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Migrating to hosted Exchange: Do’s and don’ts

When it’s time to move your company’s on-premises Exchange mail to the cloud, keep in mind these tips and warnings.

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The needed evolution of videoconferencing

Videoconferencing, which became a critical lifeline for many companies during the COVID-19 pandemic, only really works when everyone plays well together.

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Asana adds features to reduce distractions, improve video chats

The work management platform focuses on fighting video fatigue with an asynchronous video tool that an analyst said could eventually see widespread adoption.

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The ins and outs of data recovery in Windows 10

Missing folders? Unreadable files? Corrupted hard drive? Sooner or later, most computer users lose data of some kind. Here’s a series of steps you can take in Windows 10 to get it back.

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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 2105 (Build 14026.20270), released on June 8, 2021.

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Gmail for business: The best tips, time-savers, and advanced advice

Ready to become a certified Gmail master? This collection of expert Google knowledge has everything you need.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? A JavaScript jolt from the new Sparkplug compiler

Google says that Chrome 91 is up to 23% faster than earlier versions of the popular browser, and other browsers that rely on its underpinnings should see speed-ups as well.

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6 noteworthy new Chrome OS features to keep an eye on

Attention, Chromebook owners: Some useful new stuff is on the way — and some of it's even available this minute, if you know how to find it.

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The smart worker's guide to using a Chromebook offline

Chrome OS may be cloud-centric at its core, but you can get plenty accomplished offline on a Chromebook — if you set things up thoughtfully in advance.

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Nvidia Omniverse: Could it make today’s videoconferencing apps obsolete?

While everyone's gotten used to videoconferencing apps that turn everyone into versions of the Brady Bunch — little squares on a screen — there are better ways to meet and network.

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The business user’s guide to Gmail

Whether you're new to Gmail or just want to make the most of its many layers, this in-depth guide will turn you into a Google email pro in no time.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? 89 debuts UI overhaul, Mozilla hopes to win back defectors

With the latest version of Firefox, Mozilla delivers a new look for the browser that it says is "designed to win you back."

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8 Outlook add-ins to enhance collaboration

Installing a few key add-ins for Microsoft Outlook can make collaborating with co-workers faster and more efficient.

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Microsoft Teams gets Fluid components, ‘main stage’ meeting app integrations

Microsoft is adding new cross-platform integrations for Teams to help employees get work done without leaving the collaboration application.

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US gov’t plans for remote workers could spur private-sector push, too

The Biden administration appears poised to encourage remote work for 2 million US government workers as the COVID-19 pandemic eases and businesses look to fully re-open. The move could spur companies to follow suit.

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A sanity-saving typing trick for Gboard on Android

Grant yourself superhuman summoning powers and give your Android typing experience the extra jolt of efficiency it's been missing.

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At Virgin Atlantic, Facebook Workplace evolves into a key productivity tool

The airline saw a large increase in use as employees sought corporate updates during the pandemic; now the enterprise social network is helping the company rev up operations again.

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Android 12's quietly important privacy progress

Android 12's visual advancements are understandably stealing the show, but there's another area of the software you shouldn't be overlooking.

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