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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1906 (Build 11727.20244), released July 9, 2019.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: The Windows patching heavens buzz with silver bullets

June was one of the buggiest patching months in recent memory – and we still don’t have a straight answer on Win10 1903’s bizarre Update advanced options behavior.

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Office 365 vs. G Suite: Which has better management tools?

Users don't directly see these capabilities, but they are core to managing your productivity and collaboration platform.

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How to use Excel as a data visualization tool

Microsoft Excel has more dataviz capabilities than you may realize. Find out how to make your data stand out with charts, PivotTables, sparklines, slicers and more.

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Critical updates to IE and Windows, make for an urgent May Patch Tuesday

With 79 reported CVE vulnerability entries and two advisories from Microsoft, this is a big update for Windows this month. With this May Patch Tuesday update cycle, we are seeing reported issues in Remote Desktop Services (RDS), DHCP...

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Now’s the time to install the April Windows and Office patches

With one final April patch delivered in May, the time looks ripe to install last month’s patches. One antivirus manufacturer has a significant disagreement with Microsoft about the April patches, but you can easily bypass the problem...

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Microsoft discounts consumer Office 365 by 30% under 'Home Use Program'

The changes cut the price of an annual subscription for Office 365 Home to $69.99 and for Office 365 Personal, $48.99.

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April brings massive updates to Windows and critical updates to both browsers and Adobe Flash

The old adage about April being the cruelest month looks to be true with this hefty and significant update to all of Microsoft’s platforms.

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Microsoft Kaizala gets global launch, will integrate with Teams

Microsoft’s mobile messaging app for business is now available to Office 365 commercial customers worldwide, part of the company’s bid to win over “first-line” workers.

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Outlook vs. Gmail: Which works better for business?

When it comes to email, calendar and contacts, Microsoft Outlook has long ruled the roost, but Google's G Suite combo of Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Contacts is worth a second look.

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Microsoft releases 20 Office non-security patches — and doesn’t bother to document them

As is common on the first Tuesday of the month, yesterday Microsoft released its hoard of non-security Office patches. This time, though, there’s no official list of the patches — and many of them may have been released in March.

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It’s time to install the March Windows and Office patches

With one important exception and a few niggling details, the March patches for Windows and Office are ready to go. Here’s how to get them installed safely.

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How Apple is about to improve iWork

While only briefly mentioned in a press release, Apple has shared some upcoming iWork improvements.

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Microsoft OneDrive cheat sheet

If you have Windows 10, you have OneDrive. Here’s how to back up, sync and share files in OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.

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Urgent updates for Windows and IE for March Patch Tuesday

This is a big month for Microsoft updates. With 64 reported vulnerabilities addressed in this month’s Patch Tuesday release, the focus is on the two zero-days for Microsoft Windows. Both Windows 7 and Windows 10 platforms are...

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March 2019 Windows and Office patches poke a few interesting places

Although it’s much too early to draw any definitive conclusions, initial reports are that the March 2019 Patch Tuesday rollout hasn’t hit any major bumps. There are a few odd nuances, though, that warrant your consideration.

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Is Microsoft crazy to diss Office 2019? Like a fox.

The company wants you to give up your perpetual license so it can rake in perpetual income.

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How AI is changing office suites

New and upcoming artificial intelligence features in G Suite, Microsoft Office and office suites can boost workers’ productivity and provide business insights, but they could carry hidden costs, say experts.

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