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PowerPoint animation tips & advice

Almost any PowerPoint presentation would benefit from clever animation, and the Internet has an endless supply of animated templates

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Microsoft lets SMB workers share Office on a single PC with expanded M365 Business rights

The company this week added shared computer activation for Office to the less-expensive Microsoft 365 Business subscription; the rollout for the change begins on April 30.

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Microsoft Paint has been given another reprieve

Microsoft had planned to turn Paint into a downloadable app. Now, apparently, it will remain within Windows for the near future.

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Intel launches 18 9th-gen desktop Core chips, the majority without hyperthreading

Although Intel has begun shipping its mainstream 9th-gen desktop Core chips, the majority of them ship without hyperthreading enabled.

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Microsoft's tabbed interface for Windows, known as Sets, appears dead for now

A Microsoft project manager has said that Microsoft has given up on its tabbed interface for Windows 10, also known as Sets.

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Microsoft adds more reasons for enterprise users to run Edge on mobile devices

The iOS and Android versions of the company's Edge browser now support single sign-on and conditional access, a move that could spur more use for the mobile version of Edge.

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Windows 7 upgrade nag messages start to show up

They're heeeerre.... Microsoft has begun pushing Windows 7 users to move to Windows 10 before support ends for the older OS in January 2020.

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The latest Windows patch is breaking even more PCs with antivirus installed

If you have antivirus software from McAfee, Avast, Sophos, Avira, or ArcaBit installed on your PC, it might not boot correctly after the latest Windows patch.

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Here's how to fix Apple's Butterfly keyboard problem: Buy a PC

If you've finally had enough of your Apple Butterfly keyboard problems, here's five PCs that can replace your MacBook

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Microsoft aims for simplicity with Bosque programming language

The new, open-source programming language is designed for writing code that is simple and obvious for both humans and machines

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Coming soon: A token taxonomy to define the world of blockchain

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is calling on businesses to collaborate on standards that describe digital currencies and other assets for business use so they work across platforms, regardless of the type of blockchain involved.

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Microsoft launches its Surface Hub 2S collaborative PC for $9,000

Microsoft's massive Surface Hub 2S whiteboarding PC will go on sale to businesses in June, accompanied by an even larger version in 2020 and a standalone monitor.

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Microsoft's Xbox One S All-Digital Edition finally joins PC gamers in the disc-less future

Nearly a decade after the PC went all-digital, the Xbox One is finally doing the sameā€”or at least one version of the Xbox One. It won't save you much, though.

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Save well over $1,000 on Microsoft's luxurious Surface Studio with these refurbished models today

An Amazon marketplace seller is selling all three versions of the first-gen Microsoft Surface Studio at ultra-deep discounts.

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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy issues in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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Hackers reportedly abused Microsoft's customer support to read Hotmail, Outlook.com email

Microsoft has begun sending emails warning some users that their Outlook, MSN, or Hotmail email accounts may have been compromised.

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Sophos, Avast warn of Windows machines failing to boot after latest Microsoft patch

Antivirus makers Sophos and Avast are warning users that installing a recent Windows update may cause their PCs to lock up or fail to boot.

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Microsoft could challenge Apple's AirPods with wireless Surface earbuds

Microsoft is working on Surface-branded earbuds to accompany its Surface Headphones, according to a Thurrott.com report.

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