Office 365's Clutter Feature For Email Will Soon Be Enabled By Default

Microsoft has been testing Office 365’s Clutter tool, which aims to highlight important messages in your inbox and move stuff you don’t need to worry about immediately into folders, since late 2014. Apparently it’s working well enough that from next month, it will be switched on for all Office 365 accounts by default.


How To Decide When To Upgrade Your Hardware

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is not a sensible policy when you’re dealing with crucial IT gear. Follow these basic guidelines to ensure you’re getting the maximum value from your equipment while minimising risk.


All Seven Versions Of Windows 10 Explained

When Windows 10 finally appears this year, there will be at least seven separate versions of it available. Here’s what’s on offer in each.


5 Reasons Why ERP Still Sucks (And How To Fix It)

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is about as sexy as dried-up mucus, and user hatred for these systems is legendary. No large business can function without one, though. Why does ERP go wrong so often, and what can we do to fix it?


Learn About The Internet Of Things With This Interactive Visualisation

If you’re still trying to wrap your head around what the “Internet of Things” is, this data visualisation makes things easy to understand and is fun to explore.


Why Windows 10 Needs To Run On Everything

Microsoft’s aim to make Windows 10 run on anything is key to its strategy of reasserting its dominance. Seemingly unassailable in the 1990s, Microsoft’s position has in many markets been eaten away by the explosive growth of phones and tablets, devices in which the firm has made little impact.


Ask LH: Is Microsoft Edge Any Good?

Dear Lifehacker, I heard that Microsoft is releasing a new browser with Windows 10. What’s new? Should I bother using it instead of Chrome or Firefox? Or is it just Internet Explorer with a new paint job?


How Getting Computers To Mark NAPLAN Tests Could Go Wrong

Early May would be incomplete without some NAPLAN controversy. This year’s comes from the announcement last week that the national exam sat by students across the country in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 is to be marked by computers in 2017.


How Woolworths Will Cut IT Costs: Dumping Mainframes And Culling Staff

When companies want to reduce costs, IT is usually high on the list. And that’s proving to be the case at Woolworths, which has identified several areas of technology cost savings as part of its “Fuel For Growth” program.


Office 365 Now Lets You Choose Who Gets Early Updates

Office 365 offers a ‘First Release’ option that allows organisations to opt in for new products and test versions, but the original version was something of an “all or nothing” affair. Microsoft has now tweaked First Release so you can set it only to roll out updates to individuals.