About MahitHuilgol@TWC

Mahit Huilgol has been using Windows on PC and Mobile since long. He has been following Microsoft developments from close quarters and loves writing about it.
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Google will soon start marking HTTP pages as “Non-Secure”

Google Chrome has been pushing the websites to migrate to the more secure HTTPS encryption as opposed to the current HTTP encryption. Starting from now the browser will mark all the websites on HTTP as “Non-secure.” Remember the padlock icon […]

Microsoft Planner gets Schedule View, Group and Filter and more

Ever since its release, the Microsoft Planner has been helping users get organized quickly, work together and also collaborate with each other in a seamless way. Microsoft has now decided to better the Planner offering and has thus introduced four […]

Microsoft releases new Privacy Tools for Windows 10 users

Microsoft has announced new privacy tools for Windows 10 users that will allow you to find out how much data Windows 10 is sending back to Microsoft. At this juncture, the tool is available for Windows Insiders and will soon […]

Google removes four Chrome Web Extensions for injecting malicious codes

Security researchers from US cyber-security firm ICEBRG have unearthed four Chrome extensions which were being deployed as a payload for malicious code. The worst part is that all of the extensions were available on the Google’s Chrome Web store. As […]

Corsair’s new wireless gaming keyboard offers 75-hour battery life

Gaming and battery backup are often mutually exclusive to each other. Most of us realize that gaming guzzles up all the power and drains the battery quickly as opposed to normal usage. Well, the new Corsair wireless gaming keyboard is set […]

Windows Hello spoofed by a paper printout

Facial Recognition technology is gaining a lot of traction lately. It all begun with Microsoft introducing the Windows Hello followed by the recent debut of Face ID by Apple on the iPhone X. The first time I used a facial […]

Microsoft announces new AI powered features for Office 365

Microsoft has been at the forefront of the AI revolution. Apart from designing a handful of AI-powered apps, Microsoft has also been implementing the technology in its core products. As we spoke earlier, Microsoft is helping democratize the AI. The […]

Google decides to block third party injections in Chrome browser

Injecting malicious codes into the browser is one of the oldest methods used by attackers to obtain details and hijack the browser. Ironically it is also one of the most preferred methods by anti-virus software to monitor the browsers. We […]

Microsoft extends the Bing Rewards program to the U.K.

Microsoft has recently extended the Bing Rewards program for its UK users. The Rewards Program was already up and running for the US users since a couple of years. The scheme is pretty simple users make use of Bing as […]

Microsoft Cognitive Tool aims at catalyzing the AI process

Microsoft has been betting big on democratising artificial intelligence and it is for this reason they had earlier announced a framework that would help companies leverage Microsoft Technology and build their own AI systems. Now Microsoft has announced a Microsoft […]

Microsoft announces Windows 10 PC’s running Snapdragon 835

Microsoft has unveiled a lot of interesting products at the Computex 2017. Apart from devices, the company has also announced a strategic partnership with OEM’s and the latest technology solutions that are capable of disrupting the industry. To begin with, […]

Microsoft rebrands Beam as Mixer and adds Co-Streaming feature

Microsoft’s game streaming service Beam that allowed users to stream their gameplay is now rebranded. Called the Mixer, Microsoft has added new features to its game streaming app that it had acquired a year ago. Microsoft’s acquisition of Beam was […]

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4020102 starts rolling out

Microsoft has announced a new cumulative upgrade for the Windows 10 Creators Update and the build 15063.332 is expected to fix some known bugs and issues. The cumulative upgrade will be rolled out for both PC and Mobile users. The […]

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Microsoft migrates Windows Code to Git in just 3 months

Microsoft has been making some historical announcement in the recent past and one of the was to shift the Windows development team to use the Git version of the control system for the Windows development. It’s three months since the […]

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Microsoft says that Windows 10 S will not support Linux

Microsoft announced the lighter Windows 10 S version to battle the Google ChromeOS. With the Windows 10 S, Microsoft wants to appeal to students and the education sector in general. That being said this has also given rise to yet […]

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98% victims of WannaCry victims were Windows 7 users

WannaCrypt has been in the news in the last week. The Ransomware has been one of the biggest in scale and has affected countries including India. Researchers were quick to point out that WannaCrypt Ransomware may have affected a large […]

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Microsoft announces General Availability for .NET Framework 4.7

Microsoft has announced the general availability of the .NET Framework 4.7 which was bundled with the Windows 10 Creators update released a month ago. Now folks can start installing the.NET Framework 4.7 on other versions of Windows as well. The […]

Microsoft migrates Windows Technical Documentation to docs.microsoft.com

The technical details with regards to deploying, update, managing and securing Windows 10 and other technologies have been included on the docs.microsoft.com. The documentation covers Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft Edge, Windows Store for Business, Windows for Education, Surface […]