Support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is ending in less than two months. Microsoft is recommending upgrading to Exchange Server 2019 or migrating to the managed Exchanged Online.
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Linux Mint 19.x will lose support this April. Anyone still running these or other Ubuntu 18.04-based distributions is urged to upgrade systems to stay protected.
Microsoft has decided to permanently halt preview updates for a couple of older, but still supported, versions of Windows 10. These updates will now only be offered to Windows 10 22H2 and Windows 11.
Apple's release of iOS 16 also contains a new version of Safari which features support for AVIF images. Chrome and Firefox already support AVIF, which leaves mainly Microsoft Edge as the odd one out.
Several Microsoft documents caused a lot of confusion by implying that Office 2016 and 2019 won't be able to connect to Microsoft 365 after October 2023. The company has now issued a clarification.
Microsoft has announced that it is sunsetting its Windows Information Protection (WIP) solution in favor of Purview, which it says is a more advanced implementation that meets current customer needs.
Microsoft 365 Apps are governed by Microsoft's Modern Lifecycle Policy, which means that they will lose support on certain older operating systems that will reach the end of ESU on January 10, 2023.
Microsoft is retiring Internet Explorer 11 for most Windows client SKUs today. This will be a phased process where you will first be redirected to Edge, followed by a permanent disablement of IE11.
Google Drive has been flagging innocent files as copyright infringement. Google has said that it will take a look at the issue to see if it can make the problem go away after the issue was replicated.
Of the many grievances listed, some really standout and they all revolve around tactics that make it hard, if not impossible, for a LastPass free user to export their personal data.
Microsoft has announced a significant change to its Python bundling strategy in Visual Studio. Going forward, new versions of the IDE will support the current broadly available version of Python.
Customers still building web applications in Microsoft's Silverlight framework should know that the platform is reaching end of support on October 12, 2021. Currently, it is only supported in IE11.
Microsoft has issued a reminder that it is retiring Windows Thin PC next month. The SKU is based on Windows Embedded Standard 7 and is a stripped down version of Windows 7 for low performance PCs.
Google is ending support for Meet on Internet Explorer 11 next week. As such, consumers still on the legacy browser are recommended to transition to supported browsers as soon as possible.
The OneDrive sync client will be reaching end of support on macOS 10.12 and 10.13 next month. Moving forward, only the three most recent versions of the operating system will be supported.
The Redmond tech giant has confirmed that the Microsoft Store for Business and Microsoft Store for Education are being killed off in Q1 2023. The portals are not supported on Windows 11 either.
Google is deprecating support for Play Services on Android Jelly Bean. After SDK version 21.30.99's release in August, developers will have to utilize workarounds to add new components to their apps.
Microsoft has ended support for Office Lens on Windows and removed the app from the Microsoft Store. The company has recommended that users transition to the Android and iOS counterparts of the app.
Pokémon GO is losing support for older Android and iOS devices, namely those running Android 5, iOS 11, and iOS 12. iPhone 5S and 6 are affected too even though they can be upgraded to iOS 12.
In the latest development to the ongoing legal spat between Epic Games and Apple, Microsoft has voiced support for the former, saying that the Cupertino firm's moves threaten Unreal Engine.
Google has announced that Chrome 82 will lose for FTP URLs and will instead try to open a third-party program capable of handling FTP links. The decision could affect Opera, Vivaldi, and Brave too.
The Finnish company has decided to up the ante by promising to continue pushing security updates for its earliest phones by one more year than it promised. The phones are the Nokia 3, 5, 6, and 8.
With Windows 7 nearing its end of extended support, Microsoft has seemingly begun retiring some services for the OS. The updating of metadata is now unsupported in Windows Media Player in Windows 7.
Google has announced deadlines for its transition to 64-bit applications in the Play Store. It is important to note that unlike Apple, support for 32-bit applications has not been phased out.
Microsoft is expected to end extended support for Windows 7, one of the most popular versions of the OS, on January 14, 2020. This means that the majority of users only have one more year of support.
Steam will apparently stop working on Windows XP and Vista starting on January 1, 2019. Valve has recommended that users upgrade to Windows 7 or above in order to receive further updates.
After a complaint filed by Microsoft India, 24 tech support scammers have reportedly been arrested from various fake call centers in India, for impersonating Microsoft support officials.
Five years after its launch, Amazon has decided to end its Fire tablet live video support service, Mayday. The feature will be discontinued this month according to a customer support page.
Slack is dropping support for Windows Phone. The app will continue to be available for download from the Store, and will remain functional for the foreseeable future, but won't receive updates.
Microsoft is discontinuing support for Skype for Business, Teams, and Yammer apps for Windows Phone. Development efforts will now be transitioned to the Android, iOS, and desktop counterparts.
Microsoft has announced that the desktop OneNote app won't be included in Office 2019, and new features won't be added to the current version. The company is recommending the Windows 10 app instead.
It appears that long-supporting app developer Kiloo has finally ended support for endless runner Subway Surfers on Windows phones, blaming Microsoft's "development plans" for the platform.
While Uber has been publishing its apps in the Windows Store since 2013, it appears that the ridesharing firm has finally lost interest in the platform and has dropped support for its Windows 10 app.
WhatsApp previously announced that it will not support BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone 8 and older from December 31. Users will be able to use the app, but new features won't make it to the app.
As Microsoft continues performing the last rites on Windows 10 Mobile, loyalists of the platform are dealt with another blow. The Lumia 640 and 640XL won't be receiving the Fall Creators Update.
With the Apple Watch 3 sporting an eSim that allows you to listen to music and make calls all without your phone, some might be disappointed to know that the device does not support roaming at all.
Nextbit has ended customer support for Robin, its sole smartphone. However, software updates will continue for six more months, and users can still refer to Nextbit's online self-help.
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Microsoft is receiving a considerable amount of public backlash after it suspended a cop's Xbox Live account for 24 hours for using a photo of a police officer holding a US flag as his Gamerpic.
Although some older PC utilizing Intel's Clover Trail line of processors won't be receiving the Creators Update, Microsoft has agreed to continue providing security updates until 2023.