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
Microsoft is rolling out a new update to Teams to show 9 participants at once in a call, but it's still way behind Zoom's 49 participants view.
Instagram continues to push IGTV forward, introduces new redesign that adds a Discover tab to help users discover more content and creators on the app.
Microsoft is testing a new update for the Your Phone app that lets users transfer files from their phone to their PC via drag-and-drop, and vice-versa.
It looks like Google has slowly started replacing certain Android apps with Progressive Web Apps in the Play Store. The change only affects two major apps for now.
Apple is planning to launch four new iPhones later this year with a new design that brings back the flat edges of its older iPhones, as well as a new HomePod that costs less.
Microsoft seems to be working on a new feature for Outlook that will help users better organize their inbox. Leaked screenshots show off a new feature that will take the idea of the Focused Inbox a step further.
Apple and Google are partnering to build a brand-new contact tracing technology into both Android and iOS, in an effort to help reduce COVID-19 spread.
Google is adding a built-in braille keyboard to Android to help users type without using any third-party or external hardware on their Android devices.
Facebook's latest Digital Health feature is a Screen Time-ripoff that allows users to block distractions for a certain period of time everyday and mute all those annoying Facebook notifications.
Microsoft has reportedly changed its plans for Windows 10X: it's now focusing on getting the new experience on existing single-screen devices, forcing the Surface Neo to be delayed till next year.
Google quietly brings Assistant's Duplex feature to the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia after months of testing in the United States. The experience is very limited, however.
Disney has gained 50 million paid subscribers worldwide for Disney+, thanks to its recent expansion in India and Western Europe. The company plans to launch Disney+ in Japan and Latin America later this year.
Google is making Stadia available for free for 2 months, meaning you can play games like Destiny 2 for free on the company's game streaming service for the next two months.
As Zoom scrambles to address all its security and privacy concerns, Google is banning employees from using the Zoom desktop app on their employee devices as it doesn't meet the security standards of the company.
After more than 2 years of nagging, looks like Microsoft is finally giving the volume flyout in Windows 10 a makeover. It's currently disabled by default in the latest Insider build, though.
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build for Insiders makes it much easier to access Windows Subsystem for Linux files from the File Exporer.
Google is making it mandatory for Android phone makers to support a new partition that enables seamless updates on Android 11.
Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to two of Asian's largest markets next week. It's also adding a total of 5 new titles to the subscription this month.
Microsoft is opening up the Xbox Game Bar to third-party developers with a new Widget Store, and a new SDK that allows developers to build widgets for the Game Bar in Windows 10.
Microsoft has bought the "dangerous" domain Corp.com to protect organizations using Active Directory. The domain was originally auctioned for a starting price of $1.7 million.
Mozilla is revamping the address bar on Firefox with an improved look that makes searching faster and smarter.
Microsoft's upcoming update to the Xbox One system could include a streamlined Guide experience, as well as improvements to the Mixer viewing experience.
Microsoft is expanding its xCloud game streaming service to a total of 11 new countries in Western Europe. You can register your interest today, but the preview will be available later on.
Microsoft is testing a new dark mode for Bing.com that gives the search engine a much better look for those who prefer a darker interface.
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.