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Microsoft monkeys with Office 365, Microsoft 365 release channels

The company has announced sweeping name and default-setting changes for how it updates and upgrades the apps at the core of Office 365 – namely, the locally installed versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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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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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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Review: 5 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, and Google Meet in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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Delays, deals and drastic actions: Microsoft responds to the pandemic

Because it makes Windows and Office, two tech cornerstones of most modern corporations, Microsoft's response to the COVID-19 outbreak matters a lot. Here's a rundown of what's changed.

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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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Microsoft reiterates October end for Office 2010 support

Although the company has extended support deadlines for a variety of its offerings, that's not the case with Office 2010 and Office 2016 for Mac.

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Microsoft to shift SMBs' Office subscriptions to 'Microsoft 365' brand

The change, which takes place April 21, is designed 'to reflect the range of features and benefits in the subscription' plans, the company said.

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How businesses can save money when everyone needs Office to work from home

When companies scatter their workforces, they can save money by providing the new remote employees with the right kind of Office. Here are several ideas.

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Microsoft unveils Teams-equipped 365 subscription for front-line workers

The new plan, priced at $4 per user per month, gets the Microsoft 365 F1 moniker and is due to arrive April 1.

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Microsoft Teams cheat sheet

Microsoft's answer to Slack, Teams provides group messaging, voice and video calls, and useful integrations with other Office 365 apps. Here's how to get set up in Teams and find your way around.

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News to use, for youse: Where to find info about Office 365

It's not always easy to keep track of the details about Microsoft products, especially Office 365. Here's some help doing so.

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7 things Microsoft didn't tell us about the new Office app

The new Office mobile app for iOS and Android is designed to help users complete 'microtasks' while on the go and combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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Next up on Microsoft's dust heap: Office 2010

The end of support for Office 2010 is coming up in less than 10 months. What does that mean for companies still running the aging Office suite? We've got answers.

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G Suite vs. Office 365: What's the best office suite for business?

Choosing an office suite used to be a no-brainer, but Google’s G Suite is now a powerful, feature-filled alternative to Microsoft Office. We break down the pros and cons of each suite to help you decide which is right for your...

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Is your Gmail inbox setup slowing you down?

Give your inbox new energy for the new year by optimizing it for your work style.

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Microsoft targets frontline workers with Teams walkie-talkie feature

A push-to-talk option will be integrated with Samsung’s new Galaxy XCover Pro ruggedized handset.

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