Microsoft Stories January 5

Jimmy Grewal served as a Program Manager for Mac Internet Explorer at Microsoft, joining the company in 1999. His first project was working on the team developing Internet Explorer 5 for Mac –– which he describes as “the most important release of Internet Explorer for the Mac, and the last release.”

In a new blog post, Grewal offers some interesting tidbits on that development process, as today marks the twentieth anniversary of Internet Explorer 5 for Mac’s unveil.

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Microsoft Stories November 29, 2019

Microsoft Remote Desktop is a service that allows users to access and use their computer through another device, such as an iPhone or iPad. The iOS app, which had been abandoned for over a year, was updated this week with several new features, including support for recently released Apple devices and also Dark Mode compatibility on iOS 13.

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Microsoft Stories November 4, 2019

Microsoft is planning significant changes to Outlook for Mac over the coming weeks. The Verge reports that Microsoft will start rolling out a new Outlook design with significant performance improvements and enhancements to syncing.

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Microsoft is out today with a redesigned Office app for iOS that features Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in one app. The simplified experience brings “all of your Office documents together in one place” and creates a more seamless way to work without having to switch between apps and also reduces the storage used on your iPhone or iPad.

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Microsoft Stories October 2, 2019

Microsoft has unveiled its latest laptops and convertible 2-in-1 devices at an event today in New York City. While announcing the new Surface Laptop 3, the company claimed that it is 3x more powerful than Apple’s MacBook Air and has a user-removable SSD. Also unveiled at the event was the Surface Pro 7, Surface Pro X, an AirPods competitor. But Microsoft also had a surprise up its sleeve, it unveiled an all-new foldable tablet and foldable smartphone that it plans to launch in 2020.

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Microsoft Stories August 28, 2019

Microsoft announced today that it is starting to roll out Dark Mode support to the Outlook application on iOS. The company has also committed to rolling out Dark Mode to all of the Office applications on iOS ahead of the release of iOS 13 next month, which is the first to include a system-wide Dark Mode.

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