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11 force click tricks for mac users

11 Force Touch commands for Mac users

May the Force (Click) be with you

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Can Apple Music keep its 10M users?

The Apple Music team is rapidly developing essential iTunes improvements in a bid to convert early free-trial listeners into fully paid-up subscribers.

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Downbeat: Apple Music not a hit with watchdogs, senators, and bloggers

Yesterday wasn't a good day for Apple's streaming music service. A consumer watchdog group, a U.S. senator, and a popular blogger weren't praising Apple Music, they were, in effect, burying it...

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The more customers Microsoft adds to Office 365, the less it makes from each subscriber

The more consumers that Microsoft puts on its Office 365 subscription rolls, the less it makes from each customer, data the company disclosed Tuesday showed.

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Windows 10 -- download full version, before release date (RTM build 10240)

Yes, you can get the Windows 10 final RTM build, right now for download, even before the release date. Build 10240 is available for update, but you can also get hold of the ISOs...

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Some enterprise users feel neglected by Apple

As use of Apple products expands in the enterprise, IT managers say Apple's interest in helping them comes up short. One CIO reported said she had to be 'nominated' to attend a sales pitch meeting.

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Office for Windows 10 will require Office 365 subscription on PCs, larger tablets

Microsoft will soon strip the preview label off its Office for Windows 10 apps and require an Office 365 subscription to use them on PCs, 2-in-1s and larger tablets running the new OS.

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Microsoft wraps up revamped Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft today released Office 2016 for Mac to Office 365 subscribers; standalone licenses go on sale in September.

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Your essential Siri and Apple Music guide

When it comes to Apple Music, Siri can really be your friend.

Microsoft Word 2013

Word 2013 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Find the most popular commands on Word 2013's Ribbon.

Microsoft Word 2013: Cheat Sheet

Word 2013 cheat sheet

Learn to find your way around Microsoft Word 2013 and get the most out of its features.


How to add & edit pictures and videos in Word 2013

Computerworld's Preston Gralla shows you how to insert images and videos straight from the Web into a Word 2013 document, as well as edit them within the document.

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10+ Apple Music tips you’ll use

Here's a selection of initial tips for using the Apple Music service when it arrives June 30.

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Microsoft Office for ANDROID phones: Yes! Download for free (kinda)

Want Microsoft Office on your Android smartphone? Well here you go. And it's absolutely free -- but with some paid features. Amazing...

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Microsoft: Beneath the Surface

An analysis of Microsoft's new Surface Hub workplace collaboration solution.

It's alive! Microsoft to let Live Writer live on as open source

Microsoft will breathe new life into Windows Live Writer by open sourcing the eight-year-old blog-publishing tool.


Microsoft to retire 'Modern' Skype app next month

Microsoft plans to retire the "Modern" app for Skype in less than four weeks, abandoning it for the more traditional Windows desktop version.

Microsoft to add real-time translation to Windows' Skype desktop app by summer's end

Microsoft plans to add its real-time translation technology to the primary Windows desktop app, giving users of Windows 7 and older editions a chance to test the service.

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