Microsoft Teams Adds Beta Support for Apple Silicon Macs

Microsoft has quietly released a beta version of Teams optimized for Apple Silicon Macs. 9to5Mac reported yesterday that the installer for this new version of Teams has been discovered on Microsoft’s website before the company officially announced its availability. If Microsoft’s Office apps for macOS are already optimized for Apple…

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Hands-On: Clipchamp for Windows 10/11

The Microsoft Store version of Clipchamp, which is now included in Windows 10 and 11, appears to be a packaged version of the web app. But the real question here is how this video editing app measures up against the more sophisticated free and paid alternatives. But first, a bit…

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Xbox Beat US Sales Records in March 2022

Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Series S consoles have beat a new sales record in the US according to The NPD Group. March 2022 was a new record month for Xbox hardware unit and dollar sales, beating previous records in March 2011 for the most total units sold, and a…

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Report: Sony is Also Exploring Ads in Free-to-play Games

Sony is reportedly working with partners in the ad industry to introduce ads in free-to-play games on PlayStation consoles. The news comes from Business Insider, which previously revealed last week that Microsoft was working on a similar plan for free-to-play Xbox games.  According to the report, Sony started discussions about…

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Microsoft Teams is Headed to the Microsoft Store

Microsoft Teams will soon be available to download from the Microsoft Store on Windows 10 and Windows 11. The software giant announced the upcoming release on its Microsoft 365 roadmap yesterday (via Neowin), and Teams is expected to land in the Store in May. According to Microsoft, the Store version…

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Sony’s PS5 Controller Now Supports Firmware Updates on Windows PCs

It’s now possible to update the firmware of Sony’s PlayStation 5 DualSense controllers on Windows 10 and Windows 11, no PS5 console required. Sony announced today the release of a new Firmware updater app on Windows which supports updates via a wired USB connection.  Sony releases DualSense firmware updates quite…

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Chris Novak Leaves Xbox After Almost 20 Years

Head of Xbox Research & Design Chris Novak announced yesterday that he is leaving Microsoft after almost 20 years. “I have loved my time with Xbox,” Novak writes in a LinkedIn post explaining his departure. “Building end-to-end experiences for gamers is a privilege. There are very few things one gets…

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Microsoft 365 Bug Bounty Program Now Offers up to $26K Rewards

Microsoft announced last week that it was increasing rewards for some of its Bug Bounty Programs by up to 30% (via The Register). This is the consequence of the Redmond giant introducing new scenario-based bounty awards for its Microsoft 365 Bounty Program and Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Bounty Program.…

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Xbox Game Pass Will Soon Get More Ubisoft Games

Microsoft has just revealed the second wave of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in April, which includes the former PlayStation console exclusive Bugsnax and the zombie survival game 7 Days to Die. The company also announced that more Ubisoft games are coming soon to Xbox Game Pass, including a…

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