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One of the limitations of OneDrive for many users was the size of files that they could sync and share on the service. As previously discussed here, Microsoft on Wednesday officially updated OneDrive’s service, and allows for larger files and much easier sharing.
Excel junkies love the power of Excel and the limitless number of features that the program can offer. Those who user Power Maps within Excel know this for sure. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced Power Map updates for September, which makes it easier and more exciting.
The Xbox One from Microsoft is getting updates faster than anyone would ever imagine, and the monthly updates are making users happy. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced the latest updates coming to the Xbox One in October, which are numerous at best, and will make for a very happy October.
Microsoft has a lot of competition in the Windows 8.1 world, and its biggest competitor of late has been Google. With Google launching Chromebooks in the schools and elsewhere, a cheap Chromebook means no Windows. Monday saw HP and Microsoft launch its first sub $300 laptop.
As we have discussed in a number of articles, Office 365 for the business and enterprise has become a huge deal. With it, Microsoft is evolving the product and giving customers more features with it. On Monday, Microsoft announced the upcoming Delve, which is fascinating.
On the Xbox One, Skype is an almost essental app, as it allows gamers, fans, and families to communicate with each other with total ease. On Friday, Microsoft issued a 1.8 update to the Skype for Xbox One app, which brought major updates to the app, to please many Xbox One users.
The MSN portal for many is a default portal for users, and hasn’t gotten a lot of updates in the past. Microsoft in revamping its products online, has been hinting about a MSN update for sometime. Late Friday, MSN was reborn, and with it got a huge update of news and online content.
One of the biggest pet peaves that iPhone users had about Skype on their iPhones was the inability to host group audio calls. It was possible on the desktop, but not on the iPhone. On Thursday, Skype in its version 5.4 changed that, and pleased iPhone users with the move.
During the IFA 2014 show, Microsoft on Thursday came out with all of its announcements which blew people away. With the announcements, Microsoft announced two new phones, and a brand new update to Windows Phone 8.1 called Denim, which will drastically affect the Windows Phone universe.
Office 365 is clearly a huge hit for Microsoft, and for enterprise users who use cloud storage solutions other than OneDrive, that has been an issue. On Wednesday, Box announced during its big conference that Box for Office 365 is going into live beta for desktop immediately.
For a more livelier take on Microsoft on Wednesday, Bing and the Xbox One are becoming closer to the sports world than they ever have been. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced Bing’s latest NFL update, plus announced that the newest NHL release is available to pre-order & pre-download.
Microsoft is one of the premiere partners of the NFL, and across its wide varities of platforms has had a wide variety of apps available for the NFL. On Tuesday, the latest batch of NFL apps for Windows Phone, Xbox, and Xbox One were announced, making football fans happy.
One of the biggest games around the world in the past few years has been Minecraft. Whether you get the game or not, the game has a huge following, and Xbox One fans have been waiting for it to arrive. A blog post on Tuesday finally announced its arrival.
One of the many complaints about OneDrive for many users who navigate large files, was the file size cap of OneDrive. Since its inception, the file size max of 2GB was the largest file that Microsoft would allow to be shared. Starting on Monday, that started to change for some.
The Office for iPad product has clearly been one of Microsoft biggest achievements during 2013, but one nagging concern about it has been the yearly subscription plan that comes with it. Starting on Tuesday, Microsoft and Apple now allow for users to pay with better flexibility.
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