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.

Outlook 2016 rolls out new Attachment features

The familiar user interface and a careful and well thought selection of new features makes Outlook 2016 a welcome update. The most recent Windows release of Outlook 2016 makes attaching files in email a child’s play with the new ability […]

Microsoft lists Xbox One Backward Compatibility Games

In its latest bid to evolve and fit a changing marketplace, Microsoft announced that its gaming console – Xbox One will be updated to include backwards compatibility for multiple Xbox 360 games. Yes, the company has announced a whopping 104 […]

Skype Share Button for Websites introduced

Taking cues from the social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and more, Microsoft’s Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service Skype has made available its own ‘Share’ button.  Skype team has introduced a new Skype share button for websites, which would […]

Microsoft spells out next steps in Windows 10 upgrade rollout

In the past, there were numerous reports on confusion about Windows 10 upgrade process. The notifications gently prodded you into installing the OS. Starting next year, things are going to change. The Windows 10 upgrade will be categorized as a […]

Apple faces $862.4 mn payout for using BITS graduates’ technology

In the latest case patent dispute over technology, the Cupertino giant – Apple has been found guilty of the infringement of the rules of the patented technology owned by the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). The developers of […]

Acer launches cool new Windows 10 Devices

Laptop manufacturer Acer unveiled new line of Windows 10 devices at the Windows 10 Press event in Taipei. Device named Acer Aspire R 14 is touted as a convertible notebook while the Acer Aspire Z3-700 is advertised as portable all-in-one […]

LG launches new Windows 10 devices in Korea

Windows 10 has found more acceptability in Korea than any other region. Its adoption has been five times faster than Windows 8. Microsoft thus, rightly see this as an opportunity for growing its business in Korea, while working tightly with […]

Toshiba dynaPad Windows 10 tablet unveiled

Japanese hardware manufacturer, Toshiba, today unveiled a new device called the dynaPad touted as hybrid of tablet and laptop. The device is a lot lighter, thinner and appears to be good bet for anyone who has the penchant of using […]

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Office 365 Local Datacenters in India are now functional

Microsoft has finally translated a plan into reality. The software giant will offer Office 365 services in India via the local datacenters in three new regions West India in Mumbai, South India in Chennai, Central India in Pune. When Microsoft […]

AV-TEST tests Linux security solutions against Linux and Windows threats

The recent tests on Linux security solutions by AV-Test Lab indicate a worrisome situation – Linux systems are vulnerable to cyber attacks. Yes, Linux machines are no more completely secure. The test results show that Linux systems can act as […]

Microsoft rolls out Dynamics NAV 2016 for Businesses

Eyeing small and medium businesses around the world, Microsoft announced the general availability of Dynamics NAV 2016. The most recent version of dynamics comes tightly integrated with Azure cloud service, Dynamics CRM and Office 365. Microsoft claims the release will […]

New Scheme Of Things for Windows 10 IoT Core

Last month (August) Steve Tiexeira of Windows announced Windows Insider release for Windows 10 IoT Core, a version of Windows targeted specifically for small and embedded device having or not having screens, and tuned to run Windows Universal Apps and […]


WhatsApp, Google Hangouts messages under Govt of India scanner

Invoking national security concerns, the department of Communications and Information technology, Government of India, has drafted a National Encryption Policy that demands the citizens to maintain a copy of all the messages sent via encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp, […]

Malware using WordPress to infect thousands of visitors

WordPress sites are incredibly popular and common in use since it allows users to create a free website or easily build a blog on WordPress.com with the aid of free, customizable, mobile-ready designs and themes. It also offers free hosting […]

Cortana will now display Shopping Coupons in Microsoft Edge

Cortana and Edge are few of the many additions brought to Windows 10. To enhance their experience, Microsoft is moving quickly to pack more features in it. As such, the company, today announced the release of a pilot feature to […]

Microsoft Edge browser shipping to Xbox One, soon

Microsoft Edge browser was advertised as a universal app, hinting it will be available across a range of different platforms. The browser already marked its presence on the mobile version and Windows 10 iteration but many were anticipating its entry […]

Microsoft-NATO information-sharing partnership agreement Re-signed

Microsoft is engaged in partnerships with different governments around the world to help them build a secure network for protecting and sharing data. High profile data breaches have become a common sight. As such an organisation capable of providing information […]

Microsoft is auto-downloading Windows 10 to your Computer

Many users have reported that Microsoft was proactively auto-downloading Windows 10 to their computers whether or not they opted in. Users having the option of automatic updates enabled on their machine, running earlier versions of Windows like Windows 8.1 or […]

Microsoft fixes security vulnerabilities in Windows 10, IE, Edge, Office, etc.

Microsoft released updates for Windows yesterday. The update is a summary of the new and changed content.It lists Microsoft security bulletins released for September 2015. Of the 12 bulletins released, 5 bulletins are identified as Critical and the remaining seven […]


Dell and HP to sell and service Surface Pro tablets

Microsoft is planning to expand the distribution of its Surface tablet to get more of such devices on the office desks and help it promote the growth of its established business. To this effect, the software giant has partnered with […]

Teenagers accused of launching DDoS attacks on Microsoft arrested

A group of six teenagers from around the UK were arrested and later released on bail on suspicion of launching cyber attacks against popular services like Sony Online Entertainment and others using Lizard Stresser DDoS tool. The primary targets of […]

Windows DVD Player for Windows 10 released

Microsoft has announced the release of a DVD Player app for Windows 10. All the Windows 7 users (Professional, Home Premium and Ultimate) and Windows 8/8.1 with Media Center Pack or Pro Pack users can get this new Windows DVD […]

Windows 10

Microsoft set to celebrate Windows 10 Launch in Style

Ahead on Windows 10 launch date, July 29, Microsoft has planned to celebrate the occasion with a number of special events, giveaways and more. The software giant will be organizing a series of in-store activities and events across more than […]

Windows 10 USB Flash Drive, up for pre-order on Amazon

Windows 10 is all set to be rolled out in late July however, Microsoft has already put flash drives with Windows 10 for pre-order on Amazon. For many installing the OS via USB drive is the preferred method as such, […]

Windows SDK for Facebook announced

Ahead of the Windows 10 launch slated for July 29, Microsoft announced the roll out of a new open-source software-development kit specifically designed for developers to help them integrate bits of Facebook into apps for Windows 10. Windows SDK for […]

Bing Pong game

Bing adds interactive Pong game to its Search Results Page

Released in 1972, Pong – a tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics was one of the earliest arcade video games. Four decades later, the game still nurtures some appeal as it finds a place in some of the popular […]

How Microsoft aims to upgrade One Billion Devices

As the date for launch of most awaited version of Windows OS – Windows 10 draws closer, Microsoft seems quite busy improving its features by rolling out back to back builds. The final release however, is not an easy job […]