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You may have read our recent articles on the new version of Microsoft Outlook that is eventually going to replace the current "classic" version for all users. Microsoft is making a similar change to their popular Teams app, but expect this one to be compulsory much quicker.

Users of Microsoft's Windows operating system should now be used to the twice yearly introduction of new features, and the autumn update is now starting to roll out to users. It includes AI enhancements, improvements to the file explorer and a fair bit more. So what exactly should you be expecting after you install it?

Microsoft Office's default font is probably not something you spend much of your time thinking about, but most of us certainly spend a lot of time looking at it. After many years of Calibri, Microsoft has decided it's time for a change. So what typeface will we be staring at in Outlook, Word, Powerpoint et al for the next few years?

In the past, if you wanted to save something created in Word, Excel et al as a PDF, you'd need a third party tool such as CutePDF installed to do it. That hasn't been the case for some time - in fact, there's now several methods to save your work to PDF. We'll outline these in this HowTo.

We know that many of our Windows-based clients will be familiar with the often unwanted experience of their PDF documents opening in Microsoft's Edge browser rather than Adobe's reader when they get a new machine or after a big update. However, a change is soon coming to Edge that means these will be one and the same thing.

There's a small but potentially important change coming for those that use Microsoft's services to provide their email. It's unlikely to impact personal accounts, as almost all users will be using modern methods to connect, but if your intranet service that relies on connection to an email account breaks / has broken for no obvious reason, this may be why...

After over two decades of service, Microsoft have finally pulled the plug on what was once a world-conquering web browser. It will not be mourned by many, although it has caused some issues for legacy applications that still need it. We take a quick look at what is and isn't possible here according to Microsoft's timelines.