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Microsoft Announces ‘Minecraft Earth’, a New Augmented Reality Game for Phones

Microsoft Announces ‘Minecraft Earth’, a New Augmented Reality Game for Phones

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.

Microsoft’s Edge Web Browser Leaks for macOS in Canary and Developer Builds

Microsoft’s Edge Web Browser Leaks for macOS in Canary and Developer Builds

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 Teases a ‘Minecraft’ Game in AR for Phones

Microsoft Teases a ‘Minecraft’ Game in AR for Phones

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.

Microsoft Teases Its Edge Web Browser for macOS Ahead of Launch

Microsoft Teases Its Edge Web Browser for macOS Ahead of Launch

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.

Microsoft Wireless ‘Surface Buds’ Reportedly on the Way to Take on Apple’s AirPods

Microsoft Wireless ‘Surface Buds’ Reportedly on the Way to Take on Apple’s AirPods

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 Defender ATP Is Coming to the Mac

Microsoft Defender ATP Is Coming to the Mac

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 Bringing Xbox Live to iOS and Android

Microsoft Bringing Xbox Live to iOS and Android

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.

Microsoft’s Skype for Web Gets Updated With HD Video, New Notifications, and More

Microsoft’s Skype for Web Gets Updated With HD Video, New Notifications, and More

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.

Convert Pictures of Printed Data Table into Editable Excel Spreadsheet with Microsoft Excel iOS App

Convert Pictures of Printed Data Table into Editable Excel Spreadsheet with Microsoft Excel iOS App

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 Bringing Xbox Live to iOS and Android for Cross-Platform Multiplayer Gaming

Microsoft Bringing Xbox Live to iOS and Android for Cross-Platform Multiplayer Gaming

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.”