Microsoft excel tips and tricks

Love them or hate them, spreadsheets can make life easier. Microsoft Excel remains the go-to spreadsheet application, plus it is the most powerful. The things you can do with the software you simply can’t do anywhere else. Plus, if you’re part of the Microsoft Office ecosystem you already have the program. (more…)

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Microsoft word tips

You’ve probably been using Microsoft Word for longer than you can remember. It’s the staple word processing software, and while there are other options now out there, all of these options need to play nicely with the Word format. It’s an industry standard and is used by businesses across the globe. (more…)

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gmail tips and tricks

Oh, Google. The company has its fingers in just about everything. From giving you turn-by-turn directions to turning on your home light bulb, Google is involved in nearly everything. This includes your email. Gmail is, without a doubt, one of the easiest and cleanest email platforms out there. It uses the basic Google approach of clean and simple is better. In many ways, it is. The white backdrop allows information to load faster, and it has one of the best spam filters out there. It also automatically organizes your emails into primary, social, and promotions, so you don’t have to. (more…)

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Outlook Productivity Tips

Whether you’re fully embedded into the Microsoft Office ecosystem or simply have an Outlook email account for business needs, there are all kinds of helpful tools, shortcuts, and features packed right into the service. Even if you’re an everyday user you may not realize just how many powerful productivity tools you have right at your fingertips. Microsoft isn’t always the best at letting users know exactly what they have, and taking full courses on how to use your email service may not be the best use of your time. But don’t worry. We have all the Outlook productivity tips and tricks up our sleeves. (more…)

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sms phishing

Hackers and cybercriminals are always on the lookout for new ways to steal your information. They need to constantly evolve their game in order to make it past security placements around your technology. Many of the tricks they use now are only accessed by you opening a message or clicking on a link you shouldn’t. In order to pass a strong security presence, a hacker needs to be exceptionally skilled, and most just don’t have this kind of capability. That doesn’t stop them from trying easy to avoid yet possible to fall for phishing techniques. One of the latest hacking trends is a form of phishing, known as smishing or SMS phishing. (more…)

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