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How to start using Microsoft Teams

Matt Blowes  July 30, 2019 Collaboration, Office 365, Microsoft 365

 
See how Microsoft's collaboration app has evolved to be the most powerful tool in the Office 365 suite. Watch a 10-minute demo here.

Windows 7, Server 2008, SBS support ends in less than six months

Graeme Wilson  July 23, 2019 Office 365, Software, Microsoft 365

 
A security problem is building for businesses that still use legacy Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 & Windows Small Business Server 2008/2011 devices.

Outlook quietly sending automatic read receipts on mobile devices

Matt Blowes  February 27, 2019 Security, Office 365, Microsoft 365

 
Outlook on mobile devices has a default setting to automatically allow read receipts in the background, regardless of your desktop settings.

Outlook for iPhone receives new design, dark mode soon

Matt Blowes  December 07, 2018 Office 365, Software

 
It may be short on new features but the Outlook app for the iPhone has received a design refresh bringing more colour to its clean appearance.

Meet the new Microsoft Office icons

Matt Blowes  November 30, 2018 IT Trends, Office 365

 
Microsoft is finally refreshing the look of its Office app icons. Perhaps not the most exciting announcement but its been over five years and two editions of Office since they were last updated.

Microsoft Office 2019 released for Windows & Mac

Matt Blowes  September 25, 2018 Cloud Services, Office 365, Software

 
A milestone release for Microsoft Office has arrived but it might be the most lacklustre in its history. See when the Office 2019 release is available and why Office 365 has stolen the show.

Outlook redesign revealed, coming soon

Matt Blowes  September 11, 2018 Cloud Services, Office 365

 
Microsoft have unveiled a significant but familiar redesign for Outlook. A sleeker look with less clutter is the clear priority. Some users may see the changes in a matter of days or weeks, but others might be left waiting for months. Those without Office 365 won't see it at all.

Important tasks added to Microsoft To-Do

Matt Blowes  July 18, 2018 Office 365, Software

 
Microsoft continues to roll-out regular feature updates for its task management app To-Do. Users can now mark high-priority tasks as important. Plus, List Sharing now includes attribution.

Microsoft Teams adds archiving, free version

Matt Blowes  July 13, 2018 Cloud Services, Office 365

 
Microsoft finally has a free version that offers a significant amount of functionality & will be appealing for small businesses. Plus can finally be archived into a read-only mode.