About AyushVij@TWCN

Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.

Firefox blocks 23 Extensions for collecting user data

Mozilla’s Firefox is one of the world’s most popular browser. It is available on almost all types of devices and platforms. It is available for Windows 10, Linux, macOS, Android, iOS and others as well. The most highlighted feature of […]

Cortana and Alexa integration is now live in the United States

Microsoft and Amazon in a partnership announced in last fall that they will be integrating Cortana and Alexa. This integration would range from PCs, Smart Speakers, IoT and more. The main motto of this integration was the fact that it […]

Skype Classic discontinuation deadline extended

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Skype 8 for Skype users on all platforms. With this,  they also announced that the old Skype Classic Win32 app for Windows PCs will also be discontinued. That classic Skype app is still on […]

PowerShell

PowerShell Core for Linux is now available as a Snap package

Microsoft announced PowerShell Core to push the boundaries further in such a way that the language is available for everyone no matter where they are from or what platform they work on. Hence, they made PowerShell Core of Windows 10, […]

Microsft Identity Bounty Program

Microsoft announces Identity Bounty Program

Digital identity is referred to as the key to accessing enterprise applications and services across the Internet. Microsoft is all into this business. With the services like Microsoft Account for the consumers and Azure Active Directory for the enterprise, Microsoft […]

Norton Safe Web for Microsoft Edge

Norton Safe Web extension for Microsoft Edge released

Windows 10 is already up in the game with all the latest and greatest security features yet. But people tend to not trust these first-party measures from Microsoft. Windows Defender comes inbuilt with Windows 10 and protects the users with […]

Microsoft announces its all new Surface Go

Microsoft just announced an all-new Surface device. This is a 2-in-1 convertible just like the Surface Pro line up but is far more affordable and targets a whole new segment of audiences. Microsoft has named it the Surface Go. Microsoft calls […]

Microsoft Rewards Xbox

Microsoft Rewards app for Xbox One is now available

In order to build up and implement a centralized Rewards program, Microsoft has finally depreciated the Xbox Live Rewards program and its app and replaced it with the Microsoft Rewards app. This latest change is welcomed on Xbox One gaming […]

GiHub Education is now available for schools for free

Last week, Microsoft announced that they will be acquiring the open-source hosting giant GitHub. While the acquisition process of this code sharing and collaboration platform is being completed, they have today announced the general availability of a new program called […]

Microsoft announces Windows Collaboration Displays and Windows 10 IoT Core Services

In Taipei at Computex 2018, we are seeing many devices and software innovations coming to life with new announcements every day. Today Microsoft took the stage and they announced Windows Collaboration Displays and Windows 10 IoT Core Services. Windows Collaboration Displays Windows Collaboration […]

Microsoft announces the all new Surface Hub 2

Panos Panay, the Head of the Surface team at Microsoft announced a new iteration of their business focused productivity device – the Surface Hub 2. The first iteration of this product was released long ago in January 2016. Surface Hub […]

You will soon be able to pay your bills directly from Outlook

Talking about Microsoft Pay system again, Microsoft recently announced that it would be integrating its payment service with Outlook. This will be helpful for those who use their email account to keep track of all the important payment bills and […]

Microsoft Azure Sphere will be a boon for IoT devices

Microsoft recently announced Azure Sphere, a solution to secure billions of microcontroller-powered devices including the IoT devices which are deployed globally by a number of companies every year. Azure Sphere comprises of mainly three parts – Aan operating system, Azure […]

Meltdown Patch Fix

Microsoft releases patch to fix the patch that fixed the Meltdown flaw

A few months ago, computer systems worldwide were detected vulnerable to attacks named Meltdown and Spectre. All the companies like Microsoft and Intel issued patches for their devices and fix this vulnerability. Maybe because of this rush, Microsoft issued a […]

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Now developers can deploy ANY Linux flavor as Windows Subsystem for Linux

With the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update in August 2016, Microsoft added a new feature called Windows Subsystem for Linux. Here, any user running Windows 10 Pro could run the Linux terminals from their Windows 10 desktop environment. Earlier, […]

Intel-Skylake-CPU

BranchScope is the latest vulnerability for CPUs made by Intel

A team of researchers from College of William & Mary, University of California Riverside, Carnegie Mellon University of Qatar and Binghamton University demoed a new attack named BranchScope that Intel CPUs are vulnerable to. They demoed this vulnerability to the CPUs […]