Surface Pro 8 and Surface Laptop 4 Show Up on Benchmark Services

Microsoft seems to be testing the Surface Pro 8 and Surface Laptop 4 ahead of the launch of both devices next month.

Android Gets Major Feature Update for Surface Duo and Other Smartphones

Google is issuing a surprise feature update for Android, expanding the Emoji Kitchen, automizing book narration, and improving Google Maps.

Microsoft Teams Rooms Debuts Device as a Service Solution

Customers interested in Microsoft Teams Rooms hardware can now spread the cost through a Device as a Service initiative.

Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics Now Widely Available

Azure Synapse Analytics is leaving preview alongside Synapse Studio. Microsoft also announces Azure Purview for data governance.

Microsoft Acquires eSports Company Smash.gg To Further Xbox Division Push

Microsoft has agreed to purchase Smash.gg, a company that allows users to set up their own eSports tournaments and events.

Apple’s M1 ARM Chip Runs Windows 10 Better Than a Surface Pro X

A benchmark comparison between an M1 Mac Mini running Windows 10 on ARM and a Surface Pro X shows up Microsoft’s device.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says LinkedIn Stories Can Engage Younger Users

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella believes the recently launched LinkedIn Stories feature can help drive interest amongst younger generations.

Windows 10X Will Support ARM Laptops at Launch

Microsoft has decided Windows 10X won’t be exclusive to machines with Intel architecture but will also support ARM devices.

Microsoft 365 Productivity Score Tool Gets Changes to Ease Recent Criticisms

Microsoft has responded to accusations Productivity Score in Microsoft 365 is workplace surveillance by making major changes to the tool.

Microsoft PowerToys for Windows 10 Gets Fluent Design UI Elements

Microsoft has overhauled PowerToys tools Image Resizer and Color Picker with aesthetic elements from its Fluent Design.

Microsoft Debuts MS Paint WindowsUglySweater for 2020 Holiday Season

Following a recent tradition, Microsoft has released a new WindowsUglySweater for the holidays, this time inspired by MS Paint.

Salesforce Snaps Up Slack In $27.7 Bn Deal To Rival Microsoft Teams

Salesforce has confirmed rumors of its interest in Slack by purchasing the Microsoft Teams rival for over $27 billion.

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