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How To Block The Windows 10 Upgrade Forever

Over the past few months, Microsoft has aggressively stepped up its campaign to get people to upgrade to Windows 10. Last week, the company made a sneaky change to its pop-up reminder. Closing this window no longer dismisses the update; instead it automatically schedules an installation, often without the user realising what they agreed to. If you’re sick of having Windows 10 pushed on you all the time, here’s how to stop those incessant reminders.


How Jake Dyson Plans To Revolutionise Lighting In Your Office

Jake Dyson, son of renowned inventor Sir James Dyson, and an entrepreneur and inventor in his own right, has turned his attention to making a better light — and fixing the way that designers use light in office spaces. We take a look at his grand design.


Windows 10 Will Now Get Two Major Uprades Per Year

Microsoft has quietly revised its Windows 10 upgrade timetable, with the OS slated to receive two feature upgrades annually instead of the three that was previously advertised. In addition to saving time for home users, this should make the lives of IT departments and third-party developers marginally easier.


Who Was Your Mentor And How Did You Find Him Or Her?

Finding a mentor can help you get ahead in your career. If you’ve been lucky enough to have a mentor, tell us, how did you find that person?


Microsoft's All-Time Revenue Just Topped $1 Trillion

Last quarter, Microsoft’s all-time revenue finally surpassed the $1 trillion mark to join arch rival Apple in the “four commas” club. That’s a lot of Zune players.


IT Admins Can't Block Access To Windows Store On Windows 10 Pro Anymore

Companies running Windows 10 Pro used to have the ability to block workers from accessing Windows Store to prevent them from downloading unauthorised apps. Microsoft has now removed this features from the Pro version and has made it available only to the more expensive Windows 10 Enterprise and Education editions. That’s a bummer for smaller businesses. Here’s what you need to know.


Facebook And Messenger Apps Come To Windows 10

Windows: Facebook launched its new standalone Facebook and Messenger apps for Windows today, bringing native desktop notifications, a faster News Feed and a built-in browser to make sharing articles even easier.


Ask For A Reference Letter As Soon As Possible After Leaving Your Job

When leaving one job for another — and leaving on good terms — you might not be thinking about needing a reference letter. After all, you already landed the other job. This is, however, the best time to ask your manager for a reference letter.


Open365 Is An Open Source Alternative To Microsoft Office 365

Windows/Mac/Linux/Android: One of Microsoft Office 365 program’s chief advantages over open source alternatives is the ability to sync documents via the cloud so that you can edit them everywhere. Open365 has stepped up to finally match this feature set.


How To Deal When You're Overcommitted At Work

You’ve said yes to one or two too many projects, and now you’re afraid you won’t be able to deliver. Now’s not the time to wallow in regret. Here’s how to get out from under your overwhelming workload.


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