Microsoft's authenticator is now all you need to log in

Microsooft-To-Do

Microsoft wants to change that with a new app feature that basically removes passwords from the equation entirely.

One of the purposes of the app is to help users create to-do lists and reminders, and keep track of tasks with just a single service which comes with nearly the same feature package as Wunderlist.

It's looking like a busy week for the app devs at Microsoft.

An intelligent "Suggestion" feature uses a "smart algorithm" to recommend tasks you should be doing right now.

One of To-Do's more interesting options will come via the "Intelligent Suggestions".

In the future, Microsoft says, this integration "will enable the product to be even more useful in more places". Do you have a favorite to-do list? Outlook Tasks, for example, can be synced with To-Do. The new app is being built by the team behind Wunderlist. Now two years later, we finally have our answer as the Microsoft To-Do app is officially taking a bow, albeit in Preview mode.




Update: According to Mary Jo Foley and Microsoft any Microsoft Account can use this service and an Office 365 subscription is not required. While it's still the first preview build, To-Do has enough in it that's worth a look, especially if you're an Office user.

Ever since Microsoft's acquisition of Wunderlist back in 2015, the fate of the to-do app has been hanging in the balance.

Microsoft just introduced its replacement for its Wunderlist task management tool.

"Microsoft To-Do is a simple to-do list app that intelligently takes the stress out of planning your day". "Use your phone instead of your password for personal Microsoft accounts!" The new app is only available in a "preview" version although it is available on a number of platforms including Android, iOS, and Windows 10, as well accessible via the web. He noted that Microsoft To-Do doesn't now appear to integrate with Office 365 services, including password access. To-Do will most likely be a similar offspring, if not entirely a direct one.

Microsoft Authenticator can be downloaded for Android and iOS from their respective App Stores and is free of charge, it just requires a Microsoft account.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Delhi: Two killed, three injured after Class XII student runs over vehicle
Apr 22, 2017 - 01:55
The three were having a joyride in the auto owned by Chug's father, police said. "He was driving his friend's father's auto ". The victims appear to be daily wagers, the police said. "His friends fled the scene after the accident", Narwal told IANS .

Bucks overwhelm Raptors 104-77, take 2-1 series lead
Apr 22, 2017 - 01:53
However, here they are with a chance to earn the respect they have been craving. "We were just trying to make them work". The Bucks have the defensive personnel to disrupt the Raptors' ISO-heavy offense focusing on Lowry and DeMar DeRozan .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top March for Science to take place this weekend
Apr 22, 2017 - 01:52
The "March for Science" on April 22 will not only take place in Washington, D.C., but also in many other cities around the globe . Organizers don't know how many protesters will attend but it is expected to draw thousands along with plenty of silly signs.

West Ham's Andy Carroll set to miss Everton clash
Apr 22, 2017 - 01:51
Everton should view this as a great opportunity to improve their away record and keep the pressure on those above them. A last-gasp strike from Fabio Borini denied the Hammers back-to-back wins for the first time since January.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Zlatan out for the season
Apr 21, 2017 - 23:32
But the visitors responded, equalizing through skipper Sofiane Hanni a little over 20 minutes later. The goal came 97 minutes after United had taken the lead through Henrikh Mkhitaryan's low drive.

Chelsea, Tottenham dominate PFA Team of the Year
Apr 21, 2017 - 23:30
The Italian said: "Tottenham are a really great power in English football, they are working for three years". They will have an unwanted chance to add to that total next season after being relegated from League One.

Liverpool injuries force Klopp to wonders what if...?
Apr 21, 2017 - 23:27
The home side have defensive issues heading into the game , with doubts over Ragnar Klavan, Luscas Leiva and Joel Matip. The Daily Mirror reports that Hart will turn down another season on loan at Torino to return to the Premier League.

Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off
Apr 21, 2017 - 23:27
Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and then went on to earn a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. However, there wasn't time to accelerate the training of a crew member to add to this week's launch.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Terrorist kills Police officer, injures two others in ambush
Apr 21, 2017 - 23:27
In a statement from its Amaq news agency, the extremist group gave a pseudonym for the shooter indicating he was Belgian. The gunman was shot dead by other officers, and a woman tourist was also wounded in the incident on Thursday night.

Man United edge past Anderlecht in extra time, reach Europa League semis
Apr 21, 2017 - 23:26
Henrikh Mkhitaryan again opened the scoring for United, as he did in Belgium, but his goal was cancelled out by Sofiane Hanni. The Argentina global , so impressive this term, is another blow to a defence already without Phil Jones and Chris Smalling.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Tennis star Serena Williams hints she is pregnant in Snapchat selfie
Apr 20, 2017 - 09:24
The Grand Slam victor , 35, teased the announcement on Snapchat Wednesday morning, posting a pic that was captioned, "20 weeks". Only Australian Margaret Court has won more, capturing 24. "I will keep moving forward and continue to be positive".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top NCAA championship sites announced: North Carolina is back in
Apr 20, 2017 - 09:22
McConnell Golf is contracted for the event through 2021, with assistance from the Greensboro Sports Commission. WakeMed Soccer Park will host the Division I women's soccer tournament, the College Cup, in 2018 and 2020.

Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1
Apr 20, 2017 - 09:20
The Bulls, post-All-Star break (and post-Taj Gibson trade), ranked in the back half of the league in offensive rebound percentage. But perhaps the most encouraging sign for the Bulls is that the Three Alphas played with chemistry and consistency in Game 2.

Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him
Apr 19, 2017 - 09:47
Yes the last two drafts were good, but we have exactly two players on this team from the THREE drafts prior to that combined. Right, Tom, and for the left-stream media, there is only one choice: shill for the Dems while pounding away on Republicans.

Agency says deported man had no special status
Apr 19, 2017 - 09:44
He said he left his wallet in a friend's auto , but was told by agents he could not retrieve his ID or proof of his DACA status. Montes said he couldn't understand anything he was signing and was not given any copies. "I liked it there more than here".