Tag Archive: Microsoft


Microsoft Teams goes down as many switch to remote working

Online learners and workers will have to deal with a Microsoft Teams outage to start their week.

What you need to know Microsoft Teams is down for many people across Europe. The outage is at a bad time since many people will work from home this week due to coronavirus. Microsoft is investigating the issue.

Microsoft Teams is down for many users across Europe. The Microsoft 365 Status Twitter account posted about the outage early this morning,  [Read More…]

Galaxy S20 and Z Flip get exclusive Your Phone features from Microsoft

Cross-platform copy and paste, RCS messaging support, and more.

What you need to know The latest preview build of Windows is adding new exclusive Your Phone features for Samsung’s latest flagships. Using Your Phone with the Galaxy S20 lineup or the Z Flip, you’ll now be able to use cross-platform copy and paste, RCS enabled texting, and black out your screen to save battery. To use the new features, update your Windows PC to build 19582 and  [Read More…]

Google still trying to get consumers to ditch new Microsoft Edge for Chrome

Google keeps trying to make people switch away from the new Microsoft Edge.

What you need to know Several Google services show pop-ups within the new Microsoft Edge to try to get people to switch to Google Chrome. Google docs, Google’s search page, Google News, and Google Translate show prompts to switch to Chrome. Google also shows pop-ups in the Chrome web store to try to get people to switch to Chrome.

Google continues to try to  [Read More…]

This $40 Microsoft Office training can help you reach new levels of productivity

Microsoft Office is the world’s most popular office suite, used in virtually every industry in countries around the world. It’s very likely the first skill you listed on your resume because knowing how to use it is practically a prerequisite for employment anywhere. While most people do have at least a basic understanding of the Office programs, they also are completely ignorant of just how powerful these programs can be. Whether you need an introduction, a refresher, or  [Read More…]

Microsoft teaming up with Samsung for gaming and XCloud could be HUGE

At Samsung’s 2020 Unpacked event, the Korean tech giant announced a partnership with Xbox. Details are scant, but what could it mean for the future of Microsoft’s gaming platform?

Last week and without warning, Samsung announced a partnership with Xbox, extending the love affair between the South Korean tech giant and Microsoft.

At Unpacked 2020, Samsung detailed its latest handsets, including the exciting Z Flip vertical folding phone, alongside some truly mind-blowing specs for the high-end Galaxy  [Read More…]

Judge temporarily halts $10 billion Microsoft cloud contract with Pentagon

The motion was granted as part of a suit Amazon brought protesting the Defense Department’s selection process for the contract.

What you need to know A judge ordered a temporay halt on Microsoft’s work on a $ 10 billion contract with the U.S. Department of Defense. Amazon filed a motion asking the court for the order in January. Amazon is pursuing a lawsuit alleging bias in the government’s selection process for the contract.

A federal judge granted  [Read More…]

Microsoft unveils new details around Windows 10X at M365 Developer Day

What you need to know Microsoft has details plans around dual-screen app development on Windows 10X and Android. Developers can test their apps on Windows 10X today via an emulator. More details about Windows 10X have been unveiled.

New details about Windows 10X and dual-screen app development have been unveiled by Microsoft.

Microsoft has today shared more information regarding app development for the upcoming Windows 10X operating system, as well as how developers can adapt Android apps  [Read More…]

The 2020 Microsoft Azure Certification Prep Bundle is just $39 right now

If you want to land virtually any high-paying job in the ever-expanding world of IT, you need to have a solid understanding of cloud computing infrastructures and platforms. These skills are highly prominent in both networking and cybersecurity fields.

As one of the world’s leading cloud computing services, Microsoft Azure is gaining momentum in a wide variety of in-house IT environments, and the Complete 2020 Microsoft Azure Certification Prep Bundle will get you up to speed for just $  [Read More…]

This Microsoft Azure certification training bundle is only $29 right now

Most modern companies are implementing or investigating how to implement cloud technologies within their operations, and being certified in Microsoft Azure can lead to a lucrative career in the cloud. Microsoft estimates that Azure is being used by 50 percent of Fortune 500 companies, and Azure Architects are landing careers with six-figure salaries.

Jumping into Azure without any guidance isn’t recommended, however, but training programs generally aren’t cheap. Right now, however, Windows Central Digital Offers has a deal  [Read More…]

Google to play the long game, will start playing nice with Microsoft Office

Its upcoming enterprise messaging app will likely also work with the Office suite.

What you need to know Google’s Cloud division will reportedly start playing nicer with Microsoft Office. As per a new report, it hopes to entice customers into the G Suite ecosystem on a piecemeal basis, instead of signing contracts that move an organization’s entire pipeline over. The Slack competitor it’s working on will also integrate with Microsoft Office better.

Google’s hired Microsoft’s former head  [Read More…]