With the world reeling from the coronavirus, it seems that major companies are still going through with their press events, although, slightly altered to online presentations. One of these companies is Microsoft. The company is looking to hold an Office 365 press event on March 30. Microsoft usually holds these kinds of events in New York City but with the Covid-19 outbreak, the software giant will now shift the presentation online. The digital event will take place at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time on March 30.
From what we know and can surmise, Microsoft should be announcing more news regarding the future for Microsoft Office 356 as well as a few more apps that could be aimed at bringing about more productivity. According to a report from The Verge, Microsoft could bundle all this under the ‘Life’ banner. The company has been hard at work working on a “for life” version of Microsoft Teams. These include features and options such as sending locations, document sharing, shared family calendars and more. In this day and age of the Coronavirus, these apps could see much more use.
There isn’t much that’s known about new Surface hardware as yet but from earlier patters, Microsoft refreshes and announces new Surface hardware around this time of the year. But, according to the same report, there isn’t any news popping out of the Surface house.
The company has already revealed that it will shift its Build developers conference online. The conference was supposed to be held in Seattle but the virus outbreak has derailed major plans everywhere.