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”

Microsoft To Do app update brings new design, integration with Microsoft apps and services and more

Microsoft To-Do app replaced Wunderlist back in 2017 and the company aimed to bring the delightful, simple, and elegant daily task experience to the To-Do app. Now, Microsoft has started rolling out a new version of its To-Do app which includes a new design, access from wherever you are, and more integration with Microsoft apps and services.

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Microsoft schedules hardware event in New York on October 2; Dual screen Surface expected

Microsoft has scheduled a hardware event in New York City on October 2. The company has been having separate launch events from the past couple of years and this year, Microsoft is expected to introduce a range of Surface models including a Dual screen Surface.

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Reliance Jio and Microsoft sign long-term cloud agreement

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday, Reliance Jio announced that Jio and Microsoft have entered into a globally unique long-term alliance to accelerate the digital transformation of India.  This 10-year commitment combines the world-class capabilities of both companies to offer a detailed set of solutions comprising connectivity, computing, storage solutions, and other technology services and applications essential for Indian businesses and will span the broad Reliance Industries ecosystem including its existing and new businesses. Continue reading “Reliance Jio and Microsoft sign long-term cloud agreement”

Microsoft To-Do app now available for Mac

Microsoft launched To-Do app as a preview with basic features in April 2017 and later launched it with additional features in June 2018. It was available only on Windows, iOS, Android and the web and not on Mac. Today, the company has officially announced that its To-Do app will be finally available on the Mac App Store and it has been built using 100% AppKit.

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Microsoft Windows 10 latest update adds smart Phonetic Indic keyboards in 10 Indian languages

Microsoft rolled out the Windows 10 May 2019 update earlier last month with a light theme, Kaomoji support and more. Today, as a part of the update, Microsoft has announced the release of smart Phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages. It is based on natural pronunciation and users can simply start using them immediately without having the need to learn.

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