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Microsoft announces new Teams Phone features to modernize calling

Microsoft has announced a handful of new features for Teams Phone, which allow users to calls phone numbers from Teams, and vice versa. As usual, these features are meant to improve collaboration and make it easier to stay in touch. There are a few new things being announced today, though some of them Microsoft has also...

Windows 11 deep dive: Chat with Microsoft Teams

We're quickly approaching the launch of Windows 11, which is set for October 5th. This new operating system brings a lot that's new compared to Windows 10, so we're to help you learn more about it. If you're a Windows Insider, you probably already know about the many features available in preview, but for everyone...

Microsoft announces hybrid work features for Teams and Microsoft 365

Microsoft has announced an array of new devices and features for Teams with the goal of making hybrid work easier. If you've been following Microsoft recently, you know hybrid work has been a major focus since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The company had already announced a bunch of Teams features for hybrid work, but it's...

Microsoft Teams adds Dynamics 365 integration and more apps

During its Inspire event today, Microsoft had some news to share. Among them, there's Windows 365, which we've previously heard of as Cloud PC. But Microsoft also announced new features for Teams, mainly integration with Dynamics 365. Dynamics 365 is Microsoft's customer relationship management (CRM) platform, and the Teams integration makes it easier for businesses to...

Microsoft is bringing Headspace mindfulness guides to Teams

Microsoft hosted an event focused on hybrid work today, where it announced a bunch of new features for its apps. Fluid components are expanding to more areas, Teams Rooms are getting new features, and Whiteboard has a new look. But that's not all, as Microsoft is also bringing new mindfulness guides to Microsoft Teams, courtesy...

Microsoft adds more hybrid work features to Teams and Teams Rooms

Microsoft has announced a series of new features and improvements to Teams to make hybrid work easier. The announcements are part of an event the company announced earlier this week. These features including the addition of Fluid components to Teams meetings, as well as new Teams Rooms features. Microsoft first announced the Fluid Framework back at...

Microsoft has a new meeting scheduler service to save you time

Today, Microsoft is launching a meeting scheduler service for Microsoft 365 customers. The Scheduler service works with Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant, to recognize natural language requests and act on them. Users can ask Cortana for help setting up a meeting by simply including her in an email. You can even ask for a specific amount...

Microsoft Teams gets a ton of new features at Build 2021

Microsoft Teams isn't just a Slack competitor. It's a complete platform that's designed for collaboration. It's not surprising that when Microsoft holds its Build developer conference, there's a ton of Teams news that goes along with it. First up is new tools for developers to create collaboration solutions within Microsoft Teams. Shared stage integration lets developers...

Microsoft shows off its vision of future meetings

Every once in a while, Microsoft takes some time to tell the world what it thinks the future will look like. For example, a few years ago at Build, it showed off the future of meetings where intelligent speakers could tell who was speaking and make useful transcriptions. Those intelligent speakers exist today. The firm is...

Microsoft Teams adds new features to try getting your friends and family to ditch Zoom

Well over a year ago, right when the COVID-19 pandemic was starting, Microsoft announced that it was rebranding Office 365 to Microsoft 365. That also came with new features, such as a new Microsoft Family Safety app and consumer features for Microsoft Teams. Now, those consumer features in Teams are finally here, the Redmond firm announced...

Microsoft has a new Reading Progress feature in Teams

In a blog post thanking teachers for all of their work throughout the pandemic, Microsoft announced a new Reading Progress feature that's on its way to Teams. Essentially, it records the student while they're reading. It then gives a rating of words per minute and has an accuracy rating. It's also integrated into Education Insights. That...