Microsoft releases Chromium-based Edge browser for Windows and macOS

Microsoft has released updated Edge browser based on Chromium for all Windows and macOS users, months after the preview. Microsoft says that this offers world-class performance with more privacy, including tracking prevention, which is on by default, and provides three levels of control while you browse,  option to choose a new tab page layout or design, and select the types of news. Continue reading “Microsoft releases Chromium-based Edge browser for Windows and macOS”

Microsoft Launcher Preview brings new UI, Dark Mode, Landscape Mode and various Performance Improvements

Microsoft introduced the Microsoft Launcher for Android back in 2017 and kept introducing new features such as Theme Support, Cortana Integration, Screen Time, and Cricket Score widget. Now, Microsoft Launcher preview app brings Dark Mode and Landscape Mode along with a new user interface to Microsoft Launcher. Continue reading “Microsoft Launcher Preview brings new UI, Dark Mode, Landscape Mode and various Performance Improvements”

Microsoft’s Xbox ‘Project Scarlett’ is Xbox Series X, coming in 2020

At the E3 2019 back in June Microsoft revealed details about its high-end Xbox console codenamed ‘Project Scarlett’. Today the company has confirmed that it will be called the ‘Xbox Series X’, offering four times the processing power of Xbox One X, thanks to the custom-designed processor, leveraging the latest Zen 2 and Radeon RDNA architecture from AMD, high bandwidth GDDR6 memory, and a next generation solid state drive (SSD). Continue reading “Microsoft’s Xbox ‘Project Scarlett’ is Xbox Series X, coming in 2020”

Microsoft ends support for Windows 10 Mobile OS, Office Apps will reach end of support in Jan 2021

Microsoft ended support for Windows 8.1 Mobile operating system back in 2017 and earlier this year it announced that support for Windows 10 Mobile OS will end in December this year. As announced, Microsoft has now ended support for Windows 10 Mobile OS and Office Apps will reach the end of support on January 21st, 2021.

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Microsoft’s Project Lockhart could be cheaper, disc-less Next-Gen Xbox alternative to Scarlett

When project Scarlett was announced back in June, it was reported that there would two variants in the earlier leaks: the high-performance Anaconda and the lower-end Lockhart. A new report from Kotaku has confirmed that the cheaper, digital-only alternative to Scarlett called Lockhart is still in development.

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Microsoft Windows 10 latest preview brings new Quick Searches feature and updated design for web preview

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Preview Build 18999 (20H1) last month and following that, now Microsoft has started rolling out Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19018 (20H1) to Fast ring testers. The latest preview includes general improvements, bug fixes, and also brings new Quick Searches feature.

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Microsoft Edge Browser gets Microsoft Search in Bing, Tracking Prevention and more

Microsoft has announced new updates to its Edge browser and Bing search engine. The updates are designed to improve compatibility to Edge while increasing the capabilities to find and access corporate information that is known to exist on company intranets. Microsoft has also released a host of features for IT professionals.

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Microsoft Office beta for Android combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint into a single app

Microsoft already has separate Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for Android, and it has been updating the app with new features. Last week it started testing a new Microsoft Office app that combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint into one. You can also scan to PDFs and also sign PDF files easily using the app. Continue reading “Microsoft Office beta for Android combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint into a single app”

Microsoft Windows 10 latest preview brings ‘Calls’ feature letting users answer Android calls on a PC

Microsoft has started rolling out Windows 10 Preview Build 18999 (20H1) to Fast ring testers and finally brings the ‘Calls’ feature that was announced back in August. Alongside the new ‘Calls’ feature, the preview build also brings changes to the ability to move & resize Cortana’s window, general changes, improvements, and fixes for PC.

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Microsoft adds App and Game Usage Limits on Windows 10 and Xbox

Microsoft has added yet another feature to their family settings across Windows 10, Xbox One and Android via Microsoft Launcher, that is, a new Apps and Games Limiter. The feature provides more granular control to parents to control their child’s app and game time usage.

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Microsoft Surface Earbuds true wireless earbuds with Office 365 integration announced

Microsoft at a hardware event in New York including new Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7 2-in-1, Surface Pro X 2-in-1, Surface Neo, and accessories. There were rumours on the development of Surface Earbuds earlier this year and today Microsoft has officially unveiled the new Surface Earbuds true wireless earbuds.

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Microsoft Surface Duo Android smartphone features dual 5.6-inch screens that unfold into an 8.3-inch tablet

Along with Surface Neo, dual-screen device that runs Windows 10X, Microsoft also introduced Surface Duo, a new Surface smartphone that runs Android. It has two paper-thin 5.6-inch screens that unfold to 8.3-inch tablet. You can make phone calls and the 360° hinge lets you use it in a variety of modes, said Microsoft. The Surface Duo comes with Google Play Store and runs Microsoft Launcher.

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Microsoft Surface Pro X with Microsoft SQ1 processor and Surface Pro 7 with 10th Generation Intel Core processor announced

At a hardware event in New York, Microsoft today announced an array of devices including new Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7 2-in-1, Surface Pro X 2-in-1, Surface Neo, Surface Earbuds, and accessories. The Surface Pro 7 comes with upgraded Intel processor, the Surface Pro X comes with a new processor codesigned with Qualcomm and more.

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Microsoft Surface Neo announced, features dual 9-inch displays that unfold into a large 13-inch screen, runs new Windows 10X OS

After rumors, Microsoft has officially introduced its new Surface Neo dual-screen device that have two 9-inch screens connected by a 360-degree full-friction hinge. This opens into a full-size 13-inch display with thinnest LCD in its class. Microsoft says that it has been built for productivity and runs on Windows 10X, a new OS for dual-screen devices. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Neo announced, features dual 9-inch displays that unfold into a large 13-inch screen, runs new Windows 10X OS”

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5-inch with 10th Gen Intel Core processor and 15-inch with AMD Ryzen custom processor announced

Microsoft at its event just announced the Surface Laptop 3 in two sizes – 13.5-inch and 15-inch. The Surface Laptop 3 13.5″ comes with 10th Generation Intel Core processor up to Core i7, 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM, up to 1TB of SSD storage,tone-on-tone Alcantara and machined aluminum all-metal finish. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5-inch with 10th Gen Intel Core processor and 15-inch with AMD Ryzen custom processor announced”