Preparing for Windows end of support

Preparing for Windows end of support

According to NetMarketShare’s September 2018 data, 40.88% of users are still using Windows 7. The popular operating system (OS) is currently on extended support, but only until January 14, 2020. For Windows 10, the support clock runs out sooner than you might expect. Learn how the end of support for your Windows version can affect […]

How Office 365 deals with phishing attacks

How Office 365 deals with phishing attacks

Microsoft not only builds robust productivity solutions for its customers, but it also prioritizes their security above all else. This year, the company invested a lot of money to protect Office 365 subscribers from increasingly sophisticated phishing scams. Read on to learn more about what they did. Effective anti-phishing solutions must be able to recognize […]

Cortana commands everyone should know

Cortana commands everyone should know

Not yet using Microsoft’s voice-activated personal assistant, Cortana? You’re missing out on some beneficial, hands-free functionality, like launching applications, making dinner reservations, and more. Try the following commands to make the most out of your virtual assistant. Hey, Cortana Before asking her to do anything, we need to get Cortana’s attention by clicking or tapping […]

AI-based productivity coaching from O365

AI-based productivity coaching from O365

Office 365 has dozens of productivity-boosting tools that it can sometimes be difficult to keep up with all of them. One you may have overlooked is MyAnalytics, a machine learning-based tool to help you get more out of your employees’ work day. What is MyAnalytics? MyAnalytics apply machine learning technology to your employees’ Office 365 […]

How to master Microsoft Excel

How to master Microsoft Excel

You may know how to use Microsoft Excel’s basic functions, but have you truly mastered the program? Excel has more advanced features, and here’s how you can master some of them. Pie and Sunburst Charts Everyone knows that bombarding stakeholders with endless numbers and decimal points is the wrong approach. You need to compile data […]

Quick guide to Windows 10 notifications

Quick guide to Windows 10 notifications

Regardless of the app, platform, or operating system, digital notifications are a tricky business. Our devices are overcrowded with software of varying importance, and without proper customization the stream of information can become overwhelming. Thankfully, with the right settings, you can adjust Windows 10’s action center and manage your influx of notifications. Overarching action center […]

PhishPoint attack looks like SharePoint

PhishPoint attack looks like SharePoint

Have you ever received an email that claimed to come from a bank or government office when it obviously didn’t? It was probably a phishing scam trying to trick you into downloading malware. The most recent campaign duplicates a trustworthy Office 365 email and can fool even the most skeptical users. Here’s how to stay […]

Windows 10: Your PC, your way

Windows 10: Your PC, your way

The Windows 10 interface looks good and is quite intuitive, but something is still missing — your signature style. Microsoft’s premier operating system gives you the power to customize your device any way you like. So if you’re tired of your plain blue theme or if you’re starting to get annoyed with that notification sound, […]

4 ways to speed up Windows 10 for free

4 ways to speed up Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 users normally complain that their computers tend to slow down after some time. They can add either a faster hard drive or more memory, but hardware is expensive. If you want to speed up the performance of your computer without spending cash, give the following tips a try. Prevent programs from launching at […]