Microsoft has spent the last decade pushing customers to its cloud-based Microsoft 365 subscription service. And while the company is gearing up to release Office 2021 and Office LTSC with the traditional one-time purchase model, there’s a catch. Office 2021 and Office LTSC will not enjoy the 7-year support cycle seen with previous releases of the Office software suite.
You can’t be a hardcore gamer without looking a little dorky. That’s because the best gaming accessories give off a TRON or Speed Racer vibe, with cartoonish designs, RGB lighting, and plenty of logos. Now, Ikea is teaming up with ASUS ROG to launch a line of minimalist, slightly-less-dorky gamer gear at a price anyone can afford.
As companies debate the future of their workforce, only one thing is for certain; your office will look a lot different than it did before the pandemic. Zoom’s latest update gives us a hint of what “hybrid workspaces” could look like, with virtual receptionists, Zoom-connected air quality monitors, and tools that automatically tally the number of people in an old-fashioned conferencing room.
An office is for not dying. An office is a place to live life to the fullest, to the max, to…. An office is a place where dreams come true. Unfortunately, the dreamy show that defined an era of streaming (I’m talking about The Office) is moving from Netflix to NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service January 1st.
Google is rebranding its productivity app suite from G Suite to Google Workspace. The new branding encompasses Gmail, Docs, Meet, Sheets, and Calendar, and includes a few new features as Google focuses on working from home.
Microsoft Office updates don’t come around every year. It’s more like every three years. With Microsoft’s focus on the Office 365 plan, and other software-as-a-service initiatives like Game Pass, it’s no surprise that some dedicated Office users were worried that the upcoming Office 2021 release would be subscription-only, à la the Adobe Creative Suite. Not so, says Microsoft: They’ll take one-time payments.
Microsoft’s new Transcribe in Word feature is perfect for anyone that needs to transcribe conversations, like students and journalists. You can either record audio live or upload recorded audio, and Word will automatically transcribe a discussion and separate sections by speakers. Best of all, it’s free for Microsoft 365 subscribers.
You probably already have a top-of-the-line mechanical keyboard, gaming mouse, and custom-built gaming PC, but is your desk actually cool? These fun though (mostly) useless accessories will help you have the most awesome desk in town.
I’ve been using a standing desk since 2012, but one aspect that I’ve always struggled with is, well, the standing part. I’ve tried various mats, different shoes, and all that jazz—but the Fluidstance balance board was the answer I’ve been looking for all along.
Whether you’re doing work, live streaming, or just browsing the web, it’s important to your health to stand up every now and again while you’re at your desk. With these standing desks, you can keep working while you stand.