In 2019, Apple started recruiting developers to “build the next generation of Windows media apps,” culminating in last year’s Apple TV app for Xbox. It has also been heard and assumed that the company is planning to add applications for music and podcasts to the Microsoft Store, which will be launched later this year to the public. Read More
Microsoft has hinted that users might soon be able to stream Xbox games to their iPhone.
The company had officially announced this feature only for Android phones initially, but it was recently indicated that such a feature can be expected for iPhones as well. Read More
Apple has released iOS 14 and iPadOS with new features, including the option to set third-party apps as the default web browser and email client. With that, Microsoft Outlook and Edge Apps have been updated with this new feature as well.
With iOS 14, users will now be able to replace their default web browser and email Apps, Safari and Mail, with others from their App Store. Once you install a compatible web browser on your iPhone or iPad, iOS will show a new “Default Browser App” option within the app settings. Then you can select that App to be your default browser instead of Safari. The same process can be followed for third-party email clients. Read More
As a response to the Fortnite lawsuit, Apple’s declaration that it will terminate Epic’s developer account is being perceived as a threat to an entire ecosystem of game developers whose bread and butter is the Unreal Engine frameworks. This action of Apple’s is bound to have some serious consequences for such game developers. Read More
Google and Microsoft have joined forces to bring more Progressive Web Apps into the Play Store by making sure their tools co-exist and help developers to do so. In a blog post on July 10, Microsoft’s Builder Community Member Judah Gabriel Himango announced, “We’re glad to announce a new collaboration between Microsoft and Google for the benefit of the web developer community. Microsoft’s PWABuilder and Google’s Bubblewrap are now working together to help developers publish PWAs in the Google Play Store.”
PWABuilder is Microsoft’s open source developer tool that helps developers build high quality PWAs from existing websites and publish them in app stores, while Bubblewrap is a Google command line tool and library used to generate and sign Google Play Store packages from PWAs. PWA is using Bubblewrap to give integration features to PWAs on Android. Both the companies in collaboration announced significant features for PWA developers including web shortcuts standard and advanced Android features & customization. Read More
After been in the talks for almost a year, Microsoft’s Surface Duo was spotted in Vancouver, Canada. The image was shared by a twitter user yesterday. The image gives us a glimpse of the new device.
The picture actually surprised many fans as the new foldable device was run on Android. After Microsoft’s failure of its own OS for smartphones, they’re slowly turning towards Android. There is not much time left for its launch now, but Microsoft is surely upgrading the device every passing time. The prototype that was revealed in October didn’t have a dedicated front flash but, in the latest pictures, we can clearly see a front flash. This could be the hint for the absence of a rear camera for the device. Users probably need to fold the device in order to click pictures with the rear camera. The prototype we saw a few months back also didn’t have any rear camera. Read More
Microsoft has created a new App simply named Office for Android and iOS which combines all the main tools of Word, PowerPoint and Excel into one single App. This new App will make it easier for users to work with different kinds of documents along with new added set of features to improve the overall productivity. Read More
Microsoft has added a new Screen Share feature on Skype, where users can share their phone screens live with the members on this video calling App. The feature is currently available in the beta versions of the App for both iOS and Android. It will be useful for people to share any important slides or presentations with their office colleagues or while explaining something to a family member. Read More