About MahitHuilgol@TWC

Mahit Huilgol has been using Windows on Mobile since the Windows 6. Ever since than i have been following Microsoft developments from close quarters and love writing about it. Eagerly waiting for the time when Windows Phone will be the most preferred OS in the World.

Microsoft extends the Bing Rewards program to the U.K.

Microsoft has recently extended the Bing Rewards program for its UK users. The Rewards Program was already up and running for the US users since a couple of years. The scheme is pretty simple users make use of Bing as […]

Microsoft Cognitive Tool aims at catalyzing the AI process

Microsoft has been betting big on democratising artificial intelligence and it is for this reason they had earlier announced a framework that would help companies leverage Microsoft Technology and build their own AI systems. Now Microsoft has announced a Microsoft […]

Microsoft announces Windows 10 PC’s running Snapdragon 835

Microsoft has unveiled a lot of interesting products at the Computex 2017. Apart from devices, the company has also announced a strategic partnership with OEM’s and the latest technology solutions that are capable of disrupting the industry. To begin with, […]

Microsoft rebrands Beam as Mixer and adds Co-Streaming feature

Microsoft’s game streaming service Beam that allowed users to stream their gameplay is now rebranded. Called the Mixer, Microsoft has added new features to its game streaming app that it had acquired a year ago. Microsoft’s acquisition of Beam was […]

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4020102 starts rolling out

Microsoft has announced a new cumulative upgrade for the Windows 10 Creators Update and the build 15063.332 is expected to fix some known bugs and issues. The cumulative upgrade will be rolled out for both PC and Mobile users. The […]

git

Microsoft migrates Windows Code to Git in just 3 months

Microsoft has been making some historical announcement in the recent past and one of the was to shift the Windows development team to use the Git version of the control system for the Windows development. It’s three months since the […]

Windows 10 S Surface laptop

Microsoft says that Windows 10 S will not support Linux

Microsoft announced the lighter Windows 10 S version to battle the Google ChromeOS. With the Windows 10 S, Microsoft wants to appeal to students and the education sector in general. That being said this has also given rise to yet […]

Wannacry

98% victims of WannaCry victims were Windows 7 users

WannaCrypt has been in the news in the last week. The Ransomware has been one of the biggest in scale and has affected countries including India. Researchers were quick to point out that WannaCrypt Ransomware may have affected a large […]

microsoft .net framework

Microsoft announces General Availability for .NET Framework 4.7

Microsoft has announced the general availability of the .NET Framework 4.7 which was bundled with the Windows 10 Creators update released a month ago. Now folks can start installing the.NET Framework 4.7 on other versions of Windows as well. The […]

Microsoft migrates Windows Technical Documentation to docs.microsoft.com

The technical details with regards to deploying, update, managing and securing Windows 10 and other technologies have been included on the docs.microsoft.com. The documentation covers Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft Edge, Windows Store for Business, Windows for Education, Surface […]

Office 365 ProPlus updates to be aligned with Windows 10 Updates

Office 365 has always been updated in a timely manner to bring in new features and fix the known issues. Recently Microsoft has made a couple of important announcement with regards to the ProPlus. The changes include the modification in […]

Microsoft IoT Central

IoT Central is Microsoft’s latest IoT as a Service offering

Microsoft’s IoT now gets a push with the launch of IoT Central which is a fully managed solution for IoT deployments without the need for expertise which is usually required for setting up cloud-based IoT solutions from the ground up. […]

Windows 10 PC

Microsoft plans two Windows 10 feature updates every year

Windows 10 is the fastest adopted version of the Windows till date and the total number of monthly active users has already crossed 400 million. With the service-oriented approach, Microsoft is helping the organizations save money and time by eliminating […]

Firefox new update brings Project Quantum and Compact themes

Firefox’s recent update is the first phase of Project Quantum which brings various performance improvements to the browser. The new Quantum compositor is expected a speed up Firefox and also help prevent the graphics crashes on Windows. The Project Quantum […]

Microsoft says that Windows users are safe from NSA leaked hacks

Shadow Brokers a hacking group recently leaked a set of hacking tools that apparently had some link with the NSA, and Windows was one of the platforms that were listed vulnerable. However, Microsoft assured that all the exploits have already […]

Microsoft to discontinue security support for Windows 10 RTM v1507

Microsoft has announced that they will be discontinuing support for Windows 10 devices that are running on 1507. In case your system is still on 1507 build its time to update by either heading over to Software Download site and […]

Windows 10 IoT Core for DragonBoard & MinnowBoard MAX available

The DragonBoard 410c from Qualcomm has been available for quite some time and is the core OS that powers the Windows IoT platform on Dragonboard. Interestingly the Windows 10 IoT is the smallest Windows 10 version that uses the Windows […]

Technical glitch made Windows Time service send wrong time

Microsoft has apparently been a victim of a technical issue that is making the Windows Time Service send out wrong times. In fact, in some of the cases, the time read an hour ahead of the actual time. The reason […]

Mac gets Translator for Outlook add-in Support

Outlook app on Mac now comes equipped with a Translator add-in. The Translator feature was one of the most sought after and Microsoft has shared the announcement that the Translator will not be available just on the Mac but also […]

Microsoft patents a dynamic E-ink Keyboard Cover

Most of the OEM’s are looking out to reinvent the keyboard and as a result, we have been witnessing a  new range of smart keyboards including the ones offered by Microsoft and also the Lenovo Yoga Book’s Halo Keyboard. It […]