Microsoft Teams adds support for Groups, list and document sharing, location sharing and more

Microsoft Teams is a software used by people in the professional workplace to stay connected and in sync. Now Microsoft is rolling out features to the Android and iOS mobile apps, extending Teams’ functionality into the personal space with support for Groups, the ability to share lists, locations sharing and also added a password and login manager.

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Microsoft offers free six-month trials of Microsoft Teams and Windows Virtual Desktop to SMBs in India

As the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions have begun to be lifted, Small to Medium Businesses (SMBs) have finally started reopening across India. With the belief that now is the time to recover and rebuild for the future by transforming the productivity of every organisation and every person,  Microsoft is offering SMBs in India free trials of Microsoft Teams and Windows Virtual Desktop for 6 months.

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Xbox Series X will add HDR, up to 120fps support to some older games

Microsoft already revealed the specifications of its upcoming Series X and recently it teased  13 new titles that are optimized for the console with 4K 120 fps support. Now the company has revealed support for backward game compatibility for the console. It said that the series X will double the fps count from 30 fps to 60 fps or 60 fps to 120 fps in select titles.

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Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2020 update with Notepad improvements, Cortana updates, and more

Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 May 2020 update and comes with a lot of improvements over the previous update. It is available to download for all compatible Windows 10 devices and it carries the version 2004. Continue reading “Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2020 update with Notepad improvements, Cortana updates, and more”

Microsoft Surface Hub 2S launched in India for Rs. 11,89,999

Microsoft introduced the Surface Hub 2 back in 2018 and then later announced an updated Surface Hub 2S was coming in 2019, as an all-in-one digital whiteboard device for business environments. Now, they finally launched the Surface Hub 2S in India, along with its complementary Steelcase Roam mobile stand.

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Microsoft reveals 13 new game titles optimised for the Xbox Series X

Microsoft went live yesterday on YouTube, Mixer and Twitch to reveal 13 new titles that will be released for the Xbox Series X. With the pandemic also causing nearly every conference to be postponed, Microsoft is planning to build hype for their upcoming Xbox Series X console via many live streams until its launch date.

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Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 announced, Surface Earbuds to roll out from next week

Microsoft has finally launched its much delayed Surface Earbuds and also released an updated Surface Headphones 2. Both products feature Microsoft’s Swift Pair to quickly connect to Windows PCs and also feature integrations with Office Suite applications.

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Microsoft Surface Go 2 with 10.5-inch PixelSense display, 8th Gen Intel Core m3 processor announced

Microsoft launched the 10.1-inch Surface Go 2-in-1 back in 2018 and almost after 1 and half years, now the company has announced the latest Surface Go 2 tablet alongside the Surface Book 3, Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds.

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Microsoft Surface Book 3 with 10th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 processor, up to 32GB RAM, up to NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 GPU announced

Microsoft today announced Surface Book 3, successor of last year’s Surface Book 2 upgrade. It comes in 13.5-inch and 15-inch models with new 10th Generation i5 / i7 processors, providing up to 50% more performance than Surface Book 2 and the 15-inch model offers up to 17.5 hours of battery life.  There are also options for discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX or Quadro RTX GPUs, up to 32GB of RAM and the fastest SSD. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Book 3 with 10th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 processor, up to 32GB RAM, up to NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 GPU announced”

Microsoft confirms Windows 10X is coming to single screen devices

In April, Microsoft had confirmed that its dual-screen Surface Neo will not be launching, and along with it came rumours that Microsoft was still developing their Windows 10X operating system. It looks like these rumours have been confirmed to be true as Microsoft is refocussing Windows 10X to work on single-screen devices like laptops.

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Microsoft Surface Pro X and Surface Laptop 3 launched in India

Microsoft introduced the Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7, and Surface Laptop 3 at an event back in October last year. While the price of the Surface Pro 7 was announced in February, Microsoft has now announced the prices of all the configurations of the Surface Pro X and Surface Laptop 3.

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Microsoft releases Bing COVID-19 tracker with self-assessment tools, telemedicine support and more in India

It is Microsoft’s turn now to release their COVID-19 tracker, which has been integrated via its search engine, Bing. The Bing COVID-19 tracker has a few new features that will be helpful for Indian users like an Apollo Hospitals bot for self-assessment and a hub for telemedicine support from reputed healthcare organizations.

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Microsoft Translator gets support for Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam and Kannada languages

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Microsoft has been adding new Indian languages to Translator, now it has added five Indian languages: Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam and Kannada.  This takes the total number of Indian languages supported to 10, including Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.  Microsoft said that the Translator team have continuously been improving translation quality based on technology advancements and usage signals.

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Microsoft adds drag and drop file sharing support between Windows and Samsung smartphones

During its Galaxy S20 series launch event, Samsung had announced that they were partnering with Microsoft to provide deeper integration and services between products from the two companies. A few days ago, Microsoft released an update to the ‘Your Phone’ app for Samsung phones to enable drag and drop file transfer between a PC and the phone.

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