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.

Annabelle is a dud Ransomware

In the past couple of years, we have seen a range of Ransomware making rounds on the internet. Strangely enough, this also included a Ransomware that faked encrypting files and pulled a bluff. While the intent of most ransomware is […]

New Microsoft Surface Pro released in India at Rs 64,999

Microsoft has just released the fifth generation of Surface Pro in India. Priced at Rs 64,999 it replaces Surface Pro 4 which was launched in India 2016. That being said the all-new Surface Pro retains some of the older bits […]

uTorrent bug allows attackers to control your computer remotely

uTorrent is arguably the most popular BitTorrent client. The app allows users to connect to a peer-to-peer network and download/share files. In a recent turn of events, it is discovered that two versions of uTorrent are found susceptible to attacks. […]

A Telugu (Indian Vernacular) character can crash iPhone

I use an Apple iPhone 7 as my daily driver, and despite being an accomplished device, the iPhone (or rather the iOS in general) does get rundown by bugs. Last year around there was a bug which shut down the […]

Security

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 get Windows Defender ATP support

Microsoft has been striving hard to make the Windows 10 as safe and secure as possible. With the cyberthreats looming large it only makes sense for Microsoft to take the initiative and help people stay safe and secure. Windows Defender […]

Google Drive Comment functionality extended to Microsoft Files

Lately, the gap between different platforms is immensely shrinking. Google has now announced that it will be extending the Google Drive’s comment capabilities to Microsoft files, PDFs and images. With this functionality in place, users will be able to comment […]

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Google will soon start marking HTTP pages as “Non-Secure”

Google Chrome has been pushing the websites to migrate to the more secure HTTPS encryption as opposed to the current HTTP encryption. Starting from now the browser will mark all the websites on HTTP as “Non-secure.” Remember the padlock icon […]

Microsoft Planner gets Schedule View, Group and Filter and more

Ever since its release, the Microsoft Planner has been helping users get organized quickly, work together and also collaborate with each other in a seamless way. Microsoft has now decided to better the Planner offering and has thus introduced four […]

Microsoft releases new Privacy Tools for Windows 10 users

Microsoft has announced new privacy tools for Windows 10 users that will allow you to find out how much data Windows 10 is sending back to Microsoft. At this juncture, the tool is available for Windows Insiders and will soon […]

Google removes four Chrome Web Extensions for injecting malicious codes

Security researchers from US cyber-security firm ICEBRG have unearthed four Chrome extensions which were being deployed as a payload for malicious code. The worst part is that all of the extensions were available on the Google’s Chrome Web store. As […]

Corsair’s new wireless gaming keyboard offers 75-hour battery life

Gaming and battery backup are often mutually exclusive to each other. Most of us realize that gaming guzzles up all the power and drains the battery quickly as opposed to normal usage. Well, the new Corsair wireless gaming keyboard is set […]

Windows Hello spoofed by a paper printout

Facial Recognition technology is gaining a lot of traction lately. It all begun with Microsoft introducing the Windows Hello followed by the recent debut of Face ID by Apple on the iPhone X. The first time I used a facial […]

Microsoft announces new AI powered features for Office 365

Microsoft has been at the forefront of the AI revolution. Apart from designing a handful of AI-powered apps, Microsoft has also been implementing the technology in its core products. As we spoke earlier, Microsoft is helping democratize the AI. The […]

Google decides to block third party injections in Chrome browser

Injecting malicious codes into the browser is one of the oldest methods used by attackers to obtain details and hijack the browser. Ironically it is also one of the most preferred methods by anti-virus software to monitor the browsers. We […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]