Posts under Microsoft category

Microsoft allows businesses of any size to extend Windows 7 support for 3 year

There has been a big shift in Microsoft’s approach of providing Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESUs) for its customers. Now, in addition to large business establishments, small-and-midsize businesses (SMBs) will also get an option to purchase ESUs. Moreover, they […]

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Windows 10 1903 is designated for broad deployment for all users

The latest post from Microsoft announces that Windows 10 v1903, is ready for broad deployment for all users. The change in approach is seen in just over 4 months since the May 2019 Update was launched. Windows 10 v1903 ready […]

Outlook on the Web adds new File Types to Blocked List

Microsoft’s Exchange team has updated the File Types that is blocked in Outlook Web. The list has been updated as they see it can be risky downloading them in current scenarios. These new extension has been added to the BlockedFileTypes […]

CCleaner blacklisted by Microsoft Answers; Users cannot recommend the utility

CCleaner, one of the longest-established system cleaners has been blacklisted by Microsoft Answers. The exact reason for banning the freeware’s links is not known but it appears that the interfering of the utility with Microsoft Security policy might have prompted […]

Python for beginners tutorials

Microsoft starts a new series of Python for Beginners Video Tutorials

Python as a language is exploding in popularity, and everyone wants to be a part of this new community. So, to help interested individuals, Microsoft has started a new program. The company is offering Python for beginners video tutorials to […]

Cascadia Code font

Microsoft releases new open source Cascadia Code font

Developers at Microsoft have come up with a new open-source font called Cascadia Code. The code is available publicly on GitHub repository, and it promises to offer a fresh experience for command-line experiences and code editors. Cascadia Code was announced […]

Microsoft To Do gets a major update; comes with a new design

Microsoft To-Do gets a major update; comes with a new design

Microsoft has announced a newer design for Microsoft To-Do applications on Android and iOS. This update aims to make the application more personal. Microsoft acquired Wunderlist a few years ago and launched Microsoft To-Do with better capabilities. The main challenge […]

Microsoft The Musical song

Interns and full-time employees create ‘Microsoft the Musical’

Microsoft, the software giant is not just about tech but fun too. A video showing interns and full-time employees working to create ‘Microsoft The Musical’ proves this. Music is creative as well as expressive channel for communication. It can heal, […]

Microsoft announces PowerToys in a preview

Microsoft announces PowerToys in preview

PowerToys were a set of system utilities from the times of Windows 95 and Windows XP. However, it was slowly discontinued as the Windows operating systems got updated. However, the legacy version of PowerToys had various utilities. Microsoft has now […]

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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 […]

WebView2Browser lets you test all WebView 2 features and functionalities

Microsoft recently announced Win32 preview of the WebView2 control which is powered by the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge. The company is striking a dialogue with various stakeholders, including the community. This helps Microsoft gather feedback and use it to further improve […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Microsoft to retire the Remix 3D website

Remix 3D is retiring in early next year, says Microsoft. After being rumored for quite some time, the company recently announced the closure of Remix 3D website on the frequently asked questions page on the Windows support site. Remix 3D […]

Puppets feature

Puppets is a new feature announced for SwiftKey users

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence, Microsoft has added a new capability – Puppets to SwiftKey. The new addition will enable SwiftKey users to express themselves in a fun and interesting way. Using the feature, people could record themselves as a panda, cat, […]

MobileShell UI

MobileShell is now available on Microsoft Store

It will be now easier than ever to emulate full Windows 10 PC experience on a Smartphone. Microsoft has made available MobileShell app in Microsoft Store. The app features an app launcher, supports a touch-friendly interface and navigation shortcuts, all […]

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The new Outlook On The Web is here with new Design and Features

After being in a testing mode for around 8 months, the new Outlook on the Web is finally ready to roll with its new features, new design, personalized inbox, and faster and smoother functionality. Outlook.com gets a new look The […]

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Microsoft creates free app to help blind Canadians move around

Citizens of the world who are blind or have low vision, are in need of our help, and Microsoft is one of the few companies who have stepped forward to deliver this help through technology. Not too long ago, the […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]