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.
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 […]

office 365 consumer

A consumer version of Microsoft 365 bundle could be on the anvil

A job posting on the Microsoft Career website reveals, the software-giant is mulling to develop a consumer version of its Microsoft 365 bundle. The company, however, is yet to announce it publicly. Microsoft 365 bundle for consumers The news broke […]

Google Plus to shut down in April now, after new data leak

Google Plus will shut down on a date earlier than planned. The rescheduling is followed by the discovery of a security flaw discovered in the Google Plus People API. The bug inadvertently exposes the personal information of 52.5 million Google […]

windows-10-logo

Microsoft withdraws Windows 10 Update that causes BSOD

Windows 10 Optional updates apply to Windows features or Microsoft-related software. They do not necessarily fix any security issues. However, they can interfere with the functioning of software or drivers. The Optional Update, KB4467682 added to OS Build 17134.441 is […]

Windows 10

Microsoft blocks Windows 10 v1809 Upgrade on some Intel PCs

Microsoft has blocked the October 2018 Update being delivered to systems running Windows 10 on some Intel PCs. Specifically those computers running Intel driver versions 24.20.100.6344, 24.20.100.6345 have been blocked. Incompatible Intel Graphics drivers force Microsoft to block Windows 10 […]

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 Word

Microsoft rolls out a new AI-powered To-Do feature for Word

The explosion of digital data coupled by advancement in technology has enabled tech giants like Microsoft to create a whole new world of possibilities. They have started building solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence. Some have already been enrolled in Office […]

Linux

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 […]

Photo Sharing site

Flickr will limit Free account to 1,000 photos and videos

The premiere online photo sharing site – Flickr has decided to shrink the free storage tier space. Because of the new move, free users will be limited to 1,000 photos in total, although the photos & videos will not be […]

Text Annotation

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 […]

Paul Allen

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 […]

Easter Egg

Discover and play Google’s secret Text Adventure game

Google Search not only lets you discover things but also play secret games hidden inside it. This was confirmed once again when some user accidentally discovered Search has a ‘Text adventure’ game hidden inside element codes of Google Search. If […]

KB3148812 update

Microsoft explains why Windows 7 Update KB3177467 failed

Microsoft regularly releases major updates for its popular operating system – Windows. However, such frequent releases often create confusion among users. To avoid this, Microsoft will release future Windows Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs) as part of its monthly update rollups. […]