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educatorliscensing

Do you work for an educational institution, and need to train your employees on Microsoft products? Our new Educator Licensing for eLearning is just what you need! For one low price you will have full access to our eLearning library which contains basic and advanced level courses. All of our courses contain a Try It section which allows you to practice what you've learned within the course. They also contain an evaluation exam for you to test your knowledge. As part of this licensing you will also have access to new courses as soon as they are released at no extra cost. Contact your sales representative today to find out more about this special offer. 

We're also working hard to bring you our new Windows 10 eLearning course. Windows 10 is now a recommended update, and we want you to learn how to use this new operating system quickly and efficiently. We'll cover the new personal assistant Cortana, the new browser Microsoft Edge, and all of the new features that you have been hearing about. As part of your educator license, you'll have access to this course as soon as it is released! 

excel2016

Are you wading into the new Microsoft Office? We are working hard to bring you all of the training materials that you need to help you learn these new programs. We recently released our Outlook 2016 quick reference guide, and we now have our Excel 2016 quick reference guide is available as a valuable resource to get you started. 

Features include:

  • Creating a New Workbook from a Template
  • Inserting a Worksheet
  • Using Autofill
  • Creating a Forecast
  • Inserting a Chart

That's just a sampling of the information contained in the new guide. Order your copy today! 

outlook on the web

Have you been using Outlook Web App in Office 365 and noticed that something has changed? Outlook Web App is now Outlook on the Web! If your version hasn't already changed then be aware that it will be changing soon. Along with the name change there are some new features that you'll want to learn so you get the most out of this great program. 

We have a new quick reference guide to help you learn the new features including...

  • Using the Nav Bar
  • Liking a Message
  • Pinning a Message
  • Adding an Event Charm
  • Interacting with a Contact

That's just a few of the features this new guide can help you with, so check it out today! 

If you have already made the switch to Windows 10, then you've noticed that the default browser is now Edge. While Internet Explorer still exists, Edge is designed to be more stable, and less vunerable to the attacks that have plagued IE. But many people still use Internet Explorer, and if you're one of those people who is using an older version of the browser, then you'll soon get a notice that you should upgrade to the newest version. Microsoft has announced that on Janurary 12th they will stop supporting versions 8,9, and 10. 

Internet Explorer is still available, and you'll be able to upgrade to version 11. If you're interested in getting to know the new Edge browser, you can check out our Windows 10 guide which gives you a brief overview of the new browser. 

outlook2016comingsoon

 

On the heels of Windows 10, Microsoft has released their Office 2016 suite. We are working hard to create quick reference guides and eLearning courses to help you make the transition to these exciting products. Our Outlook 2016 quick reference guide is almost ready to be shipped, so we wanted to tell you a little bit about what this new guide will offer. 

  • Using Clutter - If you purchased Outlook 2016 through Office 365, then the Clutter feature can be enabled which will allow Outlook to predict your reading habits, and sort your messages accordingly. 
  • Attaching a File to a Message - Some upgrades have been made to this option that allow you to attach files from web locations. 
  • Scheduling a Meeting from a Message - You can schedule a meeting from an email message that will include all receipents of the message.
  • Finding Help with Tell Me - The Tell Me feature allows you to search Outlook to search for what you're trying to do in the program so that you don't have to spend a lot of time looking for features. 

These are just a few features from our Outlook 2016 quick reference guide. Contact your sales representative to pre-order your copy, or check back soon to buy it from our website! 

windows10apps

If you've started using Windows 10, then you've probably noticed that it comes with a lot of built-in apps. You can also download additional apps from the Windows Store. These apps can help you get the most out of your Windows 10 experience. Let's look at a few of the apps that come installed by default with Windows 10. 

  • Mail - The mail app supports Outlook, as well as many other existing email programs. You can connect all of your accounts in one place with this useful app.
  • Calendar - The calendar app lets you create as many calendars as you need to keep yourself organized. You can customize your calendar to make it suit your needs.
  • People - The People app is a hub for all of your contacts. You can add new people as well as connect your social accounts to import all of your current contacts. 
  • Weather - The Weather app uses your default location to give you an up to date weather forecast for your area. 
  • Alarms & Clock - This app lets you set alarms for important reminders, check other time zones, and set a timer or stopwach.
  • Photos - The photos app helps you organize and edit all of your photographs in one place. 

This is just a sampling of what Windows apps can do for you. To learn more about these apps, and how to install others, check out our Windows 10 Apps quick reference guide.