Microsoft has finally announced that xCloud Beta for iPhone and iPad will release this week. The xCloud Beta brings console-quality gaming to iPhone and iPad via browser. Selected testers will be able to test Microsoft’s xCloud Beta starting tomorrow.
It’s a big day in tech, at least for all Apple competitors. Google today announced the release of Android 12, and now, Microsoft has announced two new versions of its Office: Office 2021 and Office LTSC.
Microsoft’s Surface lineup of laptops has met with very limited success but that does not stop the company from taking potshots at Apple. The company has released a new Surface Pro 7 ad in which it compares the machine to the M1 MacBook Pro and calls the Surface the “better choice.”
Apple is working with Microsoft to bring its Podcasts and Music app to the Microsoft Store. Apple currently has iTunes available for download in the store but its development has stopped, and it has not received any new features or bug fixes in a long time now. Instead, Apple replaced iTunes with standalone Podcasts, Music, Books app with the release of macOS Catalina in 2019. However, it never released the counterpart Windows version of these apps.
Microsoft has updated the Xbox app for iPhone and iPad with support for remote streaming of games. This will allow Xbox owners to stream and play their favorite games on their iPhone or iPad even when they are not in front of the console.
Late last week, the Windows XP source code leaked and it has revealed that Microsoft was working on a theme that was similar to Apple’s Aqua theme that made its debut at the Macworld Conference & Expo in 2000.
Microsoft has showcased a new Outlook app for Mac. The updated email client brings a new UI design, more features, and better performance.
Ten months after initially being announced, Microsoft today shared the details on the price and availability of the Surface Duo. The Duo is a dual-screen Android smartphone from Microsoft that features two 4:3 aspect ratio AMOLED panels connected to each other with a hinge.
After the Indian government banned TikTok, the U.S. government was also considering doing the same due to TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, having close ties with the Chinese government. In a surprise move, Microsoft has now confirmed its interest to purchase TikTok in the United States and a few other markets.
Microsoft has been expanding its app and services offerings for other platforms, including Android, iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and Linux as it focuses its shift from platforms to services. The company has announced the rollout of the new Outlook app for Macs. However, it is available to beta testers first.