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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Hololens 2 from Microsoft is now official

Hololens is Microsoft bringing a new category of devices with Mixed Reality and Windows 10. Interacting and working with holograms made it futuristic, magical, productive as well as mobile. But there were some complaints with the device initially. But no […]

Microsoft announces Azure Kinect at MWC Barcelona

Kinect was originally paired up with the Xbox 360 for its motion-sensing capabilities. This meant that people gaming on the Xbox 360 could use their body and hands to interact with the game. But with Xbox One, this approach was […]

Microsoft releases Web Activities browser extension for Chrome

The Windows 10 Timeline feature is now supported by Google Chrome for all the webpages you visit. Web Activities is a Timeline integrated Chrome extension from Microsoft. It can show all the pages you visit in the timeline. Web Activities […]

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Microsoft highlights dangers of using Internet Explorer

Microsoft is making users aware of the perils of using Internet Explorer as their default browser, suggesting that you switch to another browser. Microsoft’s cybersecurity specialist in a blog post said that although it is fine to use Internet Explorer […]

Skype Feature

Microsoft adds Background Blur feature to Skype

Depending on your platform or a device, Skype offers different options and features for its users. The latest version offers even more! It adds background blur in Skype video calls. With this new feature available, Skype users can reduce the […]

IE11 will be supported on Windows Server 2012 and Embedded 8

Earlier, Microsoft had decided to abandon the entire old version of Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer 11 has been the only IE version on the block since then, with the exception of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard because […]

Microsoft announces Project Rome SDK for Android and iOS

Taking the cross-platform endeavors to the next level Microsoft has announced Project Rome SDK for Android and iOS. Project Rome lets developers write apps that are compatible with multiple platforms and allows them to switch between the devices. Project Rome […]