outlook

Wed
27
Jul
John Lister's picture

MS Word Gets New Research, Editor and Style Features

Microsoft has announced several new features for its Office applications. They include a new research tool and improved spell check facilities in MS Word. The new features will be rolled out automatically to users of the online Office 365, rather ... than having users download and install the updates or upgrade to a new edition. (Source: office.com ) Microsoft Word has two major changes, dubbed Researcher and Editor. The Researcher tool is for exploring online information without leaving the document editing window, while the Editor tool enhances and simplifies spell check and grammar. Tool Only ... (view more)

Thu
18
Feb
John Lister's picture

Outlook Web Email Gets Overhaul

Microsoft has started rolling out a revamped Outlook.com, its email web portal. The service now includes a variety of tools, including some from other companies, designed to make email easier and more productive. Outlook.com takes Microsoft's ... existing email software and turns it into a web service, meaning that you can get your messages by visiting a website in a browser rather than the traditional (if now seen as outdated) method of using a separate application. Filtering And Searching Improved Among the key features is "Clutter." It's Microsoft's take on a filter for ... (view more)

Fri
25
Dec
Dennis Faas's picture

How to Fix: Cannot Attach Files to Reply in Outlook 2016

Infopackets Reader Steven B. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a small issue, and hope you have some insight. I am using Outlook 2016; when I respond to an email, I can no longer attach a file to my email reply. This seems to have happened all the ... sudden, whereas previously it worked without any problems. I have tried to drag and drop a file into the email, and have also clicked on the Attach File icon (paper clip) button without any luck. The strange thing is that this issue only affects my email replies - but not when I compose a new email. I have searched online the Internet but can't find ... (view more)

Wed
12
Nov
John Lister's picture

Is it Spam? MS Outlook Receives 'Bacon' Email Filter

Microsoft has launched a new tool for MS Outlook designed to make it easier to deal with email overload. It will be available for business users at first, but could later be rolled out for home users. The feature will be available as part of Office ... 365 for business: that's the online edition of the Office suite, which is automatically updated when Microsoft adds new features or makes changes. The name of the feature comes from the problem Microsoft is trying to tackle: Clutter. That's meant to describe the category of emails that are from legitimate senders, but which you don't ... (view more)

Mon
05
May
Brandon Dimmel's picture

MS Office No Longer Essential at Work: Report

A new report finds that fewer business workers are using Microsoft's Office software package. It's also suggested that many firms are wasting money by shelling out thousands of dollars in licensing fees each year in order to use the software. The ... report comes from online application analytics firm SoftWatch, and is based on a three-month study involving 51 companies and roughly 150,000 employees. Most Workers Only View Documents Using Office SoftWatch's major finding suggests that roughly seven in ten workers are not relying on any one of Microsoft's various Office ... (view more)

Fri
25
Oct
Dennis Faas's picture

'Image Analyzer 1.36', and 'Outlook PST Viewer 4.0'

Image Analyzer 1.36 Image Analyzer is a highly advanced image editing program that gives users access to both image enhancement features and unique tools that are hard to find elsewhere. Some of these useful features include red-eye removal, color ... mode conversion, and user-specified filters. http://meesoft.logicnet.dk/ Outlook PST Viewer 4.0 As the name suggests, this program allows you to open and view PST files without having Microsoft's Outlook installed on your system. This handy freeware utility is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 (as well as a few older versions ... (view more)

Wed
11
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes Serious Outlook Flaw

Another monthly Patch Tuesday security update has arrived and this time Microsoft is providing fixes for 'critical' flaws in its Internet Explorer web browser and its Outlook email manager. In total, Microsoft's Patch Tuesday offering includes 13 ... bulletins, four of which have been marked critical -- Microsoft's highest security rating. Many security experts are pointing to the critical bulletin affecting Outlook as the most important security issue this month. Code Execution Flaw Affects Outlook Wolfgang Kandek, chief technology officer at IT security firm Qualys, says it's imperative that ... (view more)

Thu
18
Jul
Dennis Faas's picture

'OutlookAddressBookView 1.65', and 'Outlook on the Desktop 2.1.3'

OutlookAddressBookView 1.65 OutlookAddressBookView displays all of the information related to the recipients found in your Microsoft Outlook address book. Displayed data is organized into several categories, including email address, name, street ... address, and phone number. http://www.nirsoft.net Outlook on the Desktop 2.1.3 This program takes the Microsoft Outlook calendar feature and places it directly on your desktop screen. That keeps your upcoming deadlines, tasks, and events in plain view all of the time. Because this is the actual Outlook calendar, you still get all of its original ... (view more)

Wed
01
Aug
Dennis Faas's picture

Microsoft Outlook: Hotmail Gets New Look, Name

Microsoft has introduced a brand new email service called Outlook.com. It features a look and feel very similar to that seen in the upcoming Windows 8 operating system (OS). Although it introduces a number of new ideas and features, Outlook.com will ... likely be a comfortable fit for experienced users of Microsoft's Hotmail service. After all, mail folders are clearly displayed along the left side of the screen, while individual email messages are positioned in the middle. Advertisements show up on the right. Touch, Social Networking the New Focus Like Windows 8, Outlook.com is optimized for ... (view more)

Fri
06
Jul
Dennis Faas's picture

'Outlook on the Desktop 2.0.2', and 'ALLPlayer 5.2'

Outlook on the Desktop 2.0.2 This simple, free program will place the Microsoft Outlook calendaring system right on your desktop. Once the calendar is pinned to your desktop, it stays there all the time in plain sight so you can always see what ... important events are coming up. It's also easy to add new events, delete old ones, and update pending items with just a few clicks and keystrokes. http://www.outlookonthedesktop.com ALLPlayer 5.2 ALLPlayer is a software video player optimized to allow users to watch movies with subtitles. The program automatically searches for subtitles of a film in ... (view more)

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