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Briefly: MacBook Killer, Star Wars Suckage, Weight-Loss Macros

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: why the Microsoft Surface Book will replace your MacBook and iPad, everything wrong with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, macro-counting formula for weight loss.


How To Run Windows 95 On An Apple Watch

If you were born before the early 90s, chances are you’ll remember Microsoft’s Windows 95, the popular operating system that is still loved today. It celebrated its 20th birthday last year and now somebody has figured out a way to install it onto an Apple Watch and has outlined the steps to do so.


Chrome Finally Beats Internet Explorer And Edge As Most Popular Web Browser

It was inevitable. Google Chrome has snatched the crown off Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge as the most popular web browser in the world. With Microsoft losing its dominance in the browser space, it may explain why it made the hasty move to lock Cortana, its digital personal assistant, into using its new Edge browser.


Facebook And Messenger Apps Come To Windows 10

Windows: Facebook launched its new standalone Facebook and Messenger apps for Windows today, bringing native desktop notifications, a faster News Feed and a built-in browser to make sharing articles even easier.


Microsoft Cortana Now Locked In To Bing And Edge

Microsoft is determined to ram its search engine Bing and its internet browser Edge down our throats by forcing Cortana on Windows 10 to use them exclusively whenever a user does a web search. Read on to find out more.


Microsoft Updates Office 365 Mobile Apps With New Features

Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity suite Office 365 has received a bunch of improvements this month and the mobile app version has received a lot of love. Here are the new features that have been added.


Google Adds Support for Microsoft Exchange In Gmail Android App

Google’s Gmail Android app can already sync with a host of different email inboxes but one thing that was lacking was support for Microsoft Exchange accounts. The company is to finally fixing this omission with the new Gmail Android app update. Here’s what you need to know.


Open365 Is An Open Source Alternative To Microsoft Office 365

Windows/Mac/Linux/Android: One of Microsoft Office 365 program’s chief advantages over open source alternatives is the ability to sync documents via the cloud so that you can edit them everywhere. Open365 has stepped up to finally match this feature set.


Web Email Showdown: Gmail Vs. Outlook.com

It’s hard to think about email without putting a G in front of it. Despite Gmail’s renown as one of the best email services on the internet, Microsoft’s Outlook.com has spent the last few years building itself into a competent competitor. In today’s showdown, we put these two behemoths of email to the test.


Microsoft Is Giving Away Free Cloud Training Resources To IT Pros

IT professionals who are looking to broaden their skills in the cloud computing space now have access to a free annual subscription to Microsoft’s new IT Pro Cloud Essentials program, which provides services, training, support and certification in this technology space. Here are the details.


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