An overview of the May 2020 Windows 10 update

Microsoft keeps to its commitment to innovation, function, and form with its latest iteration of Windows 10, coming out in the last week of May 2020. Security patches and critical system updates come as standard, but users can also expect quite a few more changes to the operating system. The Windows 10 update will roll […]

Say goodbye to Office 365 — and hello to Microsoft 365

Microsoft recently introduced its new Microsoft 365 (M365) Personal and Family subscriptions, which will replace their Office 365 (O365) Home and Personal plans. The company wants its new bundles to be “the subscription for your life to help you make the most of your time, connect, and protect the ones you love, and to develop […]

Another Windows 10 update, another raft of issues

It’s the update season for Windows 10 users. Although it’s normal for us to experience an uptick in support requests during these periods, things are looking worse than normal this time around. That’s because Microsoft’s most recent operating system update has caused data loss for some users. Let’s discuss how you can prevent this from […]

Remote work policy tips for Windows and Office users

With businesses making adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns about data integrity of work from home (WFH) setups have multiplied. But as long as you can properly configure Windows and Office, your business data will always remain protected. Before the pandemic broke out, companies across the United States had already been on the lookout […]

OneNote: Microsoft’s most underrated app

The hidden gem of Microsoft Office, OneNote has your digital note-taking needs covered. This piece of software is essentially a digital notebook in which you can organize or visualize your ideas using text, video, audio, and other multimedia sources. See what you’re missing out on by exploring this powerful app. Organize your digital notebook While […]

Workplace Analytics makes your team more productive

Microsoft’s Office 365 Workplace Analytics gives teams a better perspective and control over their members’ productivity. Using the data gathered by the tool, managers can create effective strategies to improve employee engagement and output. How does Workplace Analytics work? A paid add-on to Office 365 enterprise plans, Workplace Analytics extracts behavioral insights from data gathered […]

FAQs about bloatware and how to remove them

Ever powered up a brand new laptop straight out of the box and realized that there are already a ton of apps installed that you know you’ll never use? That’s bloatware, and it’s a regular occurrence when purchasing new computers. Superfish In mid-2014, Lenovo users noticed that something was awry with their web browsers: banner […]

Microsoft adjusts how Windows 10 is updated

Having problems with your Windows 10 updates? Perhaps they’re incompatible with your latest driver update. To prevent such issues from happening, Microsoft has changed the Windows 10 update system. First, let’s distinguish between driver updates and operating system (OS) updates: Driver updates – A driver is software that allows your computer’s OS to communicate with […]

Why O365 and Surface are perfect together

Surface is comprised of Microsoft’s top-of-the-line laptops and tablets built with touchscreen capabilities, allowing them to integrate with Office 365 in even more efficient ways than previously possible. Here’s what to look forward to. Audio transcription in Word This new feature allows audio files to be uploaded into Word, which will then be broken down […]