Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming service lets you play Xbox games anywhere you are, including on Apple's mobile devices. Thanks to new updates to the experience, Xbox Cloud Gaming is now significantly more performant on iPhones and iPads.
Microsoft has begun the rollout of Edge Beta 91 for iOS devices. The move attempts to merge the Edge codebase across iOS, Android, Windows, and Linux to share features, design, and release schedules. The app is available via TestFlight; however, only 10,000 people can enroll in the Edge Beta channel due to how the app works.
A new update for Microsoft Lens on iOS brings the ability to scan up to 100 pages to create PDFs. The update brings one of the features Microsoft discussed when the app changed its name from Office Lens.
Apple just released the latest developer beta for iOS, 14.5, which includes a number of changes. The most important for us here is the added support for the Xbox Wireless Controller released with the Xbox Series X|S, as well as the PS5's DualSense.
Microsoft continues to show its investment in updating its apps to take advantage of different platforms. Several Microsoft apps will receive updates and new functionality alongside Apple's upcoming OS updates.
Microsoft shared its solution for implementing a dark mode in its Outlook app for iOS today. The solution is available on Github and makes it easy for developers to create dynamic colors and provide a dark mode within an app.
It seems that Twitter is experiencing a patchy outage across many of its services. Twitter has itself tweeted to confirm it is investigating outages for Twitter and Tweetdeck. There also seem to be issues tweeting from Twitter for iOS.