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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.
Facebook launches Facebook Dating

Facebook Dating launched

We all know how much data we have given to Facebook. Right from relation status, to what we do, connection to a spouse, log everything that is happening with our life. That’s a personal choice, but that has given a […]

Windows Terminal

Windows Terminal 0.4 Preview Update brings improved features

Microsoft’s Windows Terminal is the modern version of the terminal like Command Prompt, PowerShell and WSL, It brings features including multiple tabs, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and custom themes, styles, and configurations. In […]

epub Edge stop support

Microsoft Edge to stop ePub format reading support

Microsoft has shared that the Edge browser will no longer support e-books which use .epub file extension. Reading eBooks had been one of the strongest features of Edge, but this one particular extension is bring dropped. It is most widely […]

Microsoft Edge Beta

Microsoft Edge Beta Channel is now available

Microsoft Edge team released Canary and Dev builds back in April. Technically these builds are less stable and get more frequent updates. Today, they have rolled out Microsoft Edge Beta channel. It is now available on all supported versions of […]

Driver vulnerability puts millions of Windows users at risk

Drivers in Windows make sure that the device can talk to the Windows OS. The exchange of information goes as deep at the Kernel level. Any vulnerability in the drivers can impact a majority of devices and can let access […]

MetaDefender ICAP with Windows Defender

MetaDefender and Windows Defender partner for Hybrid Platforms

MetaDefender is an Advanced Threat Prevention Platform for preventing and detecting cybersecurity threats on multiple data channels. Microsoft has partnered with  OPSWAT’s MetaDefender and made it available for on-premises and hybrid cloud Internet Content Adaptation Protocol (ICAP) scanning. While there is […]

Microsoft and Samsung partner to bring productive apps on Samsung devices

Microsoft and Samsung announced some incredible partnership at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event. Samsung not only has announced a Windows Laptop — Galaxy Book S, but also spoke about the significant collaboration is the availability of Microsoft apps on Samsung Galaxy […]

Jio Microsoft Partnership

Microsoft and Jio partner for custom solutions on Azure

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio) recently made some big announcements as they move into the Broadband segment with their JIO Fiber Broadband offerings. It includes a free 4K LED TV and 4K Set Top Box. The offer will go Live […]

Icebreaker App for Microsoft Teams

Icebreaker app for Microsoft Teams will help promote team bonding

Microsoft Teams is a great way to manage a team, create meetings, and manage tasks. If you have a big team, it becomes important to make them comfortable with each other. This is where the Icebreaker app for Teams come […]

Windows Calculator Android iOS Web

Windows Calculator now available for Android, iOS and the Web

Microsoft has been a massive fan of Open Source for a couple of years, and just like how they developed the Windows Terminal, they also open sourced Windows Calculator. Today it has been made available for Android, iOS and the […]

Windows Terminal is now available on the Microsoft Store

Windows Terminal, the modern avatar of the Command Prompt, is now available in the Microsoft Store. While Command Prompt, Power Shell, and other terminals are going to stay, but with Windows Terminal, Microsoft has put up a command line interface […]

Facebook launches Libra Cryptocurrency

Facebook launches Libra Cryptocurrency

In the race of Cryptocurrency, Facebook has announced its plan for its Cryptocurrency — Libra. Like any other, Libra is powered by Blockchain technology. Interesting to note that it’s going to under the non-profit Libra.org Association, which is backed by […]

Google Earth for All

Google Earth to work on Firefox and other browsers too

Like many other services, Google Earth till now had been only supported on Chrome. It was not about being competitive, but it was instead the technology that was required for Google Earth to work. It was released as a native […]

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Mozilla Firefox to get a new logo

Firefox first came into existence in 2002 with its evolutionary browser which made everyone switch to it. While many use Google Chrome now, but Firefox has its legacy for doing a lot of things first. Fast forward, Firefox is not […]

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Microsoft Store will host native Win32 game apps

Universal Windows Platform or UWP was one of the biggest dreams of Microsoft. They wanted everyone to build universal apps for Windows PC, so it works on every platform, including Xbox. It looks like Microsoft is finally giving up on […]

Security baseline for Windows 10 v1903

Security Baseline for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903 released

Microsoft has released the final Security Baseline for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903.  Microsoft Security Compliance Toolkit or MSCT allows enterprise security administrators to download, analyze, test, edit, and store Microsoft-recommended security configuration baselines for Windows and other […]

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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, […]

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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 […]