Grammarly has some serious competition as Microsoft launches its AI powered Editor named as Microsoft editor

Microsoft today announced a new service called Microsoft Editor. Microsoft Editor is an AI-powered writing assistant that takes on Grammarly. Microsoft Editor will help you write with confidence in 20+ languages. Since it is a browser add-on, it will help you whenever you are on the web, right from writing emails to posting your story … Continue reading Grammarly has some serious competition as Microsoft launches its AI powered Editor named as Microsoft editor

Microsoft is replacing the Office 365 brand with Microsoft 365

Along with several new announcements, Microsoft today announced that it is rebranding Office 365 as Microsoft 365. Going forward, Microsoft use Microsoft 365 brand for Office 365 subscriptions for consumers, small and medium-sized businesses and Office 365 ProPlus subscribers. Microsoft announced the following name changes: Office 365 Home will become Microsoft 365 Family.Office 365 Personal will become Microsoft 365 Personal.Office 365 Business Essentials will become Microsoft … Continue reading Microsoft is replacing the Office 365 brand with Microsoft 365

Microsoft Edge is getting a password monitor and new vertical tabs UI

Microsoft has today announced several new features coming soon to Microsoft Edge that enhances your privacy, online safety, and productivity when browsing the web. The new Microsoft Edge is available now as a manual download, and will start rolling out as an update through Windows Update next month for users who have not manually installed … Continue reading Microsoft Edge is getting a password monitor and new vertical tabs UI

Microsoft News Bar beta now available, puts a news ticker on your desktop

Microsoft launched a new app for newshounds on the Microsoft Store today, dubbed Microsoft News Bar. The app is essentially a persistent news ticker for your desktop, serving up the latest headlines as they happen. There's also a fair bit of customization to get the right fit for your desktop setup. On launch, News Bar … Continue reading Microsoft News Bar beta now available, puts a news ticker on your desktop

Microsoft’s new app for digital and physical safety : Microsoft family Safety app

Microsoft today announced a brand new service for consumers called Family Safety. The Microsoft Family Safety will allow you to know the people closest to you are safe when out in the real world with location awareness and drive safety. Key features of Family Safety: Real world safety: Saved places: Save places you visit the most, … Continue reading Microsoft’s new app for digital and physical safety : Microsoft family Safety app

Microsoft Teams for consumers is coming later this year with new features

Microsoft has today announced that Microsoft Teams a service in use by over 40 million people for work, will soon be getting new consumer-focused features designed for keeping families and friends connected. These new features will be coming to the existing Microsoft Teams client, and will show up in preview first on iOS and Android … Continue reading Microsoft Teams for consumers is coming later this year with new features

Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Laptop with Intel Tiger Lake CPU leaks online

Last October Microsoft announced the Surface Laptop 3 with Intel’s 10th gen processors as well as AMD’s Ryzen processors. It looks like Microsoft might be planning to refresh Laptop 3 with new hardware soon. According to a new 3D Mark benchmark leak, Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop will come with Intel’s Tiger Lake CPU along with … Continue reading Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Laptop with Intel Tiger Lake CPU leaks online

Custom backgrounds coming to Microsoft Teams within the next few months

At Build 2019 Microsoft announced an improvement to their Background Blur feature in Microsoft Teams which would use AI to let you completely replace your environment with whatever image you want, without an inconvenient green screen. Since then it seems Microsoft employees have been having great fun with the feature, but regular users have been … Continue reading Custom backgrounds coming to Microsoft Teams within the next few months

Outlook’s calendar is getting a major update for Windows users

Microsoft last week released a new Office build for Office Insiders on Windows. The new Build 12711.20000 introduces new features to Outlook, and plenty of fixes. Just like how Outlook mail experience got a major update last year, Outlook calendar experience is getting a major update this time. The refreshed Outlook calendar experience now has bold headers, … Continue reading Outlook’s calendar is getting a major update for Windows users

Microsoft imposes service restrictions on Office 365 to cope with demand

The Novel Coronavirus outbreak has forced employees to work from home which has increased the stress on different service providers. We recently saw companies like Netflix and YouTube reduce the streaming quality to take some weight off the infrastructure. Now, Microsoft has sent out an advisory notifying Office 365 tenants of imminent changes to reduce the load on the … Continue reading Microsoft imposes service restrictions on Office 365 to cope with demand

New leak reveal specs of the upcoming Microsoft Surface Go 2

Microsoft is expected to announce the successor to the popular Surface Go soon. While the company has made no promises, previous leaks have confirmed that a successor to Surface Go is currently in the works. Back in February, the first leak involving the Surface Go 2 and now tipster @_rogame has revealed specs of the … Continue reading New leak reveal specs of the upcoming Microsoft Surface Go 2

Chinese internet giant Tencent launches online meeting solution to take on Zoom and Microsoft Teams

Chinese internet giant Tencent yesterday launched its online meeting solution VooV Meeting in over 100 countries and regions around the world. VooV Meeting will compete with Zoom, Microsoft Teams and several other solutions in the market. Zoom is one of the leader in this market and it experienced a huge increase in usage over the … Continue reading Chinese internet giant Tencent launches online meeting solution to take on Zoom and Microsoft Teams

Microsoft replace Skype UWP app with Desktop Electron version

Microsoft has just released Skype Preview v8.58.76.92 and it appears the main improvement is replacing the React Native UWP version with the Electron-based desktop version. The change was noticed by ALumia, and Windows podcaster Florian B noticed that this would mean a significant reduction in features, in particular: -No more people app integration-No more sync with outlook-No more … Continue reading Microsoft replace Skype UWP app with Desktop Electron version

Apple takes on Surface Pro with the new iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard accessory

As expected, Apple today announced its next generation iPad Pro with the new Magic Keyboard accessory. The new iPad Pro is powered by the A12Z Bionic chip that delivers performance better than most comparable Windows laptops. In addition to that, the new breakthrough LiDAR Scanner on the back of the device delivers cutting-edge depth-sensing capabilities. Learn more about … Continue reading Apple takes on Surface Pro with the new iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard accessory