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15 Deadly Windows Security Flaws and Vulnerabilities

October 10th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Windows has a long history of critical security flaws and far-reaching vulnerabilities. WannaCry, a form of ransomware that takes access of the system away from the user, is just one recent example of these flaws being used to gain unauthorized access to remote systems.

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It begs the question — what are some other security flaws and vulnerabilities that have affected the operating system over the years? Here are 15 examples. Read more…

30 Most Impressive MS Paint Drawings

August 10th, 2017 - Filed under Inspiration

After Microsoft released Windows 10 last April, creatives all over the world began to panic that the software giant is going to kill its Paint app in the next Windows’ update. Fortunately Windows’ managers had announced to the public that Paint won’t go anywhere, it’ll co-exist alongside its latest version Paint 3D. If you think no-one is using MS Paint, you may be surprised to discover a great number of artists relying on MS Paint for their creations. The 32-year old tool has a long way to go before it becomes obsolete. The art world loves Paint.

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Yet, for many of us, Paint is a distant childhood memory. The simple colour palette, the minimalist layout, and the easy user interface made Paint the favourite tool for kids. But, you don’t have to be a kid to draw with your mouse. Don’t believe us? Take a look at these impressive drawings. Read more…

14 Must Have Free Microsoft Outlook Add-ins and Plugins

August 7th, 2017 - Filed under Email

Every professional who works on the computer and the Internet use Microsoft Outlook for most of the communication. That is why Outlook has become one of the most popular and powerful email client available in the Windows and offered in the Microsoft Office Suite. The reason why it has obsolete other email software or email services through the browsers is its features that help the enterprises, companies and professionals in communicating with each other.

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The Microsoft Outlook is much advanced than the usual email, web services providing companies by blending the calendar, task managers, contract managers, note taking tools and journals. Due to this, the Microsoft Office came forward as a powerful platform that provides out of the box services. Moreover, there are many add-ins and plugins available on the Internet that can increase your productivity related to all the work which you from Microsoft Outlook. Read more…

20 Common Windows 10 Issues (and How to Fix Them)

May 24th, 2017 - Filed under Software

Windows 10 has been hailed as an improvement over previous generations. It is making a popular operating system so far with more than 400 million PCs, tablets, and PCs running it. No matter the users are familiar with the OS for so long (referring to the previous Windows versions), no software is free from bugs, glitches, and different compatibility issues. Consequently, there is a series of some common Windows problems, which persists and plagues users.

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We have a compiled a list of twenty reoccurring issues of Windows 10 as well as solutions to fix them. Read more…

20 Most Common Windows Problems (And Solutions to Fix Them)

May 22nd, 2017 - Filed under Software

Windows is one of the most commonly used PC operating systems. Smartphone operating systems also make use of the Windows software. However, any software wouldn’t perform flawlessly over time, a fact which is also true of Windows.

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Hence, below are some common problems that Windows users often face. They are presented with some solutions that may help out: Read more…

30 Excel Templates for Project Management and Monitoring

February 8th, 2017 - Filed under Software

Monitoring, planning, tracking, and controlling are vital processes when it comes to management of organization’s resources. The management of resources, on the other hand, is critical in bringing about the successful accomplishment or completion of the set goals and objectives relating to a certain project. All the above processes fall under project management.

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Project management sets the goals to be achieved and keep track of resources and efforts channeled on the projects. The monitoring, planning, and tracking of other processes that goes hand in hand with project management require certain tools and programs besides skills, knowledge, and experience. One of these tools includes the Microsoft Excel. Using Microsoft Excel templates, you can adjust your spreadsheets to forms and charts suitable for project management. Read more…

20 Microsoft Cortana Tips and Tricks You Can’t Miss Out

January 11th, 2017 - Filed under Mobile

Microsoft is known in the IT industry for introducing many innovative features in every Operating System (OS) that is launched in the market. The most trending discussions on technology is about the ‘Internet of Things’, which is shortly referred as IoT. This time Microsoft has come up with a very interesting feature related to IoT, named as ‘Cortana’, introduced in Windows 10. This feature has gained a lot of popularity for the quick support by keeping the user information and preferences very accessible.

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Cortana is a smart voice-based interactive digital assistant.” Read more…

15 Most Powerful Windows Built-in Tools You Must Use

December 17th, 2016 - Filed under Software

Microsoft is an ever growing company, their most known product is Windows. Almost everyone uses this amazing operating system. The question is, are you using it to its full potential? Powerful and useful tools come with this system but most people only know a few of them. Hence, some look for 3rd-party programs.

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Furthermore, Windows has a lot of versions but since we are talking about it now, I would like to discuss the newer versions. From Windows 7, 8 / 8.1, and of course, Windows 10. Read more…

20 Free PowerPoint Templates for Impressive Presentation

May 25th, 2016 - Filed under Freebies

Despite the fact that there is a plenty of presentation software now, PowerPoint is still the most commonly used program. It has been around for years, adding new features and becoming even better. The problem with this program is that creating a good-looking presentation requires design skills. However, the problem is easily solved by getting free PowerPoint templates for almost any topic, idea or concept.

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In this article, we have gathered really nice templates that can help you with your presentation. We have divided them into sections according to the different purposes: education, marketing, diagrams, health and fitness, and nature. Enjoy! Read more…

4 Case Studies That Prove Microsoft Azure Is The Best Enterprise Level Solution

January 26th, 2016 - Filed under Info & News

Businesses need more from cloud services than ever before, and in Microsoft Azure many have found an integrated platform capable of more than they would have imagined. From application building to data storage, predictive analytics and IoT services, Azure provides a growing range of enterprise tools.

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Here are four of the most convincing case studies, which prove that Microsoft Azure is the best cloud services platform. Read more…

20 Free Windows Tools You Should Install

November 18th, 2015 - Filed under Software

Congratulations on your purchase of a new Windows PC. Irrespective of whether you have bought laptop or desktop, having certain tools will be highly helpful.

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You might now be on the top of the world after having purchased the best Windows laptop or PC. You might be aware of the fact that Windows operating system comes with a number of built-in features and tools. But, as per your requirement or tasks in hand, you might be in need of some additional tools with better functionalities. Here are the top 20 free windows tools without any specific order of priority you should install in your system to improve its functionality: Read more…

25 Drawings and Games Made With Microsoft Excel

August 22nd, 2012 - Filed under Inspiration

Microsoft Excel has been a widely applied spreadsheet for calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, Visual Basic programming and other platforms. Sounds boring to you? May be you are much more familiar with this data organizing tool than I do. So let’s focus on the art and design side of it. In today’s post, we would like to showcase you 25 extremely cool artworks and games that are actually created using Microsoft Excel alone. We hope you’ll enjoy this awesome collection!

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Microsoft Introduces Surface Tablet, A Challenger To The iPad

June 24th, 2012 - Filed under Hardware

In this era when technology changes and develops so fast, it is no longer an unusual scenario where a recently released high technology device will find a fierce competitor sooner than what they think. Today, iPad is about to experience that situation with Microsoft’s latest product. However, it seems that Apple’s iPad is not just about to get a competitor but rather, a challenger in the presence Microsoft’s Surface. This may be bad news for the computer technology giant, Apple but it will definitely delight consumers who are always anticipating the latest products from the leading manufacturers in the industry.

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