Microsoft Windows 7 was the operating system that defined a decade for desktops and laptops. With one of the most loyal user base of a Microsoft-designed OS, Windows 7 held its position as one of the most stable operating systems ever. Even after the company released Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, Windows 7 users found it extremely tough to migrate to the newer operating systems. After almost 10 years of a very successful run, Microsoft has finally decided to terminate support for the OS.Microsoft’s Response
Microsoft has already started notifying Windows 7 users regarding the removal of support for the same. The company is also recommending its users what OS should they [...]
After Microsoft announced the arrival of the hugely popular Halo Series on PC, gamers have been ecstatic about it. Tweets clearly depict how excited people are because Halo is depicted as the game which helped sell Microsoft’s Xbox in the first place. Following the announcement, Microsoft has revealed that PC gamers will be granted the opportunity to test out the game ahead of its release.Halo Insider Program
Selected gamers who are a part of the game Insider Program will be able to test out the features of the game before it comes out. The Insider program will accept feedback and insights from gamers regarding the in-game progress and gameplay. Noteworthy, there is a [...]
Microsoft has updated the Surface lineup of devices in the Indian market. On Monday, the company launched the Surface Pro 6 and the Surface Laptop 2 in the country. This makes it Microsoft’s third launch in the last few months, coming after the Surface Go, which was launched a while ago. The Microsoft Surface lineup of devices are soon making their way in the country.Microsoft Surface Pro 6
The Surface Pro 6 is the most premium windows tablet in the market and one of the best devices for multimedia and work. The Tablet is equipped with a 12.3 inch Quad HD LED Backlit PixelSense Multi-touch Display with either the 8th Generation Intel Core i5 or i7. It is [...]
Windows 10 mobile is an operating system that was developed by Microsoft and was released in the year 2015. It is a successor to the Windows Phone 8.1 and was derived from Windows 10 to work on devices that have a screen size under 9-inch. Windows 10 mobile entered the market with Lumia brand smartphones in 2015.
Although Windows 10 powered smartphones had up to date specifications, Microsoft was unable to create a seamless ecosystem like Android or iOS. Later in October 2017, Microsoft revealed the development of Windows 10 mobile has been ceased due to low market share and lack of third-party development for the platform.
Microsoft has announced that the company will [...]
According to a market research study, Microsoft’s Windows 10 has overtaken the famous Windows 7 in terms of number of users. Windows 10 has now 39.22% share followed by Windows 7’s 36.90% as of December, 2018.Brief History of Windows 7 and Windows 10
Windows 7 operating system was released in 2009 and it became one of the most successful operating systems in the world. Before that, Windows XP was a widely used platform. After a string of failure with Vista and Windows 8, Microsoft finally released the Windows 10. It was made as an OS that mixed the tablet, mobile and laptop formats in their design cue. The Windows 10 OS was well received, with [...]
Microsoft offers a wide range of laptops and touchscreen PC’s which carry the Microsoft Surface branding. These devices have a premium build with high-end features and are intended to set a benchmark for other Windows PC OEMs. Earlier this year, the company launched their cheapest 2-in-1 detachable notebook, the Surface Go in the US. The budget-oriented Surface Go has now been launched in India. As the name suggests, it is a 2-in-1 PC with a detachable keyboard that is sold separately. Like a lot of other companies, Microsoft has also chosen the online sales model for the Surface Go. The PC will be exclusively available on Flipkart and will be offered in two RAM + ROM [...]
Microsoft’s smartphone under Project Andromeda, which is a foldable screen phone may be launched as early as 2019. Foldable screen phone technology seems to be the future of smartphones. Many companies such as Samsung, Huawei and LG are working towards a future which will have large screen tablets that can be folded into phones and kept in your pockets. Microsoft, under Project Andromeda may launch the smartphone in 2019, according to a book called Beneath a Surface by journalist and Microsoft tech blogger collaborator Brad Sams.
Microsoft’s Future Plans
The book talks about how Microsoft built a $1 billion an year business from their Surface [...]
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 [...]