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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2301 (Build 16026.20146), released on Jan. 26, 2023.

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Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

These guides will help you find your way around several generations of Microsoft’s Office apps for Windows — and Windows itself.

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Microsoft Visio cheat sheet: How to get started

Visio in Microsoft 365 is an excellent tool for creating custom diagrams to illustrate concepts that are difficult to explain through text. Here’s how to use it.

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Patch now to address critical Windows zero-day flaw

January’s Patch Tuesday update fixes 98 flaws, including a critical zero-day vulnerability in Windows. Be prepared for a significant testing and engineering effort.

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Handy PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Whether you’re creating a presentation or giving one, you can do it more efficiently with the help of keyboard shortcuts in the Microsoft PowerPoint desktop app for Windows or macOS.

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How to use Excel macros to save time and automate your work

Excel macros let you automate repetitive tasks for substantial time savings. Here’s how to put them to work for you.

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An Android shortcut secret

Tap into this treasure trove of time-savers and watch your efficiency soar.

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Google Sheets power tips: How to use dropdown lists

Embedding dropdown lists in a spreadsheet saves time and ensures accuracy. Here’s how to make the most of them in Google Sheets.

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Patch Tuesday includes 6 Windows zero-day flaws; patch now!

Microsoft this month released a significant update that fixes 68 reported vulnerabilities, including a record six zero-days affecting the Windows platform.

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How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

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Beware going down the Windows beta-testing rabbit hole

Many tech geeks like to try out new Windows (and Office) features before they officially arrive. But beta testing can get confusing if you don't know what you're doing.

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Microsoft Ignite in the rear-view mirror: What we learned

If you wanted to attend Ignite this year, you could go in person or keep tabs on things via the web. Either way, there was a lot to sort through.

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Zero-day flaws mean it's time to patch Exchange and Windows

For this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft dealt with 84 flaws and a zero-day vulnerability affecting Microsoft Exchange that hasn't yet been fully resolved.

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Office to be rebranded Microsoft 365

Microsoft announced today it's renaming Office 'Microsoft 365,' which will affect the names of Office.com, the Office mobile app, and the Office app for Windows. The company is also adding new types of content creation methods and...

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Microsoft Teams cheat sheet: How to get started

Microsoft’s answer to Slack and Zoom, Teams provides group messaging, voice and video calls, and useful integrations with other Microsoft 365 apps. Here’s how to get set up in Teams and find your way around.

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Google Sheets power tips: How to use filters and slicers

Filters and slicers help you highlight key data in a spreadsheet by hiding less relevant data. Here’s how to make them work for you in Google Sheets.

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Windows 11 2022 Update is the version enterprises can move to

Microsoft just released the first major feature update to Windows 11, version 22H2. It includes a number of user interface and productivity enhancements, as well as a new AI-assisted security feature.

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Google Workspace vs. Microsoft 365: What’s the best office suite for business?

Google Workspace has become a powerful, feature-filled alternative to Microsoft Office. We break down the pros and cons of each suite to help you decide which is right for your business.

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