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How to make Gmail work like Outlook

Switched from Outlook to Gmail for work? Here are seven ways to make things feel more familiar and get some useful Outlook-like features.

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FAQ: How Microsoft has changed Office 2019

Support for the company's hallmark office productivity suite – and how long that support will last – depends on which version you're using. And on which version of Windows you run. Here's how to decipher it all.

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Why Chromebooks are a bigger threat to Microsoft than you know

Google is somewhat stealthily winning mind share with youths.

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Mingis on Tech: The state of collaboration 2018

Whether you use Slack, Teams, Hangouts or some other software to connect and communicate at work, changes are coming to the collaboration market. Here's where things stand now – and what to expect.

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Microsoft launches Office 2019 for Windows, macOS

The company also committed to a successor version, ending speculation that this year's release would be the last that doesn't require a subscription.

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5 power user tips for Microsoft OneNote

Try out these little-known features of OneNote, the note-taking component of Microsoft’s Office suite, and watch the app really shine.

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Microsoft cuts Office 2016 some slack, lets users connect to services until 2023

Microsoft will let Office 2016 users connect to Microsoft's online services for three more years than the company had earlier said.

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Microsoft brings AI transcription to OneDrive and SharePoint

The Office 365 content collaboration tools will get the update later this year. An AI-driven file recommendation feature is coming to OneDrive as well.

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Microsoft to end device limits for consumer Office 365 subscribers

The device limitations for Office 365 Home and Personal subscribers will disappear in October.

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Retailer migrates 14,000 staff to G Suite and LumApps intranet

The migration from Microsoft Office has improved collaboration, says sportswear retailer Finish Line.

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Microsoft: Office 365 for Mac subscribers must run newer editions of macOS

Starting in September, only Macs running macOS Sierra or High Sierra will receive new Office 365 feature updates.

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Mastering Outlook and Google two-way calendar syncing

It’s easy enough to display a Google calendar in Outlook, but getting them to stay in sync requires jumping through some hoops. Here’s help.

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Microsoft boosts Office 2019 price by 10%

The increase, set to take effect later this year, is likely designed to push users to move to Office 365 or Microsoft 365 subscriptions.

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Google touts G Suite momentum in office productivity battle

Although the company unveiled a range of updates at Cloud Next this week, it faces a long slog as it seeks to displace Microsoft in the workplace.

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Microsoft releases previews of Exchange 2019, other Office 2019 servers

The on-premises email server software, set to release later this year, will install on Windows Server 2016 Core, Windows Server 2019 Core or Windows Server 2016/2019 with Desktop Experience.

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Microsoft yanks buggy Office 2016 patch KB 4018385, republishes all of this month’s patch downloads

Bugs galore in the July patches led to an unprecedented (and unexplained) re-release of everything, and a complete takedown of KB 4018385. Note to self: Who’s testing this stuff?

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Microsoft takes on Slack with a free version of Teams

The free version of Teams, which doesn’t require an Office 365 subscription, is designed to counter competition from Slack.

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7 tools to supplement (or supplant) PowerPoint

Looking for a PowerPoint alternative? When it comes to business presentations, it has become a lot easier to wander from the Microsoft Office suite.

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