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Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Teams just got another game changing accessibility feature

November 29, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft Teams is getting a significant upgrade to its accessibility tools that should make the video conferencing platform better for more users. In a Microsoft blog post(opens in new tab) , Accessibility Architect Chris Sano announced the creation of a […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Teams is putting sign-language front and center

November 18, 2022

Via: TechRadar

An upcoming update to Microsoft Teams is looking to help the hard of hearing stay better engaged in online meetings. Similar to a recent Zoom update, the new Sign Language View feature allows Microsoft Teams users to choose up to […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Excel has unveiled an absolutely mind-blowing new feature

November 11, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Your Microsoft Excel spreadsheets could soon be more dynamic than ever due to a potentially huge breakthrough by the company. A new Excel update will allow the spreadsheet software to insert images directly into a cell, making them part of […]


Development Software, Software Category

Inside Microsoft’s cloud-first .NET 7 release

November 9, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

This year’s .NET Conf saw the release of .NET 7, the latest release of Microsoft’s biggest and most important open source platform. Along with the underlying tooling, there are new language releases for C# and F#, as well as the […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 11 is now showing ads when you sign out

November 8, 2022

Via: BGR

When it comes to bizarre ad placement, few companies can top Microsoft. We have written about Microsoft’s Start menu ads in the past, but its latest ad placement is among the most peculiar we can remember seeing. Some Windows 11 […]


Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft .NET 7 makes its official debut

November 8, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft has rolled out the production release of .NET 7, the latest version of the company’s cross-platform, open-source software development platform. The update brings performance enhancements, C# language upgrades, and a roster of cloud-native, container-based development capabilities. Key themes of […]


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Microsoft Releases Final Release Candidate for ASP.NET Core 7

November 4, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft released ASP.NET Core 7 Release Candidate 2, the final release candidate for .NET 7 on October 11th. This release includes improvements to output caching, further improvements to the dynamic authentication in Blazor feature introduced in RC1 and experimental WebAssembly […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Teams desktop app got a performance boost. Did you spot it?

November 4, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has implemented more under-the-hood improvements to its Teams desktop client that it claims has delivered improvements in latency for key scenarios. Microsoft’s Jeff Chen in a new blogpost explains the latest latency improvements are “mainly attributed to the upgrade […]


Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft Java introduces compiler optimization

November 2, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, the company’s open source distribution of Java, has added an experimental feature to improve escape analysis compiler optimization results. With a patch and security update issued October 24 and dubbed the October 2022 PSU release, Microsoft […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Previews Computer Vision Image Analysis API 4.0

October 31, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Recently Microsoft announced the public preview of a new version of the Computer Vision Image Analysis API, making all visual image features ranging from Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to object detection available through a single endpoint. Computer Vision Image Analysis […]


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This Microsoft Outlook for Web update could stop embarrassing email fails for good

October 27, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Making sure your emails reach the right person should soon be a lot easier thanks to a new Microsoft Outlook update. The email client has announced it will be launching its contact de-duplication feature in the Outlook Web App (OWA), […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Releases Stream Analytics No-Code Editor into General Availability

October 21, 2022

Via: InfoQ

During the Ignite Conference, Microsoft released Azure Stream Analytics no-code editor, a drag-and-drop canvas for developing jobs for stream processing scenarios such as streaming ETL, ingestion, and materializing data to data into general availability. The no-code editor is hosted in […]


Operating systems, Windows

Has Microsoft accidentally leaked what Windows 12 could look like?

October 14, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft has allegedly showcased the next major version of Windows with a user interface that features a floating Taskbar alongside a translucent information bar at the top of a display. According to Zac Bowden at Windows Central(opens in new tab), […]


Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft adds high-level governance to low-code tools

October 12, 2022

Via: CIO

Whenever CIOs talk about using low-code tools to enable citizen development, a recurring theme is how to ensure appropriate governance of the applications produced. Microsoft has heard them loud and clear, and at its Ignite 2022 show in Seattle this […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to use cancellation tokens in ASP.NET Core 7

October 5, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Although ASP.NET Core 7 is the latest version of Microsoft’s open source web application development framework, it takes advantage of countless significant features from previous versions of .NET. One of these significant features is cancellation tokens, which provide a way […]


Development Software, Software Category

TypeScript turns 10 years old

October 4, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

After initially being greeted with skepticism, Microsoft’s TypeScript programming language, which brought static types to JavaScript development, has withstood the test of time, a Microsoft official wrote this past weekend. TypeScript’s 10th birthday occurred on Saturday, October 1, said Daniel […]


Mobile Apps

Microsoft Windows 11 Officially Adds Android App Support to 21 Countries: Android Apps Now Installable Through APK Format

October 3, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Windows 11 is officially adding support for Android apps to 21 countries. Now, more people will be able to install Android apps through the APK format. Microsoft is Expanding Android Apps on Windows 11 to 21 More Countries The merge […]


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Microsoft Teams just fixed one of its most annoying call problems

September 30, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft Teams says it will end communication issues caused by sudden and momentary drops in internet connection with a new artificial intelligence-based solution for its video conferencing software. In a demonstration on the Microsoft Teams blog(opens in new tab), Microsoft […]


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The next generation of Microsoft Outlook is here now – but you won’t get to try it

September 29, 2022

Via: TechRadar

The newest iteration of Microsoft Outlook is now available to try for selected users, the company has confirmed. The new version of the email client is open for Office Insiders to try now, giving an insight into what the company […]


Application Software, Software Category

Mozilla: Apple, Google, and Microsoft lock you into their browsers

September 28, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Apple, Google, Microsoft and others have essentially locked users into their web browsers through default settings in their OS platforms, giving the platform makers an unfair advantage over competitors, according to a new report by Firefox maker Mozilla. Mozilla researchers […]