global provider of enterprise communications and collaboration systems, announced plans to file for Chapter 11 debt restructuring in January, the company's treasurer, John Sullivan, declared that the move would allow the company to continue its evolution into a software-and-services-led operation.

Are Virtual Conferences Viable Alternatives to Live Tech Conferences?

Despite the cost- and time-saving advantages of an online event, nothing beats the real thing.

Microsoft Gives PowerPoint Users an Extra Helping Hand

The recently added QuickStarter feature can get a basic presentation outline created and ready for your additional tweaking.

The Rise of the Hybrid Cloud and Its Impact on SharePoint

The majority SharePoint implementations are on pace to run in hybrid cloud architectures. The good news is it has become a first-class citizen in the SharePoint ecosystem.

Thanks to Office 365, Office 2016 Users To Get Less Features

Those using the standalone version of Office will be losing support for Skype for Business and OneDrive for Business.

Using Office 365 To Get a Handle on Spam

While Office 365 does a good job at blocking most incoming spam e-mails, improvements can be made by users to increase its efficiency.

Demands of IoT, Quantum and Cognitive Workloads Drive IBM's Cloud Datacenter Expansion

The company is not only expanding its datacenters to meet growing individual demand, but to meet the computing burden of new and emerging technologies.

Modern Windows Apps Are Microsoft’s Achilles' Heel

As we approach the fifth anniversary of the Windows Store, Microsoft's modern app approach has just not paid off.

How To Patch Nano Server, Part 2: Patching Multiple Servers

By modifying Microsoft's provided Powershell patching code, applying updates to multiple Nano Servers can be simplified.

Does Everyone Still Need Windows?

Microsoft is approaching an interesting and potentially difficult inflection point with Windows.

How To Set Up Windows To Go

Microsoft's s secure option for accessing your desktop when working remotely only takes a few minutes (and a 32GB flash drive) to get up and running.

RIP Internet Privacy

With the rollback of FCC regulations, ISPs can now do what they want with your information.

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