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Windows 7 end of support date is approaching

Matt Blowes  January 21, 2019 Software, Microsoft 365

 
Microsoft is finally ending support and security updates for Windows 7. Users of the popular operating system should start planning now to ensure their data is kept secure.

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.

Microsoft Surface Pro 6, Laptop 2 & Studio 2 Australian release details

Matt Blowes  October 03, 2018 Hardware, IT Trends, Software

 
Microsoft shows off a new generation of Surface laptops, tablets & desktops with new specs aimed at improving performance. Plus a surprise headset was announced.

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.

Password AutoFill makes it easy to use a password manager

Matt Blowes  September 24, 2018 BYOD, Security, Software

 
Logging into services on your iPhone and iPad is now remarkably easy. It can be done as quickly as triggering Face ID or Touch ID. Password AutoFill makes typing in usernames and passwords a thing of the past.

Chrome begins marking all 'HTTP' websites as 'Not secure'

Matt Blowes  August 03, 2018 Security, Software

 
Google implements a significant security policy shift after years of preparation. It marks a push to change the way people consider website data security.

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 Office 2019 may have a muted launch

Matt Blowes  June 20, 2018 Opinion, Office 365, Software

 
We're months away from the expected release of Office 2019, yet there is little hype driven by Microsoft. See what's in the Office 2019 Commercial Preview and why Office 365 users won't notice much change.

Microsoft To-Do introduces List Sharing

Matt Blowes  June 07, 2018 Office 365, Software

 
Microsoft is adding more and more new features to Microsoft To-Do with users now able to collaborate for the first time.