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Chromebooks users can now use Microsoft Office apps
Nov27

Chromebooks users can now use Microsoft Office apps

Apparently Microsoft has decided it’s time to bring to an end a long-time complaint of not being able to use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps on Chromebooks. For reasons best known to Microsoft, the company before this time had refused to make available the Office suits to Chromebooks users. According to Android Police, the company has quietly opened up the Office apps to all Chromebooks users. Though, no formal announcement has been...

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Microsoft to discontinue the Reader app; urges users to switch to Microsoft Edge
Nov21

Microsoft to discontinue the Reader app; urges users to switch to Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has announced that it would no longer provide support for the Reader app from next February. The company made this known in a notice that accompanied the launching of the latest version of the app. What that means is that users of the app will no longer be able to use the app from February 2018. In its stead, the company is urging its users to switch over to Microsoft Edge for reading PDF files. Per onMSFT, Microsoft said:...

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Microsoft’s Xbox One X, “world’s most powerful console” goes on sale
Nov07

Microsoft’s Xbox One X, “world’s most powerful console” goes on sale

Microsoft has just announced that the Xbox One X, which it described as “world’s most powerful console,” is now available to consumers in 35 markets globally. Consumers in those markets will be able to get the console for $499 at the biggest retailers as well as at the Microsoft Store. The new Xbox is 40 percent more powerful than any other game console currently available on the market—and that’s according to its specifications. As a...

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Skype for desktop gets an attractive design
Oct31

Skype for desktop gets an attractive design

One thing I like about competition is that it brings out the best in you. Skype is probably feeling the heat and wants its services to be almost like what Snapchat and Slack offer to people. So, the Microsoft-owned app is going ahead with plans to make its services more in line with famous video and chat app. On Monday Skype rolled out a new and attractive design for its desktop version. The new version for desktop comes with several...

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Microsoft’s Cortana now has the ability to remember your browsing history
Oct14

Microsoft’s Cortana now has the ability to remember your browsing history

Yesterday Microsoft released its Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17017 for PC to Windows Insiders, and one of the most noticeable additions is the new Cortana Collections feature. The new Cortana Collections feature pops up every time you are on a webpage where you might want to save some content you find useful. If for example you visit a page where you can buy a movie, Cortana will ask if you want to create a list to save the...

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Microsoft brings its Edge browser to Android OS
Oct13

Microsoft brings its Edge browser to Android OS

The Android operating system is about the most popular in the world—and as a matter of fact, the most powerful. Not to be outdone in the ongoing browser war, Microsoft is bringing its Edge browser to Android OS. What that means is that you will now be able to download and use the Edge browser on your Android phone; something that was not possible before now. Recall that the iOS version of the browser was released only a couple of days...

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