Microsoft news recap: Xbox Onesie orders pulled due to manufacturing flaw, Office 365 app icons get redesigned, and more
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Microsoft pulls Xbox Onesie orders due to last minute discovery of manufacturing flaw
To the dismay of excited customers over Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox Onesie, Xbox’s Larry Hryb has announced that shipping dates are being pushed back due to a last-minute manufacturing flaw. A new date is not yet available, and pre-orders are not taking place at this time.
And to be clear pre-orders are not taking place today. I'll share a new date/time when the team has it locked in. Thanks
— Larry Hryb (@majornelson) November 30, 2018
Latest SwiftKey update brings web searches to the keyboard on Android devices
Android users of Microsoft’s SwiftKey can now perform a web search directly in their keyboard through a new Bing integration.
Today’s update on SwiftKey for #Android builds search right into your keyboard, making it easy to search and share anything from the web with your friends. https://t.co/b4kAg2zIqW #search #Microsoft #SwiftKey #sharing #GooglePlay pic.twitter.com/KXcnXQodSL
— SwiftKey (@SwiftKey) November 29, 2018
Microsoft redesigns Office 365 apps icons for the first time since 2013
The app icons for Office 365 are getting their first redesign since 2013. The new icons are for all Office 365 applications, including Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and Skype.
DNS issues cause more multi-factor authorization problems for Office 365 users
Microsoft’s Office 365 hasn’t been so “365” as of late, with a number of outages taking place. This time, DNS issues are causing more multi-factor sign-in problems for Office 365 users.
That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Microsoft news.Further reading: Microsoft, Office 36, Swiftkey