Microsoft has brought AI-powered downloadable translations packs for Android, iOS, and Amazon Fire users of its Translator app. Support for Windows devices will also be announced soon.
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Microsoft has collaborated with the FIDO Alliance to offer a new Windows Hello FIDO2 Security Key feature. Currently, this feature is in limited preview with no timeline for a wider rollout available.
In compliance with the EU GDPR, Microsoft has begun a new parental consent system for accounts held by children. These changes come well ahead of the May 25 deadline imposed by the EU Parliament.
The State Bank of Pakistan has issued a circular on its website banning the usage of any virtual currency. Banks will not be able to allow customers any transaction in the form of cryptocurrencies.
Microsoft has announced Skype for Content Creators - a new mode which will allow users to collaborate through live streams, podcasts, and more. Currently in preview, it will be released this summer.
Microsoft has updated its Android launcher to version 4.7.5. The latest release does not add any new features to the launcher, but focuses primarily on bug fixes and performance improvements.
Two new Microsoft Azure regions have been introduced in Australia. With these, the company aims to deliver cloud services to support critical infrastructure in both Australia and New Zealand.
Following the release of build 17110 into the Fast ring, many users reported their Store app as missing or broken. An unofficial fix has now been detailed on Microsoft's support forum for Insiders.
Be My Eyes is an app that caters to people who are blind or have low vision. Microsoft will now be offering technical assistance to customers of Be My Eyes via its Disability Answer Desk.
Microsoft has rolled out an update for Groove Music for Windows 10 Mobile, adding some interesting new features like the ability add an album to the music queue, sync your OneDrive music, and more.
Microsoft Photos on Windows 10 Mobile has been reverted back to its former self after the latest update. The previous update had caused reduced app performance for many older mobile devices.
Further evidence pointing towards Microsoft's rumored Andromeda device has been revealed. Also referred to as the Surface Phone, the device has officially been listed in the latest Windows 10 SDK.
Microsoft has rolled out an update to Edge for Android, bumping the browser to version 188.8.131.526. This update introduces a couple of changes, including additions to the newsfeed for New Tab.
The Photos app on Windows 10 Mobile has been updated to version 18011.13438.0 for Insiders on the Fast ring. This update brings a refreshed design, new editing tools, and many features as well.
Sources have revealed that a portion of iOS source code which recently surfaced online was leaked by a former Apple intern. Apparently, the employee stole additional source code from Apple as well.