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📢 Update -Microsoft’s 2018 year in review: The good, the bad, and the ugly

As 2018 is coming to a close, today is the perfect time to look back at everything Microsoft achieved and missed over the past 12 months
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📢 Update -Windows 10 news recap: Microsoft Edge continues to deliver longer battery life than Chrome, Windows Phone 8.1 users set to lose some Cortana features in 2019, and more

Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. Latest Windows Insider build adds AVIF image format support Windows 10 is set to gain built-in support for the AVIF image format, as the latest Windows Insider build […]
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📢 Update -Microsoft news recap: future Xbox line up could include enterprise SKU, Office 365 price increases in India, and more

Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! Microsoft’s future Xbox console line up could include an enterprise SKU Microsoft’s future plans for Xbox may include an enterprise SKU, which plays in part to the company’s gaming […]
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📢 Update -Unity announces DirectX 12 support for Xbox One

The new Unity 2018.3 update brings driver support that includes better use of multi-core systems and a reduction in overhead.
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📢 Update -Latest Windows Insider build adds AVIF image format support

AVIF support has been seeded to Insiders in several 19H1 builds but hasn't been a highlighted featured on many of the preview release blogs
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📢 Update -New Windows 10 Camera UI being tested with some Insiders

Check for version 2018.1213.30.0 to begin testing the new UI and streamlined image capturing experience of the new Windows 10 camera app.
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📢 Update -AdDuplex: Windows 10 October 2018 update crossed 6.6% market share in December

It’s been a little more than a month now since Microsoft re-released the Windows 10 October 2018 update, and its propagation is still very slow according to AdDuplex’s latest data.
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📢 Update -The King of Fighters 2002 comes to Microsoft’s Xbox One consoles

The classic fighting game, The King of Fighters 2002, has now been re-released on the Xbox One with Xbox Achievements and is available to play in most regions. The King of Fighters 2002 is the latest in a line of many video games that were originally launched on the Neo Geo console and have now […]
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📢 Update -Star Wars Battlefront II’s Power! Unlimited Power! event is now live on Xbox One

The Star Wars Battlefront II video game’s Power! Unlimited Power! event is now live on all Xbox One consoles in all regions where the title is available. This special event will run from today through to January 1st 2019 and is kind of a combination of several previous limited time events with the spawn timer […]
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📢 Update -Life is Strange: Before the Storm joins Xbox Game Pass catalog on Xbox One

Life is Strange: Before the Storm is another surprise addition this month after the original Life is Strange episodic game was added to the catalog last week.
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📢 Update -Microsoft Edge still holds battery life edge over Chrome in Windows 10 version 1809

In Microsoft's latest browser efficiency comparison, Microsoft Edge lasted 24% longer than Chrome while watching a looping streaming video.
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📢 Update -Get a $50 gift card when you purchase an Office 365 Home subscription on Amazon

Amazon is offering today a $50 gift card when you purchase a 12-month subscription to Office 365 Home for $99.99.
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📢 Update -Top Xbox games we’re looking forward to in 2019

While 2018 has been an interesting year for Xbox fans, Microsoft also pushed a lot of effort towards gaming on Windows 10. The Microsoft Store, the official marketplace for these games, also got a much-needed refresh. Here’s a list of games for Xbox coming up in 2019 that a lot of us will be waiting […]
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📢 Update -Microsoft’s future Xbox console line up could include an enterprise sku

With Microsoft tweaking its business model to becoming primarily a cloud services based company, tuning their gaming division to justify its expenditures under cloud streaming efforts only benefits gamers in the long run.
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📢 Update -Microsoft’s Surface headphones are currently on sale on Amazon

The online retailer is currently offering Microsoft’s Surface headphones for just $302.36, which represents a nice $47.63 discount.
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📢 Update -How-To Holiday Guide: Getting started with Surface Pen

You’ve received a new Surface for Christmas – or you’ve put one on your wish list and want to be ready for the big day – and now you want to get started with Surface Pen. Surface Pen is Microsoft’s digital stylus accessory for the Surface range which provides an extremely accurate digital inking experience […]
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📢 Update -Microsoft raises the price of Office 365 Home in India

In an email to Office 365 Home subscribers in India, Microsoft has shared that the annual price of the Office 365 Home subscription will change from ₹4,619 ($66) to ₹5,299 ($76). The last price hike was announced in December 2016. The price is effective January 8, 2019 for subscriptions purchased directly from Microsoft. Your subscription will […]
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📢 Update -Windows Phone 8.1 users to lose some Cortana features in January

Cortana is about to lose some features on Windows Phone 8.1, the OS where it made its big debut back in 2014.
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📢 Update -Microsoft Launcher 5.1 is now generally available for Android users

