Microsoft news recap: Microsoft Edge gains Extensions syncing, Minecraft Earth gets new content, and more

Jack Wilkinson


Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!

Microsoft Edge finally gets Extensions sync and more with latest update

The latest update for Microsoft Edge has brought the ability for Extensions to sync across devices, removing the need to manually re-install extensions when setting up Microsoft Edge on a new device. It’s now also easier to save clippings and web pages by dragging and dropping them into Collections.

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Minecraft Earth updates on iOS and Android with new Epic Adventures and Season 2 content

Minecraft Earth has received a new update on iOS and Android, bringing some new content for players. First up, there are now Epic Adventures ready and waiting to challenge players. But also, Season 2 content is now available, bringing a host of new content for players to unlock. You can read the full changelog here.

Minecraft Earth video game on iOS and Android
Minecraft Earth video game on iOS and Android

Microsoft has delayed the rollout of Teams/Skype interoperability to the end of June

Microsoft’s work to create a tighter integration with Skype and Microsoft Teams has been pushed back slightly, from May 2020 to June 2020, as Microsoft has assessed early adopter feedback and decided to make further changes before releasing it generally.

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Microsoft Teams can now show 9 participants simultaneously in video meetings

Whilst Microsoft still aims to increase the number of participants it can show in a video meeting, the company is making gradual progress on increasing the limit. As of this week, it is now able to show up to 9 participants in a video meeting on Microsoft Teams.

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That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Microsoft news.