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Microsoft rolls out echo cancellation and other AI features for Teams calls

Microsoft has announced the availability of a few new AI-based features for Teams, specifically with a focus on improving call quality. While Teams already had a few AI features for video and voice enhancements, there are a few new ones being announced today, such as echo cancellation and de-reverberation. Echo cancellation is about what you'd expect....

Microsoft Teams added video quality improvements and more in May

We're at the end of May, and Microsoft is sharing some of the improvements it made to Teams during the last month, as it often does. As usual, there is a lot of news, but many of the new features are scattered across different devices or specific types of users. One of the more notable improvements...

Microsoft Teams is now available on the Microsoft Store

It's taken a few years, but Microsoft has finally put its Teams communication service on the Microsoft Store, making it easier for users to find and download. Microsoft had announced it would be publishing the app on its digital storefront a few weeks ago through a listing on the Microsoft 365 roadmap, and now, it's...

April updates to Microsoft 365 include easier account switching and new accessibility features

As we're nearing the end of April, Microsoft is once again highlighting the updates made to Microsoft 365 products and services over the past month. This includes some previously-announced features, like tabs in the Windows 11 File Explorer (which aren't actually available yet), as well as new AI-powered calling features that are also on the...

Microsoft Teams will soon be available on the Microsoft Store for Windows 11 and 10

Microsoft will soon be releasing Teams on the Microsoft Store, making it easier for users to download and install the communication app. Currently, the only way to download the "classic" version of Teams is to go to the official website, but that could change as soon as next month. When we say "classic", we're referring to...

Microsoft Teams is getting support for real-time language interpretation and a speaker coach

Today, Microsoft is announcing a handful of new hybrid work features across Microsoft 365. As you might expect, Microsoft Teams is the biggest focus of the new features, and it's getting new features including real-time language interpretation, speaker coach, and more. There's a mix of brand-new features being announced today and previously-announced features that are...

Microsoft introduces new Reading Coach feature for Microsoft 365

Microsoft has announced a new Reading Coach feature for Microsoft 365, geared towards learners and educators. It builds on top of Reading Progress, which was introduced last year in Teams. That allowed teachers to more easily evaluate their students' fluency with online tests, measuring their speed and accuracy. Reading Coach goes a step further in helping...

Microsoft Teams is getting new LinkedIn and OneDrive integrations

Microsoft Teams is constantly getting new features, and it seems Microsoft has a few more in the oven right now. According to the Microsoft 365 roadmap, Microsoft is working on a few integrations, and one of them is a new LinkedIn integration for one-on-one chats in Teams, which makes it easier to learn about your...

Microsoft Teams news for January 2022 include music mode, front row on Windows, and more

We're already in February, and in typical Microsoft fashion, the company has let us know all the new features that rolled out to Teams users during the month of January. As per usual, the list of changes and news is massive, so there's a lot to go through, but it's not as big as some...

Microsoft Teams adds “music mode” and Slack-like external messaging

Microsoft Teams is one of the most popular options for communication inside companies and other organizations, as part of the Microsoft 365 package. Microsoft has been quick to build up Teams' features to compete with Slack, and now the service has two more helpful additions. First, Microsoft is adding a high-fidelity "music mode" to Teams. The...

The Walkie Talkie feature is now available to all Microsoft Teams users

A while ago, Microsoft announced it would be bringing more additions to its Teams app -- including a Walkie Talkie feature. The wait is finally over for everyone, as the company has updated its mobile apps to enable it for all Teams users. As the name of the feature suggests, it functions by pressing and holding...

Microsoft is rolling out a fix for Teams so Android phones can make 911 calls again

We recently learned about a bug in Microsoft Teams that was preventing users from making emergency calls on Android. The bug essentially registered too many PhoneAccounts instances which, in turn, triggered an Android bug that blocked emergency calls. Thankfully, Microsoft has addressed the bug in the latest Teams update, allowing users to seamlessly make 911...