About HemantSaxena@TWCN

The author Hemant Saxena is a post-graduate in technology and has an immense interest in following Microsoft and other technology developments around the world. Quiet by nature, he is an avid Lacrosse player.

Microsoft allows businesses of any size to extend Windows 7 support for 3 year

There has been a big shift in Microsoft’s approach of providing Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESUs) for its customers. Now, in addition to large business establishments, small-and-midsize businesses (SMBs) will also get an option to purchase ESUs. Moreover, they […]

Windows 10 1903

Windows 10 1903 is designated for broad deployment for all users

The latest post from Microsoft announces that Windows 10 v1903, is ready for broad deployment for all users. The change in approach is seen in just over 4 months since the May 2019 Update was launched. Windows 10 v1903 ready […]

Kodi Domain

Kodi domain shutdown, although temporarily!

Kodi had been through many difficult crises earlier but somehow managed to stay afloat. However, the new development worries many of its users. The Twitter handle of the website informed that the site will be temporarily down until further notice. […]

CCleaner blacklisted by Microsoft Answers; Users cannot recommend the utility

CCleaner, one of the longest-established system cleaners has been blacklisted by Microsoft Answers. The exact reason for banning the freeware’s links is not known but it appears that the interfering of the utility with Microsoft Security policy might have prompted […]

Python for beginners tutorials

Microsoft starts a new series of Python for Beginners Video Tutorials

Python as a language is exploding in popularity, and everyone wants to be a part of this new community. So, to help interested individuals, Microsoft has started a new program. The company is offering Python for beginners video tutorials to […]

Cascadia Code font

Microsoft releases new open source Cascadia Code font

Developers at Microsoft have come up with a new open-source font called Cascadia Code. The code is available publicly on GitHub repository, and it promises to offer a fresh experience for command-line experiences and code editors. Cascadia Code was announced […]

Microsoft Exchange Server end support

Microsoft extends Exchange Server 2010 End of Support

No product has an indefinite shelf life and so come to an end someday. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 released publicly on 24th August 2010 marked the end of its mainstream support on 13th January 2015. After that, the product entered […]

firefox logo

Firefox Premium for Enterprise launched

Mozilla Firefox is known for providing a secure browsing experience. To make this experience more hassle-free, the company has launched Firefox Premium, a new service for enterprise customers that uses the open-source browser. Mozilla launches Firefox Premium service In addition […]

Microsoft The Musical song

Interns and full-time employees create ‘Microsoft the Musical’

Microsoft, the software giant is not just about tech but fun too. A video showing interns and full-time employees working to create ‘Microsoft The Musical’ proves this. Music is creative as well as expressive channel for communication. It can heal, […]

Chrome Utility Audio Service

Chrome browser to run Audio as a separate process

Google has introduced a change in its Chrome browser. The change makes Audio run in a separate process on Windows and other platforms. You can observe and verify it by locating “Utility: Audio Service” under Chrome Task Manager while playing […]

Wimbledon Tennis game

Google lets you play a Wimbledon themed tennis game! Found it?

In honor of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, Google has introduced a Wimbledon themed tennis game. The game hides under the ‘Search’ function but takes little effort to find and play. If you haven’t spotted the game yet, we will tell […]

Puppets feature

Puppets is a new feature announced for SwiftKey users

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft has added a new capability – Puppets to SwiftKey. The new addition will enable SwiftKey users to express themselves in a fun and interesting way. Using the feature, people could record themselves as a panda, cat, […]

MobileShell UI

MobileShell is now available on Microsoft Store

It will be now easier than ever to emulate full Windows 10 PC experience on a Smartphone. Microsoft has made available MobileShell app in Microsoft Store. The app features an app launcher, supports a touch-friendly interface and navigation shortcuts, all […]

PowerApps Portal Dashboard

Microsoft PowerApps portal debuts with new maker experience

Microsoft has launched its PowerApps portal. The introduction of the web apps design platform will enable the ability to build low-code, responsive websites through a dedicated portal designer. External users would be allowed to interact with the data stored in […]

Malvertising attack on Microsoft Games

Fake virus warning ads plague users of Windows 10 Store apps

Windows Defender SmartScreen protects Windows users when trying to visit sites reported as phishing or malware websites. The security tool it seems fails to recognize a new menace that has troubling users of some UWP apps. Ads that have been […]

Microsoft Office

Microsoft redesigns Office application file type icons

Keeping up with the trend of changing world of work, Microsoft unveiled new filetype icons for Office applications like Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel and others. With the change, Microsoft has also replaced the existing design of the icons introduced […]

Microsoft Clippy duplicate

Notorious Evil Clippy brings bad news for Microsoft Office users

Evil Clippy, a tool designed by Dutch security researchers Outflank has been found to assist red teamers and security testers in creating malicious Microsoft Office documents. The tool, as reported, makes the malicious Office docs go unnoticed! Evil Clippy can […]

Internet

Cloudflare to launch Warp VPN service

When someone says its April 1st, the first thing that strikes us – a troublesome date. The day has been celebrated for several centuries by different cultures, but its exact origins remain a mystery. Having said that, many companies want […]

Microsoft

TypeScript 3.4 arrives with new features under the belt

For writing a JavaScript, you need a Web browser and either a text editor or an HTML editor. When you have them all, in place, you can begin writing JavaScript code. Writing JavaScript, however, could be made more structured and […]

Microsoft ending music streaming from Groove Music by March 31, 2019

Earlier, a news broke that the Groove Music OneDrive Streaming service would be discontinued, beginning March 31, 2019. As such, streaming your music through OneDrive service won’t work, and the in-game OneDrive music feature will be turned off, by default. […]

Firefox Fission will avert nasty Spectre-style attacks

One of the most widely feared and an unpopular, unpleasant instance experienced in the online world was the discovery of Spectre. The vulnerability affected nearly every computer chip (modern processors) manufactured in the last 20 years and impacted system performance […]

Skype Feature

Microsoft adds Background Blur feature to Skype

Depending on your platform or a device, Skype offers different options and features for its users. The latest version offers even more! It adds background blur in Skype video calls. With this new feature available, Skype users can reduce the […]

Microsoft Service

Microsoft releases eBook to learn Azure in a month of Lunches

To help developers build and run their applications, services and integrate upcoming technologies, Microsoft has released an eBook – Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches. The eBook offers great insights into entry into cloud administration. Besides, it also gives […]

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 […]

wannacry

WannaCry ransomware is dormant on thousands of computers

The latest reports on WannaCry ransomware suggests the malware continues to remain a potent threat. Even after a year of its outbreak, WannaCry ransomware has not been eradicated completely. It is currently dormant and therefore, still has the potential to […]

Google Quiz contest

Guess the year’s top trends with Google’s Game of the Year Quiz

The search engine giant – Google has launched the first-ever game based on Google Search trends. It’s called ‘Game of the year’ quiz. As we know, the company releases a roundup of its top search trends every year, but this […]

Social network

Facebook accidentally exposes personal data of 6.8 million users

Barely, the dust over Google Plus data breach incident had settled, we learned another incident where Facebook exposed personal data of over 6.8 million users. The popular social networking site acknowledged that a bug found in its API exposed photos of […]