Posts under Microsoft category

PowerApps Portal Dashboard

Microsoft PowerApps portal debuts with new maker experience

Microsoft has launched its PowerApps portal. The introduction of the web apps design platform will enable the ability to build low-code, responsive websites through a dedicated portal designer. External users would be allowed to interact with the data stored in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) Program for the year 2019-2020.

Microsoft Student Partner Program accepting applications for 2019-20

Microsoft is accepting applications from students across the globe for its Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) Program for the year 2019-2020.  Its an excellent opportunity for those who want to learn disciplines related to technology which is not in their academic […]

Microsoft Office

Microsoft redesigns Office application file type icons

Keeping up with the trend of changing world of work, Microsoft unveiled new filetype icons for Office applications like Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel and others. With the change, Microsoft has also replaced the existing design of the icons introduced […]

Changing browser experience

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, […]

microsoft .net framework

Microsoft’s latest .NET 5 aims at offering a unified platform

Microsoft has announced that they will release .NET 5 after .NET Core 3.0. This will be one of the major .NET launches and is likely to draw a lot of attention. Post-release there will be just one .NET and it […]

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 […]

WSL 2 Windows

Microsoft announces WSL 2; Ships with a real Linux Kernel

Microsoft has announced a significant upgrade to Windows Subsystem for Linux. The second version of WSL has a new architecture which dramatically improves the system performance. WSL 2 is full system call compatible, i.e., you will be able to run […]

Windows 10 WinRT API Pack makes calling Windows 10 APIs easier

Windows 10 WinRT API Pack makes calling Windows 10 APIs easier

Microsoft has announced the preview of Windows 10 WinRT API pack via NuGet. The preview is available in the form of NuGet packages which makes it easy to add new Windows functionality to WPF applications. The list includes Geolocation, Windows AI, Machine […]

Microsoft announces the Xbox One S ‘All-Digital Edition’

Xbox is one of the most successful products from Microsoft, and it is giving a tough competition to Sony’s PlayStation. The Xbox Live service also helps gamers on the Xbox to get greater access to games and services. And now, […]

Microsoft announces the availibility of Surface Hub 2S

Microsoft has announced the availability of the Surface Hub 2S. The Microsoft Surface Hub 2S has a 50.5-inch display that comes with a 4K+ resolution and a 3:2 aspect ratio. With thinner bezels, the device comes with a better screen […]

PowerShell

Microsoft announces PowerShell version 7

Windows PowerShell is indeed a very powerful tool that is available on Windows operating systems. Recently, Microsoft introduced PowerShell Core and made it available on other platforms including Linux and macOS too. Now, Microsoft has announced the General Availability of […]

microsoft windows store

Microsoft Store to close down its Books category

Microsoft has decided to close down its Books platform. The worst part is that all books will be deleted from the cloud and this includes the ones purchased by users. However, Microsoft is issuing a $25 credit if you have […]

Microsoft

TypeScript 3.4 arrives with new features under the belt

For writing a JavaScript, you need a Web browser and either a text editor or an HTML editor. When you have them all, in place, you can begin writing JavaScript code. Writing JavaScript, however, could be made more structured and […]

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 […]

Windows Virtual Desktop

Windows Virtual Desktop is ready for Public Preview

Microsoft had earlier released Windows Virtual Desktop – but only for their partners and customers who volunteered. Well, now the public can avail this feature with their Windows 10 and also their Windows 7. Alongside you can also take advantage […]

Microsoft ending music streaming from Groove Music by March 31, 2019

Earlier, a news broke that the Groove Music OneDrive Streaming service would be discontinued, beginning March 31, 2019. As such, streaming your music through OneDrive service won’t work, and the in-game OneDrive music feature will be turned off, by default. […]

Microsoft Team

Microsoft Team celebrates second anniversary by launching new features

Microsoft Team is celebrating the second anniversary in style. In order to commemorate the second anniversary, Microsoft has added new features to the Team. The new features are expected to help the tool go at loggerheads with Slack, the industry […]

Microsoft Game Stack comes with Azure Cloud tools for game developers

Microsoft has released several tools to help game developers. Microsoft has announced its latest initiative. The Microsoft Game Stack is an attempt to bring together Microsoft tools and services so as to help developers. This move is expected to empower […]

Microsoft AI

Microsoft launches AI Business School to help companies in AI decision making

Microsoft announced a Business School in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help business leaders make the right business decision while integrating AI across their operations. The AI Business School will exclusively serve Business Leaders while covering a host of AI-related topics […]

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 discontinues Microsoft Health Dashboard Applications and Services

Microsoft took the Microsoft Band support page to announced the end of support for the Microsoft Health Dashboard applications and services. This means that this can be considered as the endgame for Microsoft’s Health and Fitness services’ strategy. Microsoft Health […]