Tag: Microsoft

Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Edge now starts up faster and gets vertical tabs

March 4, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

A year ago, Microsoft announced that its Edge browser would get vertical tabs and here we are: Microsoft today announced that vertical tabs in Edge are now generally available. In addition, the Edge team also announced a few under-the-hood changes […]

Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s Power Fx low-code language channels Excel

March 3, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

With its Power Fx language introduced this week, Microsoft is making a play in the low-code development realm.Announced on March 2, the general purpose language is based on the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and spreadsheet-like formulas, sharing Excel syntax and functions. […]

Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Teams Panels wants to make your meetings easier when you’re back in the office

March 1, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Teams Panels for helping staff book meet rooms – when we finally return to the office. In October Microsoft said”Teams Panels” devices were coming from Creston, Yealink, and other partners and it has […]

Software Security

Microsoft Lures Populate Half of Credential-Swiping Phishing Emails

February 24, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Almost half of phishing attacks in 2020 aimed to swipe credentials using Microsoft-related lures – from the Office 365 enterprise service lineup to its Teams collaboration platform. According to a Tuesday report by Cofense, which analyzed millions of emails related […]

Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft slashes Windows 10 long-term support by half

February 23, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft has slashed support from 10 years to just five for Windows 10 LTSC, the version the company once pitched to enterprises as the OS that foreswore constant updating. In a Feb. 18 post to a Microsoft blog, Joe Lurie, […]

Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft is adding AI-powered text predictions to Word

February 22, 2021

Via: The Next Web

Microsoft plans to add AI-powered text predictions to Word in March. The software giant first rolled out the feature to 50% of Windows Beta Channels last year. But an update to the Microsoft 365 roadmap spotted by TechRadar shows the […]

Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

How to use LazyCache in ASP.NET Core MVC 5

February 22, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft’s ASP.NET Core has become a popular way to build high-performance, modern web applications that can run on Windows, Linux, or MacOS. An important way to ensure high performance and reliability in applications that experience high volumes of requests is […]

Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft announces perpetually-licensed Office 2021 for Windows and macOS

February 19, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft revealed its plans of launching a standalone version of Office 2021 a few months ago, and the company has now given more information on what users can expect in terms of features, tweaks, versions, and support. First and foremost […]

Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s first major Windows 10 update of 2021 is coming soon – here’s what’s in it

February 18, 2021

Via: BGR

Microsoft releases two major Windows 10 updates each year, one in spring and one in the fall. The main update that drops in the first half of the year is usually the most exciting one, but that won’t be the […]

Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft confirms Windows 10 21H1 is coming and won’t be a major update

February 16, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft officials have said nothing publicly about the next Windows 10 feature update. While there have been sightings of 21H1 references in Insider test builds and some Microsoft documentation, there’s been no other official information on the next release. That […]