Microsoft Teams meetings are getting a huge boost today. Microsoft announced that meetings will now scale up to 20,000 participants for one-way presentations. For interactive meetings, you can now bring in up to 1,000 people.
The Microsoft Edge Beta channel is in for an update this week, and it has several new features to check out. The most notable update in this build brings OneNote and Collections closer together, making it easier to keep your plans in sync.
The Microsoft Edge Dev channel just picked up its latest weekly update, and it's a big one. This week, you'll snag the first Edge 86 build with custom new tab backgrounds, better ARM support, and more.
Google recently announced a sweeping overhaul of G Suite, unifying several of its services to make them simpler to use for workers. On the outside, this move could look like Google is redoubling its efforts to challenge Microsoft Teams and Slack. However, Slack and Teams probably have nothing to worry about for now.
Microsoft today launched its enterprise roadmap and release schedule, giving users more visibility into when new features are expected to launch. You'll be able to easily see which features are planned or in development, and the precise launch windows for upcoming Beta and Stable channel releases.
Microsoft responded to Slack's allegations of anticompetitive practices by pointing toward Slack's lack of video conferencing. Microsoft says that Slack 'suffered' during the COVID-19 pandemic while people embraced Teams.
A small Microsoft Edge update is headed out to testers on the Dev channel today. This update is pretty small compared to previous ones, but it brings a fix for icons that appear too large and a couple of other tweaks.
Microsoft has focused heavily on the transformation in design for its Microsoft 365 services and apps over the last several years, and now it's offering a peek at the future. In a new blog post, Microsoft laid out broad strokes of where it sees Microsoft 365's design going in the coming years, from Fluent Design to proactive AI.
The latest weekly release for the Microsoft Edge Dev channel has arrived, and it's full of bug fixes and reliability improvements. Most notably, the update corrects several issues that could cause crashes in the previous build.
Outlook users across the globe are reporting that the Windows app crashes at startup. Microsoft is looking into the issue, but there are a couple of workarounds to try until an official fix is available.
Microsoft Teams will soon give users the ability to hold massive interactive meetings. The company is upping the participant limit of interactive meetings to 1,000. Further, presentations will soon be able to hold up to 20,000 viewers.
With more people working remotely, many people might feel disconnected from their co-workers during meetings. Later this year, Microsoft Teams is looking to break down that barrier with a new "Together Mode" that puts you and your teammates in a virtual room together.
Microsoft Teams is getting even more dynamic with a variety of updates headed to your meetings later this year. You'll soon be able to use live reactions within your meetings, see chat bubbles directly over participants' screens, and much more.
Cortana is back, this time in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft announced today that, starting in the coming weeks, Cortana voice assistance will be available in the Teams mobile apps to help you start calls and meetings, send messages, and much more.
Microsoft recently began rolling out the new Edge browser via Windows Update for regular Windows 10 users, and now it's gearing up to do the same for education and business devices. The company says the rollout for these devices will begin after July 30.