June 27th, 2020 3:36 PM 0 COMMENTS

Microsoft Closes More Than 80 Retail Stores

The American multinational technology company, Microsoft has announced that it will shut down its retail stores and switch the entire operations online. As per a statement released by the tech giant, Microsoft will close down more than 80 retail stores across the globe and step into a new approach to retail operations. Microsoft will just operate in four locations and operate them as experience centres. The company also stated that... Read More

June 15th, 2020 4:10 PM 0 COMMENTS

Microsoft Surface Duo Could Ship Ahead of Samsung Galaxy Fold 2

Microsoft Surface Duo, a foldable device from Microsoft will reportedly start shipping in less than two months. The company was initially scheduled to launch the device for the 2020 Holiday season. However, Zac Bowden of Windows Central said in a tweet that Microsoft now intends to launch its first foldable device ahead of the second generation Samsung Galaxy Fold. While Samsung has not officially listed a launch date for Galaxy... Read More

June 4th, 2020 7:39 PM 1 COMMENTS

Over 1 Billion Windows 10 Users Around the World to Receive New Web Browser

Microsoft, the Redmond based tech giant has started to roll out its new Chromium based Edge browser to Windows 10 users through automatic updates. The company has published various support articles that highlight that the automatic update would be available to Windows 10 users between versions 1803 to 2004. The Chromium based Edge browser had its stable release in January but the company chose to not bundle it with the... Read More

May 20th, 2020 3:45 PM 3 COMMENTS

Microsoft Unveils New Features for Edge, Add-ons Set for Significant Update

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that its Edge browser would receive several new features in the upcoming months including Pinterest integration on Collections, sidebar search and automatic profile switching option. The company announced the new features at Build 2020, its annual developer conference that commenced on Tuesday where Microsoft shared several new elements that would be introduced on its products including Edge. The new Microsoft Edge browser is built on Chromium... Read More

May 7th, 2020 6:44 PM 0 COMMENTS

Microsoft Updates Surface Lineup, New Models Listed in India

Microsoft on Wednesday launched the latest generation Surface devices including Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3 and Surface Headphones 2. The company has also introduced the Surface Earbuds and two accessories including Microsoft Ergonomic Desktop, a split keyboard with a mouse and Microsoft Bluetooth Desktop, a compact Bluetooth keyboard with mouse. Microsoft said that the new Surface devices and accessories are designed to aid users “work, learn, connect and play... Read More

June 19th, 2019 6:16 PM 1 COMMENTS

Microsoft to Stop Pushing Updates to Windows 7 Users from January 14, 2020

Microsoft on Wednesday said its Windows 7 operating system would not get security and technical updates from January 14, 2020, onwards and users should shift to its latest software. Microsoft also said that it is working with computer manufacturing companies like Dell and HP for making devices available at affordable prices and also working on options to roll out buyback or exchange offers. "Support for Windows 7 will close on... Read More

June 12th, 2019 5:09 PM 1 COMMENTS

Apple iCloud Now Available for Windows 10 Users from Microsoft Store

Apple's iCloud is now available for Windows 10 users to download from the Microsoft Store. The offering introduces a new iCloud Drive experience for Windows 10 users powered by the Windows technology to boost users' offline productivity and allow quick file exchanges on iPhone's iOS, Giorgio Sardo, Engineering General Manager for Microsoft 365 Developer Ecosystem wrote in a blog post on Tuesday. With the iCloud for Windows app and iCloud... Read More

June 1st, 2019 10:11 AM 0 COMMENTS

Microsoft Warns Nearly 1 Million Computers are Still at Risk Globally

Microsoft has warned that nearly one million computers globally are still at risk of malware attack similar to WannaCry that spread worldwide in 2017, causing billions of dollars in damage. The software giant recently discovered "wormable" vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services for Windows that can automatically spread. The company has issued its second advisory, urging users to update their systems to prevent the "BlueKeep" malware attack, Engadget reported on Friday.... Read More

May 31st, 2019 12:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

Microsoft Brings Xbox Game Pass Service to Windows 10

Software giant Microsoft is bringing its traditionally console-centric subscription service Xbox Game Pass to Windows 10. The company is promising a new, "curated library" with more than 100 titles from various third-party developers including Bethesda, Deep Silver, Devolver Digital, Paradox Interactive and Sega, Engadget reported on Thursday. Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, also confirmed the company's "intent" to make first-party exclusives available through the new PC-specific Game Pass on the... Read More

May 30th, 2019 2:32 PM 0 COMMENTS

Computex 2019: Microsoft Hints at New, Modern Operating System in Making

Tech giant Microsoft has teased the attendees of the ongoing Computex event in Taipei with hints of a new, modern operating system (OS) in the making. Nick Parker, Vice President of Consumer and Device Sales took to the stage to outline the company's future OS ambitions and while no official announcements were made about the much-rumoured Windows Lite, the company did discuss what's in the pipeline, Engadget reported on Wednesday.... Read More

May 22nd, 2019 3:33 PM 0 COMMENTS

Microsoft Removed Huawei Laptops from its Online Store

Complying to US President Donald Trump's executive order to crack down on Chinese tech companies, software giant Microsoft has removed Huawei laptops from the store while remaining silent on the potential Windows ban. A listing for the MateBook X Pro mysteriously disappeared over the weekend and searching for any Huawei hardware shows no results at the Microsoft Store. The software giant appears to have stopped selling Huawei's MateBook X Pro... Read More

May 15th, 2019 11:32 AM 0 COMMENTS

Microsoft Warns Users to Update Their Older Windows Versions to Protect from Potential Widespread Attack

Software giant Microsoft is warning users using older Windows versions to urgently apply for a Windows Update in order to protect their systems and data against a potentially widespread attack. The company has already released security patches for Windows 7, XP and Windows Server 2003 even though XP and Server 2003 are already out of support. "This vulnerability is pre-authentication and requires no user interaction. Any future malware that exploits... Read More

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