Windows 10 ‘warns’ users to use Edge instead of other browsers

It appears Microsoft has come up with a new trick to convince Windows 10 users to use Microsoft Edge instead of rival browsers from Google, Mozilla, etc. This inference rests on the premise that the new Insider Build 17744 for […]

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 […]

Microsoft makes its Office 365 consumer subscriptions more attractive

There’s good news for Office 365 subscribers. Coming October 2nd, 2018, Microsoft will remove the install limit on devices. Moreover, the company will add a greater number of users permissible under a single Office 365 Home plan without charging any […]

Windows 10 stable users seeing Insider Build notifications

Soon after the release of Windows 10 Insider Fast ring build 17751, there was a bit of outrage over a notification prompting users to update their Windows 10 device. Why? The toast notification for Windows 10 Insider Update wasn’t just […]

Windows 10 users will soon be able to login using Google account

Until now Windows 10 users had to compulsorily login to their systems by using Microsoft credentials or by using a local username and password. This is set to change as Microsoft is likely to allow Windows 10 users to log […]

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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 […]

Xbox Customer Support gets new features and capabilities

Team Xbox has come up with some new features and functionality improvements for the gamers. These new features reportedly will bring new ways to enjoy the gameplay and better ways to connect with friends. Xbox Customer Support The newly announced […]

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 […]

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Local privilege escalation vulnerability found in Windows Task Scheduler

A recent finding published by CERT  (Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University) in its Vulnerability Notes Database highlights a worrying situation. The report suggests the Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler contains a vulnerability in the handling of ALPC that can allow […]

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Skype for Business is now a central part of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams in its current form is quite capable, and since it’s free, it now has a leg up on several of its competitors. But that’s not the end of the road because Teams have become much better than before […]

Google removes Chrome Cleanup Tool; Redirects to new page

Google Chrome Cleanup Tool was great for use whenever the browser fails to work as it should in some instances. Folks could easily download the tool, run it, and watch as it fixes several problems. Google removes Chrome Cleanup Tool […]

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Google Chrome reporting Bitdefender Total Security is incompatible

As a measure to curb instances of crashing and abrupt closing of the browser, Google Chrome has rolled out a feature that alerts users about ‘Incompatible applications’. The same feature is now evoking a strong response from users as it lists […]

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 […]

New Alienware gaming desktops and Dell gaming monitors announced

Alienware, the computer hardware subsidiary of Dell has come up with its latest range of devices for gamers. No matter you are a beginner of an experienced avid gamer, you now have a wide range of products to choose from. […]

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 […]

What’s next for Windows 10 and Windows Server quality updates

Microsoft will be launching a new update package for Windows 10 and Windows Server later this year, Maliha Qureshi from Microsoft tech community confirmed via a blog post. As per the blog post, Microsoft is working on reducing the size […]

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 […]

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 […]

Microsoft Showcase School Program throws open nominations for educators

Microsoft has always been making efforts to improve education and introduce new and intuitive methods for children to learn. The company has also awarded school leaders who are innovative and accomplish great things. In order to bring the best out […]

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Microsoft Pay now supports Masterpass by Mastercard for better payment

Most shoppers on the web have no idea that Microsoft Pay exists. It’s a service that aims to deliver faster checkouts and security for consumers online or when buying goods from supported stores offline. Several merchants have already taken advantage […]

Microsoft Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop launched in India

Microsoft finally introduced the Surface Book 2 in India. The Surface Book 2 is touted as the fastest device in the Surface range and is aimed at offering high-end computing without compromising on the form factor. Alongside the Surface Book […]

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 […]