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 bumps Bing Chat’s character limit to 4,000
It’s now possible to send longer queries to Bing Chat as Microsoft has doubled the character limit to 4,000, which allows for more detailed queries to be provided.
China’s antitrust committee joins Microsoft’s growing list of Activision approvals
China has become the latest country to approve Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard, giving greater credence to the acquisition, despite the issues facing the deal by the UK’s CMA and the FTC in the US.
You can now use iMessage on your Windows 11 PC
It is now possible to use iMessage on Windows 11 through Microsoft’s Phone Link app, as Microsoft has expanded support to iPhone, after originally only supporting Android phones.
????COOL, NEW FEATURE ALERT???? access your phone from your PC with Microsoft Phone Link! learn more: https://t.co/leOAsROEr1
— Windows (@Windows) May 15, 2023
Xbox Quick Resume feature might be coming to Windows PCs
Xbox’s Quick Resume feature that allows players to exit a game and return to it instantly, without losing progress, could be on its way to Windows PCs, after hints were dropped that it could be on the way.
Microsoft dropping hints that it’s thinking about bringing Xbox Quick Resume or something similar to Windows. This would be great for PC gamers. Here’s Roanne Soanes, head of Xbox hardware, discussing improving the Windows experience here pic.twitter.com/8eT87PhYoy
— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) May 11, 2023
That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.