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Microsoft officially launches its new Edge Chromium browser on Windows and macOS
Jan16

Microsoft officially launches its new Edge Chromium browser on Windows and macOS

The Microsoft Edge Chromium browser has finally been launched and is now available to both Windows and macOS users. If you use any of the aforementioned operating systems, then you can download the stable version of the new browser and start using it straightaway. The new Edge browser is expected to fully replace the current Microsoft browser; though it seems the company is not really in a rush to speed up the actual roll out. The...

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Microsoft ends support for Windows 7
Jan14

Microsoft ends support for Windows 7

One of the most successful and widely used Windows in history after Windows X is going away [gone actually]. Microsoft has announced that it is ending support for Windows 7—a decision that will leave your PC vulnerable if you fail to make the switch to Windows 10. This will no doubt affect millions of PCs around the world, but the decision has already been made and die-hard Windows 7 fans are left with no choice but to make that...

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Microsoft’s Cortana can now read out your emails on Outlook for mobile
Nov05

Microsoft’s Cortana can now read out your emails on Outlook for mobile

Microsoft is not giving up on Cortana despite not getting the kind of result expected from the assistant in the last couple of years. In trying to keep Cortana alive and kicking, Microsoft has just launched a new feature called Play My Emails. This feature is designed to read out your emails on Outlook on iOS. This looks like one of those features added for the purpose of making an already fading service come back to life—and it does...

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Microsoft’s SMS Organizer app now available outside India
Aug20

Microsoft’s SMS Organizer app now available outside India

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the best SMS app for your phone—there are so many of them to choose from. As a matter of fact, you are no longer limited to the default SMS app on your phone as you can get as many good ones as you can from any of the app stores—Play Store or Apple Store. A while ago, Microsoft launched a new short messaging app—SMS Organizer; but this was only limited to users in India at the time....

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Microsoft Office 365 banned in German schools over privacy-related issues
Jul15

Microsoft Office 365 banned in German schools over privacy-related issues

There are troubles for Microsoft in Germany as TNW reports that the state of Hesse wants its school to stop using Office 365 over “privacy concerns.” Not a good one actually, and a development that could serve as a huge blow for the company’s reputation, especially as it could spread to other schools in other states and even beyond the German territory. According to a ruling issued by the Hesse Commissioner for Data Protection and...

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Microsoft’s Chromium-powered Edge browser is now available to developers
Apr10

Microsoft’s Chromium-powered Edge browser is now available to developers

Microsoft’s attempt at giving other big browsers a run for their money got a major boost on Monday when it began testing its Chromium-based Edge browser. The company’s desire to transform its browser into a Chromium-powered one has been in the public domain for a while, and this latest move is aimed at announcing to the world that things are almost set. Microsoft is making the new browser available to developers as Canary and...

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