6 Microsoft Office 2016 Details to Look Forward To

Microsoft Office 2016, the latest Windows-based version of the major technology company’s application suite, is scheduled for a release sometime in the fall of 2015. However, we already know quite a bit about the product, thanks to a preview and testing program that Microsoft has been running. Here are 6 details to look forward to, ahead of the product’s mainstream …

5 Myths to Ignore When Caring for Your Computer

Taking care of your laptop or desktop computer is important if you want to prolong its life. There are certain things you should do to keep it running for a long time. For example, you should update your system and security software. You should also keep the computer cool and keep coffee, soda, and other liquids away from it. There …

Making Sense Out of Wi-Fi Sense

Windows 10 includes the Wi-Fi Sense feature. It’s gotten good press and bad. By learning the facts without all the hype, you can make up your own mind about whether to use it. Wi-Fi Sense helps you find open wireless access points, better known as open Wi-Fi hotspots, so you can get online. You can also use it to connect …

The Aftermath of Windows Server 2003 End of Support: Why Your IT Systems Might Be at Risk

When first released, Windows Server 2003 offered the best scalability, performance, and security. In fact, many businesses still rely on it today. However, Microsoft ended all support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015. Many third-party hardware and software providers are following suit. Business owners who still rely on Windows Server 2003 are now facing vulnerable, out-of-date systems. Before 2002, …

5 Simple Tips to Make Your Outlook Life Easier

If you’re a busy businessperson, Outlook is the center of your communication. Customers are moving from phone calls to emails, so you need to cater to customer preferences. To keep up with customer emails, Outlook 2013 has several options you can set that help you automate and simplify your email experience. Here are five ways to make your Outlook experience …

8 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 (and a Few Warnings)

Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system, was released on July 29, 2015, and millions of people have already received their copies of the tech giant’s newest piece of software. While there are plenty of good reasons to upgrade, Windows 10 isn’t necessarily for everyone. Here are a few issues to consider when choosing whether or not …

9 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts That Work in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

If you use Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, you probably know the keyboard shortcuts to select all (Ctrl+A), copy (Ctrl+C), and paste (Ctrl+V). Did you know there are other helpful keyboard shortcuts that you can use in all three applications? Being able to use the same keyboard shortcuts can make them easier to remember. Here are nine keyboard shortcuts that …

3 Signs That Your Company Needs a Managed Service Provider

Many companies find themselves juggling IT problems along with their typical day-to-day responsibilities. Outsourcing IT work to a managed service provider (MSP) lets a company excel at what it does best. Here are some signs that your business should look into hiring an MSP. 1. You don’t have dedicated IT staff. Small companies often rely on a computer-savvy staff member, …

How to Buy the Right Tablet

Leading technology companies have filled the market with tons of tablet options. Here are some key considerations when figuring out which model is right for you. Intended Use When shopping for a tablet, first ask yourself "What will I be using this for?" Are you planning on using a tablet for just surfing the web and checking your email? Will …