Microsoft Stories February 6
Cringey Microsoft ads hate on Office 2019 in an effort to hype Office 365 subscriptions
A new ad campaign from Microsoft launched today on YouTube as a way to promote its paid subscription software, Office 365. But instead of focusing on Office 365, Microsoft decided to use cringey comparison videos with twins that disparage its paid Office 2019 software.
Microsoft Stories January 30
Microsoft brings updated Outlook design to all iOS users, dark mode still in development
Last month Microsoft brought an all-new design to its Outlook iOS app for beta testers. Now the changes are rolling out to all users. However, the promised dark mode is still in the works.
Microsoft Stories January 24
Microsoft Office appears to finally be headed for the Mac App Store as soon as this week, based on a couple of clues. Apple first announced that Microsoft would bring Word, PowerPoint, and Excel to the Mac App Store back in June 2018 as part of its Worldwide Developer Conference.
Microsoft Stories January 18
Microsoft is admitting smartphone defeat and is now officially urging any remaining Windows 10 Mobile users to switch to an iOS or Android device instead.
In an End of Support document spotted by Thurrott, Microsoft notifies users that Windows 10 Mobile will cease to receive new security updates after December 10, 2019.
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Microsoft Stories January 4
Thurott reports Microsoft has updated its 365 product roadmap with mention of Files On-Demand finally rolling out to macOS users. Initially offered as a preview in September of last year to Mac users, no formal word was made by the company as to when users should expect a widespread release.
While the site reports not all users are seeing the macOS version available, the rollout (which began yesterday), should hit most users in the coming weeks.
Microsoft Stories December 26, 2018
A new poll by data research firm Toluna via Recode attempted to analyze the least trusted companies in the tech sector.
Conducted between December 9 through December 15, the poll surveyed one thousand online participants asking which company they believe to be the least trustworthy with personal information.