Big Tech Company 'embiggening' their figures for something that is later found to be wrong?
This is hardly news to those of us who have been around IT for more decades than we care to remember.
Microsoft has corrected its own claim that it had "seen a 775 per cent increase of our cloud services in regions that have enforced social distancing or shelter in place orders". The software giant has now updated the post - and published a correction with the US Securities and Exchange Commission - that made the claim with …
Once you ignore how irritating Teams is, and the presumptive way it installs itself to launch at startup by default, all over your screen like a rash, I will say that Microsoft has apparently done a nice job with the load balancing and core on this. Audio has been good quality, the app has been reliable and mostly stable, and it only picks the wrong audio device about half as much as Skype for Business does.
...I had to use this Teams™ thingie for work.
You can't open side by side the chat panel and the files folder panel to load and unload files, so one person can guide you through whatever you need doing. Since the dawn of windows, the usability of having WINDOWS, is to have TWO of them doing different things. Open new view? Nope. New task? Nope.
No button, tool, right-click menu, nothing IN YOUR FACE to allow viewing the chat in one tab, and the uploaded files in another, with simultaneous view. Not just that, it FORGETS the folder you were in, going back to the root of the folder structure, or where you last logged in.
We are talking about having 3 different things in the screen: a chat windows, a cloud window, and a local file explorer window. The program doesn't allow the 2 first to happen at the same time, which is ABSURDLY STUPID. You can't edit files on the source either: you must download stuff into a temp folder, edit the stuff, and then re-upload, UNLESS you have OneDrive working on your machine, and then you edit YOUR file, which gets uploaded.
You can't get 2 copies of Teams on the same machine either.
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