About HemantSaxena@TWCN

The author Hemant Saxena is a post-graduate in technology and has an immense interest in following Microsoft and other technology developments around the world. Quiet by nature, he is an avid Lacrosse player.

Microsoft Bookings now integrates with Facebook Pages

The task of managing appointments has been much simplified by the roll-out of a service called Microsoft Bookings. The service offers businesses community with a unique web page and a centralized calendar service for better scheduling experience. It is available for […]


Updated Bing Elections Experience gets a new Campaign Landscape tab

As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton get ready for the third and final debate this week, various forecasting models are engaging themselves in analyzing data and making predictions. Microsoft search engine Bing also has joined the bandwagon. It has launched […]


PicsArt App gets powerful new photo editing tools

PicsArt – A Windows Universal app has been redesigned to accommodate some of the most requested features by Windows community. The image editing app now features 3 new editing tools along with a reworked user interface – Tilt-Shift, Lens Flares […]


Microsoft makes Hololens available in 6 new countries

Pursuing its commercial interests, Microsoft made its Hololens augmented reality hardware available for pre-order in six new countries – France, Germany, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Hololens comes to 6 new countries Earlier, the sale of mixed reality (MR) […]

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Skype for Linux Alpha 1.10 supports 1-on-1 Video Calls

Tech giant Microsoft has rolled out a new Skype update for Linux users. Skype for Linux Alpha 1.10 will now ship with video call support. The latest version is quite different from its predecessor in a way that it is […]


Microsoft files a new Patent Application for Windows 10 Lock Screen

Microsoft is planning to add an extra layer of defense to Windows 10 computers. The company has filed a new patent application that attempts to make Windows 10 lock screen more resistant to data compromise. Microsoft Patent Application for Windows 10 […]


You can now share Office 365 file from anywhere with Yammer

A new change in Office 365 will let users create Office documents directly in Yammer service and co-author them with members of their Yammer group. The new approach from Microsoft is intended to enhance productivity experiences of its Office users […]


Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14942 gets new features & tweaks

It’s been a quite week until Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14942 for Fast Ring testers. The news came just before the start of weekend. Build 14942 is an upgraded version of its predecessor. As […]


Linux 4.8 Kernel Support for Microsoft Surface 3 touchscreen

After subjecting it to repeated tests and lot of tweaks, Linux 4.8 Kernel was finally made available for Windows Surface tablet. The availability of Linux Kernel 4.8 for Surface tablets signals the merger of Linux and Windows and marks the […]


Outlook Partner integration gets two new additions

In today’s digital age, email has become a primary source for communication. It helps you schedule your meetings, fix appointments and do a lot more. Most business establishments today, rely on this method of communication. As such, it is essential […]


Google launches blog.google; a central destination for all Google blogs

Seeking consolidation of its various online blog services under a central destination, Google unveiled Keyword. Blog.google’s Keyword is a new all-in-one source for the latest news updates and stories from inside Google. Blog.google Keyword Keyword is a new platform from […]


Microsoft Garage releases Sight Sign app

A new research development made by Microsoft, lets users with challenges sign their own signature using their eye gaze. Sight Sign, a new app developed for Windows 10 by Microsoft Garage lets users ink in their own signature and instruct […]


Google Drive introduces new Keep As Separate File feature

Google has introduced a new feature called Keep As Separate File in Google Drive. A major problem faced by many Google service users while backing up and synchronizing files is the unnecessary duplication of the files. The problem is primarily […]


Desktop applications start appearing in the Windows Store

After much waiting, Microsoft unveiled Desktop App Converter – a tool that would allow third-party app developers to migrate their apps or games to Windows 10 devices.The idea was floated a  few months ago, during Build 2016, when Microsoft acknowledged […]


Microsoft Tech Community for IT Pro’s launched

Amid all speculations and rumors, Microsoft has come up with its latest iteration of community resource – Microsoft Tech Community. Yes, the most recent version from Microsoft is now live. Microsoft Tech Community for IT Pros Today we are pleased […]

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OneNote app gets an Ink Math assistant

Technology can help students who are struggling academically in school by empowering them with the latest tools and applications. Microsoft is making advances in this field considerably with its OneNote application. Another addition to the app in the form ‘Ink […]


Microsoft Garage launches Sprightly app for Android

Microsoft refuses to resist its urge when it comes to releasing apps for other platforms like Android. As such, the software giant released Sprightly, a free digital – content creation app for Android users. The app is yet another offering […]


Be cautious while sharing Links on Facebook Messenger App

Advantages, online world offers are aplenty, however, it carries with it a baggage of risks too. For instance, we as users are rarely bothered about how much data a company can gather about us from nothing more than our first […]

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Sign up for the Preview of Azure Service Fabric on Linux

Service Fabric makes the work of managing and developing cloud applications simpler. Its deployment is simple and manageable since applications are built and run in small building blocks — known as microservices. Microsoft had earlier introduced Azure Service Fabric somewhere […]


Microsoft limits Data Transfers on OneDrive Free account

Microsoft throws yet another surprise for its OneDrive customers. Unfortunately, the announcement generates more disappointment rather than enthusiasm. Microsoft has secretly set a limit for data transfers for the OneDrive Free account. Data Transfers limited on OneDrive Free accounts The […]


New ransomware targets Office 365 users in Australia

Malware and ransomware mostly find their way to our machine via email. After a little work to fix the problem we dismiss it just as an attempt to access data. In reality, the situation is more worrisome. It is more […]

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Worrying changes in the European Union Threat Landscape

IT security professionals try building high-performance security tools keeping in view the changing nature of the threat landscape. However, they note two fundamental issues have stayed constant. First, the threat landscape continuously evolves and gains sophistication. Second, attackers remain a […]

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Microsoft releases its own Distribution of FreeBSD operating system

Microsoft earlier was averse to the idea of Open-source software but that’s a thing of the past. The recent announcement from the software giant indicates the change of guard. Yes, Microsoft has decided to add Azure support of FreeBSD. As […]

TeamViewer accounts getting hacked

TeamViewer enhances security; rolls out 2 new features

TeamViewer appears to be in the denial mode over the recent controversy that revealed its customers’ accounts were hacked. The service suggested that the issue was related to the recent leak of account information from MySpace and Tumblr. In an […]

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Microsoft dominates Detachable Devices Market

As we are moving away from traditional desktop computers to more portable and detachable devices, co-detachable devices are assuming importance. This is not a generalized observation, but an established truth reported by IDC. Detachable Devices Market The uptake in the […]