Category Microsoft

Experts Reveal an Amusing Fact, a Smidge of Fun Cooks Up a Productive Workplace

You’ve noticed your employees call in sick more frequently. You overhead your accounting manager say her job is so dull she’s thinking of finding a new one. Think about injecting a bit of frolic into your workplace. Business is supposed to be serious stuff, but too much sobriety harms your workplace and decreases productivity. Here’s […]

How To Speak and Send Your Email Hands Free

Isn’t it amazing you can now speak to your device just like the characters on Star Trek? Not quite in the same way but close.  AI and smartphones now allow you to voice emails instead of typing them and make your grocery list hands free. This technology allows you to spend more time in your […]

Why You Need to Pay Attention to GDPR

Yes, another acronym we need to understand. GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. Enforcement is coming to the EU in May 2018. The most significant update of data regulation in the EU in 20 years. But, it only applies to the EU, right? Not exactly. If your business collects personal data or preferences from […]

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Rolls Out

This week, Microsoft rolled out its Fall Creators Update for Windows 10. The update features a number of nice features for personal use, such as increased readiness for virtual reality devices and game security, but here are the major takeaways for businesses: My People: Microsoft now allows you to store favorite contacts in the task […]

Microsoft Announces Surface Laptop

Clocking in at just 2.76 pounds with a 13.5” display, the new Surface Laptop from Microsoft is clearly designed with portability in mind. The new device is being called Microsoft’s answer to the Macbook Air, but this true laptop boasts many interesting features of its own. Design The first thing you notice about the Surface […]

Microsoft Azure adds security features for Internet of Things

Microsoft Azure just added an IP address filtering feature to its IoT Hub. IoT stands for Internet of Things and refers to devices like cameras, routers, and smart thermostats. This update comes at an opportune moment, sandwiched between an unprecedented hack using Internet of Things devices, and the holiday gift-giving season which will likely flood […]

Preview Microsoft’s Paint 3D

Microsoft Paint is getting an update. With Paint 3D, Microsoft will likely give many people their first entry-level 3D modeling experience. While it won’t replace high-end graphics software, many users will feel more comfortable learning the basics of 3D with the kind of approachable, simple program that Paint 3D promises to be. It uses basic tools […]