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.
Microsoft is bringing Xbox Live to iOS and Android. With the launch of a new cross-platform SDK, Microsoft is allowing developers to integrate Xbox Live functionality in their games. This will ensure that your scores, achievements, and other stats are synced with and to your Xbox One.
Way back in 2014, Microsoft launched Skype on the Web as a limited beta. It took some time, but eventually the beta tag was taken off.
If you are a heavy Microsoft Excel user on mobile, you are going to love a new feature that the mobile app is going to gain soon. The next time you want to create a digital copy of a printed data table, all you need to do is point your iPhone’s camera to the printed data table and it will be converted into a fully editable table in Microsoft Excel.
Microsoft is looking to bring its cross-platform gaming service, Xbox Live, to iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch. The company has not made any official announcement about the same but a GDC 2019 session schedule points to Xbox Live getting “much bigger.”