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Enhanced Color Filter Controls for Windows 11

A new feature to help color blind users customize their display settings   (top) The Color filter preview without any color filter applied,  (bottom) Color filter preview with red-green (protanopia, red-weak) filter applied Introduction At Microsoft, we are committed to making our products and services accessible to everyone...


New Azure SQL Database free offer

We are excited to announce the public preview of the new Azure SQL Database free offer that gives you a fully featured Azure SQL serverless database with a free amount of 100,000 vCore seconds of compute and 32 GB of storage plus 32 GB of backup storage every month, for the lifetime of your subscription. This offer is available for one ...


Managed identity and service principal support for Azure DevOps now in General Availability (GA)

After announcing the release of Managed Identity and Service Principal support in public preview last March, we were overcome by the positive response many of you had. We’re grateful to those who have taken the time to implement a managed identity within your apps and tools. With your help, we’ve collected valuable feature feedback and ...


Announcing Public Preview of Web Push Notifications with Azure Notification Hubs

We are extremely excited to announce the public preview of Azure Notification Hubs Web Push Notifications. We know this has been a long asked for feature and we’re happy to say that you can now send notification messages via web browsers with ANH. Azure Notification Hubs now supports Browser Push for all major browsers including Microsoft ...


Windows Terminal Preview 1.19 Release

The Windows Terminal team is back with a new preview release! Windows Terminal Preview 1.19 introduces new features such as Broadcast Input, Web Search, the Suggestions UI and more! We are also updating Windows Terminal to version 1.18 which will include all of the features from this previous blog post. As always, you can install Windows ...