Upcoming Windows updates and services in 2021

Microsoft is set to release major improvements for Windows 10 in 2021, along with new services designed to enhance performance, accessibility, and user experience. Let’s take a look at what these changes are and what they mean for Windows users. What’s new on Windows 10? Microsoft tends to release major updates followed by several smaller […]

7 Tips on customizing your Windows 10 PC

Getting tired of looking at the same old interface of your Windows PC? That’s not a problem with Windows 10. Here are some of the many ways you can customize your PC and make it a better fit for your work or leisure needs. Change your themes The most notable way to personalize Windows 10 […]

How to prevent data loss in Microsoft 365

Did you know that Microsoft 365 does NOT guarantee against data loss? In fact, their Services Agreement recommends backing up with a third-party app. Section 6b says, "you may not be able to retrieve your content or data that you’ve stored.” Fortunately, there are several things you can do to keep your data safe.

The latest Windows 10 updates you need to know

Microsoft will roll out the latest Windows 10 update for free before the end of May 2020. Expect improvements to the operating system’s overall look and feel, thanks to some design refreshes and functionality enhancements. The Windows 10 update will roll out on May 26–28, 2020 and will bring about a fresher look for the […]

Preparing your Office suite for changes brought by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses to be creative with collaboration and productivity — and made work from home (WFH) setups through Microsoft applications more prominent. Just make sure your data is safe in your employees’ hands by following these tips.

Master OneNote in no time

OneNote is a useful but underutilized program that comes with Microsoft Office. With OneNote, you can create and share digital notebooks that contain handwritten or typed notes, drawings, screen clippings, audio commentaries, and more. This takes your note-taking to another level, allowing you to integrate multimedia as well as share notes and collaborate with other […]

Using Workplace Analytics to boost productivity

Microsoft’s Workplace Analytics uses data gathered from email, documents, calendar, and other Office 365 applications to present a clear picture of both employee and manager productivity. It’s a clear upgrade from MyAnalytics, which allowed employees to view just their own data. How does Workplace Analytics work? A paid add-on to Office 365 enterprise plans, Workplace […]

What is bloatware, and how can you remove it?

Bloatware is software that nobody asked for but is on your computer, taking up valuable space. These software apps come with your hardware pre-installed, and very often, it isn’t always apparent how to delete them properly. Superfish In mid-2014, Lenovo users noticed that something was awry with their web browsers: banner ads were breaking webpage […]

Changes in Windows 10 update process

Windows 10 users receive regular security and feature updates for the operating system. But when such patches coincide with driver updates from Microsoft’s hardware partners, Windows 10 experiences compatibility problems. Here’s how Microsoft is addressing the issue. First, let’s distinguish between driver updates and operating system (OS) updates: Driver updates – A driver is software […]