News & Reviews: Microsoft
Jun 16, 2020
Personal financing can be done through many methods. However, have you ever wondered that you can just connect your bank account to a platform that gives you real-time updates on your earnings and expenses? Now, you might actually be able to do that with a platform that you're familiar with and it's Microsoft Excel. Microsoft is launching a new feature called 'Money in Excel' to help you track transactions and account information by securely connecting to your bank, credit card, investment, or loan accounts.
Jun 15, 2020
One thing that we can learn from the pandemic is technology does play a vital role in our lives, especially when it comes to education. Due to the crisis, the e-learning platform has become one of the essentials for educators and students to interact. By acknowledging that, the Ministry of Education has worked with three big tech companies including Google, Microsoft, and Apple on developing a digital learning platform.
Jun 09, 2020
Minecraft Dungeons, which is a top-down Action RPG Dungeon Crawler by Mojang, Xbox Games Studio, and Double Eleven is now officially on the Microsoft Store starting from the price of RM78. There’s also the Minecraft Dungeons Hero Edition where you can get additional content such as a Hero Cape, two player skins, a chicken pet, as well as downloadable content as soon as they are available at RM116.
Jun 04, 2020
It seems that the Microsoft Edge web browser will be automatically be downloaded and installed onto any PCs that are running on Windows 10. In order to have the web browser automatically installed onto your computer, all you need to do is update your Windows software to the latest version.
May 27, 2020
Microsoft recently posted on their blog where they unveiled “Surf Game”, which is playable simply by typing in “edge://surf” in the search bar. It is best to note that it is only possible to play the aforementioned game via the Microsoft Edge browser which can be downloaded via their official website.
May 22, 2020
The game developer Rare recently uploaded on their Youtube account, announcing that the video games “Sea of Thieves” will be officially available on Steam at the price of USD40 (~RM174) from 3 Junes 2020 onwards. Those who had the game on the Microsoft Store can import their progress to the Steam edition without needing to start over.
Apr 23, 2020
Looks like you’ll be able to replace your background while you’re in a video call on Skype for Mac very soon, based on a statement by thurrott.com. The aforementioned feature is currently being rolled out, and it will be available for everyone to use very soon.
Apr 21, 2020
About a week ago, there was news that Microsoft could launch the Surface Go 2 in May 2020. It's starting to look like this news could be true, as more details of the device have been surfacing (pun intended). Sources have claimed that the Surface Go 2 is going to have a larger display than its predecessor while maintaining the same size.
Apr 20, 2020
Nowadays, it’s amazing that technology can do so much and it can even predict what we are going to type or say next. Many of you must be familiar with Google’s Smart Compose, which will predict the words that you want to type next in your Gmail compose box. If you think it’s impressive, here is something else from Microsoft that will make you go “I want to use that!”.
Apr 12, 2020
The new dual-screen Windows 10X may not be coming this year, but a few other Surface devices should still make it. Back in January, it was rumoured that Microsoft could be working on a Surface Book 3 that could launch this year. Also, the company is likely to launch multiple Surface devices within 2020, including the Surface Go 2.