Microsoft has been planning to kill off Skype in lieu of Microsoft Teams for years. But now it says that Skype is “here to stay.”
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Anyone with a Microsoft account can now remove their password from the account entirely to enable better security.
Microsoft announced that it will acquire Clipchamp, a web-based video editor. But it’s unclear how the tool will be integrated into existing offerings.
Microsoft Start is a new personalized news feed that will be available across mobile, web, Windows 10, Windows 11, and Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft will prevent Chromebook users from using the Office apps for Android, and it will push the web experiences instead.
Microsoft today announced the immediate availability of a new “My Day” pane to Outlook.com and Outlook on the Web.
When Microsoft announced Windows 11 in June, it promised a Chat with Microsoft Teams feature that hasn’t yet appeared in the beta.
Microsoft announced that it is adding new photo editing features to OneDrive on the web and OneDrive for Android.
One year after Apple shipped its first M1-based Macs, Microsoft plans to finally update OneDrive to run natively on that hardware.
Microsoft announced today that it is making new consumer features available in its flagship productivity tool, Microsoft Teams.
The preview version of Project Moca, which may be called Outlook Spaces, is now available in Outlook on the web and Outlook.com.
I’ve added a OneDrive feature I call Folder Backup to my daily workflow, which lets me sync some folders outside of OneDrive between my PCs.
Microsoft is now offering a preview of the 64-bit version of OneDrive for Windows for anyone who wishes to test this long-overdue update.
Microsoft announced today that its Immersive Reader is now rolling out to PowerPoint for the web, OneDrive, SharePoint, and MakeCode.
Last month, Microsoft announced the availability of Microsoft account-based password autofill capabilities across platforms.
Microsoft has brought its AI-enhanced and Teams-based noise cancelation functionality to the desktop versions of Skype.
Microsoft has published its latest roadmap for OneDrive, and it has a number of new features on the way, including Dark mode support on the web.
Last week, I explained how I managed my work-related documents and other files. This week, I’m thinking about something even more important.
Microsoft enthusiasts have had a lot to complain about over the past several years. But it looks like the firm may finally address two of the bigger issues.
My approach to file management has evolved over the years, guided by both my own special form of OCD and by major improvements to cloud-based storage services.
Skype 8.67 is now available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and the web, and it includes one of Teams’ best features: Together Mode.
Microsoft is finally taking steps to use a common architecture and user experiences across all Outlook clients on desktop, web, and mobile.
Microsoft says that its News service has 550 million monthly users and has generated $1 billion in “sustainable” revenue for the industry.
I was fascinated by some of the tips I learned speaking with Microsoft 365 users recently. And I’d like to share one that I heard about repeatedly.
After months of hints that it was rebranding its search service, Microsoft seems to be moving forward with a new brand, Microsoft Bing.
Or the cloud service provider of your choice. With a bit of organization, you can minimize the data you need to sync to each PC you use.
Skype 8.62 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Web brings custom backgrounds, up to 12 people in video calls, and other new features.