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Microsoft to support DNS over HTTPS on Windows 10

Microsoft has announced that it is planning to integrate DNS over HTTP for Windows 10 starting from November 2019. The company believes that by supporting encrypted DNS queries in Windows, one of the last remaining plain-text domain name transmission will […]

Windows 10 to go password-less using FIDO2 security keys

Security has always been the first concern at Microsoft, and thus the company has some plans to make the Windows 10 PC completely passwordless in the near future. Microsoft has come up with a new passwordless sign-in option for all […]

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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 […]

Microsoft to retire HomeGroup feature permanently

The latest Windows Insider build 17063 happens to be 9th Insider Preview build of Windows 10 released after the Fall Creators Update. It comes via new “RS4” (RedStone3) development branch and includes tons of new features. For instance, improved gestures […]

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Microsoft removes ReFS creation ability in Windows 10 Pro

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will come with several changes on Windows 10 machines. There are several features that have been removed or deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Microsoft recently updated their post to mention that the […]

Access 2016 starts supporting Large Number (BigInt) data type

Microsoft Access team has finally heard the request of several users and has announced a new data type in the Access 2016. Large Number (BigInt) is a supported type now and helps users with added analytical capability. The extended support […]

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Windows 10 Mail & Calendar apps get Focused Inbox, new Calendar layouts, etc.

Managing multiple tasks simultaneously requires skills and innovation. New features rolled out for Windows 10 Mail and Calendar app have been specifically designed to serve this purpose. Among other changes, the biggest addition comes in the form of Focused Inbox, […]

Office 2016 for Mac now supports Touch Bar on new Apple MacBook Pro

When Apple announced the newest version of its MacBook Pro back in 2016, the most exciting new feature turned out to be the Touch Bar. It’s a small touchscreen area below the main screen that can be used in conjunction […]

Watch Netflix in 4K on Windows 10 devices

Microsoft today announced that 4K content from Netflix is now available exclusively for compatible PCs and 2-in-1 devices on Windows 10, including all their new shows coming up this month. Netflix 4K content will only be supported on the Microsoft Edge browser. […]

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Continuum feature in Windows 10 lets Phone turn into a PC

Microsoft in the BUILD 2015 conference, demonstrated an interesting feature called Continuum for Phones that turns Windows 10 Phone into a PC. In one of the keynotes of BUILD event, Continuum was demonstrated on a smartphone, powered by Windows 10, […]

Windows Phone 10 will include sensors for physical actions

Microsoft Windows Phone 10 is expected to be released somewhere around September 2015. The presenters in the Jan 21 2015 event had earlier made it clear that features will vary by devices. What we did not know – until WinHec […]

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Xbox 360 gets several new features and games

Kinect Xbox 360 became the highest selling gaming console in the US last year. Microsoft has an eye on the top spot in the gaming industry this year. They have every reason to believe that they will succeed in this […]