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This question is at the core of our editorial team’s daily work. Every week, we analyze the latest IT trends and industry-relevant novelties, to keep you updated and on the cutting edge of technology. Moreover we offer you a number of tutorials, facts as well as tips and tricks on current tools.

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 03/08/2017 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tips and tricks for Microsoft Edge: How to Browse the Web with Windows 10

You’ve downloaded Windows 10, but out of habit you continue to surf the net with the old Internet Explorer or an alternative browser? After all, you are familiar with all the functions in your standard browser and have set up your bookmarks. But that way you’ll miss out on quite a few cool new features in Microsoft Edge that revolutionize web searches. Our tips and tricks for Microsoft Edge ensure the switch will be perfectly easy. We’ll tell you what’s new and where to find the familiar functions.
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 02/15/2017 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tuning Outlook – 7 Tips to Increase Your Speed

You click on the small, blue icon, but still the Outlook home screen takes ages to load, and it lasts a few moments until you see the mail preview. Then the mouse stops. If you’re familiar with this scenario, your Outlook is too slow. In many cases this will be due to incorrect settings that can be remedied quickly. We have put together 7 tips to help you tune your Outlook and get it up and running at full speed.
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 02/10/2017 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Cyber Threats in 2016: Here’s where the danger lurks

Banks, companies, governments and private individuals – they were all affected by cyber threats in 2016. The DDoS attacks unleashed on devices belonging to the Internet of Things were particularly concerning. The attacks on the website of the journalist Brian Krebs at 620 gigabit per second, on OHM at one Terabit per second and on Dyn at 1.2 Terabit per second were new records. In this article, COMPAREX sums up the biggest cyber threats of 2016 and explains what we can learn from them for 2017.
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 12/21/2016 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Individualize Windows 10: The best free apps: functionality

Windows 10 comes with a stack of great new features. Users can navigate intuitively through an improved Start menu, ask the voice recognition software Cortana for advice, or skip back and forth between virtual desktops. But there are a few more tricks to improve the performance of Windows 10 and to adjust its features to suit your personal requirements.
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 12/06/2016 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
10 Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Edge (Plus: Free Cheat Sheet)

Edge is the name of the nifty browser that Microsoft presented together with Windows 10. Microsoft Edge includes a number of new and handy features, among them Web Note that allows users to write, type and draw directly on webpages. The small e symbol as a desktop icon and keyboard combination – familiar from Internet Explorer – has remained unchanged. We have compiled 10 keyboard combinations for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer that make surfing the net that little bit easier.
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 11/25/2016 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
10 Best Features for Beginners in Excel

We have taken a look at the most common Excel functions to give novices a better grasp of the world’s most commonly used spreadsheet calculation program and present to you: The five best Excel functions for beginners.
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 11/11/2016 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Individualize Windows 10: The best free apps for your custom look2

Switch to Windows 10: Yes or no? Windows users have faced this question for the last 15 months. It’s not an easy one to answer, as among the new aspects contained in the new operating system is a revamped look. It is well-known that getting used to a new design can take time and slow down the workflow. But users can draw on apps for Windows 10 to make this transitional phase hassle-free.
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 10/06/2016 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
10 Shortcuts for Word (Plus: Free Cheat Sheet)

Microsoft Word is the perfect way of getting thoughts down on (digital) paper, no matter whether they are project drafts or to-do lists. Microsoft provides a large number of keyboard combinations that make using the word processing program that bit easier.
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 09/27/2016 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
10 Shortcuts for MS OneNote (Plus: Free Cheat Sheet)

Microsoft OneNote is a great way to keep notes clearly ordered, to add or alter contents easily and to retrieve thoughts with no trouble at all. The right OneNote keyboard combinations can make the digital notebook a fair bit easier.
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 09/21/2016 | COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
10 Shortcuts for Adobe Photoshop (Plus: Free Cheat Sheet) 2

We recently provided a quick run through the various tricks with which you can optimize performance of Adobe Photoshop here. Another way to zip through your work with the image processing software is to use keyboard shortcuts. We’ve put together ten shortcuts for Adobe Photoshop (Windows and Mac OS users) that make image processing a touch easier. The nifty cheat sheet to print out and stick to your monitor contains our favorites from Adobe’s detailed overview.
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