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Computerworld - Microsoft Word 2016 Cheat Sheet

Word 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

Computerworld Cheat Sheet - Microsoft Excel 2016

Excel 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Excel 2016? Get to know the key new features.

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How to use OneDrive in Windows 10 to sync and share files

If you have Windows 10, you have OneDrive. Here's how to use Microsoft's cloud storage service in Windows 10.

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How to create and edit PDFs in Microsoft Word

You don’t necessarily need expensive PDF editing software to create and edit PDFs — try Word’s built-in tools first. We show you how.

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The 5 best Linux distros for the enterprise: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Linux Mint and more

A variety of high-quality Linux distributions allow you to expand your Linux OS deployments beyond the data center. Here are five that fit the bill.

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10 ways we’ll move beyond the keyboard

Speech recognition, gesture control and brain-computer interface systems are changing how we talk to our machines. Oh, and don’t forget about those digital tattoos.

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10 obscure (but useful) desktop Linux distros

You’ve likely heard of Ubuntu, Red Hat and Fedora, but there are strange, lesser-known versions of Linux worth knowing about.

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OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

Evernote and Microsoft OneNote have taken different approaches in their quest to be the best note-taking app. Here’s where each one shines.

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5 free screen-recording apps for Linux

All of these open-source software tools for Linux let you record video of what’s happening on your screen, and some let you live-stream it to YouTube or Facebook Live as well.

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Apple's macOS Sierra update hints successor is on schedule

The current pace of releases indicates macOS High Sierra will likely arrive the third week in September.

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How to bulk delete iPhone photos

Here are the fastest and easiest ways to bulk delete photos from your iPhone.

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How to delete iOS apps

Here are the best ways to delete unwanted iPhone and iPad apps from your device.

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6 lesser-known browsers: Free, lightweight and low-maintenance

Popular browsers such as Edge, Firefox and Chrome have lots of features -- and can take up lots of memory. We look at 5 lesser-known browsers for simpler surfing.

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Ultimate guide to older Office apps: Microsoft cheat sheets

This guide covers Excel, SharePoint, Word, Outlook, Windows 8 and PowerPoint. Use this as a reference whenever you get stuck.

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22 free tools for data visualization and analysis

Make your data sing. We look at 22 free tools that will help you use visualization and analysis to turn your data into informative, engaging graphics.

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7 handy hidden features for Google Play Music

Crank up the volume on your music-listening experience with these seven out-of-sight options.

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Who needs Gmail? 5 built-in Windows 10 apps that do the job (with video)

These 5 built-in Windows apps -- Mail, Calendar, Maps, People and OneNote -- were once denounced as inadequate, but have grown into highly useful tools.

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Windows 10: Maps and Mail

Windows 10's Maps and Mail apps were once deemed inadequate by many, but have recently grown into highly useful tools.

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