Microsoft is trying to breathe a new life into its web browser by ditching the homegrown browser engine in favor of Chromium. The new Edge browser is now available to download and install on all macOS computers.
Microsoft is finally improving the Outlook app for Mac. The update will be available for Mac beta testers and is expected to come with a redesign alongside performance improvements. Microsoft is implementing the Sync technology used in Android devices to Mac. In other words, Outlook will now sync faster with Google and other services on Mac.
Microsoft is combing its Excel, Word, and PowerPoint mobile apps into one with its new Office app. The app basically combines the functionality of the other three apps and will allow users to view and edit documents and presentations.
Microsoft surprised us by announcing the Surface Duo phone at the Surface event. The latest from Microsoft comes with a dual-screen foldable form factor and runs on Android. At first glance, the Surface Duo resembles the recently launched Galaxy Fold. The 5.6-inch display opens sideways and can rotate 360-degrees.
Earlier this month, Microsoft teased a new game for smartphones based on the immensely popular Minecraft game. Unfortunately, we didn’t have much to go on other than it would be an augmented reality title.
Late last year, Microsoft announced that it would be rebuilding its Edge web browser based on the Chromium rendering engine. The same one that Google uses for Chrome. At the same time, Microsoft announced Edge would mark the company’s (triumphant) return to an official web browser for Apple’s desktop operating system.
Microsoft hosted its keynote for its developers conference, BUILD 2019, today. The company decided to close things out with a video, teasing at a potentially massive new avenue for the popular game Minecraft.
It has been several months since Microsoft first announced that it was rebuilding its Edge web browser. And, at the same time, the company announced it would be bringing the app to macOS. While the launch date is still a ways away, the company is now teasing the incoming feature.
Apple’s truly wireless headphones, the AirPods, are ridiculously popular. Even outside of the Apple ecosystem. And since that’s the case, other companies can’t let that continue for much longer. One way to try and make that change is to launch a competing product. Enter Microsoft and rumored Surface Buds, which could launch in the near future.
Microsoft today announced that it is bringing Windows Defender — its anti-virus app for Windows — to Mac. While many might argue that an anti-virus might not be necessary on a Mac, that’s not really the truth.