How Gmail filters can help organize your inbox

Gmail’s filled with hidden features and add-on possibilities, but one of the service’s most powerful organizational tools is sitting right in the heart of its regular settings. As you may have guessed by now (especially if you read this story’s headline, you clever little cat), I’m talking about filters — …

Google Slides cheat sheet

Need to build a slide presentation for a meeting, training or other event? Google Slides is an easy-to-use presentation app that comes with the essential tools and more. You use it through your web browser, with your presentations stored in the cloud with Google Drive. Anyone with a Google account …

8 simple ways to clean data with Excel

Data comes in from an increasing number of sources these days. For decades, data stores were primarily built by good old data entry. But today we cull data from a range of sources including IoT devices, social media feeds, email, and other sources outside of traditional database platforms. That means …

Office 365: A guide to the updates

Office 365 subscribers always have the latest version of Microsoft Office — currently Office 2016. They also get more frequent software updates than those who have purchased Office 2016 without a subscription, which means subscribers have access to the latest features, security patches and bug fixes. But it can be …

Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Word has always been the workhorse app of the Microsoft Office suite. Nearly everyone who uses Office ends up using Word at some point, whether it be for writing memos, typing up agendas, creating reports, crafting business correspondence or any of a thousand other uses. Microsoft sells Office under two …

Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

This download accompanies our story Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet. See that article for detailed information on how to get the most out of Word 2016 and 2019 for Windows. For the most part, the Ribbon interface in Word 2016 and 2019 is intuitive to use. It’s divided into …

Excel for Office 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

This download accompanies our Excel for Office 365 cheat sheet. See that article for detailed information on how to get the most out of Excel for Office 365 in Windows. For the most part, the Ribbon interface in Excel for Office 365 is intuitive to use. It’s divided into a …

Excel for Office 365 cheat sheet

Microsoft Windows may get all the press coverage, but when you want to get real work done, you turn your attention to the applications that run on it. And if you use spreadsheets, that generally means Excel. Excel is, of course, part of Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity tools. Microsoft …