Skype for the Mac got a major update in the past week, and with it, people have questions, and Microsoft made it a point to update users on it. That, plus new conferences in 2015, make Microsoft a very happening place to follow as the year ends and 2015 starts soon enough for many.
These days tools like Locate32 or Search Everything index our entire databases, but did you know that Windows 8 has a built-in search query filter that allows you to search for image filesize or image dimensions?
Skype is one of those apps from Microsoft that needs to get constantly updated to fit the mobile phone technology of today. With the latest updates to the Apple line of iPhones, the screen sizes changed drastically, and Skype had to update. On Wednesday, Skype issued those changes as part of its 5.6 release.
Two of the most used enterprise programs from Microsoft are Lync and Outlook Web App. They aren’t the most sexy of programs, but if you talk to almost any mobile professional, you will find these programs used a ton, and they are always looking for updates. On Wednesday, updates arrived on both programs.
With the latest video sharing news in the tech world, the latest about Vine is one that many had been expected, but were unsure of the release date. On Tuesday, Microsoft and Vine release the Vine app for the Xbox One, which will allow users to enjoy the videos of Vine, all on your TV,
The advent of mobile video apps has brought a number of interesting video sharing apps for users. It doesn’t always mean long videos, and ones like Snapchat just allow for a short period of shared video. On Tuesday, Skype from Microsoft got in the game, with the introduction of Qik.
Earlier this yea, in a bold and surprise move, Microsoft and Salesfoce made annoncements on their companies colllaborating to work together for the enterprise customers. During Monday’s Salesfoce conference, more information on this pact was announced, which will please both companies.
The election season in any country is a time of year that always has a ton of data and web content, and orgaanizing all the content in one place is always a tough thing. On Monday, Microsoft announced a brand new Bing Elections portal, that aims to be a comprehensive election information hub for all.
People use who use Skype and Outlook.com, often find that finding friends on the Outlook.com for Skype hasn’t been something that Microsoft has made easy. On Friday, Microsoft changed this, and made finding friends using Skype for Outlook.com much easier.
One of the biggest updates to the Xbox One from Microsoft is the ability to pre-order games and to have them available to play on game-day. This cuts down on the number of days to stores, long lines, and questionable availability. Two of the latest titles were live for pre-order and should be a hit.