With this latest update, Microsoft continues to integrate its different notes and tasks manager solutions in its Android Launcher, while also putting the emphasis on digital health.
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📢 Update -How-To Holiday Guide: How to set up your new Surface device

You’ve just received a brand new Microsoft Surface underneath your Christmas tree (or at least you’re hoping that’s what happens) and you’re ready to turn it on for the first time. In this guide, we’ll walk you through setting up your new Surface and point out the options you should take time to adjust. This […]
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📢 Update -Windows 10 news recap: Head of Microsoft hardware discusses Windows Phone (and more), new 4K Windows Hello webcam could be coming next year, and more

Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. Microsoft could launch a new 4K Windows Hello webcam for Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One next year A new 4K webcam from Microsoft could be on the […]
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📢 Update -Microsoft news recap: another acquisition could be on the way, Halo-themed prosthetics for kids, and more

Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! Microsoft rumored to be pursuing another acquisition, this time Israeli server maker Mellanox Another acquisition could be on Microsoft’s cards as rumours suggest it is looking to acquire an […]
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📢 Update -Microsoft could launch a new 4K Windows Hello webcam for Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One next year

The Redmond giant plans to release a new family of webcams in 2019, and one of the models will support 4K, Windows Hello, and work on both Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One consoles.
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📢 Update -Head of Microsoft hardware business Panos Panay talks Windows Phone, wearables and the future of Surface

"We were still trying to figure out what hardware should do to bring software to life."
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📢 Update -Microsoft kicks off massive Xbox Countdown Sale featuring more than 800 games

For a limited time, you can save up to 65% on games and DLCs for Xbox One and Xbox 360, and the most high-profile games of 2018 are pretty much all included in the list.
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📢 Update -What version of Windows 10 are you running? Here’s how to check

Windows 10 regularly updates with new features and improvements, typically on a biannual basis. Unlike previous Windows releases, Windows 10 is continually developed under Microsoft’s “Windows-as-a-Service” model. Each new “feature update” release brings with it a new name and version number, so it can be difficult to keep track of what’s actually running on your […]
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📢 Update -Hands-on: Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18305 (video)

Just in time for the holidays, the Windows Insider program leaves 2018 with an abundance of features for fast ring insiders to get their hands on. Build 18305 is the latest of these builds, and in conjunction with 18298, we’ll be taking a quick look at what’s new. Start menu Let’s start with Start. Builds […]
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📢 Update -Microsoft releases Windows 10 19H1 build 18305.1003 with fix for Internet Explorer flaw

This cumulative update brings a single fix for the remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer that the company recently discovered.
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Turn off/ Hide Details panel/ Information Panel on modern SharePoint lists

Not always we require to show changes done by other which is a mandatory feature in SharePoint online. 
















What is details pane (aka. Information Pane)? Detail pane/ Information shows information regarding the document if you selected a one or its showing recent changes within a list or library.

Follow linkto Microsoft documentation about details pane.

Bad news: Until Microsoft listen to User Voice, there is no straightforward way to enable disable this even you don't want.
Good news: We could write a SharePoint framework extension to hack styles until Microsoft give us a permanent solution.

How? I found this sample project (Inject CSS into modern SharePoint pages with React) which could reuse to our purpose. Thanks to Hugo for saving my time.  Steps to awesomeness: Clone the projectResolve dependencies > npm iBundle > gulp bundle --shipPackage > gulp package-solution --shipUpload package into SharePoint App catalog and deploy. You could find package under SharePoint folder.A…

📢 Update -Ori and the Blind Forest, Shadow Warrior 2 and Life is Strange join Xbox Game Pass today

Life is Strange, the first episodic game from Dontnod Entertainment is now available for subscribers, along with the previously announced Ori and the Blind Forest and Shadow Warrior 2.
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📢 Update -New details emerge on a Windows Phone-like feature phone Microsoft was working on before giving up on the phone business

Microsoft was reportedly working on a feature phone that looked like a Windows 10 Mobile device, according to Windows Central's Zac Bowden.
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📢 Update -Start the new year off right with these Xbox Games with Gold titles for January

The highlight of January Games with Gold is Celeste, the critically-acclaimed platformer that recently won The Game Awards 2018 Best Independent Game category.
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📢 Update -Microsoft to end Xbox All Access program on December 31, will reopen next year

Microsoft's Xbox All Access program, which offers customers affordable financing plans for the company's latest consoles, will come to an end on New Year's Eve.
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📢 Update -Corel acquires Parallels, maker of Parallels Desktop, used to run Windows on Macs

