Microsoft

  • Jun- 2018 -
    30 June

    Microsoft Waxes Nostalgic with their Release of the Classic IntelliMouse

    Between their new USB-C jacks and mysterious updates to the Surface, some might think that Microsoft is only looking toward a somewhat uncertain future. However, the fact that they’ve agreed to relaunch the classic version of the IntelliMouse shows that there’s a few people at Redmond who wouldn’t mind resurrecting…

  • 30 June

    Microsoft Allegedly Working on a Secret ‘Pocketable’ Surface Device

    According to leaked reports, patents and operating system references, Microsoft has been working on building a new mysterious ‘pocketable’ surface device for almost two years. The device has a codename Andromeda and is going to include a dual-display design. An internal document of the company obtained by The Verge also…

  • 29 June

    Known Folder Move Feature will let Users Send Files to OneDrive with a Single Button

    Engineers over in Redmond are rolling out a new one-button option that might make it easier for users to send files directly to their One Drive account. Known Folder Move, as Microsoft has been calling the feature, moves the contents of a directory into a container on an attached OneDrive…

  • 29 June

    Redmond says Windows 10 Sets Feature Should Return in Future Build

    Redmond’s engineers have put out a new preview build of the April 2018 Update’s successor, but it seems to lack the Sets multitasking widget. Microsoft has codenamed the new build Redstone 5, and it introduces a new base container image. It also features a number of data privacy and security…

  • 29 June

    Gaps in File Explorer Fixed in Insider Builds

    Certain gaps in File Explorer that were previously discovered by the users have finally been fixed in Insider Builds. The change was recently noticed by some ardent users and has been actively welcomed by the tech community. According to users, an empty space or gap was present on the Drive…

  • 28 June

    Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17704

    Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17704 (RS5) to Windows Insider in the Fast ring along with Skip Ahead for all those who opted for it. The company states, “The Bug Bash is on! To the Insiders who have participated so far: Thank You! Our Bug Bash will be running from…

  • 28 June

    Microsoft Translator releases Levantine Arabic as a new speech translation

    Microsoft Translator has just launched Levantine Arabic as a new speech translation language, which is an Arabic dialect spoken in various countries including Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. It is aimed at assisting educators, businesses, and other non-profit organizations in communication with the Levantine speakers beyond the language barrier. It is…

  • 26 June

    Experts Weigh in on Microsoft’s Decision to Phase Out the Control Panel

    While the Control Panel has been an integral part of Windows’ user interface since the release of Windows 2.0 on December 9, 1987, it seems like Microsoft has indeed agreed to phase it out. Future implementations of Windows 10 will not ship with the Control Panel by default, though it’s…

  • 25 June

    Microsoft Might be Working with Razer on a New Keyboard and Mouse for the Xbox One

    While Microsoft has apparently been speaking with developers for some time about mouse and keyboard support for the Xbox One console, details have only recently come to light about what sort of new controllers might be available for the popular gaming platform. Considering that Microsoft has elected to incorporate the…

  • 24 June

    Microsoft Retires Windows 7 Updates for Users of Pentium IIIs and Other Older CPUs

    Those who are using computers that feature a CPU without Streaming Single Instructions Multiple Data Extensions 2 (SSE2) support won’t be able to take advantage of any further security updates for Windows 7. Microsoft currently has Windows 7 in extended support mode, which means that they already don’t plan to…

  • 23 June

    Microsoft Seems to Hold Two Patents for Smaller USB-C Connectors

    Reports recently came out about Microsoft holding the patent to a thinner, re-designed USB-C connector that doesn’t seem to match USB-C technology that’s currently on the market. What’s perhaps most surprising about this news is the fact that the patent isn’t new by any means, yet it’s only making headlines…

  • 16 June

    Microsoft Quickly Plugs Cortana-related Security Hole

    Some might say that security exploit CVE-2018-8140 was never a major threat because it requires physical access to a Windows 10 device in order to activate. Security experts have long pushed the idea that once physical access to a device is had by an attacker, the device can no longer…

  • 4 June

    Microsoft adds on List Sharing feature to Windows 10 app

    Technology is all about selling convenience and with that being stated, Microsoft announces the addition of ‘List Sharing” feature to the Microsoft To-Do Windows application along with the contacts allowing users to share lists with their contacts and allow simultaneous editing of the list. This feature has been a question…

  • 2 June

    GitHub to be acquired by Microsoft

    GitHub is a San Francisco based hosting and development service provider for both open-source and private programming ventures and Microsoft authorities have been conversing with GitHub about potentially getting the organization, as per a June 1 report in Business Insider. GitHub, esteemed at $2 billion starting at a 2015 subsidizing round, however…