March 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Staples is a great source for monitor deals, and today there’s a great buy on a 24-inch 1920×1200 Dell display. The office supply store is selling the Dell UltraSharp U2421M for $160, about $25 cheaper than you’ll find elsewhere based on the best prices right now. It’s also close to the all-time low on Amazon, which was $152.38 from a third-party seller in September, according to CamelCamelCamel.This 24-inch IPS display has the aforementioned 1920×1200 resolution, giving it a 16:10 aspect ratio. Inputs include VGA, DVI-D (with HDCP), DisplayPort, and four USB 2.0 (two on the back, and two on the…

March 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

As more companies look to reduce costs and boost efficiency, project managers are experiencing an increase in demand–and compensation–for their skills. However, demand alone won’t secure you a spot in this field. The Project Management Professional Certification Training Bundle will help you along the path by preparing you ace a number of certification exams companies look for when hiring project managers, and it’s on sale for over 90% off.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Excel spreadsheet databases work because users can filter the data inside these workbooks. Filters are conditions you specify in databases and spreadsheets to extract only the precise, requested information. For example, in a Human Resources spreadsheet database, the IT director may want to hire a candidate with a degree in Computer Science plus experience using HTML, Java, and C++ languages. The IT director uses filters based on logical operators to extract all the candidates with these credentials: equal to (Equals) degrees in “Computer Science” plus computer languages equal to (Equals) “HTML, Java, and C++.” She may add more conditions, such as…

March 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

True to its name, the convertible Asus Chromebook Flip (C101PA-DB2) can flip backward into a tablet. Given its compact size, you could just as well say you’re buying a 10.1-inch Android tablet with a keyboard attached.Such a concept would have been sketchy just a year ago, when Google started making Android apps available to its newest crop of Chromebooks. And it’s true that neither Asus nor Google have completely solved the problem of how to re-format content for landscape-oriented laptop screens, let alone convince you that you’d prefer a Flip over a sleek, lightweight Galaxy Tab.To read this article in full,…

March 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Microsoft Teams celebrated its first year of competing against other collaboration tools like Slack and HipChat by giving users a peek at the roadmap of upcoming features, including cloud recordings, transcription, and even facial recognition.Since Microsoft made Teams part of Office 365 a year ago, the company says more than 200,000 organizations make Teams part of their collaborative tools, including General Motors and Macy’s.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nothing is certain but death and taxes, as they say—and so we head once more into tax season by looking at four major online tax prep applications: H&R Block, TaxAct, TaxSlayer, and TurboTax.All of these web-based tax apps work equally as well on your phone as they do on your computer, so it doesn’t matter whether you’re using a Mac or a PC, a Pixel or an iPhone X. Regardless of device, you can start and complete your taxes with ease.Overall, the basic process is essentially the same no matter the service: You provide your financial information and the tax…

March 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The best laptops today are basking in the glow of Intel’s 8th-gen Core CPUs, which at last bring quad-core performance to mainstream machines. The only thing missing is Oprah shouting, “and you get an 8th-gen quad-core laptop!”There’s plenty of good news with this new generation. Our favorite convertible laptop, HP’s Spectre x360 13, stepped out with a quad-core 8th gen chip while maintaining its diminutive size. It’s really the total package. To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Somebody should tell publishers it’s just a random week in March and not E3 or something, because seemingly everyone was announcing games this week—a new Division, a new Call of Duty: Black Ops, a Prey expansion, and a new game from the developer of Observer and Layers of Fear. Even Valve announced it’s going to “start shipping games again.”That, plus a bevy of trailers for games we did know about, Crash Bandicoot is coming to PC, PUBG details its third map, the White House takes a look at violent video games, and Inside teases a collector’s edition partnership with…Realdoll?To read…