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 Office 2021

Microsoft has announced Office 2021, the non-subscription version of its office productivity suite that will launch alongside Windows 11 on October 5. “Microsoft 365 is the best way to get access to the latest apps and features that help you stay productive, protected, and connected,” Microsoft corporate vice president Liat…

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Office LTSC is Now Available

Microsoft announced today that Office Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) for commercial customers on Windows and macOS. Office LTSC is a so-called “perpetual” version of Office, meaning that commercial customers can license it outright on a per-PC basis and use it for its five years of support without getting any…

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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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Google is Moving Users to New Drive Sync Client

Google’s consumer and commercial customers will soon transition to a new Google Drive sync client for Windows and Mac. “Each year, people are creating more content and using more devices to access that content,” Google’s Scott Limbird writes. “So it’s more critical than ever to be able to keep files,…

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OneDrive to be M1-Native on Mac by Late 2021

One year after Apple shipped its first M1-based Macs, Microsoft plans to finally update OneDrive to run natively on that hardware. “We are thrilled to announce that later this year, we will be updating OneDrive for Mac to run natively on M1-powered Macs,” Microsoft’s Ankita Kirti explains. “This means that…

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Google Announces Flutter 2.2

At Google I/O 2021 today, Google announced the release of Flutter 2.2, the latest release of its open source app development toolkit. And guess what? Microsoft is expanding its support of Flutter too. “Flutter 2.2 is the best version of Flutter yet, with updates that make it easier than ever…

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Microsoft Partnered with Rainway on Xbox Cloud Gaming

A video streaming company called Rainway says that it partnered with Microsoft to bring Xbox Cloud Gaming to iOS and the web. “It was our efforts in the browser that put us on Microsoft’s radar,” Rainway co-founder and CEO Andrew Sampson claims. “You see, a Microsoft engineer used Rainway Gaming…

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 87

Firefox 87 adds improvements to Private Browsing and Strict Enhanced Tracking Protection and various other security and functional additions. “Today, with the launch of Firefox 87, we are excited to introduce SmartBlock, a new intelligent tracker blocking mechanism for Firefox Private Browsing and Strict Mode,” Mozilla’s Thomas Wisniewski writes. “SmartBlock…

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