For those who use Microsoft's Edge browser on desktop or their laptop and have an iOS or Android smartphone, your password management is about to get easier. Microsoft is now rolling out to some beta users a new password feature that is part of its Authenticator app. Here is what you need to know.
The Microsoft Authenticator app for iOS recently gained the ability to edit your account settings. The app can now change your password, update security info, and view account activity directly within the app.
Microsoft's new 2FA Authenticator app is live in the Store for Windows 10 Mobile, but only for those on newer Redstone builds. The app is expected to be available for all with the forthcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer.
A previously revealed Windows 10 Mobile app that could open a Windows 10 PC with just a tap, via Bluetooth, is now in the Windows Store. However, its still in internal testing at Microsoft so it's not available for download yet.
New reports claim Microsoft has a number of upcoming new apps for the Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile platforms. One of them is reportedly an upgrade advisor app for older Windows Phone 8.1 devices, along with a delivery tracking app and an remote PC authenticator app.
Two-step authentication, the process whereby you use more than just a password to verify an account, is increasingly an important security tool desired by not just enterprise but consumers. Google has had with Gmail for a few years now, and Microsoft is on the cusp of releasing their version as well. LiveSide.net is reporting that the service will be integrated into existing Microsoft...