Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow are generally available now

After a successful preview program, Microsoft has finally announced the general availability of Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. Starting Tuesday both the apps have been made available globally in 42 languages. The best part is that both the PowerApps and […]

LinkedIn launches Salary, a tool to make better career decisions

LinkedIn recently announced the launch of a new online tool – Salary – that has been designed to help professionals make informed career decisions on the platform. LinkedIn launches Salary Tool The company will make use of its 450 million+ user […]

Microsoft stops sales of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 to all OEMs

After having mentioned October 31, 2016 as the final date for issuing out Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8.1 licenses to all OEMs, Microsoft has officially ended all sales for these 2 licenses to their vendors, including Dell, HP and […]

Chrome starts using Microsoft’s Profile Guided Optimization (PGO)

Recently, Google announced that it was working on a project to make Chrome, its browser a lot faster and reliable on Windows. To realize this objective, the company was testing a feature called Profile-Guided Optimization or PGO, available from Microsoft’s […]

Microsoft to end Support for Windows Essentials 2012 in January 2017

Windows Essentials 2012 Suite will reach the end of support by January 10, 2017, says Microsoft. We have been using the applications of Windows Essential Suite, like Live Writer, Movie Maker, Mail etc. for years, but with the end of support, […]

Every Service on Windows 10 to get its own svchost.exe process

In the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14942, it was noticed that Microsoft had brought out some exciting new features including the introduction of a unique svchost.exe for each of the default pre-installed Windows Service on PCs with more than […]

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Microsoft to overhaul Windows Defender in Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update comes with a major update to Windows Defender.  Microsoft has announced that it would be developing a UWP (Universal Windows Platform) version for its security software – Windows Defender. Windows Defender to integrate other services Windows Defender might […]

Office 2013 will now be able to block Macros

Office 2013 now has the protection against Macro-based malware attack. Seeing the significant increase in Macro-base infections lately Microsoft has added the macros blocking feature in Office 2013 which blocks Macro virus from loading in the high-risk scenarios. While this […]

Office for Mac adds support for new Touch Bar features

Microsoft and Apple might be at loggerheads when it comes to the new Surface Book and the MacBook Pro, but that doesn’t mean that Office for Mac will not get the new features. In fact, Office for Mac was one […]

Game broadcasting experience to improve further in Xbox One

Microsoft looks all set to release an update to Windows 10 in early 2017 with a whole raft of new features. The upcoming update, a.k.a. Windows 10 Creators Update will enable Windows 10 users to watch live game streams . Apart […]

Skype gets improved call infrastructure and other new features

Microsoft has modernized Skype with new looks, a new set of features for Android and iOS users and improved call infrastructure. Added are the announcements of new mobile sharing experiences and Skype for Business Mac. Skype New Features Improved Call […]

Windows 10 taskbar to get a new MyPeople feature

Microsoft will be launching a free update in early 2017, dubbed Windows 10 Creators Update. The update will enable users instantly connect and share content with people who matter most to them via a simple feature called MyPeople. Windows 10 […]

Microsoft Paint 3D app comes with awesome new features

Microsoft has been coming up with new features and products regularly but Paint is one such app that has been largely ignored by the company. The Paint has been nostalgic to many of us and for me at least it […]

Microsoft’s new Surface Ergonomic Keyboard will cost $130

Microsoft updated its Surface line-up and launched new products like the Surface Studio at its recent event. However, there is one launch that received less attention … the new Surface Ergonomic Keyboard. Priced at $130 the keyboard seems to be […]

Lenovo, HP and Dell are making the new $300 Windows VR headset

Microsoft recently announced big updates both on the hardware as well as software front. A new VR headset was part of the entire deal. But Microsoft is not the one developing them, it’s left to the OEMs. So, Lenovo, HP […]

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The announced Surface Studio comes with an innovative Surface Dial

Yesterday, at the Windows 10 event in New York City, Microsoft announced an all-in-one PC called as the Surface Studio and along with it a quirky, innovative knob, the Surface Dial. Although, the new Surface device was on the expected […]

The new Surface Book from Microsoft comes with a i7 processor

Microsoft recently announced the launch of the newest upgrade to their Surface Book laptop. The company released the new Surface Book that has 30% more battery life and twice the performance as compared to the first-gen model. Surface Book 2 […]

Microsoft increases investment in India; opens Cybersecurity centre

Showing utmost trust in the Indian market, tech giant Microsoft has announced another round of investment – in the form of improving cyber security in the country. Microsoft India on Friday launched a full-fledged Cybersecurity Engagement Centre (CSEC) in India. Cybersecurity […]

Windows 10 is likely to get new features in March 2017

Windows 10, the most popular desktop operating system in the world, is likely to get its next major update in March 2017. Microsoft codenames Windows 10 versions with a YYMM(Year, Month) label. In accordance to that Version 1703 probably indicates […]

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Microsoft warns of fake Microsoft Security Essentials installer

Protecting your computer from malware has become a major hassle these days, with almost every software having malware-filled clones in the market. But, the irony here is that we now have a fake Microsoft Security Essentials Installer, which is essentially […]

Microsoft now allows users to Sign in to Microsoft Services with Skype ID

Microsoft has been consistently working to make Skype better and this time around they have announced that you can use the Skype Name to login to other Microsoft services including Xbox and OneDrive. This new initiative will bring the Microsoft […]

Microsoft Bookings now integrates with Facebook Pages

The task of managing appointments has been much simplified by the roll-out of a service called Microsoft Bookings. The service offers businesses community with a unique web page and a centralized calendar service for better scheduling experience. It is available for […]

Now access e-mail on your Xbox One with MailOnX

If you own a Xbox One and have been missing out on checking your mail, well there’s good news for you. The team at RedWater Technologies just launched MailOnX – the first dedicated email client for Xbox One. It has been designed […]

Microsoft Flow is now better equipped with custom API support

Microsoft has added a bunch of new features for its Microsoft Flow in order to improve the connectivity. The list begins with the support for Custom APIs which can be used to create flow tasks that can interact with the […]

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Microsoft warns about the rise in Tech Support scams

The Internet is no more a safe place thanks to the numerous predators earning quick bucks by looting users. It is now reported that like  Ransomware, Tech Support Scams are on the rise too. These attacks are something that would […]

AdwCleaner acquired by Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes, the popular malware prevention and remediation company, today announced a complete acquisition of AdwCleaner, the free software that has been riding on its success within the last few months. AdwCleaner is one of the worlds most frequently downloaded tools for removing  Adware, […]

Updated Bing Elections Experience gets a new Campaign Landscape tab

As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton get ready for the third and final debate this week, various forecasting models are engaging themselves in analyzing data and making predictions. Microsoft search engine Bing also has joined the bandwagon. It has launched […]

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Microsoft releases IDEAR and AMAR Data Science Productivity tools

The latest Cortana Intelligence and Machine Learning Blog from Microsoft’s team mentions the release of two new utilities that can boost the Data Science Productivity. The newly released Data Science Productivity tools are Interactive Data Exploration, Analysis and Reporting (ISEAR) […]