Tip: Thinking About Teams Essentials? Don’t!

Microsoft announced Teams Essentials yesterday, and it seems like a great deal at just $4 per month per user. But the firm offers an even better deal. And it makes Teams Essentials, well, non-essential. No, I’m not talking about the free version of Microsoft Teams, though that is also an…

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Microsoft to Kill OneDrive for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 in Early 2022

Microsoft revealed this week that it will no longer support OneDrive on Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 starting on March 1, 2022. “In order to focus resources on new technologies and operating systems, and to provide users with the most up-to-date and secure experience, beginning January 1, 2022, updates will…

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Microsoft Ignite: The Fluid Framework Gets Loopy

The Fluid Framework is coming to life as Microsoft Loop, a new Microsoft 365 application that takes collaboration beyond the traditional document. “Just like Teams transformed collaboration and productivity, Microsoft Loop is the next big breakthrough in Microsoft 365,” Microsoft corporate vice president Jared Spataro writes in the announcement post.…

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Microsoft Ignite: More News from the Show

Microsoft Ignite is the software giant’s biggest conference, and while it’s still virtual this time around, there’s a lot more to report. Here’s a quick overview of some of the other news from Ignite that I think will be of interest to readers. Windows 11. Microsoft’s latest client OS is…

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Dropbox Embraces the Work/Life Balance

Dropbox isn’t a particularly affordable cloud storage service, but it has announced a host of new features aimed at both work and personal needs. “Work has been forever transformed, and the divides between our personal and professional lives have continued to recede,” the Dropbox team writes in its announcement post.…

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Microsoft is Adding Microsoft Teams to Windows 11 Today

When Microsoft first announced Windows 11 in June, it promised a Chat with Microsoft Teams feature that hasn’t yet appeared in the beta. But it’s available starting today via the Windows Insider Program. As you might expect, Chat with Microsoft Teams isn’t yet feature complete. In today’s build, you will…

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