Posts under Microsoft category

Windows 10 Home v1903 may get “Pause Updates” option

Installing or upgrading to Windows 10 Pro offers you more options than Windows 10 Home to manage system updates on your terms. Not anymore! A piece of recent news suggests that Microsoft will finally allow Windows 10 Home users to […]

Python is now available for download on the Microsoft Store

Terry Myerson, the former Vice President for the Windows 10 team at Microsoft, cleared their intentions of making Windows 10 ‘the best damn dev box on the planet’. Working on this vision, they have made more and more developer related tools […]

Driver Quality

Microsoft details how it is driving the Driver Quality Improvements

Following its promise of bringing out transparency in revealing more about how Windows 10 operates, Microsoft has come out detailing how Driver quality evolves in the Windows 10 ecosystem. Elaborating how drivers are tested extensively through a process that involves […]

Try the new Chromium-based Edge browser first; Sign up here

Microsoft is calling out the developers and tinkerers to test their new Microsoft Edge Insider Program. Developers can now sign up as the beta tester to test their new Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge and contribute to the Chromium project. […]

Microsoft open-sources UEFI/BIOS from Surface for any PC maker to use

Microsoft over the years has slowly been showing its acceptance of open source, and this was made even more clear when the company announced it was about to acquire GitHub. Now, the software giant is making another step forward in […]

Ex-Microsoft Engineer accuses Google of meddling with Edge browser

According to a Microsoft ex-employee, Google had been purposefully changing its codes to thwart Edge browser. The ex-employee has claimed that EdgeHTML maintenance was slowly becoming impossible as Google kept on breaking compatibility in its sites and thus forcing Microsoft […]

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Surface Go is now available in India

Microsoft’s Surface has always been a premium line up that has defined a milestone for the other OEMs to build upon. Started with the Surface Pro tablets and later expanding to Surface Book, Surface Laptop, Surface Studio, and a Surface […]

Microsoft Edge to support existing Chrome extensions

Though they are the competitors of each other, Microsoft Edge will now be seen to support existing Chrome extensions. According to the post on Reddit, it is a confirmation from the Microsoft Edge team that Microsoft is going to provide […]

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Microsoft Edge will soon be rebuilt on Chromium!

Microsoft has been increasing its participation in the Open Source Software (OSS) community for a few years now and are becoming one of the largest supporters of OSS projects. Microsoft has now made some major announcements for Microsoft Edge. The […]

Microsoft makes support for Windows 10 on ARM development official

Most electronic gadgets (computers and smartphones) around the world have become a part of our daily life and to a great extent, we remain dependent on them. These gadgets often come equipped with processors that not only occupy less space […]

Microsoft launches Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, Surface Headphones

Surface Pro 6 & Surface Laptop 2 Drivers and Firmware available

Microsoft recently launched the Surface Pro 6,, and the Surface Laptop 2 is currently being shipped to those who had preordered. And as expected Microsoft Surface Pro 6 & Surface Laptop 2 Drivers and Firmware are now available on the […]

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Microsoft ports ProcDump to Linux; Other SysInternal tools to follow

Microsoft is also planning to port the highly popular Sysinternals tools to Linux. It has started with ProcDump – and its version for Linux is now available. This tool offers a convenient way for Linux developers to create core dumps […]

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Microsoft retires Hotfix service

Microsoft seems to have retired its popular update service, Hotfix as indicated by a message on the company’s official website. If you are looking to download hotfixes through Microsoft support website, you will be instead shown the following message, The […]

Windows Community Toolkit v5.0 announced

Microsoft has announced the next version of their Windows Community Toolkit. This major update bumps up to version number to version 5.0. It brings in a notable amount of new features with this update. It brings in all new WindowsXamlHost […]

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Microsoft announces SpectatorView Preview and SpectatorView Pro

HoloLens is a super device for Mixed Reality from Microsoft that helps the user to experience the  3D virtual world mixed with our real world. But when we use a HoloLens, we often tend to forget that the other person […]

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New Capabilities added to Office Lens App in October 2018 Update 

Office Lens from Microsoft is a simple app to scan documents and create PDF files. The latest update to the app brings many improvements and enhancements. You can find the comprehensive list of features for the October update below. The […]

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Seattle Billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

The philanthropist and co-founder of the software giant – Microsoft, Paul Allen is no more. He died from complications related to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer that starts in lymphocytes (WBCs) playing an important role in the body’s immune […]

Xbox Avatar Editor is now generally available for all

Xbox is one of the leading gaming platforms in the world. One of the features that make Xbox personal for the user is the availability of Avatars. These Avatars as the name suggests, are just the customized version of the user’s […]

Microsoft announces Business Profile to take on spam

Microsoft has been announcing a lot of things lately. Along with the new Surface Devices, availability of Windows 10 v1809, Windows Server 2019, Office 2019 Professional, Surface All Access Program and more, they also announced the feature called Business Profile for Outlook.com. […]

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Microsoft announces all new Surface All Access program

Yesterday, Microsoft held an event in New York City, where they announced a bunch of new refresh for their hardware devices. They announced the Surface Studio 2, the Surface Laptop 2, the Surface Pro 6 and the all-new Surface Headphones. […]

Microsoft Ignite 2018 Roundup of announcements

Microsoft hosted Microsoft Ignite 2018 at Orlando, Florida from September 24th, 2018 to September 28th, 2018. It is an event focused on getting onboard IT professionals and enterprise customers to learn more about Microsoft technology and what Microsoft is doing to make […]

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Microsoft introduces Microsoft Learn

Microsoft is making a number of great announcements at the Microsoft Ignite event that is going on currently in Orlando. One of the announcements here was the availability of Microsoft Learn for the public. In 2016, Microsoft launched docs.microsoft.com to bring in […]

Surface Hub 2

Microsoft talks about Surface Hub 2; To start shipping 2019 Q2

Microsoft announced the second iteration of the Surface Hub called as Surface Hub 2. Today, the Surface team at Microsoft has made multiple announcements regarding the same product. These announcements include the shipping details, hardware, design, and even the software. […]