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.
MSN Messenger from Microsoft was easily one of the companies biggest products, but never really caught on in the US. News came out on Friday though, that the product while living on in one remaining country, will finally die away, which could anger some Chinese users.
The Games With Gold product is a Microsoft product with a lot of fans, and one that leverages itself away from the Playstation 4 in the console wars. On Friday, Microsoft announced the newest games to be added to the September lineup, which will make Halo fans happy.