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How to check someone else’s schedule in Outlook

You can quickly check via Microsoft 365, Office 365, or Exchange on any platform to see if people are available for a meeting you want to set up — and avoid the email swarm around who’s free when.

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Work-from-home hack: The calendar-connected 'busy light'

Stop those irritating work-from-home interruptions by implementing an intelligent "busy light" that automatically activates whenever you're in a meeting.

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13 ways to speed up Windows 10

If you want to optimize Windows 10, take a few minutes to try out these tips to speed up your PC and make it less prone to performance and system issues.

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10 tips for a secure browsing experience

Your browser is one of the easiest ways for malware to penetrate your network. Here are 10 ways to practice safe surfing in Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox.

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11 best practices for Microsoft Teams video meetings

Here’s what to do before, during and after leading a video call in Microsoft Teams to ensure a beneficial experience for all.

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Become a Slack master with slash commands

Let Slack’s built-in slash commands be your secret weapon as you speed your way through common tasks. Here’s how.

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6+ tips for better virtual meetings

If you’re working remotely on a Mac, iPad, iPhone or another platform, you can make those endless video meetings more effective. Here's how.

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5 keys to supporting telework effectively and securely

Suddenly countless numbers of people are working from home. This massive shift in work processes can have huge repercussions from a security, privacy, regulatory and data governance standpoint.

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Chrome Remote Desktop: 4 easy steps to get started

Want to sign into a computer from another desktop or a mobile device? Here's how to use Google's Remote Desktop to make the connection.

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Microsoft set to introduce a feature iPad users really need

Microsoft is about to deliver the most-requested feature for Word and PowerPoint on iPads – support for Split View.

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How to use Windows 10’s Quick Assist app for remote PC support

A remote access tool that's built into Windows 10 makes it easy to help a colleague, friend or family member with their PC.

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How to fine-tune Gmail for maximum productivity

Give Gmail's interface a much-needed minimalist makeover — and watch your email efficiency soar.

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15 power user tips for Microsoft Teams

Take collaboration to the next level with these Teams tips and tricks.

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How to protect against 'Apple' phishing scams

Checkpoint Research says criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis with a wave of phishing scams designed to look like real messages from Apple.

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How to use Todoist for team task management

If advanced project management software seems like overkill, Todoist offers an easy and economical way to keep your team’s projects on track.

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How to stay motivated when you work from home

Here are a few solutions that may help you push through stress-related fatigue to get things done on time.

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7 handy hidden features in the Gmail Android app

Make the most of Google's Gmail Android app with these out-of-the-way advanced options.

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Give Chrome a time-saving tab switcher

Your browser has basically become your desktop. Here's how to make it start acting like one.

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7 Zoom tips for working from home

Don't forget the always-useful, eternally tidy room trick….

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SharePoint tips and resources for your COVID-19 communication site

Here's some helpful tips and reliable resources for your SharePoint crisis management site to support your organization during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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