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Microsoft Unveils Surface Book 2 with 17-Hour Battery Life; Takes a Dig at MacBook Pro

Microsoft Unveils Surface Book 2 with 17-Hour Battery Life; Takes a Dig at MacBook Pro

Microsoft today unveiled the Surface Book 2 with some major internal changes and the addition of a new 15-inch option. With upgraded and more powerful internals and a new 15-inch option, Microsoft is hoping that some of the dissatisfied MacBook Pro owners will jump ship to Windows with its Surface Book 2.

Microsoft Redesigning Outlook for Mac With Simpler User Interface, Faster Search

Microsoft Redesigning Outlook for Mac With Simpler User Interface, Faster Search

Microsoft is redesigning Outlook for Mac and Windows with the company demoing a teaser of the new design during its Ignite Conference last month. The new redesign is aimed at making the user interface of the app simpler to use.

Microsoft Ends Support for Office For Mac 2011

Microsoft Ends Support for Office For Mac 2011

Back in February of this year, Microsoft officially announced that it would be ending “mainstream support” for Office For Mac 2011.

Microsoft Essentially Confirms Windows Phone Is Dead

Microsoft Essentially Confirms Windows Phone Is Dead

At one point of time, Microsoft wanted Windows Phone to be the third ecosystem after iOS and Android. After what can possibly be described as a half-hearted attempt, the company today confirmed that Windows Phone is essentially dead. Microsoft has no plans of updating Windows Phone with new features or releasing new devices running the OS.

Microsoft’s Edge Browser Comes to iOS and Android

Microsoft’s Edge Browser Comes to iOS and Android

Microsoft today announced that it is bringing Microsoft Edge, its own web browser found on Windows devices, to iOS and Android. Microsoft says that Windows users have long requested their “browser experience to move” to their phones which is why it is bringing Edge to iOS and Android.

Search Results From Siri and Spotlight on iOS and Macs Now Default to Google, not Bing

Search Results From Siri and Spotlight on iOS and Macs Now Default to Google, not Bing

Apple has made a change to the results people will see while using Siri and Spotlight on iOS devices and Macs.

Amazon and Microsoft Enter into Partnership to Make Cortana and Alexa Talk to Each Other

Amazon and Microsoft Enter into Partnership to Make Cortana and Alexa Talk to Each Other

Amazon and Microsoft are teaming up to make their respective personal assistants available to user base through their devices. This means that you will soon be able to summon Alexa on your Windows PC and bring up Cortana on your Echo speaker.

Microsoft Admits to High Surface Book Return Rates in Internal Memo

Microsoft Admits to High Surface Book Return Rates in Internal Memo

Last week, Consumer Reports pulled the recommended status from Microsoft’s Surface devices due to their reliability issues. The data from Consumer Reports was collected after surveying over 90,000 users which pegged the reliability issues with Microsoft Surface Book and Surface Laptop to be around 25 percent.

Microsoft Shuts Down Word Flow for iOS Keyboard ‘Experiment’

Microsoft Shuts Down Word Flow for iOS Keyboard ‘Experiment’

Last year, Microsoft launched its Word Flow keyboard for iOS. The keyboard was different from other popular third-party keyboards already available on the App Store and Microsoft kept updating it regularly with new features and enhancements.

Outlook for iOS Updated with Revamped Navigation and Conversation Experience; Smarter Search Coming Soon

Outlook for iOS Updated with Revamped Navigation and Conversation Experience; Smarter Search Coming Soon

Microsoft today announced a major revamp of its Outlook mail app for iOS and Android with a new Microsoft Graph-powered search, a redesigned conversation experience, quick account switching, and more.