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Microsoft Pressed to Defend Windows Defender

Microsoft claims that its antivirus software does not receive an unfair advantage due to being bundled with Windows 10.

How To Stop an Imminent Reboot

Sometimes you just can't be interrupted by an update and reboot. Here's a simple solution to pause the task until later.

Microsoft Graph APIs: The Glue That's Starting to Stick

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella called Office Graph Microsoft's "most strategic API" back in 2014. But it's only now that Microsoft watchers are seeing tangible evidence of the clear implications of Graph.

The Once-Mighty PC's Diminished Status in Today's Mobile Era

Smartphones have gone from a curiosity to a luxury and are now a necessity.

The Verdict Is In on Windows 10 S

Thankfully, it looks like Microsoft has an out for those who want the full-fledged Windows 10 on their Surface Laptop.

How To Prevent the Use of USB Media in Windows 10

Introducing an unknown USB device into a network can cause a host of security headaches. Take away the threat in Windows 10 in just a few short steps.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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