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.

Microsoft reduces Windows update package size for x64 devices

Downloading updates on Windows 10 can be pretty annoying at times. Mostly when you have a slow Internet connection and Windows 10 sucks all your bandwidth in the background to download updates and your foreground tasks like surfing on the […]

Microsoft Ignite 2018 Roundup of announcements

Microsoft hosted Microsoft Ignite 2018 at Orlando, Florida from September 24th, 2018 to September 28th, 2018. It is an event focused on getting onboard IT professionals and enterprise customers to learn more about Microsoft technology and what Microsoft is doing to make […]

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Microsoft introduces Microsoft Learn

Microsoft is making a number of great announcements at the Microsoft Ignite event that is going on currently in Orlando. One of the announcements here was the availability of Microsoft Learn for the public. In 2016, Microsoft launched docs.microsoft.com to bring in […]

Office 2019 now generally available on Windows and Mac

Microsoft has long been teasing and beta testing Office 2019 with Insiders. But today, at Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Orlando, Florida, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Office 2019 suite of desktop applications for Windows platform and Apple’s MacOS platform. […]

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Microsoft talks about Surface Hub 2; To start shipping 2019 Q2

Microsoft announced the second iteration of the Surface Hub called as Surface Hub 2. Today, the Surface team at Microsoft has made multiple announcements regarding the same product. These announcements include the shipping details, hardware, design, and even the software. […]

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Microsoft unveils ‘Microsoft Search’ for their Office 365 customers

Microsoft has announced Microsoft Search. Microsoft Search is a unified search platform that will allow the enterprise customers to search for anything across their organization from anywhere. This includes Office Apps, Bing.com as well as Windows. It is powered by Microsoft Graph […]

Bing update brings Visual Search, Math Solver and more

The Bing team at Microsoft has been on their toes on making Bing a better search engine than its competition and shown an excellent growth. Every month, the team releases some major features for their search engine that makes it […]

New vulnerability allows hackers to access your computer when in Sleep mode

F-Secure has recently discovered and reported a new vulnerability for Windows as well as Mac OS based laptops. This vulnerability will allow hackers to steal encryption keys and other sensitive data when your computer is in Sleep mode. And there is no […]

Cumulative Update KB4457128 for Windows 10 1803 installing twice!

It has been a while now since Microsoft has started pushing cumulative updates to its supported operating systems on the second Tuesdays of every month. Following this tradition, Microsoft recently released KB4457128 cumulative update for Windows 10 v1803 this patch Tuesday. However, […]

Kingsoft’s free WPS Office Suite comes to the Microsoft Store

Kingsoft released their popular WPS Office Suite of applications on the Microsoft Store. WPS Office is not only an alternative to Microsoft’s Office Suite of applications but also to Google’s Office Suite of applications not only on Windows ecosystem but […]

Windows Desktop Analytics & Desktop App Assure introduced

Microsoft wants their customers to make Windows 10 and Office 365 their default modern desktop experience. First, the aggressive push to deploy Windows 10 to users running Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 and now a variety of tools and services […]

Windows 7 to get paid Extended Security Updates until January 2023

Microsoft today announced that it would be offering a paid Windows 7 Extended Security Updates support to such customers. This extended support will be valid until January of 2023. This will be financially costly as it will be delivered on […]

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Support for Windows 10 Education and Enterprise extended

With the new Windows as a Service model for Windows 10, Microsoft has been really successful in delivering their latest offerings for Windows 10 to the users. Many of their customers in the Education as well as the Enterprise sector […]

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Intel annouces new 8th Generation Intel Core Processors

At IFA, Intel announced two new Intel Core Processors of 8th Generation. They are the U Series processors and the Y Series, processors. The U Series Processors were internally code-named Whiskey Lake and the other Y Series Processors were internally code-named Amber […]

Microsoft announces Bing Spotlight

Microsoft looks to be hard at work to make Bing better than its competitions. A few weeks ago, we reported that Bing was updated with a whole lot of consumer-focused features. And now today, they highlighted another feature focused on […]

Avast Online Security is a brand new extension for Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has been showing a steady growth in gaining extensions. Currently, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers have been leading to having most extensions. Microsoft is really behind these after Microsoft introduced the support for extensions with the release […]

Cortana is now getting a major UI update globally

Microsoft has been long silent about the consumer-focused major features for Cortana that would give her an edge over the competition. But this does not mean that Cortana is no longer in development internally at Microsoft. Windows Insiders have been […]

Microsoft to stop accepting new app submissions for Windows 8.1

With the release of Windows 10, the audience on Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x platform is really less. The users on Windows 8.x were provided with a free upgrade to Windows 10 and the majority users on Windows Phone […]

Microsoft’s desi chatbot Ruuh gets her dedicated website

It has been a while since Quarter 1 of 2017 when Ruuh was born. For those who do not know, Ruuh is Microsoft’s own AI chatbot. It is based in India and is often dubbed as a Desi chatbot or Ruuh – Your next Best […]

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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 […]

NVIDIA GPU Cloud now supports Microsoft Azure

Today, NVIDIA has announced that the NVIDIA GPU Cloud now supports Microsoft Azure. This means that the developers can optimize their AI and HPC workflows with the help of this powerful software that is optimized for these supported GPUs. This […]

MSIX Packaging Tool by Microsoft now available in the Microsoft Store

Microsoft today announced that the MSIX Packaging Tool is now available in the Microsoft Store. It is worth noting that this is a Preview version and hence some bugs are expected. At Build 2018, Microsoft announced the Support for MSIX […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]