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The Best and Worst Obscure Microsoft Products I've Used

While some were absolute duds, Microsoft was ahead of the curve on a few of its lesser known products.

What GigJam Means for Office 365 Security

While the collaboration tool's main focus isn't on securing documents, some of its features will help in file security.

Are Perpetual Licenses Becoming a Thing of the Past?

Giving consumers options when it comes to licensing could help both sides.

Microsoft's Phone Retreat Doesn't Spell Demise of Windows Mobile

These may be dark days for the company's phone efforts -- but there is hope for a strong comeback.

Glut of Office 365 Choice Is Giving Users 'Analysis Paralysis'

Those looking to join Office 365 could get lost at the door.

Microsoft Had To Take a Stand Against Feds

Microsoft's recent lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice shines a spotlight on the latest example of overreach by law enforcement.

Office 2016 Finally Gets Ink Annotation Capabilities

Better late then never.

IDC Compares (Some) All-Flash Array Vendors

More interesting than the results could be the process of trying to evaluate a market that is in constant change.

Microsoft's Office 365 Storage Debacle Continues

Did Microsoft's original data storage limits come with the assumption that users wouldn't take advantage of what was offered?

Reconstructing a Corrupted Windows Phone OS

How do you factory reset a Windows device when the factory reset feature is missing?

How To Automatically Run PowerShell Scripts at a Scheduled Time

The trick is to getting your run prompt to run correctly in the Windows Task Scheduler.

Admin Reporting in Office 365

Microsoft has done a great job providing a ton of ways to customize and view reports.

At Build 2016, Everything Old Was New Again

This year Microsoft showed off improvements across its large line of products and services.

IBM Preps Watson To Battle Cybercrime

The company will partner with eight universities to strengthen the AI's security base of knowledge.

SharePoint's User Friendly Future Arrives

Microsoft looks to have realized that the user experience is at the center of collaboration with its new common developer framework for SharePoint 2016 and Office 365.

The Evolution of the SharePoint UX

As the SharePoint community awaits whatever surprises Microsoft has in store this week when it outlines the future of its storied collaboration platform, the company has already indicated it will include long-awaited improvements to the user experience.

Of Mice and Pen: Microsoft's Latest Digital Ink Push

Microsoft hopes that the digital ink trend will finally find traction as new features for digital note takers will be included in the Windows 10 Anniversary update.

How To Disable Windows Server's Auto Lock Feature

Windows Server 2012's most annoying feature can be bypassed -- just not in the way that you would expect.

Microsoft Sends in the Bots

Among the many initiatives in Redmond, the one that could most transform how people work and play is conversational computing using advanced artificial intelligence (AI).

Mesosphere Sees Growth in the Datacenter Operating System Market

The company's founder said its DCOS offering is for 'Apps Running at Datacenter Scale.'

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