Windows 10X May ‘Likely Never Arrive’, Microsoft Focussing on Windows 10: Report

Windows 10X, an operating system for dual-screen devices, was announced in October of 2019 at Microsoft’s dedicated Surface event. The operating system was slated to release in 2020, but that didn’t happen. Last year, the company announced that it will be shifting its plans for Windows 10X a bit and will release it for single-screen … Read more

Windows 10 ‘Sun Valley’ Update to Bring New Icons, Visual Overhaul by Holiday 21: Report

Microsoft is working on a major visual overhaul to Windows 10 as a part of Project Sun Valley, and this is expected to launch in Holiday Season 2021, which typically means the last few months of the year. Among other things, this reportedly includes finally breaking away from icon designs that have been around since … Read more

Microsoft Updating Windows 10 With AAC Support to Improve Bluetooth Audio

Microsoft is improving Bluetooth audio experience on Windows 10 by bringing support for Advanced Audio Codec (AAC). This will allow users to get better audio from Bluetooth headphones and speakers supporting AAC codec. The Redmond company is also bringing a unified audio endpoint to Windows 10 to offer a seamless interface when connected to multiple … Read more

Microsoft Classroom Pen 2 Launched at Half the Price of Its Predecessor

Microsoft Classroom Pen 2 has been introduced as the successor to the original Classroom Pen launched in 2019. It is a digital pen that has been optimised to use with the Microsoft Surface Go and Surface Pro laptops and, as the name suggests, it is targeted towards students. The company has not mentioned if, like … Read more

Amazon Web Services, Google Chosen by Israel for Flagship Cloud Project

Israel’s government chose Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google for a more than $1-billion (roughly Rs. 7,530 crores) project to provide cloud services for the country’s public sector and military. Amazon and Google beat out Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM in the tender for the four phase project known as “Nimbus”, the Finance Ministry said on … Read more

Microsoft May Release Cloud PC Service Soon, Update Windows 10 Store App

Microsoft Cloud PC service could launch in June or early July this year, according to a report. The company has been working on this service, codenamed “Project Deschutes”, that could offer a virtualised Windows experience at a per-person fee. It is powered by Microsoft’s cloud computing service Azure and will allow users to access a … Read more

Surface Laptop 4 With Intel and AMD CPU Options Launched

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 was launched on Tuesday in the US, Canada, and Japan as the successor to the Surface Laptop 3 from October 2019. The latest iteration in Microsoft’s Surface Laptop series comes in Intel and AMD configurations. There is a 13.5-inch and a 15-inch Surface Laptop 4, both of which are touch enabled … Read more

From waiting rooms to holograms: Dr. Keren Priyadarshini, Microsoft Asia – ET HealthWorld

by Dr. Keren PriyadarshiniRegional Business Lead, Worldwide Health, Microsoft Asia Boring waiting rooms, tongue depressors, the smell of disinfectant; there are many things to dislike about going to the doctor. But if you or a loved one falls sick, there’s nothing more valuable than easy access to healthcare. Providing better access for everyone is one … Read more

Microsoft users may have suffered China-linked hack

Businesses and government agencies in the US that use a Microsoft email service have been compromised in an aggressive hacking campaign that was probably sponsored by the Chinese government, Microsoft said. The number of victims is estimated to be in the tens of thousands and could rise, some security experts believe, as the investigation into … Read more

Microsoft to Improve Remote Working With New Windows 10 Update

Microsoft has announced the next feature update to Windows 10. Version 21H1 will focus on delivering an optimised experience for remote work and learning environments. One of the major changes that the new update will bring to Windows 10 is multi-camera support for Windows Hello. The update will also carry security-related performance improvements. It will, … Read more