New Microsoft Update ‘Enable’ Reactions In Outlook

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With the next update, as part of Microsoft’s 365 roadmap, Outlook users will soon be able to ‘react’ to Outlook emails without sending or receiving incremental emails.  Like Emojis  The Microsoft ‘Reactions’ feature will enable Outlook users to choose a thumbs up, laugh, heart, celebrate, or shed a tear reaction to emails. As well as applying… Read more »

Survey Reveals 55% Of Devices Can’t Upgrade to Windows 11

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A survey by IT asset management platform Lansweeper has revealed that 55 per cent of devices are not capable of upgrading to Windows 11.  Survey  The survey, based on an estimated 30 million Windows devices from 60,000 organisations, has revealed that on average, only 44.4 per cent of workstations are eligible to receive the automatic… Read more »

Warning: Scam Aid To Ukraine Emails Circulating

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The UK’s national fraud reporting centre, Action Fraud, says that it has received 196 reports of scam emails claiming to be raising funds for victims of the war in Ukraine.   Facebook Post   In a Meta / Facebook post on 18 March, Action Fraud reported:   “We’ve received 196 reports about FAKE emails purporting to raise money… Read more »

Windows 10 button appears!

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As you may have heard, Windows 10 will be release on July 29 and is a free upgrade (for the first year) to anyone with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. The prerequisites for this upgrade are that you have either Windows 7 with service pack 1 installed, or that you have Windows 8.1 (as opposed… Read more »

Lync is now Skype for business – sort of!

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Microsoft have recently announced that their premium telephony & collaboration software, Lync, is now Skype for Business. The new name brings many changes to the way the product was previous laid out as well as various new features. The only issue seems to be that although the release date is noted as April 14 2015,… Read more »

De-clutter your inbox with Office 365

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You may have recently received a mail from Outlook / Office 365 regarding the new clutter feature. This is a system which learns which mails you are likely to ignore (through your actions) and moves them to a new folder named ‘Clutter’. These are mails that you may genuinely want to receive but may not… Read more »