Microsoft news recap: Surface Earbuds owners report hissing issue, Outlook Spaces goes live, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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!

Multi-Window chat support is now generally available in Microsoft Teams, here’s how to use it

It’s now possible to open chats in different windows in Microsoft Teams, making it easier to see and manage your conversations when multiple chats are taking place.

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Some Surface Earbuds owners are experiencing an “hissing” issue, are you impacted, too?

Owners of Microsoft’s Surface Earbuds are reporting issues with odd sounds coming from them, such as hissing or popping.

Surface Earbuds
Surface Earbuds

Xbox Series X to improve backward compatible games with HDR, increased resolutions, and higher frame rates

Backward compatible games on Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox Series X games console are set to be even better. Games that are backward compatible will be able to support HDR, increased resolutions, and higher frame rates.


Outlook Spaces, Microsoft’s new project management tool goes live on the web as “Project Moca”

Microsoft is working on a new project management tool, Outlook Spaces, currently known as “Project Moca”. The idea is for it to be able to organise content, such as emails, documents, events, and more.

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That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.