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Speed Up Your Windows 10 Computer

Posted by on in How To

windows 10Every computer gets to a point where it gets a little bogged down. Thankfully, it’s not too hard to get things running smoothly again – just follow these tips to get your computer running like new again.

New Updates for Microsoft Office

Posted by on in Technology

office365With Office 2019 around the corner, Microsoft is making more updates to its software and trying to find more ways to push folks towards their subscription (Office 365) model.

Microsoft recently announced that as of October 2018, on-premise licenses of Office (aka, the Office software you buy separately and have a key for and install), will be raising their prices 10%. It will also only work on Windows 10 (understandable, considering Windows 7 will be ending support in a couple years) and will get three-years less support than previous versions.

The reality is, Microsoft doesn’t want you to buy Office 2019, they want you to sign-up for Office 365 and we don’t blame them. It obviously makes way more sense for them from a financial standpoint. We also believe it makes sense from a business standpoint as it provides constantly updated Office apps, best-in-class email and a pile of other great collaboration and cloud tools that make it well worth signing up for.

Office 2019 will also be missing features that are included in Office 365. The constantly updated list can be found here.

Speaking of constantly updated apps, the latest update to Office 365 includes some feature you may be interested in, including the ability to to turn off forwarding for meetings, build a Word document out of Visio shapes and more.

Interested in learning more about Office 365 or how you can migrate your environment? Call us today to discuss your organization’s Office 365 options.

doughnutsWe mentioned previously our Food-for-Feedback program that gives an incentive to companies that review our service (doughnuts are always a good incentive). This month's winner is the crew at ASI Wealth Management. Thanks again for providing valuable feedback of our services and we look forward to finding out who next month's winner will be. 

Tech Tip: Number Your Pages in Microsoft Word

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If you’re working with a long multi-page document in Microsoft Word, especially one you plan on printing, then you’re going to want to have page numbers to make it easier to read. So how do you insert page numbers in your document?

Tagged in: Microsoft Office365 Tips

USB-C Is Great – But Also Not So Great

Posted by on in Technology

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It’s hard to believe, but the USB standard has been around for over 22 years now. The ubiquitous connector – built to replace serial port, parallel port, game port, Apple Desktop Bus, PS/2 port, and more – has had quite the run. But it’s biggest problem? Plugging the connectors in the right way (especially when reaching blindly behind a computer) was way too difficult. The new USB-C connector has eliminated that issue, but with it comes its own issues.

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