• January 24, 2021

Category : Apps

AppsPrivacySecurity

Microsoft may acquire US part of TikTok from Bytedance

It’s no secret that because TikTok is a Chinese owned company, it has received a huge amount of scrutiny from US lawmakers concerned about mass-surveillance. Could an acquisition by a trusted American company like Microsoft help TikTok achieve more success? Today market watcher Charlie Gasparino tweeted “SCOOP: Investment banking sources say Trump Administration through #CFIUS […]

Apps

Quibi reportedly lost 90% of users after the free trial ended

Quibi maybe chose the wrong year to debut a new streaming service and according to mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower, the company may have lost about 90% of the 910,000 users that signed up for the free trial. We recently reported that Quibi added AirPlay support to its iOS app that enables users to cast […]

AppsPrivacySecurity

Mozilla VPN is out of beta

Mozilla rolls out its new VPN, once known as Firefox Private Network, now will be known henceforth at Mozilla VPN. Mozilla says the move out of the Firefox Private Network brand to become a stand-alone product, Mozilla VPN, is to serve a larger audience.” We can speculate that the branding change is due to serving […]

Apps

Microsoft Teams gets Together Mode, Cortana, smart displays and more

As remote workers have had to adjust the remote working this year, Microsoft is putting more time and attention than ever into its Teams video chat platform. Now after many of us are more comfortable with working from home, Microsoft hasn’t stopped innovating in this highly competitive segment, today the company shared all its latest […]

AppsGaming

Xbox Game Bar Widget App Store

Major updates have dropped for the Xbox Game Bar for Windows, Custom Widgets on Xbox Game Bar and with 3rd Party developers widgets in the Gamebar Store. The new Widgets are discoverable in the new Xbox Gamebar App Store within the Gamebar overlay. A few of the custom widgets are SXSplit, Razer Cortex Razer Gold […]

AppsOperating Systems

This is the Amazon Prime Video UWP Windows 10 App

Amazon has had their Prime Video app on Xbox since 2017 but if you wanted to watch Prime Video on a Windows 10 laptop or tablet you had to do it in a browser. Today Amazon has released a UWP Prime Video App on the Microsoft Store with support for ARM-based devices like Surface Pro […]

Apps

Slack Connect is designed to kill email

Slack is in an epic battle against Microsoft’s supremacy in the office, while Microsoft aggressively undercuts Slack by including its Slack rival, Teams at no additional cost for Microsoft 365 subscribers. The key to Microsoft’s power in enterprise is Outlook and Exchange, but what if Enterprise adopted Slack and its new feature that aims to […]