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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.

Another month, another thing to add to the list of threats to be aware of when browsing around online. This time, researchers have found a greatly increased prevalence of what is being called "MalVirts" when searching for popular software downloads using Google. So, what is a MalVert?

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.

If you've had even a passing glance at the technology news over the past couple of months, you can't have failed to notice the increase in stories about AI, and more specifically ChatGPT. Does this mean that the AI revolution has arrived and is coming for your job?

An Excel-specific HowTo for you this month (although this method may well work in other apps). This time, we will explain how you can leverage the power of a wildcard to make what would otherwise be hours of work take a matter of seconds!

Ubiquitous messaging app WhatsApp recently added a feature to allow you to connect to the same account from multiple devices without having to have the primary phone powered on and connected to the internet. This was largely limited to desktops and laptops running the app or via web mode. A new feature in beta will extend this to tablets and additional phones.

Many of you with a Microsoft 365 subscription may use Microsoft's OneNote app as a note taking tool that syncronises between your devices. It has many other features though, including a pretty nifty ability to copy the text out of an image file and turn it into real text that you can use elsewhere. This guide explains how.

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