About AnkitGupta@TWCN

Ankit Gupta is a writer by profession and has more than 7 years of global writing experience on technology and other areas. He follows technological developments and likes to write about Windows & IT security. He has a deep liking for wild life and has written a book on Top Tiger Parks of India.
Screen Capture with WindowsGraphicsCapture

WindowsGraphicsCapture offers a new way for Screen Capture

Screen capture functionality is required in most of the computer-based tasks. It is an inseparable part of eLearning; while developers need it while developing, testing or diagnosing certain piece of software. There are already several tools available for screen capturing; […]

Windows 1.11

Windows 1.11 app is now available on Microsoft Store

Microsoft has released a new app called as Windows 1.11 on its Store promising users that it takes them back to the year 1985 – the year when the company released the first Windows version. The app hands you tasks […]

Microsoft Defender

Webpage to highlight Microsoft Defender ATP Performance scores launched

If you are a Microsoft’s homegrown security tool Microsoft Defender user, then you can now easily get reports about the performance of this tool. Microsoft has come up with a dedicated page that talks about Microsoft Defender’s performance among various […]

WhatsApp

WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to install spyware through a call

If you never cared about updating your WhatsApp version earlier, it is time that you do so urgently. Ignoring the warning signs of WhatsApp update on your smartphone for weeks can actually land you in deep trouble. Facebook-owned, WhatsApp has […]

Windows media center

Windows Media Center SDK available on GitHub

Though Windows Media Center is not supported on Windows 10, as a fan of the old guard here is a chance of how you can find it. A former Microsoft employee has posted the Software Development Kit (SDK) for the […]

Windows 10

KB4490481 may cause these issues to appear on Windows 10

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update KB4490481 update (OS Build 17763.404). There are several updates and fixes with this update. Some of these fixes include: Fix for an issue that occurs on machines that have multiple audio devices. Fix for the […]

Outlook

Microsoft adds AI to make Outlook.com more intelligent

Microsoft announced yesterday that it is making Outlook.com more intelligent with the help of new Artificial Intelligence powered features. The company said that it would roll out new features in the next few weeks across email and calendar that will help […]

Open source debugging and diagnostic tool

Windows 10 to ship with DTrace open source debugging and diagnostic tool

Windows 10 will now be shipped with DTrace, an open source debugging and diagnostic tool. DTrace will be shipped in Windows 10 v1903, according to the announcement on Microsoft Tech Community. The spokesperson of Microsoft mentioned that by including DTrace […]

Google Stadia

Google Stadia unveiled – An all-you-can-play game streaming service

In a move that could potentially disrupt the Video Gaming industry, Google announced yesterday its entry into the Gaming Space with own gaming platform named as Stadia. Google made the announcement during the 2019 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San […]

Microsoft AI

Microsoft launches AI Business School to help companies in AI decision making

Microsoft announced a Business School in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help business leaders make the right business decision while integrating AI across their operations. The AI Business School will exclusively serve Business Leaders while covering a host of AI-related topics […]

Convert photo table into an Excel

Excel will now let you convert a Photo table into a spreadsheet

Microsoft aims to make your workplace more productive and efficient. This seems to be the agenda of the recent releases as well. Hence, the new capabilities released in February include several important security updates and use of Artificial Intelligence in […]

OneNote

Voice Dictation comes to Microsoft OneNote Online users

If you are an avid user of Microsoft’s OneNote, it is time that you give your fingers much needed rest. Microsoft has rolled out the Voice Dictation feature for OneNote Online users allowing them to create documents leisurely. The Voice […]

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 […]

dell logo

Dell & Dunkin Donuts websites face cybersecurity incidents

In two separate cybersecurity incidents, involving Dell and Dunkin’ Donuts, it was revealed that customers’ information might have been stolen by hackers. Dell.com faces cybersecurity incident Dell, the American multinational computer technology company, came out with a release on its website […]

Windows App

KB4467708 may botch Notepad or Windows Media Player functioning

On November 13 this month, Microsoft came up with KB4467708 update (OS Build 17763.134) that applies to Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 Update). KB4467708 fixes some security issues and rolls out security updates to a few Windows programs, including […]

hotfix

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 […]

AMD

AMD to end support for 32-bit video drivers

It’s time to put those old 32-bit Windows versions to bed as AMD joins the growing list of vendors to end support for the 32-bit versions of Windows. AMD said that it is dropping support for 32-bit versions of Windows […]

NVIDIA GeForce

NVIDIA GeForce 416.16 WHQL driver for Windows 10 v1809 released

NVIDIA has released their new GeForce 416.16 WHQL drivers, complimenting Microsoft’s new Windows 10 October Update 2018 v1809. These new drivers provide official support for Windows 10 latest version and the public release of the DXR (DirectX Raytracing) API. NVIDIA GeForce […]

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 […]

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 Outlook

Microsoft Outlook flaw let hackers steal your Windows password

A vulnerability has been detected in Microsoft Outlook that risks users credentials being hacked by attackers. Discovered by Will Dormann of the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC), the vulnerability allows hackers to steal user’s Windows password just by having the target […]

Google bars cryptocurrency mining Chrome extensions

Google has banned all Chrome extensions manufactured to mine cryptocurrency from its Chrome web store with immediate effect. The company said that there has been a rise in the malicious extensions being registered on the Chrome store. These banned browser […]