About Ashish Mohta

Ashish is a veteran Windows, and Xbox user who excels in writing tips, tricks, and features on it to improve your day to day experience with your devices.
Windows 10

Microsoft will force-upgrade Windows 10 v1803 systems

Since we now have feature updates than a new version of Windows, every feature update has its end of service. When Microsoft announced Windows 10 v1903, they also announced that v1803 aka April 2018 Update would reach the end of […]

Task Scheduler Vulnerability in Windows

Windows Task Scheduler Privilege Escalation Vulnerability discovered

Carnegie Mellon University which operates the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) for the U.S. Department of Defense has published an article about a vulnerability in the Windows Task Scheduler. The Task Scheduler uses a function SetJobFileSecurityByName. According to the original finder, […]

windows server

Windows Server v1903 now Generally Available for Business

Apart from releasing Windows 10 v1903 for consumers, Microsoft Windows Server v1903 is now available for business. Some of the significant improvements and additions included in Server version are  Containers, Edge Computing and Hybrid. Windows Server v1903 now available for […]

A computer Laptop with six deadly Malware is up for auction

A computer Laptop with six deadly Malware is up for auction

Tech can be weird, and this news is not just unique, but it will raise a lot of eyebrows. Performance artist Guo O Dong and cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct have put up a Samsung NC10-14GB 10.2-Inch Blue Netbook which has […]

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Microsoft open sources PowerToys

If PowerToys rings a bell, then I am pretty sure you had used Windows XP. These were small tweak from Windows engineers to test prototype features, and many of them were made public. They included quick resolutions like change resolution, […]

ROS for Windows

Microsoft announces ROS for Windows with Windows IoT support

Everything has an operating system, even Robots. Robot Operating System (ROS) is one such OS maintained by OpenRobotics.org. It is an open source robotics framework in which Microsoft vested their interest at ROSCon 2018. The Redmond giant had been working […]

Microsoft Search bring the intelligent search for the modern workplace

Microsoft Search brings intelligent search for the modern workplace

We all are familiar with Search feature in Windows 10. Microsoft is taking it a step ahead for the enterprise. Named as—Microsoft Search, this feature uses the artificial intelligence technology (AI) from Bing and deep personalized insights surfaced by the […]

Git repositories wiped out & ransomed

Git repositories wiped out & ransomed

Git is a distributed version control system that allows developers to track changes in source code during software development. Many services host Git for developers like GitHub, GitLab and so on. The news is that in a coordinated attack to these […]

Variable Rate Shading

DirectX 12 now supports Variable Rate Shading

Performance and Graphics are two core features when it comes to gaming. Often gamers trade between two at parts of the game to deliver the best experience. Taking a step ahead, Microsoft has announced support of Variable Rate Shading in […]

Facebook

Facebook to introduce auto expiring posts and more

Facebook, one of the most popular social networking, has slowly become more of noise. The original idea where it could have been used for conversation, connecting people seems to be getting lost. It is almost taken over by videos, stuff […]

Project Spartan

Adobe Shockwave to be discontinued for Windows

If you grew up with the Internet, I am sure you know about Adobe Shockwave. A plugin which we all had installed at some point to play multimedia applications and video games. Released by Macromedia in 1995, later acquired by […]

Windows Calculator is now Open Source

The Windows Calculator has grown from being a basic calculator to an advanced one. Going further, Microsoft has announced to open source Windows Calculator on GitHub. The most significant advantage which I see is all those calculator apps for Windows […]

Microsoft releases Web Activities browser extension for Chrome

The Windows 10 Timeline feature is now supported by Google Chrome for all the webpages you visit. Web Activities is a Timeline integrated Chrome extension from Microsoft. It can show all the pages you visit in the timeline. Web Activities […]