Mehedi has been covering all things Microsoft for years, including all the breaking news about Windows Phone, to all the developments to Windows 10 and other consumer-oriented products from Redmond. Mehedi has gained substantial experience as a developer building rich web-based applications and mobile applications while designing intuitive user experiences on the side.
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Recent April, 2020 Stories
Facebook launches a new standalone Messenger app for Windows and Mac after the company saw more than a 100% increase in calling on desktop browsers over the last month.
Amazon is releasing its first original games in May, along with interactive games that take advantage of Twitch. It's game streaming service is also said to be launching in 2021.
Dolby is bringing its app for recording high-quality audio and video from phones to Android, adds support for direct streaming to Twitch on iOS.
Amazon-owned Blink launches new $35 home security camera with free cloud storage till the end of the year. It also supports motion detection and two-way audio.
Apple is extending its Customer Assistance Program for another month to help Apple Card customers skip their payments for the month of April.
Microsoft's Bing search engine is testing a new logo that's influenced by the company's Fluent Design system. It seems to be A/B testing the new logo with a small portion of users.
It's official: you can now make Microsoft Teams calls right from Slack with its latest integration. Slack is also getting VoIP phone integration for Zoom, Jabber, WebEx, RingCentral, and DialPad.
Apple has officially acquired Dark Sky, one of the most popular and powerful Weather apps on iOS. The company will shut down its Android and web apps, as well as its official API.
Microsoft claims Skype has seen a significant increase in usage recently, with more than 40 million people using the app daily.
Microsoft is adding a new vertical tabs UI to the Edge browser, as well as a new smart copy feature, along with a new Password Monitor.
Microsoft is launching new consumer-focused features for the Teams app that will make it easier to share passwords, login information, track family members, etc.
Microsoft is combining the best of its services into a single product: Microsoft 365 Life. It includes a new Microsoft Editor, Office 365, Teams for Life, and more.
Slack CEO says the company is working on adding Microsoft Teams calls integration, which would allow possibly allow Slack users to call users on Microsoft Teams. It's not clear exactly how the feature would work yet.
Apple is launching a new screening tool as a website and an iOS app for users in the United States to help users get the latest guidance from CDC on COVID-19.
Amazon's personal assistant Alexa can now check your risk level and offer guidance from the CDC by asking you a number of questions at home.
Apple is reportedly planning to launch "several" ARM-powered Mac devices, including desktop computers that could pave the way for a new generation of Mac computers.
As demand for Zoom increases, the app is slowly turning out to be a privacy nightmare. Latest research shows the app sharing user data with Facebook even if the user doesn't have a Facebook account.
Huawei introduces the new P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro+ with high-end specs, no Google Play, and crazy new cameras. It's also launching a new personal assistant.
With its latest acquisition, Microsoft is entering the 5G market in a new way that will enable the company to provide solutions for carriers to improve overall profitability of their 5G networks using Microsoft's cloud.
Google is rolling out a fairly major update to its Google Podcasts app this week. Google Podcasts is coming to iPhones for the first time, and it's also getting improvements on other platforms.
Microsoft says the company is pausing optional Windows updates starting May in an effort to keep users protected and productive.
Apple closed 458 of its retail stores worldwide earlier this month, and it may start reopening some of those stores next month on a staggered basis.
Apple releases iPadOS 13.4 with support for mouse and trackpad, along with iOS 13.4 to add new Memoji, improved iCloud Drive support.
As part of Facebook's commitment to prevent coronavirus misinformation, Instagram is taking new steps to protect users on its platform. It's also introducing new features to promote social distancing.
Microsoft says attackers are exploiting a previously undisclosed vulnerability in Windows, affects Windows 10 users as well.
Apple is enabling Universal App Purchases on the App Store, allowing users to pay for an app once and access it on all Apple devices without having to pay again.
Disney+ launches 7 European countries, marking its largest multi-country launch so far. It is, however, reducing stream quality to help reduce bandwidth usage to deal with the unprecedented demand caused by coronavirus.