Microsoft’s Edge browser now lets you mute tabs

Source: Microsoft’s Edge browser now lets you mute tabs Unlike other browser vendors, Microsoft remains committed to a relatively slow update cycle that sees the company launch major new versions of Edge in sync with the bi-annual Windows 10 updates. It doesn’t look like that’s changing anytime soon, even as the Edge mobile browser is seeing far more regular updates now. Since today is the day Microsoft announced the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, which will be available for download on Monday, it’s also announcing a new version of Edge, too. No surprise there. Like Windows 10, the Edge update ...

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Skype targets podcasters and live streamers with a new feature for recording video calls

Source: Skype targets podcasters and live streamers with a new feature for recording video calls Microsoft is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of podcasts and videos to make Skype more appealing to content creators. The company is now testing a new “Skype for Content Creators” mode for its desktop app that will allow creators to place and record calls using Skype software, which can either be streamed live or imported into other apps for further editing before posting. The feature is currently in “preview” – Microsoft’s term for software that’s being tested with select users ahead of a broader, ...

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Microsoft’s Edge browser is now available for Android and iOS

Source: Microsoft’s Edge browser is now available for Android and iOS Begin: WordPress Article Content Last month, Microsoft announced its intentions to bring its Edge Browser to iOS and Android, as it works to broaden its reach on third-party mobile devices. After being made available in preview form for roughly a month, the app officially hits iOS and Android’s respective app stores starting today. The followup to the once ubiquitous Internet Explorer has been blossoming on Windows 10 devices (most notably the Surface line, where it’s learned some neat tricks) for a while now. The new mobile version of the ...

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New Research Answers Whether Technology is Good or Bad for Learning – by Michael B. Horn

Source: New Research Answers Whether Technology is Good or Bad for Learning – by Michael B. Horn For years educators and scholars have debated whether technology aids learning or inhibits it. In the most recent issue of Education Next, for example, Susan Payne Carter, Kyle Greenberg, and Michael S. Walker write about their research finding that allowing any computer usage in the classroom “reduces students’ average final-exam performance by roughly one-fifth of a standard deviation.” Other studies have shown similarly dismal numbers for student learning when technology is introduced in the classroom. Yet there are also bright shining stars of ...

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Adobe and Microsoft expand partnership with Adobe Experience Manager and Dynamics 365 integration

Source: Adobe and Microsoft expand partnership with Adobe Experience Manager and Dynamics 365 integration Begin: WordPress Article Content Adobe and Microsoft expanded their continuing partnership today when they announced that they are making it easy to share data between Adobe Experience Manager, a website marketing tool and Dynamics 365, Microsoft’s CRM tool. For a sales person that means seeing the latest sales activity and customer interactions from the company website right in the customer record. From a customer experience perspective, it means that if you are on a website and filling in a form to join a service or make ...

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