Office 365 vs. Office 2016: the models in check
Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) vs. Office 2016: a comparison of both models
  • Technical matters

With Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365), Microsoft introduced a subscription model for the popular software package for the first time. Instead of paying a one-off fee for the license, as with Office 2016, you pay a monthly or annual fee for the use of the included programs such as Word or Excel. The advantages and disadvantages of both models are shown in our comprehensive comparison: Microsoft...

Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) vs. Office 2016: a comparison of both models
Buying Office 365 online
Buying Microsoft 365 online: Microsoft 365 – part one
  • Technical matters

Microsoft 365 is Microsoft’s way of offering its beloved productivity software in the cloud. Users can benefit from numerous functions that enable central data storage and collaborative editing of documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and more. When it comes to buying Microsoft 365, you’ll need a subscription – instead of a one-off payment like the traditional desktop installation of Office,...

Buying Microsoft 365 online: Microsoft 365 – part one
Ubuntu task manager
How to launch and use the Ubuntu task manager
  • Configuration

To check whether processes affect system performance or CPU usage, you need a system monitor. The Linux distribution Ubuntu has a task manager for this purpose. In this article, you can learn how to launch the Ubuntu task manager, what its functions are and what distinguishes it from other task managers. Read on to find out more about this task manager.

How to launch and use the Ubuntu task manager
Gmail search operators
Search Gmail inbox with search operators
  • Technical matters

Can’t remember the subject of that important email from last week? Use Gmail search and Gmail search operators to find emails. Read on to find out how this works, the advantages of the search function, and available operator commands.

Search Gmail inbox with search operators
Create Gmail filters
Create Gmail filters and use Gmail rules to declutter your inbox
  • Technical matters

Newsletters, system notifications, invoices, and other emails regularly flood our inbox. You can easily organize different types of emails using Gmail rules. In just a few clicks, you define how messages should be handled. We explain step-by-step how to create filters in Gmail and edit or delete them later.

Create Gmail filters and use Gmail rules to declutter your inbox
Gmail out of office
Gmail out-of-office: here’s how to set it
  • Technical matters

An out-of-office message informs others that you’re temporarily unavailable. Setting an out-of-office message in Gmail only takes a few steps. It’s perfectly normal to use a Gmail out-of-office message – vacation, illness, or business trips are just some of the reasons for why you might need to know how to set up an out-of-office reply in Gmail.

Gmail out-of-office: here’s how to set it
CPU
What is a CPU? An overview of the heart of a computer
  • Know-how

If you have already dealt with the most important hardware components of a PC, you will be familiar with the term CPU. But how exactly does the processor work and which different types are there? We answer these questions and show you the most important performance aspects of modern CPUs.

What is a CPU? An overview of the heart of a computer
PostgreSQL vs. MySQL
PostgreSQL vs. MySQL — which is best for me?
  • Know-how

Many web developers will already be familiar with MySQL as a relational database management system (RDBMS). Those managing more professional projects may be aware of its powerful competitor PostgreSQL. But did you know the latter is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS)? Find out what this difference means in practical terms.

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL — which is best for me?
Delete iCloud account
How to delete your iCloud account in a few simple steps
  • Tools

Are you moving cloud services, switching from Apple to another provider, or just don’t use iCloud much? Then you may want to delete your iCloud account. Since the account is linked to your Apple ID, your iCloud can’t be completely deleted without deactivating your Apple ID. Here’s how to deactivate and delete iCloud from your devices.

How to delete your iCloud account in a few simple steps
Substack as business model
What is Substack? An overview of the newsletter publishing service
  • E-mail marketing

Paid newsletters are all the rage and attract a growing readership. As soon as you start looking into affordable newsletter publishers, sooner or later you’ll stumble across the online platform Substack. We’ll explain what Substack is and how you can subscribe to newsletters via the platform or create your own.

What is Substack? An overview of the newsletter publishing service