github-windows

GitHub Windows Edition offers a classical Windows 98 look for GitHub users

Microsoft recently acquired GitHub at $7.5 billion. The deal was concluded at a price that was more than three times the initial estimates. As expected many of the folks started switching to other services once Microsoft announced the GitHub acquisition. […]

Microsoft Rewards Xbox

Microsoft Rewards app for Xbox One is now available

In order to build up and implement a centralized Rewards program, Microsoft has finally depreciated the Xbox Live Rewards program and its app and replaced it with the Microsoft Rewards app. This latest change is welcomed on Xbox One gaming […]

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Download Bomb strikes again, Microsoft Edge Browser deemed safe

Last year Google had addressed a deadly exploit that could be carried on its Chrome browser. The “Download bomb” exploit was mostly used by tech scammers to make sure that users will fall prey to their trap. Sadly this issue […]

gmail

Third party App developers are reading your Gmail messages, Google responds

A recent Wall Street Journal report has revealed that third-party app developers are reading Gmail messages of users and that too without needing any special permission. Apparently, the report takes a dig at Google for allowing many third-party app developers […]

False positives

VirusTotal Monitor launched to mitigate the false positives

Antivirus software is considered to be efficient when it produces minimum false positives. In fact, it is the most important feature that an antivirus program must possess. False positives are nothing but the virus scan results which wrongly indicate that […]

GiHub Education is now available for schools for free

Last week, Microsoft announced that they will be acquiring the open-source hosting giant GitHub. While the acquisition process of this code sharing and collaboration platform is being completed, they have today announced the general availability of a new program called […]

Microsoft Answers

Microsoft will end staff support for these product support forums

Microsoft is readying itself to make some big changes to its product support forums, and several folks could be affected. The plan is to remove technical support for quite a few of its Community support forums, an everything will commence […]

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Yahoo Messenger service to shut down next month

In earlier times, Yahoo! Messenger was one of the most widely used platforms for communication, but more robust and modern alternatives like Facebook Messenger and other live chat plugins have lessened its appeal. As such, the company has decided to […]

Windows 10 IoT Core Services

Windows 10 IoT Core Services: The future of Internet of Things

Internet of Things or IoT is one of the most trending topics in today’s world. Windows 10 brings some of the most futuristic products and services when it comes to IoT. Aligned to this, on June 5th, 2018, Windows announced […]

Microsoft announces Windows Collaboration Displays and Windows 10 IoT Core Services

In Taipei at Computex 2018, we are seeing many devices and software innovations coming to life with new announcements every day. Today Microsoft took the stage and they announced Windows Collaboration Displays and Windows 10 IoT Core Services. Windows Collaboration Displays Windows Collaboration […]

Windows Community Toolkit

Windows Community Toolkit Update – Version 3.0 is here

Windows Community Toolkit is the bible for developers across the globe. With its collection of helper functions, custom controls, and app services, it simplifies and demonstrates common developer tasks building UWP apps for Windows 10. Windows Community Toolkit has its […]

Microsoft announces the all new Surface Hub 2

Panos Panay, the Head of the Surface team at Microsoft announced a new iteration of their business focused productivity device – the Surface Hub 2. The first iteration of this product was released long ago in January 2016. Surface Hub […]

Microsoft Build

Here are the top six announcements from Microsoft Build 2018

Microsoft Build 2018 came and went, and as expected, the software giant made several big announcements, many of which have the power to change Microsoft forever. You see, it’s clear the company is moving to focus on new things, and […]

You will soon be able to pay your bills directly from Outlook

Talking about Microsoft Pay system again, Microsoft recently announced that it would be integrating its payment service with Outlook. This will be helpful for those who use their email account to keep track of all the important payment bills and […]

Microsoft’s latest Cumulative Update is bricking Windows 10 computers

Microsoft recently released new Windows 10 Cumulative Updates, KB4103721 (1803), KB4103727 (1709), KB4103731 (1703), KB4103723 (1607), KB4103728 (1511), and KB4103716 (RTM). The update addresses a lot of problems Windows 10 has faced over the past couple of months. For example, […]

Windows 10 April 2018 Update SDK is now available for download

Windows 10 April 2018 Update a.k.a Windows 10 v1803 (build 17134.1) SDK is now available. After being in Preview for days, it is now available for download. You can now download it and start using the latest features and APIs […]

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Microsoft releases .NET Framework 4.7.2

Microsoft has announced a new version of the .NET Framework, and as expected it comes with new features and fixes. The .NET Framework 4.7.2 can be installed on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1 and the relative server versions. […]

Windows Server v1803 will be generally available on May 7, 2018

Windows 10 Server, v1803 will be made available for customers on May 7, says Microsoft Official blog post. To be able to install and use it, you will, however, have to make sure that you have the Software Assurance on […]