Tag Archive: Microsoft


Microsoft Launcher beta gets support for Intune managed devices

Microsoft Launcher beta version 5.8 adds new features for IT administrators and a bit of convenience for new app installs.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher beta version 5.8 is now available. The update gives IT administrators the ability to fully manage devices with Microsoft Intune. For phones on Android 8.0, Launcher will now automatically add icons to the home screen for new app installs.

A fresh update is now rolling out to the Microsoft Launcher  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher 5.7 rolls out with new Cortana conversation experience

Cortana is now a little more conversational in Microsoft Launcher.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher 5.7 is now rolling out for everyone. This update brings a new conversation experience for Cortana. It also move the feed tabs to the bottom for “easy access.”

Microsoft Launcher version 5.7 is now rolling out to everyone after a few weeks of beta testing. This update adds a couple of new notable features, including a more conversational Cortana experience  [Read More…]

Microsoft Edge beta on Android now supports Read Aloud feature

Microsoft Edge beta on Android can now read webpages out loud, improving web accessibility.

What you need to know Microsoft Edge beta on Android now supports reading pages out loud. The feature improves accessibility and gives users another option for consuming the web. Read aloud is already supported on Microsoft Edge for Windows 10, Mac, and iOS.

The latest beta release of Microsoft Android on Android supports the Read Aloud feature. This allows users to have webpages  [Read More…]

Microsoft made the perfect Android messaging app, and it’s now in the U.S.

This is what Android Messages should have been from the beginning.

Microsoft significantly raised the quality of its apps on Android over the course of the last two years, leading to great Android apps that include the likes of Next Lock Screen and Microsoft Launcher.

The latest is SMS Organizer, a text messaging service from Microsoft Garage, an initiative within the company that lets employees work on projects they’re passionate about. The app leverages machine learning to  [Read More…]

Get 120 hours of professional Microsoft Office training for $39

If you’ve worked in an office (or even at home) at any point over the past thirty years, chances are you’ve used at least one Microsoft Office program. These ubiquitous tools—ranging from Excel and Powerpoint to Word, Outlook and beyond—stand at the heart of countless businesses ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 conglomerates.

But chances are you’ve only scratched the surface of what these powerful programs can do. The Mega Microsoft Office 2019 Bundle will transform you from an  [Read More…]

Breaking down the Microsoft and Samsung partnership

Microsoft’s and Samsung’s partnership is a big deal. Let’s break it all down and see what we’ve got in store for the future.

Last week, Microsoft announced big news alongside Samsung; a partnership that will see the two companies work closely together on future products, starting with the Galaxy Note 10. This is a huge deal for Microsoft and a big step back into the mobile game. But this partnership isn’t just about mobile; it’s about Windows  [Read More…]

Making the case for a Microsoft Surface Phone that runs Android

Is a Surface Phone that runs Android really plausible? What would be the benefits? Let’s explore.

The idea of a true Android smartphone by Microsoft has always piqued my interest, these days more than ever now that Windows Phone is a thing of the past. It’s fair to say that in 2019, Microsoft is “all-in” on the Android platform thanks to its efforts like the Microsoft Launcher, Edge, and Office, all first-class experiences on Android smartphones around  [Read More…]

Harness the full power of Microsoft Excel with this 45-hour bundle

If you’ve worked in an office (or even at home) at any point during the last three decades, chances are you’ve at least dabbled in Microsoft Excel—that number-crunching powerhouse that fuels companies ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 conglomerates.

But having only a baseline understanding of what this incredibly powerful and increasingly important program can do is no longer sufficient if you want to be competitive in a data-driven world.

The A to Z Microsoft Excel Certification  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher beta gains tighter integration with Teams and more

The beta track is ready to roll with some new features.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher version 5.6 is now available for beta testers. The update adds closer integration with Microsoft Teams and Outlook. You’ll also find a revamped “Settings” page tagging along.

Microsoft released another update for Microsoft Launcher beta testers to check out today, bringing along a handful of new features. Coming in at version 5.6, the latest update to Microsoft Launcher aims  [Read More…]

Name your price for this epic Microsoft Excel 2019 bundle

We live in a data-driven world and it’s easier than ever to capture and aggregate information. Being able to transform that data into a report for business, though, is where it becomes invaluable. If you can master Excel, you’ll have employers eating out of your hand.

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. Well, why not take something  [Read More…]