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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 2204 (Build 15128.20224), released on May 10, 2022.

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How to translate emails, documents, and more with Microsoft Office

Here’s how to translate text from one language to another in Outlook, Word, and Excel — and how to transform spoken words into real-time captions in another language with PowerPoint.

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April's Patch Tuesday: a lot of large, diverse and urgent updates

This month's Patch Tuesday release was a big one, and includes fixes for Microsoft browsers and two zero-day vulnerabilities for Windows. Time to get busy updating!

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28 power user tips for Microsoft Teams

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

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Take your time testing these February Patch Tuesday updates

With this month's very light Patch Tuesday release from Microsoft, security and systems administrators should take time to test their apps and desktop/server builds.

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The 10 best new Microsoft Teams meeting features

Microsoft keeps adding new enhancements to Teams. Here’s how to use some recently introduced features for better Teams video meetings.

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For Hackensack Meridian Health CIO, a year of change

The healthcare network moved 40,000 staffers from Office 365 to the Google Workspace productivity suite this year, following the rollout of thousands of Chromebooks to workers. Mark Eimer explains how it all happened.

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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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How to use Outlook’s new calendar board view to organize your work

Outlook on the web lets you organize tasks, notes, files, and more in a Kanban-style board that’s tied to your main Outlook calendar. Here’s how to get started.

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Microsoft unveils Loop — and a new collaborative Office doc

Built on the Fluid Framework, Microsoft’s Loop app comes in response to offerings by start-ups such as Coda and Notion and their “all-in-one” collaborative documents. While it’s unlikely to supplant traditional Office docs for now,...

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As Google moves to reshape Workspace, barriers to business adoption remain

The company's Workspace suite continues to evolve, but faces tough competition from Microsoft and other rivals in the productivity and collaboration software market.

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What’s new in Office 2021?

The new release brings the non-subscription version of Microsoft Office closer to what’s available with Microsoft 365 or Office 365 — but only partway.

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Microsoft sets perpetual-license Office 2021 prices, reveals new-feature list

Office 2021, which is aimed at consumers and very small businesses, launches Oct. 5. It's offered in two versions: Office Home and Student 2021 and Office Home and Business 2021.

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Gmail vs. Outlook: Which works better for business?

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

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Microsoft releases new perpetual Office for enterprise

The new Office suite, dubbed "Office LTSC 2021," is basically a subset of the feature catalog of Office 365 (and its more expansive sibling, Microsoft 365) that will remain unchanged until its support ends.

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Microsoft OneDrive cheat sheet

If you have Windows 10, you have OneDrive. With this quick guide, you can learn how to back up, sync, and share files in OneDrive.

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Microsoft sets Nov. 1 deadline for shutting off old Outlook clients from 365 services

Commercial customers running older versions of Outlook have two months to upgrade before losing access to the company's Microsoft 365 and Office 365 services.

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Microsoft plots price hikes for most Office, Microsoft 365 subscriptions

The increases, which could be as high as 25%, are slated to take place March 1, 2022 and will affect most enterprise and business plans.

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