At its annual Ignite event, Microsoft showcased a wide range of cloud, productivity, and security announcements, everything from Office to Azure, and more. Be sure to catch up below.
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In a session at its Ignite 2019 conference, Microsoft showed off its roadmap of new features for its OneNote app, also announcing a unified codebase for the desktop OneNote 2016 app.
Today, Microsoft announced that its HoloLens 2 standalone holographic PC has started shipping. The device uses a Snapdragon 850 chipset, and adds things like hand tracking and eye tracking.
Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge browser will be generally available beginning on January 15, but it's going to ship without some key features, such as ARM64 support and history sync.
There's been a lot of news around Microsoft's new Chromium-based browser, as it will be generally available on January 15. It won't require a Windows 10 feature update to ship with the OS.
With Microsoft's announcement this week that OneNote 2016 is being resurrected, the future of OneNote for Windows 10 is somewhat uncertain, but the UWP app is still being supported for now.
During a session at its Ignite 2019 conference today, Microsoft confirmed that its Chromium-based Edge browser is coming to Linux, something that the company has previously teased.
Microsoft has announced that, following the initial announcement back at Build, the new Fluid Framework is going into public preview soon. There's also a private preview for developers.
During the Ignite conference, Microsoft unveiled a slew of improvements coming soon to SharePoint, including an impending rollout of home sites, new branding options for apps, and more.
Microsoft announced a new logo for its Edge Chromium browser over the weekend, but it's not in the release candidate. The company confirmed that the new icon will arrive tomorrow morning.
Microsoft has announced a few new features coming to the Excel apps on different platforms. These include new co-authoring improvements, general availability of dynamic arrays, and more.
Microsoft has announced a range of new tools that aim to simplify IT management for businesses, including a new Endpoint Manager, which brings together Intune and Configuration Manager functionality.
Earlier today, Microsoft announced that its new Edge browser will be generally available in January. Now, the release candidate is available for Edge Insiders that are on the Beta channel.
Microsoft announced today that it's bringing back OneNote 2016, and adding new features, but it's also now confirmed that the desktop application will once again be installed by default.
During its Ignite 2019 conference today, Microsoft announced a handful of new capabilities coming to Azure Stack Hub. Among them, the availability of Event Hubs and Data Services in preview, and more.
Microsoft announced a ton of Office 365 improvements across the board at its Ignite 2019 conference, including a bunch of new features for Outlook, such as a new design and experience for macOS.
Microsoft is readying SQL Server 2019 for release, with enhancements to help users combine structured and unstructured data, leverage data virtualization across a wider range of sources, and more.
Microsoft announced some improvements to Cortana at its Ignite 2019 conference today. It can now send you a daily Briefing email with things you promised to do, and can book meetings with Scheduler.
At its Ignite 2019 conference, Microsoft announced a number of new features for its Teams collaboration service, such as emergency calling, on-hold music, Yammer integration, and more.
A number of major updates have been announced for the Power Platform today, including security improvements for Power BI, tighter integration of the platform with Microsoft Teams, and more.
At Ignite 2019, Microsoft has announced the release of Windows Admin Center version 1910 which includes Azure Security Center integration, a preview of performance monitoring features, and more.
Today, Microsoft introduced Project Cortex at its Ignite 2019 conference. Cortex is the first new Microsoft 365 service since Teams, and it's meant to turn your content into a knowledge network.
With virtual computing solutions targeting a variety of workloads such as enterprise applications, visualization, and machine learning, Microsoft has announced updates to its Azure VM solutions.
Today at its Ignite conference in Orlando, Microsoft finally announced its targeted general availability date for Edge Chromium. It should be available in the production channel on January 15.
After Microsoft all but killed off OneNote 2016 a while back, it announced today that it's extending mainstream support for the product, and it will be adding new features like dark mode.
At its Ignite 2019 conference today, Microsoft announced its new unified Office app, combining Word, Excel, and PowerPoint into a single application on both iOS and Android devices.
Microsoft has updated its MSFT Events app with support for its upcoming Ignite 2019 event, which will take place from November 4 through November 8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.
A list of updates that have been brought to the Power BI Developer community recently has been published by Microsoft. These include improvements to Embedded analytics and the Visual Platform.
Microsoft has published a large portion of the session schedule for its Ignite 2019 conference that's taking place in September. Interestingly, it mentions Windows more than usual.
This year's edition of Microsoft's Ignite conference has come to a close, and so the company has already announced plans for next year, when it will be returning to Orlando, Florida.