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Microsoft Teams maximum group chat size to increase this month

Group chats in Microsoft Teams can more than double in size, thanks to an update rolling out this month.

What you need to know The maximum number of group chat participants will increase in Microsoft Teams this month. The update brings the maximum number of group chat participants from 100 to 250. The update is rolling out now and will be completed by mid-May.

Microsoft Teams group chats can be significantly larger starting this month. A new  [Read More…]

Hop into video conference with Google Meet or Microsoft Teams

Best Overall Google Meet

Free, From $ 6/mo at Google

Pros Free for all to use Works on all platforms Real-time collaboration tools No extra charge for call-in Cons Google account required for access Connection may drop for Mac users

Google Meet is free for everyone to use, including businesses. All you need is your personal Gmail account or a free G Suite Essentials account. Business accounts give you access to all real-time collaboration tools and  [Read More…]

Let’s compare Zoom and Microsoft Teams for your video conferencing needs

Best Overall Microsoft Teams

From $ 5 per month/ per user at Microsoft

Pros Included with Microsoft 365 Collaboration tools Easy to connect to other programs Privacy and encryption Lets 250 people join virtual meetings Even more can join for live streaming events Cons Not compatible with Linux Call-in support costs extra Webinar support also costs extra

Microsoft Teams lets up to 250 people join traditional virtual meetings and 10,000 for live streaming events. It works  [Read More…]

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…]

OPPO teams up with Pixelworks to build brighter, smoother displays

OPPO wants its displays to lead the next generation in smartphone entertainment.

What you need to know OPPO is teaming up with Pixelworks to power the displays of its next few smartphones. The first phone from this effort will land in the first half of 2020. The move comes as sister company OnePlus announces new display technology for its upcoming flagship as well.

Forget cameras and processing power, screens are the latest arena where the spec wars  [Read More…]

How to follow your favorite sports teams with Alexa

One of my most frequent requests to Alexa is finding out what happened with my favorite team last night. Alexa is able to learn your favorite sports leagues, teams, and players, but there are also a whole host of helpful Alexa skills that you can enable to stay on top of your sport. I’ll show you how below.

Products used in this guide Show me the scores: Amazon Echo Show 5 ($ 80 at Amazon) How to follow  [Read More…]

Google’s App Defense Alliance teams up to fight malware on Android

Will they be enough to defend against Ransomware and the Legion of Blling Fraud?

What you need to know Google has formed the “App Defense Alliance.” ESET, Lookout, and Zimperium are all part of the new group. The goal of the Alliance is to further combat malware on Android.

Google will partner with three mobile security software makers to improve its ability to catch malware on Android. The new App Defense Alliance will bring Google together with  [Read More…]

Microsoft Teams gains new file and sharing experiences

It’s now easier to share and organize your files in Microsoft Teams.

What you need to know Microsoft 365 has several new sharing features. There’s also a new file experience within Microsoft Teams. Outlook also has a new file and sharing experiences on the web and on mobile devices.

Microsoft 365 has several new experiences, including improvements to how files and sharing are handled across services. Microsoft Teams and Outlook (web and mobile) have new file experiences  [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…]

NFL and Epic team up to bring all 32 NFL teams’ uniforms to Fortnite

Out of the gridiron, into the storm.

The National Football League and Epic Games have announced a new partnership that’ll bring some NFL content to Fortnite. All 32 NFL teams get love here, so you can represent your colors no matter who you bleed for.

The team outfits will be available in the Fortnite shop from Friday, November 9. The way it works is simple: you buy the “NFL Outfit” item from the shop, and from there you  [Read More…]