Consider the plug pulled — support for Windows 10 Mobile officially ended on December 10th, 2019.Not many sites reporting this news, unsurprisingly. Might have been good if MS had developed a version of Android that would run on its most recent smartphones. But there's no percentage in it for them. After all, people bought Windows 10 Mobile because they wanted Windows 10 Mobile.
The new Edge browser, built on the same open source code as Google Chrome, contains a new Tracking Prevention feature that blocks third-party trackers and, at the Strict setting, many ads. My tests show that one in four items blocked are from Google.#technology #internet #web #tracking #privacy #security #Microsoft #Google #Edge
Microsoft is planning to integrate Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar into its Outlook.com web mail client. The software maker has started testing this integration on some accounts recently, and Twitter user Florian B was able to access it today. After a quick setup process, you simply link a Google Account to an Outlook.com account, and Gmail, Drive documents, and Google Calendar will all be automatically displayed inside Outlook.com on the web.This makes Microsoft and Outlook even less appealing to me. What do you think?
Perhaps feeling pretty confident about this current update, Microsoft is now enabling more ways for users to modify their current Windows 10 operating system.#technology #computing #Microsoft #Windows
Aside from going to the settings menu and hoping it shows up, Windows 10 users can now update their system using the Windows Update Assistant according to a report from MSPU.
Microsoft's changing Cortana strategy is about to have consequences for some phone users. The company has revealed that the Cortana app will stop working after January 31st, 2020 for people in Australia, Canada and the UK. Lists, reminders and other Cortana content won't pop up in either the app or Microsoft Launcher, and a version of the Launcher will arrive after January with Cortana removed. You can still expect Cortana material to show up in the To Do app, but you won't have a central place to create it on your phone.Will Cortana be the new Clippy?