August 12, 2014
How to get back-to-school technology without breaking the bank

Because of an increased demand for electronics, families will spend an average of $699.28 this back-to-school season, up 5 percent from last year, according to the National Retail Federation. If you want to make sure you get the most out of the money you spend on your children’s technology for education this school year, the Office Blogs has put together five tips that will help you do that.

July 23, 2014
OneNote simplifies recipes so you can focus on cooking

If you see a recipe you like online at sites like, you can easily add it to OneNote using the OneNote Web clipper or the email clipper ([email protected]).
When you do, OneNote will convert and simplify the page down to just the steps, ingredients and key pieces of information you need most, giving your recipes a simpler, cleaner format in OneNote.

July 14, 2014
Partners can move customers to the cloud with new Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program

“Partners in this program will be able to directly provision customer subscriptions and provide one monthly bill for both Partner and Microsoft services,” writes John Case, vice president of marketing for Microsoft Office, in a blog post. “They will also directly manage their customer subscriptions with in-product tools in the Partner Admin Center and own the technical support relationship.”

July 7, 2014
Learn nifty Outlook search tips during free 15-minute webinar on July 8

A lot of us just type a word and press “Enter” to search in Outlook. But there are some handy ways to quickly narrow your exploration with search tools, looking specifically for attachments and even save searches for later. And a free, 15-minute webinar at 9:15 a.m. P.T. Tuesday can give you the scoop on that and more.