Windows Defender

Windows Defender features demo site launched

Microsoft has launched a demo site demonstrating Windows defender features that allow users to test Windows Defender capabilities in real time. The demo site contains several Antivirus protection tests with built-in demonstration files and steps for users to test. Test […]

Facebook Video app now available for Xbox One on Microsoft Store

Facebook seems to be omnipresent these days. After taking over our smartphones and tablets Facebook has now arrived on Xbox One albeit in a different form. The Facebook Video app is now available for Xbox One and with this, you […]

Windows Server 2019

Windows Server 2019 is here – Features and new advancements

The wait is over! Windows Server 2019 is here and is available in preview. The Microsoft Windows Server Team recently mentioned the launch of Windows Server 2019 in a blog. According to this blog, the new Windows Server will be […]

SwiftKey Keyboard 7.0 receives a major update

In a big update, Microsoft’s market-leading intelligent keyboard SwiftKey has decided to replace its archaic Hub with an innovative Toolbar. So, beginning today, when users launch their keyboard an expandable menu will appear on the device’s screen thereby offering fast […]

Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) to be retired

There are many users on the Internet who use Secunia or Flexera Personal Software Inspector (PSI) to keep their devices secure. What PSI does is, it detects outdated or vulnerable software on your machine running Windows. In this way, it either applies […]

McAfee acquires TunnelBear, a leading consumer VPN company

TunnelBear is known for its products like the TunnelBear VPN and the recently launched TunnelBear password manager. The latest news is that McAfee has closed the acquisition of TunnelBear and with this, the former is aiming to enhance its Advanced […]

Windows 10 S

All editions of Windows 10 will now get Windows 10 S

Recently, the Windows team disclosed its plans for Windows 10 S on Twitter. According to these tweets, Windows 10 in S mode will be offered to all Windows 10 editions very soon. You will now be to buy a new […]

Azure for Students – New Cloud computing service for Students

Today, cloud computing competency is a hard skillset that most recruiting firms desire their employees to be equipped with. As such, Microsoft has stepped up to the challenge of bracing the upcoming job seekers with cloud computing. Yes, Microsoft via […]

Microsoft aims to help the blind with Soundscape for iOS devices

Previously we have seen Microsoft release a new app that would help the visually impaired people to experience the world around them. This app was called Seeing AI. This app made use of the camera of the iOS device and […]

Microsoft and Xiaomi jointly sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

A joint agreement between Microsoft and Xiaomi (Chinese electronics and software company) will likely see both working together on key technologies of future – Artificial Intelligence and Cloud computing. Yes, based on the signing of a strategic MoU, Xiaomi and […]

buxton font

Microsoft starts making paid Fonts available in the Microsoft Store

Microsoft has been quietly preparing a new version of Windows 10 that is due to be released in the very near future (anticipated in April) and is codenamed Redstone 4. Under the new update, it is predicted that Microsoft will […]

Windows Analytics will make your PC more secure now

Recently we reported about Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities that were really terrifying as they took advantage of an architecture based flaw in different processors. These vulnerabilities were present in the chip no matter what architecture, generation, brand or platform based […]

Annabelle is a dud Ransomware

In the past couple of years, we have seen a range of Ransomware making rounds on the internet. Strangely enough, this also included a Ransomware that faked encrypting files and pulled a bluff. While the intent of most ransomware is […]

Be My Eyes app lends tech support via Microsoft Disability Answer Desk

Apart from helping its customers become more productive and achieve more, Microsoft’s mission is to empower people with disabilities. In pursuance of this objective, the company has partnered with a Danish startup – Be My Eyes to provide technical assistance […]

New Microsoft Surface Pro released in India at Rs 64,999

Microsoft has just released the fifth generation of Surface Pro in India. Priced at Rs 64,999 it replaces Surface Pro 4 which was launched in India 2016. That being said the all-new Surface Pro retains some of the older bits […]

Microsoft will now support email addresses in Indian languages

Microsoft appears to be the first large tech company to understand the growth that’s happening in India’s tech world. An announcement by the Redmond giant signals their intention to allow support for addresses in several Indian languages. The news is […]

uTorrent bug allows attackers to control your computer remotely

uTorrent is arguably the most popular BitTorrent client. The app allows users to connect to a peer-to-peer network and download/share files. In a recent turn of events, it is discovered that two versions of uTorrent are found susceptible to attacks. […]

Artificial intelligence

How Windows Defender’s Artificial Intelligence stopped the malware outbreak

Ever imagined that a new malware attack stopped in its tracks by Artificial Intelligence? This possibility is brought to life by Microsoft with its antivirus, Windows Defender. According to a blog on Microsoft Secure, Windows Defender AV’s layered machine learning […]