Microsoft has updated its keyboard app, Word Flow for iOS, with exciting new features and performance improvements. The latest version of the keyboard turns it into a mini browser by introducing built-in search for GIFs, images, movies, facts and much more. Users can find all this information and use it in in apps like Messages, without leaving them.
Microsoft’s Office apps, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint have been updated to support drawing on iPhone. In the latest versions of all three apps, Microsoft has included a new draw tab, which lets users draw, write or highlight documents easily on their iPhone screens using their fingers. On iPad Pro, users can use Apple Pencil to annotate or draw on documents.
Microsoft has released a new Surface ad on YouTube titled What’s a computer? Just ask Cortana which makes fun of Apple’s latest iPad Pro ad titled What’s a computer? as well as their Office productivity apps for iOS.
Microsoft has released its new Authenticator app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The app replaces Microsoft’s previous Azure Authenticator and Multi-Factor Authentication apps for iOS. With Authenticator, users can use two-factor or multifactor authentication right from their iOS device.
With only two days left for Rio 2016, Google and Bing have announced updates to their services to help users stay up to date with the Olympics. Users will be able to stay abreast with medal winners, schedules, timings, venues and more, via Google and Bing.
Microsoft Pix is a camera app for iPhone and iPad which is backed by artificial intelligence which allows you to take better pictures. The app automatically recognizes the photo subjects and tweaks settings for the best results. Pix also has tons of other features like Live Image (which is similar to Live Photos), burst mode, hyperlapse, facial recognition and much more.
Microsoft is releasing an Authenticator app for iPhone and Apple Watch, on 15th August, which aims to make it easier to use two-factor or multi-factor authentication. With this release, Microsoft will also replace the older individual authenticator apps for consumers and enterprise customers.
Google’s browser, Chrome, has been updated to version 52. The new update finally gets the much awaited Material Design makeover, along with security and bug fixes and removal of app launcher.
Microsoft’s music service, Groove, has received a number of new changes for its app for iPhone. The new version, 3.5.6, offers a new and intuitive interface, and many new features like playback improvements, faster downloading, better support for iPhone 6 plus/6s plus displays and more.
Apple has released an update to iTunes, version 12.4.2 for Mac OS X and Windows. The latest release contains minor bug fixes focused on music playback and security.
Skype has been updated to version 6.19 with changes to the way you share and download files from the instant messaging app. Offline file sharing, increased file size limit of 300MB and download facility on multiple devices round up the latest updates.
LockItUp app allows users to lock their Mac or Windows PC using an Apple Watch. This means that you can lock your computer from literally anywhere around the world as long as you have an Internet connection.