Parallels, the virtualization technology company behind Parallels Desktop for Mac is being acquired by Canadian software company Corel.
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📢 Update -Microsoft announces Intelligent Cloud Hub program in India to build an AI-ready workforce

Microsoft has introduced the Intelligent Cloud Hub program in India with an aim to help build AI and cloud computing skills required for future jobs. The company aims to equip research and higher education institutions with AI infrastructure as well as build curriculum and faculty capability to skill students in AI and cloud technologies. India […]
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📢 Update -Cortana could reportedly soon be reading your emails to you in Outlook Mobile

If it’s already possible to use Cortana on Windows 10 and the Harmon Kardon Invoke to check, read and reply to your emails, Microsoft is reportedly working to integrate its digital assistant within the Outlook Mobile apps for iOS and Android.
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📢 Update -Here’s what’s new in Microsoft Teams for December

From 3rd party app support of Trello, Q and Disco to new IT admin management features, December proved to be a big development month for Microsoft Teams.
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📢 Update -343 Industries works with Limbitless Solutions to produce Halo-themed prosthetics for kids in need

343 Industries has collaborated with Limbitless Solutions to create prosthetics for children, with each mechanical arm designed to be based off of the wildly popular Halo series of video games.
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📢 Update -Microsoft patches all supported version of Windows 10 to fix Internet Explorer flaw

Microsoft has released yesterday a new security update to fix an Internet Explorer vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows 10.
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📢 Update -ASUS launches new laptops in India powered by AMD processors

ASUS has announced the launch of its new compact, high-performance laptops powered by the latest generation AMD Ryzen Mobile processors with Radeon Vega graphics The F570 gaming laptop and the thinner and lighter VivoBook 15 (X505) feature the latest AMD Ryzen 5 processor with up to 8GB DDR4 memory and AMD Radeon Vega8 graphics. ASUS […]
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📢 Update -State of Decay 2 video game update adds 3x more zombies

The Xbox One and Windows 10 video game, State of Decay 2, received a rather significant update today that rebalanced a lot of game mechanics, improved the visuals, and squashed some bugs. Most-notable among the new content is the dramatic increase of the number of zombies in the latter part of the game and the […]
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📢 Update -The Hyperkin Xbox One X skin is back in stock in time for Christmas

After launching earlier this month, the Hyperkin Xbox Classic Pack for Xbox One X sold out in several online and offline retailers. Just in time for the holiday season, it’s now back in stock in most locations and can be purchased from both Amazon and the Microsoft Store. The Hyperkin Xbox Classic Pack for Xbox […]
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📢 Update -Google responds to former Microsoft Edge intern with bug claim

We are now privy to the real reason YouTube worked poorly on Edge.
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📢 Update -Windows 10 Insider build 18305 introduces Office, one place to manage all your Office apps

It's also a PWA developed app that brings the denser functionality from Office.com to the desktop.
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📢 Update -Microsoft rumored to be pursuing another acquisition, this time Israeli server maker Mellanox

Microsoft is reportedly considering acquiring Mellanox Technologies Ltd., an Israel-based company known for making servers and computer storage switching equipment.
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📢 Update -Razer’s first keyboard and mouse for Xbox One go up for pre-order on the Microsoft Store

The Razer Turrt keyboard and mice combo for the Xbox One are already up for pre-order on the Microsoft Store.
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📢 Update -Windows 10 19H1 build 18305 brings Windows Sandbox feature, simplified Start layout, and much more

The Windows Sandbox feature Microsoft revealed yesterday is live in this build, but there are a lot of other new features as well.
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📢 Update -End of year Windows 10 Insider preview 18305 fixes and known issues include Action Center animations and S Mode update problems

As with almost every Insider preview, there is also a laundry list of things that have been fixed or broken during the process of adding new features to the Windows 10 experience.
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📢 Update -Windows 10 19H1 build 18305 is out for Fast Ring Insiders

Right before the holiday break, Microsoft has just released the Windows 10 19H1 build 18305 for all Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring.
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📢 Update -Microsoft releases Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 18298 with mentions of new Windows 10 SKUs

This new SDK brings a couple of updates for the Message Compiler (mc.exe), but the most interesting part is the mention of new Windows 10 SKUs.
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📢 Update -What’s new in Microsoft Teams – December round up

Microsoft Teams continues to evolve as the hub for teamwork in Office 365 helping you achieve more. Upcoming voice capabilities will enable you to support different communication scenarios, while new manageability and automation functionality will allow you to better support Teams across your organization.Communicate more effectivelyPeople across your organization communicate in different ways depending on their work style, role, and preferences. Microsoft teams is bringing new voice features to help you address your company needs:

Can’t answer the phone right now? Group Call Pickup allows you to create a custom group with colleagues that can answer your calls.Shared line Appearance enables you to choose a delegate to answer call on your behalf.

