Tag Archive: Microsoft


Microsoft Launcher beta picks up new family feature, Edge improvements

Microsoft Launcher continues its focus on family features with the latest beta update.

Microsoft Launcher is shipping out another new set of features for beta testers to check out on Android. And like other recent updates to the launcher, this one focuses on a new family feature and some smaller tweaks here and there.

One of the biggest pieces of this update is the ability for parents to now choose which kids to show or hide on  [Read More…]

Microsoft News now official, rolling out to everyone on iOS and Android

Meet the refreshed platform powering all of Microsoft’s news services across devices.

Microsoft today unveiled its latest news venture, appropriately under the banner of Microsoft News. The refreshed platform, Microsoft says, will power all of its news content across its news apps on Android and iOS, as well as MSN on the web and the News app on Windows 10.

Microsoft has been telegraphing this refresh for a while. The first major step came when the MSN  [Read More…]

Master Microsoft Excel with the $25 ‘Ultimate’ bundle

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If you’re looking to start getting some serious training under your belt that will catch a future employer’s attention, you might want to start with something you already know.  [Read More…]

MSN News is becoming Microsoft News on Android and iOS

The new name comes following a major redesign the app received in January.

The MSN News app for Android and iOS is getting a new name: Microsoft News. We first noticed the rebranding in an update to the beta version of the app on Android, but OnMSFT has also confirmed the new moniker is rolling out for iOS beta testers as well.

Aside from the new name, there isn’t much else to see here. However, users will  [Read More…]

Complete Microsoft 365 Security training bundle turns you into an Enterprise wizard for just $49

Organizations today are concerned if hackers are holding their data hostage. Everyone is looking for an answer or a new approach to safeguard their organizations. This is that solution. Master Office 365, Windows 10 Security, and Enterprise Mobility and Security on the cheap!

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Best Microsoft apps for Android

Microsoft apps have come a long way on Android.

Microsoft essentially shunned Android and iOS for several years, but with Satya Nadella taking the helm in 2014 and adopting a mobile-first stance, the company has turned its attention to bringing its apps and services to rival platforms. From heavy-hitters like Office to side projects developed by employees in their free time under the Microsoft Garage label, Microsoft has a lot to offer on Android.

Microsoft Office  [Read More…]

Microsoft ‘version’ of Galaxy S9 and S9+ now up for pre-order

Just like last year, you can get Samsung’s latest phones with a push to Microsoft’s ecosystem.

Just like last year with the Samsung Galaxy S8, Microsoft is now taking preorders for the Galaxy S9 and S9+, with an expected launch date of March 16. Microsoft’s store listing is quick to point out how well the Microsoft Launcher and Microsoft apps such as Cortana, OneDrive and Office work on the Galaxy S9, however it doesn’t appear these apps come preloaded  [Read More…]

How to set Cortana in Microsoft Launcher as your default Android voice assistant

Want to use the new Cortana in Launcher for Android all the time? Here is how to do it.

When it comes to Microsoft’s services on Android between Cortana – the Android app – and Cortana in Launcher for Android there is some overlap. I recently wrote about the different UI designs with the Launcher version looking much better, but the question for many is, do you need both?

Moreover, did you know you can set the  [Read More…]

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For decades, Microsoft has been a leader in advanced data tools. From Excel spreadsheets to Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), to Microsoft Access database management system, businesses have been relying on these tools to help solve problems, automate complicated processes, and deliver data in a digestible manner.

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Cortana looks great on Microsoft Launcher, but challenges and competition remain

Microsoft has made it easier than ever to use Cortana on Android devices, but how much does that matter?

Microsoft’s presence on Android continues to grow. There are dozens of apps available in the Play Store from Microsoft, many of which are at the top of their respective categories such as Office, Microsoft Launcher, and SwiftKey. But Microsoft is trying to bring its digital assistant, Cortana, to the forefront and compete against the likes of Google Assistant,  [Read More…]