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Microsoft's re-engineered Edge web browser enters public testing

Matt Blowes  April 11, 2019 Technology, IT Trends, Software

 
Microsoft Edge will become a Chromium-based web browser, a change that will enable Google Chrome extensions to work and may make the browser faster.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 now available

Matt Blowes  April 03, 2019 Technology, Software

 
After months in preview, Visual Studio 2019 is now available. There are a raft of new features and significant upgrades for Mac developers but not all new functions are switched on yet.

Apple TV+, News+ & Arcade subscriptions announcement: Australian Details

Matt Blowes  March 26, 2019 Cloud Services, IT Trends, Software

 
Apple hosts its biggest subscription event, unveiling new streaming, news & gaming services. But many of the finer details weren't revealed. Here's what we know and don't know for Australia.

Windows 7 end of support date is approaching

Matt Blowes  January 21, 2019 Software, Microsoft 365

 
Microsoft is finally ending support and security updates for Windows 7. Users of the popular operating system should start planning now to ensure their data is kept secure.

Outlook for iPhone receives new design, dark mode soon

Matt Blowes  December 07, 2018 Office 365, Software

 
It may be short on new features but the Outlook app for the iPhone has received a design refresh bringing more colour to its clean appearance.

Microsoft Surface Pro 6, Laptop 2 & Studio 2 Australian release details

Matt Blowes  October 03, 2018 Hardware, IT Trends, Software

 
Microsoft shows off a new generation of Surface laptops, tablets & desktops with new specs aimed at improving performance. Plus a surprise headset was announced.

Microsoft Office 2019 released for Windows & Mac

Matt Blowes  September 25, 2018 Cloud Services, Office 365, Software

 
A milestone release for Microsoft Office has arrived but it might be the most lacklustre in its history. See when the Office 2019 release is available and why Office 365 has stolen the show.

Password AutoFill makes it easy to use a password manager

Matt Blowes  September 24, 2018 BYOD, Security, Software

 
Logging into services on your iPhone and iPad is now remarkably easy. It can be done as quickly as triggering Face ID or Touch ID. Password AutoFill makes typing in usernames and passwords a thing of the past.

Chrome begins marking all 'HTTP' websites as 'Not secure'

Matt Blowes  August 03, 2018 Security, Software

 
Google implements a significant security policy shift after years of preparation. It marks a push to change the way people consider website data security.