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9 Chrome extensions that supercharge Google Drive

Add these extensions for Chrome to work faster and smarter with Google Drive and Google’s productivity apps, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.

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This smart new service brings Google Docs, Trello, and Notion together — in your inbox

No matter what email client you're using, this ingenious new tool will save you tons of time and make your favorite productivity apps even more useful.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2104 (Build 13929.20372), released on May 11, 2021.

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Microsoft, Mozilla plan new upgrade tactics for Edge, Firefox

Edge users in IT-managed environments will continue to get all updates via established IT-directed channels. Meanwhile, Mozilla is rolling out a new background update process for its browser.

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How to create a digital workplace

Creating a digital work environment for employees, regardless of where they are physically, involves much more than handing out laptops, turning to cloud apps, and using a VPN. Here's what companies need to keep in mind as they plan...

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10+ Microsoft Teams tips for Mac users

A growing army of Mac users needs to learn how to get work done in Microsoft Teams.

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3 wacky ways to make Android widgets more useful

Android widgets can do way more than you realize — if you know how to unleash their hidden potential.

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Facebook's Workplace gets ‘Plugins,’ new app integrations

As the company now pegs the number of paid Workplace users at 7 million, an analyst sees Facebook’s growing focus on integration as important to continued enterprise uptake.

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A clever way to bring widgets into Chrome OS

Ever wish your Chromebook desktop could do more? This crafty hack is just the productivity-boosting upgrade you need.

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6 fast fixes for common Google Docs problems

Knock down distressing Docs issues in no time with these easy-to-implement, expert-approved solutions.

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For Windows, it’s ‘squirrel away time’

Sometimes Windows updates just don’t work, and a Microsoft-recommended “sfc /scannow” or DISM command won’t help. So what’s a prudent Windows user to do?

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Next-gen digital whiteboards: 7 shared canvas apps for visual collaboration

Online whiteboards were just the beginning. With hybrid workforces on the horizon, today’s visual collaboration tools are a key component to keep everyone on the same canvas when brainstorming, planning, and managing projects.

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The collective problems with videoconferencing

Though videoconferencing platforms have grown and improved a lot over the last year, the devil is in the details when it comes to getting the most from them.

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Handy Word keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac

You can accomplish a surprising amount without moving your hands off the keyboard in the Microsoft Word app for Windows or macOS.

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FAQ: What's Microsoft done to perpetual Office now?

Microsoft plans to continue to offer a "perpetual" version of Office for enterprises, with the latest in that line due out later this year. So just what is Office LTSC, and what's it mean for enterprises?

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Atlassian launches Jira Work Management, opening its Jira platform to all business teams

Workplace management platform Jira is no longer just for software developers; Jira Work Management now supports all enterprise business teams.

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Microsoft patents biometric 'wellness insights' tool for workers

The just-published patent describes a feature that generates an employee “anxiety score” based on data such as blood pressure and heart rate, suggesting when workers need to take a break.

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The mystery of Google's missed Pixel opportunity

Six years into making its own phones, how is Google still not getting this right?

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