Day: March 1, 2018

  • Microsoft is always pushing out new firmware updates for the Surface family of devices, and the company recently released one for the Surface Laptop. This time the firmware update addresses battery life, and overall system stability. OnMSFT I wonder if part of this is because of the consumer reports article that got released.
  • Microsoft is giving Teams, its Slack-like app, the ability to invite any guest to a chat room. While you can invite collaborators to a Team room right now, they need to have an account in the company’s Azure Active Directory first. With the new feature in place, you’ll be able to add any business partner, client, freelancer or anyone else to a room using their email address, whether it’s a company or a consumer email like Gmail or Outlook. Engadget Smart move by Microsoft realizing that Skype was not doing it and coming up with an alternative that users like great job by Microsoft.
  • This week on the show we talk about SiriusXM radio and the future of FM and AM radio. We talk about apps to use for live streaming of audio and video. We get into taking calls via Skype. We talk about famous podcasters and future of podcasting. We talk about Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube all offering live streaming and much more…..