When you think about software, Microsoft is probably one of the first companies that come to your mind. Bill Gates founded the company in 1975 and it has a major contribution to the evolution of personal computing. The company is the developer of the world’s most popular desktop and laptop Windows operating system. Microsoft recently performed a survey in nine Asian countries, including India. The survey was conducted to check the penetration of pirated software in personal computers.Test Results
Between May & July, Microsoft purchased and tested personal computers from multiple local sources in nine nations. The tests reveal about 83% of all the computers [...]
The Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale is here and we are super stoked! Here are some of the best deals on video games we could find!Microsoft 1 TB Xbox One X Console
Free Game: PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds Bundle
PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds is one of the most popular games at the moment and this Xbox One X console comes bundled with it. This console will be available at a 13% discount amounting to Rs 43990 from its original price of Rs 50590.Xbox One Wireless Controller with Bluetooth (With 3.5 mm Jack) (Black)
Compatible with Xbox One and Xbox One S and compatible with Windows 10 via Bluetooth. The controller now [...]
Microsoft launched an updated range of the current Surface devices and added some new products in their current line-up in this year’s surface event. The event was held in New York City on October 2nd. The new devices released are the Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, Surface Headphones and the Surface Pro 6. Microsoft has set the launch of the new devices for the upcoming holiday shopping season.1. Surface Laptop 2:
This is an updated version of the Surface Laptop that Microsoft released last year. The device has the new 8th Generation Intel Core processor. The user can opt for the Intel Core i5 or i7 processor as per their needs. It has a 13.5 inch [...]
With over 700 million devices running on Windows 10, Microsoft is constantly working on updating the operating system. The upcoming October update of Windows 10 will see a lot of features being discontinued but most of them are actually being incorporated into other features. Many elements which are not being actively developed as of now, will not be updated and will probably be removed by the update after this one.What you will lose:
The most important feature in this list is the snipping tool. The sniping tool is used by many people to capture screenshots and specific portions of the screen. The feature in itself is not being removed, its just being moved. It is being [...]
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 has been revealed. In images obtained by a website, we can see various shots of the laptop, externally. The launch will take place in New York City on 2nd October and will see the company unveil a range of updated Surface devices. This will include a new Surface laptop, Surface Pro and Surface Studio.
From the first look at the images we can see that the Surface Laptop 2 has the same design and selection of ports. The changes we can expect are obviously on the inside. However, on external change which is visible is the availability of the device in a new black colour.
This will be replacing the Graphite Gold model [...]
Microsoft had released Windows 10 over three years ago. Despite the fact that people are pretty satisfied with its performance, a lot of people still prefer Windows 7. Earlier, Microsoft had announced that the company would kill the support for Windows 7. But, to cater to a horde of Windows 7 users, Microsoft has now decided to extend the support for Windows 7 for at least another five years, that is until January 2023.
However, there’s a catch. To meet the cost of security updates, the users of the Windows 7 will have to pay a considerable amount every time the system goes through an update.
On the other hand, if you buy Windows 10 exclusively, it will [...]
Microsoft while a primary software and OS developer, has in the past forayed into hardware. And while the company has played with many smartphone ideas, no real “Microsoft Made” hardware for a smartphone has yet been launched. However, according to some internal email leaks from Microsoft, the company may be working on a Microsoft Surface Phone allegedly code-named Andromeda, aimed at being “pocketable”. Microsoft released its Surface line of devices to allow the users to have both portable and stationary workstations. While the Surface Pro and the Surface RT caters to the users who demand a portable workstation, the Surface Studio works more or less like [...]
Microsoft is in the final stage of launching the next big software update for Windows 10 called ‘Spring Creators Update’. The company is yet to announce the launch date of the update. However, according to a source, the update will go live on the 10th of April. In fact, this date collides with Windows 10 Creators Edition launch date. There are a lot of changes and new features included in the upcoming major software update from Microsoft.
The update will be first tested with a set of users in the initial wave. Later on, the update will be made available for the rest of the users. In fact, the update might take months to land on your device. If you are an eligible [...]
Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 2017 in India, starting at Rs 64,999. This will be an upgrade for the Surface Pro 4 lineup, which was launched in 2016. This is a premium range of notebooks from Microsoft, which goes up against the Apple’s MacBook lineup.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 comes has a 12.3-inch 2736 x 1824p resolution display, with support for touch input. In fact, this is an upgrade over the Surface Pro 4 with 12.3-inch 2160 x 1440p display with 267 pixels per inch.What’s new?
With the new series, the company uses Intel’s 7th generation Kaby Lake processors with improved battery life. In fact, the company promises that the 5th [...]
Microsoft launched the Xbox One X in India in on January 23rd. At the time of the launch, it was priced at Rs. 44,990. However, it has recently received a price hike. Due to an increase in the customs duty from 10% to 20%, the console will retail now at Rs. 48,490. However, still, a few online retailers have listed the device at an older price tag, which is expected to remain the same until the arrival of the new shipments. Hence, prospective buyers have enough time to buy it before the hike kicks in.
Not only the Xbox One X, even the Sony PS4 Pro now retails at an increased price of Rs. 41,990 instead of Rs. 38,990.
Here is a good news for both Xbox One X and Xbox One S console gamers. According to Kevin Gammill, the Xbox program manager, both the Xbox One and Xbox One S will receive an update to support native 1440p content streaming. There is no mention of the actual time frame, with the next software update the feature could be rolled out.
Xbox One X and Xbox One S are the most powerful gaming consoles from Microsoft to date. However, both models downscale the content from 1440p to 1080p, which makes us to play the games at a lower resolution.
Many questions recently around the timing of our 1440p support. Those of you in our early preview ring should be [...]
Microsoft has launched the Xbox One X in India a few months after its global launch. The new gaming console will be available at a price of Rs. 44990 and will go on sale via Flipkart and Amazon. The Xbox One X will also be available to buy from select offline retail stores like Landmark and Croma.
Each Xbox One X will ship with a 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial along with a month of Xbox Game Pass subscription trial. Talking at the launch, Priyadarshi Mohapatra, country general manager, Consumer & Devices Sales, Microsoft India said:
We are delighted to offer gamers the world’s most powerful console with [...]