Tag Archives: Windows 10

Microsoft may be throwing in the towel with Lumia Phones

Microsoft Tesla Phone

Android and iOS are undoubtedly the major players in the smartphone industry, and while three-four years ago, Blackberry and Windows Phone continued to exist, albeit with single digit market shares, now their market share has dipped even lower. Continue reading Microsoft may be throwing in the towel with Lumia Phones

Advertisements

Windows 10 becomes the most popular OS for PC Gamers

Windows 10 proves most popular with PC gamers – at least on Steam

Of late, Microsoft has been getting into trouble for pushing down the Windows 10 update onto Windows 7 and 8 users who have no intention to update. It preloaded the update onto computers even if you didn’t ask for it. And for a brief period, Window 10 was automatically installed, making users even more furious. Continue reading Windows 10 becomes the most popular OS for PC Gamers

Microsoft’s infamous BSOD get a tech upgrade with QR codes

We have all been there. You are working on a project, or just browsing the web, when your screen goes all blue with some esoteric error code. You don’t understand anything, except that you have got a Blue Screen of Death. You then have to go with the dreary task of restarting your computer, and if it boots up fine, you forget about the error happening in the first place, and make no attempts to fix it.  Continue reading Microsoft’s infamous BSOD get a tech upgrade with QR codes

In landmark move, Microsoft now supports Bash commands and Ubuntu binaries

Over the past two years under the leadership of Satya Nadella, Microsoft has exhibited a change not only in its products but in the company culture itself. It has changed from a PC-driven steadfast company to a company with more diverse income streams that is willing to move faster. Continue reading In landmark move, Microsoft now supports Bash commands and Ubuntu binaries

Microsoft finally starts shipping the Surface Hub

surface hub hospital

Microsoft’s Surface Hub is an extremely niche device. It is meant to be in offices, and even there it would be used occasionally, when presentations are being shown and ideas are being brainstormed. Continue reading Microsoft finally starts shipping the Surface Hub

The latest hardware won’t support older versions of Windows

When you look at Microsoft’s release cycle, every other product rockets in popularity, shaping the landscape. The ones in between are failures. Continue reading The latest hardware won’t support older versions of Windows

Windows 10 now has 200 million users

Windows 10 is the operating system that Microsoft sorely needed. Windows 8 was a complete and utter failure, but more importantly, Microsoft itself was stuck in a position where it dominated a slowly dying industry, and its efforts to become innovative had failed. Continue reading Windows 10 now has 200 million users

Cortana makes landfall on iOS: Begins Beta-Testing

Windows Phone is a platform that has such little market-share that it doesn’t really do justice to the excellent features that it does have. Cortana, an amazing virtual-assistant is one of those features, and Microsoft, recognizing that Windows Phone is a lost cause, has been hard at work porting over Cortana to other platforms. Continue reading Cortana makes landfall on iOS: Begins Beta-Testing

Windows-ception: You can run Windows within Windows within Windows

Windows 10's virtual machine inception... BWAAAMMM

Microsoft promised that Windows 10 would be continually updated with new features, and it delivers this time.

Windows Insiders are getting access to a new feature called nested virtualization. which takes advantage of something called VT-x in recent Intel Processors to enable the running of Windows within Windows within Windows. Continue reading Windows-ception: You can run Windows within Windows within Windows

The HoloLens takes its first steps: Developer Kit available for $3000

Microsoft HoloLens- The future of computing

One of the most exciting products in recent years is the HoloLens, which was a product that was completely unexpected of Microsoft when it unveiled it earlier this year. Continue reading The HoloLens takes its first steps: Developer Kit available for $3000