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Windows 10 Editions Explained

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windows 10While things aren’t nearly as confusing as they used to be with the multiple editions Windows XP and Windows 7, there are still more than a few editions of Windows 10 and it can be confusing as to which version you need. Here’s what you need to know about the various Windows 10 editions that matter to you and your business.

Watch Out for Invoice Scams

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spamJust a reminder to keep an eye out for Invoice scams that are becoming increasingly common. Like any phishing scam (follow these tips to avoid phishing scams), it’s best to not open or click on anything in those messages. We’ve seen a few of these floating around lately that are pretty elaborate, to the point where the criminal doing everything in their power to look legit. We saw one not long ago where the crooks registered a domain very similar to the company’s actual domain (companyname.com vs companynames.com) and also looked up the names of the C-level officers for the company, and sent out fraudulent messages based on that, asking to authorize wire-transfer to XYZ accounts and make some online payments to a specific URL – neither of which were legitimate requests.

Long story short, stay vigilant, keep an eye out, and always verify verbally with the sender if things don’t feel right.

A Scanner In Your Pocket with Office Lens

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Office LensDespite our attempts to become a paper-free society, the world is still driven by shredded and pressed tree pulp with words printed on them. As such, most offices either have a filing cabinet full of paperwork they need to keep or they have a desk scanner or multi-function device to convert it all to digital files. But what if you’re on the road or don’t have a scanner and want to digitize a document, white board, or business card into something useful (and not just take a picture of it, which doesn’t always work)? Then you need Office Lens.

office365With Office and OneDrive or SharePoint Online, you can work together with other folks in your office at the same time on the same document. That feature is called co-authoring, and here’s how you get going on it.

Need to be able to easily control two computers but only have space on your desk for a single mouse, keyboard, and monitor? Or maybe you have room for two monitors, but only a single mouse and keyboard but want to see and control two systems? You’re in luck: There are a few ways you can solve your problem.

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