Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. has launched the Surface Laptop at its New York Spring event that comes packed with an education-focused 'Windows 10 S' operating system. The laptop has been made available in four color variants - Burgundy, Graphite Gold, Platinum, and Cobalt Blue and have been lined up for pre-order with shipping scheduled...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. announced a new feature dubbed 'GA' wherein users can now just use their smartphone to sign-in to their account. "This process is easier than standard two-step verification and significantly more secure than only a password, which can be forgotten, phished, or compromised. Using your phone...
Microsoft officially announced end of support to 10-year-old Windows Vista operating system that had debuted with severe criticism in 2006. While mainstream support for Windows Vista ended on April 10, 2012 - five years after its general availability - extended support ended on Tuesday, April 11. This means Microsoft will no longer...
On Tuesday, Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. released the Windows 10 Creators Update — a big, free upgrade that brings new features to the operating system. It's not a massive change, and the Windows 10 experience won't be that different. Instead, the Creators Update brings a lot of smaller changes...
When Microsoft announced the roll out of Windows 10, there were big expectations of the new security features. Given the current climate of hacking, and the increasing methods being used such as ransomware, there is a huge onus on operating system providers to better their security domain. Windows 10 offers...
Microsoft has announced the release of a new app for Apple’s iMessage platform, giving users tools to plan events with friends via the messaging app. Inside the App, “Who’s In,” activities are divided into different categories. You can select options for “Eat and Drink,” or “Visit an attraction,” or even create...
Google’s Android has overtaken Microsoft Windows for the first time as the world’s most popular operating system (OS) in terms of total internet usage across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile combined, according to the latest research done by an independent web analytics firm StatCounter. “This is a milestone in technology history...
According to online reports, Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. will be shutting down its open-source project hosting website that allows programmers to host and share the code of their projects; CodePlex effective December 15th, 2017. This was announced by the company's Corporate VP Brian Harry. Brian said that the CodePlex is...
Microsoft announced that it’s bringing support for Playable Ads to Windows 10, a feature which will allow users to see how an app works without having to download or install it first. The program’s preview launched last week in the Windows Dev Center. Once advertisers start to take advantage of it,...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday launched Visual Studio 2017 bringing new capabilities for developers to build any type of application for any platform. Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 is an integrated development environment (IDE), supporting developers of all types of applications, for every platform, in nearly every language. Its predecessor,...