Want to connect a caller with someone who is hard to contact? Call Park simplifies the process of connecting callers with users that are not easily reachable by using unique codes to aid targeted users to retrieve calls using a Microsoft Teams c…

📢 Update -Minecraft releases final updates for Xbox 360, PS3, Vita, and WiiU

Minecraft is getting its very last content update today for those on either an Xbox One, Wii U, Playtation 3, or PlayStation Vita.
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📢 Update -Microsoft is constructing a 5 building technology center in Arizona

Microsoft's new piece of Phoenix land has been declared a Superfund site due in large part to the toxicity of the area caused by years of AirForce testing, run-off and other practices.
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📢 Update -The 8 Most Anticipated Games coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 in 2019, and 10 more, too!

Microsoft has some exciting new Xbox consoles coming, and is rumored to release a low-cost, no disc Xbox One in Spring 2019, along with two other Xbox consoles, Anaconda and Lockhart coming in 2020. To go along with all that new hardware, 2019 promises a number of new Xbox game titles slated to be released […]
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📢 Update -OneDrive web app will soon be getting a Fluent Design refresh

Along with a redesigned set of icons for Microsoft's core Office 365 and other apps, the company is also giving the OneDrive web app a fluent design makeover.
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📢 Update -Cortana tasks and reminders now sync with Microsoft To-Do

Microsoft’s effort to consolidate its different task management solutions has reached a new milestone as the company has just announced a new Microsoft To-Do and Cortana integration.
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📢 Update -Microsoft details Windows 10’s upcoming Windows Sandbox feature

Just like the previous “InPrivate Desktop” feature that Microsoft teased earlier this year, Windows Sandbox will provide Windows admins a temporary desktop environment where they can safely test untrusted software.
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📢 Update -Microsoft’s OneDrive iOS app gets PDF text annotations in a Christmas-themed update

The Microsoft OneDrive app updated on iOS devices today with the return of PDF text annotations, an improved eraser feature, and the usual anonymous bug fixes and improvements. What really sets this update apart from others though is its Christmassy release notes that are heavily inspired by The Night Before Christmas. Here’s the full release […]
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📢 Update -A “mysterious new game” is coming to Xbox Game Pass tomorrow

The official Xbox Game Pass Twitter account is teasing the addition of a “mysterious new game” to the subscription service sometime tomorrow. “Unbeknownst to many, this Thursday a mysterious new game will emerge mysteriously from the mysterious shadows from whence it came,” the tweet reads before mentioning that Ori and the Blind Forest and Shadow […]
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📢 Update -What’s new in Microsoft Teams – December round up

Microsoft Teams continues to evolve as the hub for teamwork in Office 365 helping you achieve more. Upcoming voice capabilities will enable you to support different communication scenarios, while new manageability and automation functionality will allow you to better support Teams across your organization.Communicate more effectivelyPeople across your organization communicate in different ways depending on their work style, role, and preferences. Microsoft teams is bringing new voice features to help you address your company needs:

Can’t answer the phone right now? Group Call Pickup allows you to create a custom group with colleagues that can answer your calls.Shared line Appearance enables you to choose a delegate to answer call on your behalf.

Want to connect a caller with someone who is hard to contact? Call Park simplifies the process of connecting callers with users that are not easily reachable by using unique codes to aid targeted users to retrieve calls using a Microsoft Teams c…

📢 Update -343 Industries’ Bonnie Ross to become a Hall of Famer

Ross is also being inducted on the merits of her voice in promoting STEM, her efforts in bringing diversity to tech and gaming that include a focus on underrepresented groups such as minorities and children.
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📢 Update -Windows Server Insider vNext Preview Build 18298 is now available

Microsoft has just announced the release of Windows Server vNext Insider Preview build 18298, which brings support for Network Policies using Tigera Calico for Windows Containers.
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📢 Update -Want to learn more about containers? Check out the latest in the Windows Insider Internals series

For some of us, “computing” means reading Twitter, checking email, and playing games. On the other end of the spectrum are the IT professionals who spend their work life building websites, business apps, and even Internet of Things solutions and next generation Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications. Still, there are some who are somewhere […]
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📢 Update -How to view your Windows 10 Sticky Notes on the web

Microsoft has been expanding its popular Windows 10 app Sticky Notes, adding a slew of useful new features. In recent months, the app has gained cross-device syncing and some initial integrations into Microsoft’s other products. As a consequence of these changes, you can now view your Sticky Notes on the web when you’re away from […]
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