These 4 Google Workspace changes may reduce your need for Microsoft Office apps

Improvements to how people can store, access, and edit Microsoft Office-formatted files in Google Workspace apps means that you may no longer need as many Office apps as in the past.

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I’ve worked with organizations that have used Google Workspace (formerly G Suite and Google Apps) for years. In most cases, people in those organizations also used Microsoft Office apps, too. The two suites tended to co-exist, since organizations often had many files in Microsoft Office formats.

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Galaxy S21 Ultra camera’s 100x zoom is pointless, but 10x? *chef’s kiss*


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Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra, which is available to buy now along with the rest of the Galaxy S21 lineup, represents the pinnacle of what the company can offer in a phone, with its powerful processor, massive vibrant screen and 5G connectivity. But it’s the camera setup I’m particularly interested in, and it’s here that the S21 Ultra pushes the boat out. There are four lenses on the back: a standard zoom, an ultrawide lens, a 3x optical zoom and a 10x optical zoom. Together with the huge 108-megapixel resolution of the main camera, the phone can

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Google is making your Meet and Zoom calls run better on Chromebooks

Google Meet and Zoom will perform better on Chromebooks thanks to new Chrome OS updates.

The new updates to Chrome OS aim to address distance-learning challenges for kids and teachers.

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Trying to engage in remote learning can be hard for kids, especially when they’re working off
less-than-stellar devices

, or jostling for bandwidth with parents and siblings who are also stuck working and learning from home.

To help things run more smoothly for kids and teachers alike, Google is making adjustments to its Chrome OS that will allow Chromebooks to automatically adapt to network and power demands, and

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Microsoft just completed the world’s largest email migration, shifting 2.1 million mailboxes for the NHS

Mass migration of 2.1 million NHS mailbox accounts saw some 2.3 petabytes of data moved from local servers to Microsoft Azure.

The migration to Microsoft’s cloud platform forms a basic yet critical step in the NHS’s digital transformation ambitions.

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England’s National Health Service (NHS) has completed the largest-ever migration of enterprise email accounts, after moving 2.1 million mailboxes from on-premise servers to Microsoft Exchange Online.

The six-month project involved moving some 22,000 NHSmail accounts into Microsoft’s Azure cloud every day, rising to 83,000 at the weekend.

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Mi 10 5G, Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro Tipped to Support 33W Fast Charging via 3C Listing

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G’s rumoured Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC version, as well as the Redmi K40 and the Redmi K40 Pro, are thought to have been spotted on China’s 3C certification site. The listings reveal that all three handsets will come with 33W fast charging support. Separately, Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing, who has been teasing details about the upcoming Redmi K40 series, has revealed that the handsets will come with a centre-aligned, hole-punch display design. He also teased that the Redmi K0 series could come with the smallest display cutout in the world.

As per the 3C listing,

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