Microsoft Releases Final Seasonal Update for Halo: MCC

Microsoft’s 343 Industries announced that Season 8 for Halo: The Master Chief Collection (MCC) is now available. It’s billed as the final seasonal update for the game collection, though we can other updates and enhancements in the coming year too. “Whether you feel most at home on Installation 04 or…

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Is Mozilla Firefox Getting Sketchy?

Long the darling of the open-source crowd, Mozilla’s Firefox web browser has received some questionable updates in recent days. What the heck is going on? This week, Mozilla released Firefox 93 and revealed that its flagship browser would come to the Microsoft Store in Windows 10 and 11 by the…

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Mozilla Firefox is Coming to the Microsoft Store

Mozilla this week updated Firefox across desktop and mobile, and the firm revealed that the browser is coming to the Microsoft Store. “Microsoft has loosened restrictions on its [Microsoft] Store [in Windows 10 and 11] that effectively banned third-party browsers from the store,” Mozilla explains of that latter update. “We…

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Microsoft Announces Coming Skype Features

In an unexpected twist, Microsoft announced today that it is planning several new features for Skype, its consumer communications platform. What’s so unexpected about that, you ask? Well, Microsoft has been planning to kill off Skype in lieu of Microsoft Teams for years. But now it says that Skype is…

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Mozilla Bypasses Default Apps Interface in Windows 11

Mozilla said this week that it has reverse-engineered the horrible new Default Apps interface in Windows 11, allowing its users to more easily switch the default browser away from Microsoft Edge. “People should have the ability to simply and easily set defaults, but they don’t,” a Mozilla spokesperson said. “All…

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Microsoft Purchases Web-Based Video Editing Solution

Microsoft announced that it will acquire Clipchamp, a web-based video editor. But it’s unclear how the tool will be integrated into existing offerings. “Clipchamp is an in-browser video creation and editing experience founded in 2013 with a mission to empower anyone to tell stories worth sharing,” Microsoft corporate vice president…

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 91 with Windows SSO Support

Mozilla has released Firefox 91 and one of the key new features is single sign-on support for consumer and commercial Microsoft accounts. “Firefox version 91.0 [was] first offered to Release channel users on August 10, 2021,” the Firefox 91 release notes explain. “We’d like to extend a special thank you…

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Microsoft is Working on a Super Duper Secure Mode for Edge

The Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research team is working on a Super Duper Secure Mode for the Edge web browser. Yes, really. “The VR is experimenting with a new feature that challenges some conventional assumptions held by many in the browser community,” Microsoft’s Johnathan Norman explains. “Our hope is to build…

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