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Microsoft Edge Beta with new customisations, dark theme rolls out for macOS and Windows 

Microsoft Edge Beta with new customisations, dark theme rolls out for macOS and Windows 

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 22 Aug, 2019

The new beta version of the Microsoft Edge web browser comes with support for 14 languages. Users will be greeted with a new tab page customisation with the ability to choose from Focused, Inspirational or Informational layout.

Microsoft accidentally reveals new Start Menu design on Windows 10

Microsoft accidentally reveals new Start Menu design on Windows 10

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 25 Jul, 2019

The internal built’s major highlight is the redesigning of the Start Menu. The new Start Menu lacks Live Titles and instead displayed an assortment of apps traditionally. The new Start Menu also has a search bar positioned at the top where users can search apps as well as the web.

Microsoft will soon let Alexa listen to your voice from Windows 10 lockscreen

Microsoft will soon let Alexa listen to your voice from Windows 10 lockscreen

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 16 Jul, 2019

Microsoft has started rolling out a new preview build version 18362.10005 for Windows Insiders which is touted to expand the capabilities to third-party digital assistants on Windows 10. The feature will allow voice assistants like Alexa to activate through its wake word even when a user’s PC is locked.

Bill Gates confesses to his “greatest mistake”

Bill Gates confesses to his “greatest mistake”

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 24 Jun, 2019

Bill Gates said that his biggest mistake was letting Microsoft lose to Android in the smartphone market. Gates explained that if there was a chance for an operating system to thrive alongside Apple’s iOS, it should’ve been Microsoft and notes that it “was a natural thing for Microsoft to win”.

Microsoft bans employees for using product from select competitors

Microsoft bans employees for using product from select competitors

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 24 Jun, 2019

Microsoft has put different apps including Google Docs, Amazon Web Services (AWS) to the list of ‘prohibited and discouraged’ software.

Microsoft working on a foldable Surface PC with Android app compatibility

Microsoft working on a foldable Surface PC with Android app compatibility

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 24 Jun, 2019

Microsoft is planning to release a foldable Surface PC which will come with two screens of 9-inch and 4:3 aspect ratio. The company will be debuting the foldable Surface device in the first quarter or the first half of 2020 with Windows Core OS for dual displays and compatibility for Android apps.

Microsoft adds smart phonetic Indic keyboards in 10 Indian languages to Windows 10

Microsoft adds smart phonetic Indic keyboards in 10 Indian languages to Windows 10

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 17 Jun, 2019

The new keyboards will be added with May 2019 update (19H1) for Windows 10.

Microsoft announces Project Scarlett Xbox console with 120fps, 8K graphics

Microsoft announces Project Scarlett Xbox console with 120fps, 8K graphics

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 10 Jun, 2019

The Project Scarlett Xbox console will be built on a custom CPU which will be based on AMD’s Zen 2 and Radeon RDNA technology. Microsoft says the console will use GDDR6 RAM for faster load times, a solid-state drive and support for 8K gaming, frame rates of up to 120 fps and advanced ray tracing.

Skype introduces screen sharing feature to Android and iOS

Skype introduces screen sharing feature to Android and iOS

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 05 Jun, 2019

The company has also revealed that is made some improvements to the Skype mobile application as well.

Microsoft urges users to patch wormable bug, says 1 million systems are still at risk

Microsoft urges users to patch wormable bug, says 1 million systems are still at risk

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 01 Jun, 2019

Microsoft has admitted that “nearly one million computers connected directly to the internet are still vulnerable” to the remote code execution vulnerability that was discovered last month. It also revealed there’s a chance that any future malware may also attempt further exploitation of vulnerabilities that have already been fixed.

Microsoft rolls out Chromium-enabled Edge Browser on macOS

Microsoft rolls out Chromium-enabled Edge Browser on macOS

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 21 May, 2019

Edge for MacOS has been developed by dropping Microsoft’s own software for Google’s open-source Chromium engine. The move is a means to make the Edge Browser available on more platforms and make versions of the app that works on iOS, Android and macOS, instead of just Windows.

Microsoft gives out warnings over WannaCry-like bug inside older Windows versions

Microsoft gives out warnings over WannaCry-like bug inside older Windows versions

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 15 May, 2019

Microsoft is issuing security patches for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 to solve the wormable vulnerability which could spread from one vulnerable computer to another vulnerable computer with ease. The company has also sent out patches to Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2.

CBSE to deliver Class 10, Class 12 results through SMS Organizer

CBSE to deliver Class 10, Class 12 results through SMS Organizer

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 02 May, 2019

This is the result of Microsoft’s three-year partnership with CBSE through which it has delivered exam results through Bing.com and SMS Organizer in the past. With board exam results approaching again, the company is now making ‘result cards’ available on SMS Organizer again.

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 preview offers notification from your Android phone

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 preview offers notification from your Android phone

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 29 Apr, 2019

In its latest iteration of the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18885, Microsoft has updated its ‘Your Phone’ software with the addition of Android notifications. The company has revealed that it’s adding the latest feature to OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T, Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10, S10+, Note 8 and Note 9.

Forza Street is coming to Android and iOS later this year

Forza Street is coming to Android and iOS later this year

By: The Mobile Indian network, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 22 Apr, 2019

Microsoft has already announced the Forza Street title on its Windows Store and users can simply download it to play the latest game.