Tag "Windows"

Google removes “Apps” section from Chrome Web Store

By : CIOL Writers

Back in August 2016, Google announced to phase out support for Chrome apps on every platform except for Chrome OS. Today the company has shut down the apps section from Chrome Web Store. As per a report from Ars Technica,

Microsoft officially pulls the plug on Windows phone

By : CIOL Writers

Well, Microsoft’s big smartphone dream is now officially over. Over the weekend, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, in a series of tweets confirmed that the software giant is no longer developing new features or hardware for Windows 10 Mobile. Of course we’ll continue to

Mozilla to end Firefox support for Windows XP and Vista after June’18

By : CIOL Writers

June 2018 is the final date for Firefox support on Windows XP and Vista, Mozilla announced yesterday. Firefox users on these two platforms can expect security updates until then, but they should make an effort to upgrade Windows sooner rather than

Samsung joins Windows Mixed Reality platform with new VR headset ‘Odyssey’

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung is launching a new virtual reality headset for Windows Mixed Reality Platform. The headset named Samsung HMD Odyssey will be available for pre-order from today but the shipping will start from November 6 at a price tag of $499.

Microsoft integrates Hexadite’s AI-based threat investigation tech to Windows Defender ATP

BANGALORE, INDIA: Following the recent acquisition of Israeli startup, Hexadite, Microsoft has now integrated Hexadite’s security automation technology into Windows Defender Advance Threat Protection (WDATP). This will enable Windows Defender ATP users to leverage state of the art AI technology to

The 5 best Windows tablets in 2017

By : CIOL Writers

With the ongoing advancements in technology, electric appliances and gadgets have got out of their traditional mold to become multi-purpose, multi-tasking gadgets that can do it all. Tablets which were normally used to play games or watch movies are nowadays

Skype’s new design to arrive on desktop with a preview app

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft is launching a preview version Skype with a new desktop design available for users to try. Skype says that the new changes are made with the larger screen of the desktop in mind. Microsoft has tweaked group chats in

Google’s rolls out new Backup and Sync desktop app

By : CIOL Writers

After a short delay, Google has finally released its Backup and Sync desktop app for Mac and Windows to help users more easily back up the files and photos on their computer. Users can now backup anything from pictures, important

Microsoft announces new Surface Pro lineup starting at $799

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced an upgraded iteration of its original Surface Pro lineup without any numbering with many “meaningful” changes. The successor to 2015’s Pro 4 packs 800 custom new parts with a lot of iterative hardware and software changes. “With Surface Pro we created

Microsoft posts $23.6B in revenue in Q3 with Azure being star highlight

By : CIOL Writers

Just like other prominent players of tech industry like Amazon, Google, and Samsung, Microsoft too posted its earning report on Thursday. And while Microsoft met most of the Wall Street expectations it fell slightly short on the revenues front. The Redmond based company’s

WhatsApp to stop working for millions of users

By : CIOL Writers

Though WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging platforms, it will stop working for more than million users. As WhatsApp announced in early 2016 to stop support – for BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60,

PlayStation games coming to PC now

By : CIOL Writers

Sony is bringing the PlayStation Now service to Windows PC, which means subscribers can soon access PlayStation 3 games on their computer screen in the same way they’d watch a Netflix series. Starting with Europe, PS Now is launching in

Chrome apps to say goodbye to Windows, Mac & Linux

By : CIOL Writers

Google will gradually phase out support for Chrome apps on every platform except for Chrome OS. Beginning later this year, new Chrome apps will be available only to Chrome OS users and won’t be accessible on Windows, Mac, and Linux

Microsoft outperforms on the back of cloud-based services

By : CIOL Writers

Quarterly earnings of Microsoft on Tuesday topped analyst expectations as it continues to shift from a traditional software seller to a provider of cloud-based services. Excluding certain items, the company reported revenues of $5.5 billion, or 69 cents per share,

No more sale and upgrades of Android tablets from Dell

By : CIOL Writers

Yes, it’s over between Dell and Android. Dell has announced that it shall no longer sell or upgrade devices running on Android. Instead, the company would focus its energies on Windows devices. Dell was among the few major OEMs who

Indus OS more popular in India than Apple’s iOS

By : CIOL Writers

If I ask you which is the numero uno operating system in India’s smartphone segment, chances are that 98 percent of you will get it right and say Google’s Android. But if I ask you about the OS in No.

Unix, Linux, Cloud, Big Data: What are Chameleons adapting to next?

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H INDIA: There are many ways to accomplish a Prison Break and often, the ones that lead one out appear to be utterly outrageous or too simple at the first thought. Crawling around huge walls seldom gets inmates out,

Mobile game to highlight importance of online privacy

NEW DELHI, INDIA: F-Secure and Mad Croc are working together to bring F-Secure’s Freedome VPN to mobile gaming fans. Mad Croc is launching a new game in order to grab the attention of the mobile generation, and they’ve integrated Freedome

What should a CISO bear in mind before allowing Windows 10 upgrade emails?

By : Sonal Desai

MUMBAI, INDIA: Ever since Microsoft launched Windows 10 on July 29, users have been bombarded with emails for free upgrade. But are all these mails genuine? A new blog post by Nick Biasini, Outreach Engineer with contributions from Craig Williams,

Sanjeev Kapoor’s recipe app will make your cooking surely better

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bachelors you can cook mouth watering food now with your Windows smartphone! Chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s Recipe App on Windows Phone 8.1 will help you do that. Users can now learn and cook various cuisines from a repository of