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Microsoft is no stranger to computers. The company has come a long way since ‘75 and now creates a range of products and services that span the entire spectrum of consumer tech. Whether you’re a fan of Microsoft Office or the latest from the Surface product family, chances are you’ve used a Microsoft product at one point or another. To help you make sense of the company’s many projects and endeavors, we’ve curated a hub that houses the latest news, reviews, and Microsoft-related tutorials. Windows was only the beginning, after all.

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How to keep your Microsoft Teams status active

Learn how to keep Microsoft Teams active so you never appear as Away to your boss and are always reachable for calls and messages.
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Redfall review: multiplayer sucks the life out of a promising vampire shooter

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This simple app was a surprising upgrade to my gaming PC

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Best gaming console deals: cheapest prices on PS5, Xbox S and X and Switch

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Microsoft Xbox Series X review: You’re going to want a Game Pass subscription

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Best Microsoft Office deals: Get Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for free

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Blue Screen of Death: What it means and what to do if you get one

Senua in Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice.

3 Xbox Game Pass games you need to play this weekend (May 3-5)

Indiana Jones standing in the jungle.

Indiana Jones and the Great Circle: release date window, trailers, gameplay, and more

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Scores of people are downgrading back to Windows 10

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Best Surface Laptop and Surface Pro deals: From $523

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When is Stardew Valley 1.6 coming to consoles?

A ship sailing peacefully in Sea of Thieves.

How to sail solo in Sea of Thieves

Looking to sail the ocean blue in Sea of Thieves, but don't want to assemble a ramshackle crew of scoundrels? These tips will help you best other crews alone.
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The latest Windows update is breaking VPN connections

Microsoft has just confirmed that the April 2024 Windows security updates break VPN connections across client and server platforms.
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All upcoming Xbox Series X games: 2024 and beyond

The Xbox Series X game library is set to grow a lot in 2024 and beyond. Here's every game you have to look forward to.

The best Sea of Thieves Easter eggs and secrets

Sea of Thieves is a beautiful world, and it's also full of secrets! Here are our favorite Easter eggs, callouts, jokes, and secrets that we've found so far.
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One of the best Tomb Raider games is coming to Xbox Game Pass

Four titles will be added to the Xbox Game Pass catalog throughout the first half of May, including one of the best Tomb Raider games.
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Xbox Games Showcase coming this summer alongside mysterious game reveal

Microsoft has finally confirmed when the next Xbox Games Showcase and game-specific Direct will air this year.
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Microsoft finally kills this legacy Windows app — for good this time

Microsoft is swapping its legacy Skype for business communication platform for a new option in Teams.
Another Crab's Treasure

The best Stowaways in Another Crab’s Treasure

Stowaways are an immensely important part of your loadout in Another Crab's Treasure, so we've listed the ones we think are the best in most situations.
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Jackbox Naughty Pack is the M-rated party game you’ve been waiting for

In lieu of a new Jackbox Party Pack game this year, we're getting the M-rated Jackbox Naughty Pack.

How to respec in Another Crab’s Treasure

There are a lot of skills to purchase in Another Crab's Treasure, and you may decide you'd like to reallocate them throughout your adventure. Here's how.
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How to connect Bluetooth headphones to PC

It is fairly easy to connect your Bluetooth headphones to PC. Just follow these steps, and they'll be working in no time.
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Is Stardew Valley cross-platform?

The recent trend of games getting cross-platform support seems like a natural fit for Stardew Valley. But does the game offer it?
The cover art for Minecraft.

Is Minecraft cross-platform?

If you're curious if you can play one of the world's most popular games online with friends on another platform, we've got the answer for you right here.
New Surface Laptop Studio 2 with a Surface Pen.

The unsung hero behind the modernization of Windows laptops

We chat with Sensel about the technology behind haptic touchpads, look at some of their cool concepts, and more.
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How to create a bibliography in Word on Windows and Mac

What’s a college paper without a bibliography? Here’s how to use Microsoft Word to build a quick and easy bibliography for your next assignment or presentation.
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Is Sea of Thieves cross-platform?

Sea of Thieves is all about getting a group of friends together to take to the high seas. But is Sea of Thieves cross-platform? Here's what you need to know.
Kril has a gun

How to get a gun in Another Crab’s Treasure

Another Crab's Treasure may look like a calm and friendly sea adventure, but it's actually quite difficult. However, it's certainly nothing a gun can't fix.
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3 great Xbox Game Pass titles you should try this weekend (April 26-28)

Looking for something to play on Xbox Game Pass this weekend? Check out these great games from Bethesda, EA, and Hooded Horse.
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How to alphabetize lists in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word can alphabetize lists with just a few quick keystrokes. Here's how to do it.
Microsoft word document.

How to build a table of contents in Microsoft Word

Inserting a table of contents in Microsoft Word provides an overview of the content. Here’s a guide on how to create a table of contents in Microsoft Word.
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How to alphabetize data in an Excel spreadsheet

Knowing how to alphabetize in Excel can be a real time-saver. Here, we look at how to alphabetize columns (and even rows) in an Excel spreadsheet.
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Windows 11 might nag you about AI requirements soon

Microsoft is said to be working on strengthening Windows 11 to support upcoming advanced AI features.

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