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Excel 2016: 10 Useful Things For Beginners to Know

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Excel 2016: 10 Useful Things For Beginners to Know

These are ten sections of Excel 2016 you should know when making a spreadsheet, whether you are keeping track of finances or creating detailed data charts. As part of Microsoft’s four core applications, Excel 2016 is an effective tool for keeping complex information in order and for making intensive calculations. The newest iteration of the program has added some new features and moved classic ones, so it is important to know your way around Excel to be as productive as possible. For those already familiar with Excel 2016, this list will be an excellent refresher. For those who are wanting...

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Microsoft Build 2017 Conference - Day 2 Recap

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Microsoft Build 2017 Conference - Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of Microsoft Build 2017 departed from purely technical products for a more conceptual approach to appeal to the “creators” in the audience. Microsoft has kept artists, designers, architects, and more in mind in the creative-centric direction Microsoft is taking Windows, which in turn has birthed the next Creators Update coming this fall for Windows 10. The Microsoft Build 2017 presentation decisively focused on the people themselves who can utilize the powerful tools of Windows 10 in tandem with Microsoft’s line of Surface products to effectively marry art and technology together cohesively. The three main pillars of the Microsoft...

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Microsoft Products Losing Support in 2017: Time to Upgrade?

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Microsoft Products Losing Support in 2017: Time to Upgrade?

Many Microsoft Windows and Office products will be losing support in 2017, so is it time for you to upgrade to the newest software? Microsoft supports its products for long periods of time, but eventually, they finally do end all support for their older product lines. This lack of support can prove troublesome for people who are slow to adopt newer software products as their older software can quickly pass out of relevance once all support ceases. In 2017, Microsoft will be ending support (or already has ended) for many of its Windows and Office products. Depending on what you...

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Microsoft Build 2017 Recap: Day 1 (Part 1)

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Day 1 of the Microsoft Build 2017 Conference revolved around pushing the envelope for cloud apps and technology through corporate level solutions, workplace safety, Cortana functionality, and new functions for Microsoft Azure.  The annual Microsoft Build 2017 conference took place this past week, revealing many new updates and features they hope will not only launch the Washington-based company beyond superstardom among the software development industry but also become the shining example of what is possible with personal computing and multimedia devices we use every day. Instead of trying to reinvent the wheel in an already overly-saturated industry of technology, Microsoft...

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Harman Kardon Invoke Speaker to Feature Cortana by Microsoft

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Harman Kardon Invoke Speaker to Feature Cortana by Microsoft

Audio manufacturer Harman is integrating Microsoft’s Cortana into their upcoming Harman Kardon Invoke speaker system to compete with Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google’s Assistant. Harman Kardon is a manufacturer of headphones, wireless audio equipment, and home audio systems; now the company can add voice-activated smart home tech to its repertoire. Cortana by Microsoft will be added as a feature to the Harman Kardon Invoke speaker system, providing Microsoft with its first real competitor for similar voice-activated smart home tech against Alexa by Amazon, Siri by Apple, and Google Assistant. The speaker itself has a polished metallic design that delivers 360-degree sound...

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