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Microsoft to cut perpetual Office support by 50%, raise price by 10%

The move is more evidence, as if it's needed, that Microsoft remains eager to push, pull, and prod commercial customers into service-like subscriptions.

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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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Viva Connections: What your intranet wants to be

With Microsoft Viva, companies get a new integrated Employee Experience Platform that brings together communications, knowledge, learning, resources, and insights in a collection of apps delivered in Teams. Here's how Viva Connections...

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How to collaborate with Dropbox Spaces

The Spaces feature in Dropbox creates shared workspaces where teams can collaborate on projects. Here’s how to use it.

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Trello, now 10, offers up an ambitious platform overhaul

The workplace productivity app this week unveiled a host of new board designs and card capabilities designed to improve the remote-work experience.

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6 secret settings for smarter sharing in Chrome on Android

Ready to uncover a fresh set of hidden options for your humble phone browser?

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Esports — the next enterprise productivity tool?

Here's one way companies are looking to build camaraderie among their workers: esports, which can foster teamwork around the world, even as everyone remains isolated because of the pandemic.

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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 2101 (Build 13628.20448), released on Feb. 16, 2021.

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What’s next for remote workers? A virtual ‘watercooler’

The lack of connection has been a constant issue for remote workers, but a slate of new apps promises to make social interactions easier — no matter where employees are. Will people gather in the virtual breakroom?

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Is Windows 10 a secret Slack slayer?

Slack is already going after Microsoft in Europe, hoping to put a dent in the latter's success with Teams. But Windows could be what really puts Slack in the rear view mirror.

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iPad gains much-improved Microsoft Office app

Microsoft reads the zeitgeist with a welcome release for iPad-toting professionals that combines Word, PowerPoint and Excel inside an easy to manage experience.

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6 secret settings for better browsing in Chrome on Android

Supercharge your smartphone browsing experience with these powerful yet completely concealed options for Google's Chrome Android app.

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What's not to love with this month’s Patch Tuesday?

Despite a lower-than-average number of updates and patches in February, four vulnerabilities have been publicly disclosed and we're seeing increasing reports of exploits in the wild.

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Apple wants Safari in iOS to be your private browser

Apple continues working on privacy improvements in Safari as it seeks to disrupt the data industrial complex.

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Android launchers are officially exciting again

The era of Android launcher innovation is back, baby. And man, has it ever been missed.

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iGenius’ Crystal: An enterprise-class digital assistant at last?

If you can successfully marry vast data repositories with artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing, you'd wind up with something like Crystal. Are digital assistants ready for a big leap forward?

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10 useful Mac tips for busy workers

Here's another short collection of useful Mac tips for anyone trying to get too much done in too little time.

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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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