About SusannahLindsay@TWCN

Susannah Lindsay quit her job a few years back to settle down in a life of domesticity. She has been living in Los Angeles for the last three years, and enjoys following new gadget releases and the latest happenings on the technological front.

Microsoft partners with NORAD to help you track Santa in 2013

The festive season has begun, and the anticipation to meet Santa Claus is obviously very high. This year too, NORAD and Bing will let you know the whereabouts of Santa, Microsoft has teamed up with North American Aerospace Defense Command […]

Official Instagram app for Windows Phone is now available

After a series of announcements, alternatives, controversies, the official Instagram app for Windows Phone is now available on Windows App Store. Instagram is a popular social network for sharing photos and videos with over 150 million user base. As a […]

Winamp is shutting down; marks the end of an era

After 16 years and 7 months of its service, Winamp, one of the most popular media players available on cross-platform, has announced its shutdown. The last update of the software has been made available on its website, and after December […]

Microsoft’s 3D printing app 3D Builder now available for Windows

3D printing has now reached a stage where it is not bizarre anymore. Everyone has at least heard about it, and it is safe to presume that this technology will go mainstream in coming months, if it has not already. […]

Malicious Febipos browser extension targets Facebook profiles

The annoying Facebook spamming malware Trojan:JS/Febipos.A has now hit the Internet Explorer too. Febipos was first spotted in May this year but at that time it was only affecting Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Fortunately, the Internet Explorer team spotted […]

Official Vine app arrives on Windows Phone app store

As announced at the Abu Dhabi event, a lot of popular apps are now arriving at the Windows Phone store. The latest addition is the popular video taking and sharing app by the social networking giant Twitter, Vine. Twitter also […]

Nokia Refocus is now available on app store for Lumia devices

The last month announced Camera app, Nokia Refocus is now available to download for Lumia devices. Nokia Refocus is an intuitive camera app that allows you to take snapshots without worrying about setting the right focus. Unlike any other camera […]

Google Tour Builder will help you narrate stories in a better way

Humans love telling stories. How our grandfathers fought in the war, how our family emigrated from one place to another. How our parents met, or how we become friends with that person on that tour. We love sharing our stories […]

Meet Inori Aizawa – Internet Explorer personified!

In a personification of the browser Internet Explorer, on the occasion of ongoing Anime Festival Asia (AFA) 2013, Microsoft has posted a video of a character named Inori Aizawa, who is now also the mascot for the Internet Explorer browser. […]

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Surface 2 Product Lifecycle Support policy announced

Recently the new Surface tablets – Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 along with the accessories hit the online and retail stores. Albeit many people are yet to purchase the device, Microsoft has already announced the product lifecycle for the […]

Instant messaging service WhatsApp now has 350 million active users

October 22nd 2013 was a historic day in technology as it witnessed two game changing companies Apple and Nokia showcase some of the best and intuitive and innovative gadgets. But it wasn’t all about gadgets, though. At the Nokia event, […]

Windows RT 8.1 update pulled off from Windows Store

Last week Microsoft released its brand new operating system Windows 8.1 for its desktop and tablet devices. After receiving pretty good reviews from the users and tech pundits, when things seemed like going in favor of the software giant, just […]

TorSearch, an anonymous search engine launched

Tor, known for its anonymizing tool with the same name and Tor Browser, has launched a new search engine. The search engine is called TorSearch, and it is all about letting people find for things without worrying about getting tracked. […]

Yahoo Mail celebrates 16th birthday; Offers disposable email IDs, etc

Yahoo Mail has turned 16, and on this special occasion, the service has got a major update. Among several changes and giveaways, the redesigned interface, changes made to the functionality, and giveaway of premium Mail Plus features to the regular […]

Microsoft averages $2 million a day in software donations

Year 2013 has been a remarkable year for Microsoft. The software giant initiated dozens of amazing programs all aimed at helping people and their businesses around the globe. Documenting all of this, and how well it all went, Microsoft has […]

Facebook Graph Search Is Live, Makes Old Posts Searchable

This past January Facebook introduced the Graph Search, a technology which makes it easier for people to search for things. They took quite a while to roll this feature to the majority of their users, and it was just last month, […]

Windows 8.1 is now Available for Pre-Orders

The improved next version of Microsoft desktop operating system, Windows 8.1 is releasing this this month. For those of you who can’t wait to get your hands on it, Microsoft has just made it available for pre-orders. Unfortunately, there is […]