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Explained: Why Windows 11 Failed To Take Off Like Windows 7 and 10
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Explained: Why Windows 11 Failed To Take Off Like Windows 7 and 10

Microsoft bet big on Windows 11. Unfortunately, for them and for us, Windows 11 was rife with bugs from the get-go. It also did not play well with older devices, meaning most users did not get the experience Microsoft was hoping for.

Microsoft Windows 11 OS leak hints at revamped UI, Windows app store and more
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Microsoft Windows 11 OS leak hints at revamped UI, Windows app store and more

The upcoming Windows 11 Start Menu might include quick shut down and restarts, dark-mode view, pinned apps, and recent files.

Microsoft Windows' next generation to be unveiled on 24 June: All we know so far
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Microsoft Windows' next generation to be unveiled on 24 June: All we know so far

Windows 10 update might come with redesigned Start menu, Action Center, File Explorer and Taskbar.

Microsoft will permanently remove Adobe Flash from Windows 10 in July 2021
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Microsoft will permanently remove Adobe Flash from Windows 10 in July 2021

Adobe’s Flash Player was released in 1996 and was one of the most popular online technologies until it was plagued by security bugs and under-performance while rivals like HTML5 rose to fame.

Adobe Lightroom app is now available on Apple M1 and Windows Arm devices
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Adobe Lightroom app is now available on Apple M1 and Windows Arm devices

Lightroom Classic, Photoshop and Adobe Camera Raw have all been tested and certified as working well with Apple Rosetta emulation.

Google announces that Chrome apps will continue working on Mac, Windows and Linux till 2021
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Google announces that Chrome apps will continue working on Mac, Windows and Linux till 2021

In June 2022, the Chrome Web Store will stop accepting new as well as updated 'private and unlisted' Chrome apps.

Microsoft launches Family Safety app with parental controls for both Android and iOS users
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Microsoft launches Family Safety app with parental controls for both Android and iOS users

Microsoft's new app will show the screen time, duration of apps used and the most visited websites and more.

Android's Airdrop-like feature — Nearby Share — to soon debut on Windows, Mac and Chrome OS
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Android's Airdrop-like feature — Nearby Share — to soon debut on Windows, Mac and Chrome OS

It can be enabled with a flag in chrome://flags but reports suggest that even after both flag and toggle are enabled in the Settings app, the feature doesn't do anything.

Windows 10 May 2020 update roll out begins: Here is what’s new and how you can download it
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Windows 10 May 2020 update roll out begins: Here is what’s new and how you can download it

The update brings Specialized Display feature that enables the screen to be dedicated to a specific purpose.

Google rolls out ‘Chat’ service as Progressive Web App that will give 'a faster and more secure experience'
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Google rolls out ‘Chat’ service as Progressive Web App that will give 'a faster and more secure experience'

Google Chat app has a wider compatibility and can work on Windows, macOS, Chrome OS and Linux.

Halo 3 for PC is expected to begin public testing phase in the first half of June
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Halo 3 for PC is expected to begin public testing phase in the first half of June

Players will have to register for the Halo Insider programme to participate in the upcoming flights.

Zoom apologises for flaw that could allow attackers to acquire Windows password, promises to fix issues
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Zoom apologises for flaw that could allow attackers to acquire Windows password, promises to fix issues

Zoom chief said that usage of Zoom had far surpassed what they expected when they launched it in late February.

Microsoft starts rolling out stable version of Edge web browser based on Chromium
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Microsoft starts rolling out stable version of Edge web browser based on Chromium

Windows and macOS users can either manually download the Edge update or wait for an automatic update.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3, Pro X, Earbuds, Neo and more revealed, to start shipping from 22 October
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3, Pro X, Earbuds, Neo and more revealed, to start shipping from 22 October

At today's Microsoft Surface event the company has announced four new products that ship this year.

Microsoft Surface event launch highlights: Surface Duo and Neo announced with dual screens, to ship next Holiday season
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Microsoft Surface event launch highlights: Surface Duo and Neo announced with dual screens, to ship next Holiday season

For months now, there has also been a rumour about Microsoft launching a dual-screen Surface device.

Microsoft introduces a new look of the Cortana app in a Windows 10 Insider Build
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Microsoft introduces a new look of the Cortana app in a Windows 10 Insider Build

The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18945 (20H1) will be released to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring

Firstpost guide to booking railway ticket on UTS App
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Firstpost guide to booking railway ticket on UTS App

Are you a daily passenger on a suburban train in Mumbai, Chennai or Delhi? Want to book an instant ticket, without standing in a long queue? Indian Railways has introduced the UTS app to ensure hassle-free booking of tickets and also to encourage cashless transactions

Microsoft brings improvements to Windows 10 Notifications and Your Phone app
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Microsoft brings improvements to Windows 10 Notifications and Your Phone app

Turning off notifications easily and mirroring Android notifications on a PC are some of the features.

Microsoft Windows social media posts suggest a tie-in with Netflix’s Stranger Things
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Microsoft Windows social media posts suggest a tie-in with Netflix’s Stranger Things

The company’s Instagram and Twitter accounts have posted a series of retro-themed promotions.

DeepNudes: The latest horror turning hapless women's pictures into nudes
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DeepNudes: The latest horror turning hapless women's pictures into nudes

DeepNudes essentially evolved from the DeepFakes technology but is faster and easier to use.