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! Skype brings back “Away” status with latest Insider build Apparently Microsoft still can’t decide on whether it wants to have an “Away” status on Skype or not, but for […]
The Microsoft To-Do app has updated on Android devices, bringing it to Version 1.44.96. This update made some minor visual tweaks to the dark mode to make it look better but the real noteworthy change is the addition of support for multiple accounts. This new feature allows To-Do users on Android to add more than […]
Microsoft is having to rethink and ultimately shutter its current EdgeHTML development in favor of a Google-inspired alternative
Microsoft 365 got a November 2018 update for Office. As noted in a post on the Microsoft 365 Blog, the November update brings new AI features to Word, Microsoft Teams on Android and iOS, as well as improvements to PowerPoint and Outlook on the web. Here’s a look at all of the new features available […]
Microsoft is adding its Bing Search into SwiftKey, and with the new Bing integration, its clear the company wants to take a real swing at Google’s Gboard.
A new card that parrots Apple and Googles Digital Health initiatives, has now made its way to the Microsoft Launcher.
Microsoft has released a preview of the upcoming 5.1 update to Google Play beta testers, and the updated app includes a host of new features and refinements, including integration with Sticky Notes and Microsoft To-Do.
Android devices have received a Cortana update that brings some of the improvements that were recently added to the iOS app. After updating to Version 188.8.131.526-enus-release, Cortana on Android should now feature improved conversation skills, better performance, and a new screen for managing Cortana-connected devices such as the Harmon Kardon Invoke speaker. Here’s the official […]
Microsoft Studios have announced that they will be sunsetting the Age of Empires: Castle Siege video game by May 13th next year. On that date, all online matchmaking will cease to function which will essentially break the game given its online nature. Microsoft Studios has already stopped the sale of Gold, the game’s in-game currency […]
The Microsoft Teams apps updated on iOS and Android devices this week with a host of new features including support for using Yammer, a communication tool designed for businesses, to join discussions. Here’s the official release notes for the iOS update which brings Microsoft Teams to Version 1.0.58: Use drive mode for safer meetings on […]
The official Microsoft To-Do app updated to Version 1.42 and 1.41.92 on iOS and Android devices respectively today. The iOS update added the ability to hide completed tasks and fixed some bugs while the Android update was more significant and finally added the Planned smart list feature which has been available on Windows for a […]
After the US Microsoft Store started selling the gaming-focused Razer Phone last year, its successor the Razer Phone 2 is now up for pre-order and priced at $799.99.
Sticky Notes integration with Microsoft’s OneNote apps on iOS and Android has officially begun being tested. Users enrolled in the relevant Beta programs should now be able to see their Sticky Notes within OneNote on their smartphones or tablets as long as the same Microsoft account is being used on each device. Sticky Notes on […]
Given how many other Microsoft apps have made their way onto Android and iOS, many users had been speculating that it was only a matter of time before the Windows 10 Sticky Notes app made the jump. That speculation came to an end today when Microsoft’s Reza Jooyandeh confirmed on his Twitter account that not […]