About AnandKhanse@TWC

Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. He enjoys following and reporting Microsoft news and developments in the world of Personal Computing & Social Media.
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Microsoft launches Office 365 Help Center

Microsoft has introduced Office 365 Help Center. As the name suggests, it is a one stop place where you will find tech support and help information. All your queries and issues are categorically and priority wise arranged in the form […]

Microsoft highlights Windows 8.1 client security features

Windows 8.1 seems to be focusing a lot on the client security features as it has a lot to offer the consumers, in terms of a secured OS. Information security is the key criteria for a customer while choosing an […]

Levitation & LawnMark websites show you the power of Internet Explorer

In spite of the fact that Internet Explorer has been improving with every version release, people still love to hate it. Microsoft has been going all out and trying its level best – apart from considering a rebranding exercise – to capture […]

Microsoft releases Infographic titled The Security Realm

Microsoft, at Black Hat 2013 conference, released a map Infographic. This Infographic illustrates the various Microsoft security programs available to users to protect their computer systems. Titled, The Security Realm – a Microsoft Map of the Known World, the Infographic […]

Microsoft MSDN website gets a whole new look & feel

A month ago, we learned Microsoft that Microsoft was planning to kill TechNet Subscription plans by August 31st, leaving Microsoft Developer Network as the only place to access old and current Microsoft software with a subscription. The network today has been […]

Office 2013 is now available in Telugu, Valencian & 7 other languages

Microsoft has released Office 2013 in 9 new languages. With the addition of these 9 new languages, Microsoft Office 2013 is now available in 106 languages – either as a fully localized language or Language Interface Pack. Microsoft had in […]

Windows.com & Personalization Gallery become mobile friendly

In its latest attempts to get smartphone users to visit Windows related sites using their mobile devices, Microsoft has revamped its Windows.com site and ‘Personalization Gallery’. Earlier, visiting these sites via phone devices was not very convenient as the text […]

Ads will be an integral part of Search in Windows 8.1 – Microsoft

Last week Microsoft revealed Windows 8.1 Preview and showcased Windows 8.1 Smart Search. Microsoft has revealed that Bing Ads will be an integral part of this Windows 8.1 Smart Search experience. Bing Ads platform has brought a number of new […]


Microsoft reveals Surface expansion plans along with AppsForSurface program

Microsoft announced the initial phase of its business-channel expansion plans for its Surface family of PCs. It also revealed AppsForSurface, an application development program pertaining to Surface devices for independent software vendors (ISVs). The expansion plan is called the Microsoft […]

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Microsoft to kill TechNet subscriptions

Microsoft has announced that it will retire TechNet Subscription service on August 31, 2013. Usage shift from paying to free evaluation resources and experiences seems to be the reason behind this retirement. In a statement, Microsoft mentioned that, “Microsoft is […]

SkyDrive Pro apps for Windows 8 and iOS released

Microsoft has announced the release of SkyDrive Pro apps for Windows 8 and iOS. These are now available for download at the Windows Store and Apple Store respectively for SharePoint Online users in Office 365. SkyDrive Pro app for Windows 8 […]

Microsoft unveils Windows Embedded 8.1, download Industry Release Preview now

At its Build 2013 conference, Microsoft not only announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Preview, but expanded the same to include intelligent solutions with the availability of Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Release Preview. It will help ensure the tightest possible […]

Microsoft tweaks Windows Azure, shows developer opportunity on Windows

Microsoft showcased the developer opportunity to thousands of developers present physically and online in the keynotes delivered by Satya Nadella, President, Server and Tools Business and Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate VP of Developer Platform Evangelism. Microsoft announced the availability of its Cloud […]

Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview released; now available for download

Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview is now available for download from the TechNet Evaluation Center. To start the download, you will be required to first register. Once you have done this, you will be able to download the full-featured Preview, which […]

Bing Finance Tracker for Excel now available

Microsoft Office and Bing have come together to brig the power of live search data to your desktop, with the Bing Finance Tracker for Excel. Bing Finance Tracker for Excel The Bing Finance Tracker for Excel is available for free […]

Google joins hand with Spice to open an Android Nation store in India

Google has finally realized the importance of Indian middle class population and its growing acceptance to the Smartphones. According to a report, Google is planning to enter the Indian retail market with physical stores called Android Nation in partnership with Spice […]

Study reveals vulnerabilities in top 50 popular WordPress plugins

WordPress is the most popular blogging platform in use today. It powers more than 60 million websites and 18% of the Web. What makes it even better is the sheer number of plugins which improve upon its functionality and add to […]

Google AdSense is 10 years old

A decade ago, Google launched an ad program named as Google AdSense to help and support online publishers earn money by placing relevant ads on their websites. Today, the service acts as huge revenue generator for the company Fast-forward 10 […]

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Opt Out Of PRISM website launched; recommends alternative software & services

PRISM is a $20 million data collection program, where many US-based Internet companies like Google Facebook, Yahoo, PalTalk and other bigwigs like Apple and Microsoft have leaked their users information to the National Security Agency & FBI organization of the US […]