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.
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Windows DVD Player for Windows 10 released

Microsoft has announced the release of a DVD Player app for Windows 10. All the Windows 7 users (Professional, Home Premium and Ultimate) and Windows 8/8.1 with Media Center Pack or Pro Pack users can get this new Windows DVD […]

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Microsoft set to celebrate Windows 10 Launch in Style

Ahead on Windows 10 launch date, July 29, Microsoft has planned to celebrate the occasion with a number of special events, giveaways and more. The software giant will be organizing a series of in-store activities and events across more than […]

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Windows 10 USB Flash Drive, up for pre-order on Amazon

Windows 10 is all set to be rolled out in late July however, Microsoft has already put flash drives with Windows 10 for pre-order on Amazon. For many installing the OS via USB drive is the preferred method as such, […]

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Windows SDK for Facebook announced

Ahead of the Windows 10 launch slated for July 29, Microsoft announced the roll out of a new open-source software-development kit specifically designed for developers to help them integrate bits of Facebook into apps for Windows 10. Windows SDK for […]

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Bing adds interactive Pong game to its Search Results Page

Released in 1972, Pong – a tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics was one of the earliest arcade video games. Four decades later, the game still nurtures some appeal as it finds a place in some of the popular […]

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How Microsoft aims to upgrade One Billion Devices

As the date for launch of most awaited version of Windows OS – Windows 10 draws closer, Microsoft seems quite busy improving its features by rolling out back to back builds. The final release however, is not an easy job […]

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Microsoft Word Intruder: Malware with a difference

The programs used to create malicious documents that exploit vulnerabilities in Office applications such as Word are now being advertised in underground forums. One such new tool that has recently come up offers the ability to track the effectiveness of […]

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Microsoft Office Mix gets LTI Support and Integration with major LMS Providers

Office Mix, designed especially for teachers will now support Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) on its platform. Along the side-lines, Microsoft also announced the company’s addition to the IMS Global Learning Consortium as a Contributing Member. Office Mix Gets LTI Support […]

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Edge Browser to get a Dark Mode for Reading

Earlier, at some point of time there was news that Microsoft was exploring ways to enable a dark mode for Windows 10 desktop. The development was is in the works, until now! Edge Browser Dark Mode Microsoft employee Jonathan Sampson […]

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Twitter 140 character limit for Direct Messages removed

The limit to fit your message into 140 characters will be removed by Twitter in the near future. Users could leave direct messages as long as they feel. Yes, Twitter, the micro-blogging platform will remove its 140 character limit on […]

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Critical Update for Lumia 930 Fixes Periodical Reboots

Although Windows Phone updates claim to make your phone better, they are sometimes plagued with unforeseen issues. For instance, there was an issue with Microsoft Lumia 930 that would cause the smartphone to periodically reboot it in certain circumstances. Fortunately, […]

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Car2Go, The Rental Service, coming to Windows Phone this Summer

Following the roll-out of the application for iOS and Android smartphones, Car2Go – the rental service has announced plans to launch an official app on Windows Phone too, later this summer. The app is still in the nascent stage of […]

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Windows 10 Mobile for Phone coming this September

Windows 10 for PCs and tablets is slated to be launched on July 29 and now we learn Windows 10 Mobile for Phone could follow this release. Windows 10 Mobile for Phone is likely to be released in late September. […]

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Edge Browser gets a new Home Button

Windows 10 build 10134 is out for Windows users and includes a couple new additions over its earlier build 10130. 2 changes that can be noticed on the browser side are addition of a new home button and the ability […]

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Office 2016 Preview rolls out new features on Windows

Microsoft has rolled out new features for preview users of Office 2016. Office enthusiasts interested in trying out new features and sharing their feedback on the new features and experiences Microsoft is developing, can download Office 2016 preview now. The […]

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ATMIA recommends migration to Windows 10 as the new ATM OS

The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) has declared its next major migration to a Windows ATM operating system would be to Windows 10, bypassing Windows 8. With the announcement, it is clear that ATMs running older versions of Windows will be […]

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Microsoft Edge Browser will support Dolby Audio

Advertised as the faster and more streamlined browser, Microsoft Edge browser sees another feature added to its build. The successor to scrapped Internet Explorer will be the first browser from Microsoft to include support for Dolby Audio. Edge Browser Dolby […]

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Google mulling to add Buy feature to Search Results on Mobile

Google is looking for ways to allow its customers to make purchases without leaving its site. As such, the company will allow people to purchase certain items directly from its search results pages. Google will do this by featuring a […]

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Oh no! Candy Crush Saga will come pre-installed on Windows 10

Games like Solitaire, Hearts, Minesweeper have been popular on the Windows platform. These games have been played millions of times over the years in Windows. And they are coming back in Windows 10 going to be joined by the smash-hit […]

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WinYahoo PUP changes Secure Preferences in Chrome Browser

Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) tend to interfere with everyday computer use by placing advertisements, tool-bars in web browsers and resorting to other nefarious tactics. Options that generally trick you into installing potentially unwanted programs are common during the setup of […]

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Chrome to allow installation of extensions from its Web Store only

To prevent Chrome users from accidentally installing malware, Google has taken a bold step of blocking Windows and Mac users from loading Chrome extensions which not hosted on the Google’s own Chrome Web Store. Beginning today, installing Chrome extensions from […]

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Microsoft Surface 3 commercial targets College Students

Microsoft is busy promoting its new 10.8-inch tablet with a series of TV commercials. The latest commercial that features Surface intends to attract college going students with tidbits of how the device can help students with their work and distract […]

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Edge Browser gets Sync Passwords, Bookmarks, Tabs Support

Microsoft’s earlier offering – Internet Explorer had many shortfalls to overcome. As such, the company decided to kill it and feverishly started working on Project Spartan, later changed to Edge for reasons best known to them. Edge Browser gets Sync […]

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OneDrive Roadmap reveals Universal App coming in Q4 2015

At its first-ever Ignite Conference, Microsoft Corp. announced a range of new products and services that aims to help IT professionals and make their work easier. One such session of the conference was dedicated outlining upcoming features to OneDrive for […]

SQL Server

Microsoft gears up for SQL Server 2016 Summer Preview

Taking a leap forward in the company’s data platform history, Microsoft announced the first public preview of its upcoming version of SQL Server, called SQL Server 2016, for delivery this summer. The Windows giant has been focusing on its hybrid […]

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Windows 10 will be the first OS to support Raised Middle Finger Emoji

Microsoft has shown the audacity of including raised middle finger emoji support in Windows 10, the forthcoming operating system for Microsoft’s phones, PCs and tablets. Actions speak louder than words! This was the prime reason why there was a surge […]