Windows 10

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14316 now supports Linux Bash command line

Yes you read the topic right, Microsoft this week released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14316 which comes with support for Linux Bash command line. This development was revealed by Microsoft during last weeks Build Developers Conference. What this means is, you can now run Bash scripts, Linux command-line tools like sed, awk, grep, and you can even try Linux-first tools like Ruby, Git, Python, etc. directly on Windows. You can also access your Windows filesystem from within Bash allowing you to work on the same set of files using your preferred Windows tools or Linux command-line tools: To accomplish this, Microsoft built a new infrastructure within the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), upon which a genuine Ubuntu user-mode image runs off it which was provided by Canonical, creators of Ubuntu Linux.

Windows 10 Mobile ROM for Xiaomi Mi4 released

Windows 10 Mobile ROM for Xiaomi Mi4 has just been made available for download. For Xiaomi Mi4 users wanting to give their Microsoft’s mobile operating system a try, can download the ROM from the MIUI forums and flash it on your device. Note that the ROM is only compatible with the LTE version of the Xiaomi Mi4. Alternatively you can get the ROM as well as the detailed tutorial for flashing it by registering yourself in the microsoft insider program.

World of Tanks Blitz to be Features on Windows phones and Windows 10

World of Tanks Blitz to be Features on Windows phones and Windows 10. World of Tanks Blitz is a free-to-play mobile MMO action game brought to you by Wargaming, the publisher of World of Tanks, the smash hit PC game now with over 90 million players worldwide. Drawing inspiration from the hugely popular World of Tanks, World of Tanks Blitz introduces cross platform tank combat for a variety of devices including Windows 10 PCs, tablets and phones.

Recent Windows 10 Updates may uninstall softwares without permission

There have been recent reports that recent Microsoft Windows 10 updates may be removing or uninstalling user installed applications from your machine. This follows recent complaints by some users that the update has been removing programs, typically those that assist with hardware management or monitoring tools, without any notification or simple prompt message. According to complaints reported on Reddit, some known affected softwares are Speccy and CPU-Z, which allow users to more easily see and control their system components, and most especially AMD’s Catalyst Control Center, a core program for Radeon users allowing them to control various video card settings directly from within the operating system.

CCleaner 5.12 Released for Download with Windows 10 Improvements

CCleaner 5.12 recently released, is the number-one free cleaner tool for cleaning your PC. It protects your privacy and makes your computer faster and more secure! Is your computer running slow? As it gets older it collects unused files and settings which take up hard drive space making it slower and slower. CCleaner cleans up these files and makes it faster instantly. Many programs run silently in the background when you start up your computer.

Groove Music App for Windows 10 Mobile Update released

Microsoft recently announced the release of Groove Music App for Windows 10 mobile version 3.6.1537.0 update. This means that the new version of the application is already in Windows Store. This latest release comes with some improvements and new features. You can share a link to music by tapping Share in the context menu. Tell your friends what you’ve been listening to! We now only automatically show more albums for artists you’re exploring if you aren’t on a metered data connection to reduce data usage.

Xbox games coming to Windows 10

Gaming just got even better with Windows 10. Play great games optimized specifically for Windows 10, including Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta, Killer Instinct, and Gears of War Ultimate Edition, while using Xbox accessories like the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller. From the best casual games to a new generation of PC gaming, Windows 10 is built for the games you love. Below are some of the amazing Xbox games coming to Windows 10 in the near future: Rise Of The Tomb Raider: Featuring epic, high-octane action moments set in the most beautiful hostile environments on earth, Rise of the Tomb Raider delivers a cinematic survival action adventure where you will join Lara Croft on her first tomb raiding expedition as she seeks to discover the secret of immortality.

Facebook Beta for Windows 10 now in Windows Store

Microsoft announced recently that a Universal Windows App for Facebook would be launched soon. The good news is Facebook Beta for Windows 10 is now in store for Windows 10 mobile users, and its currently been tested by a selected group of testers before being rolled out more broadly at a later date. Features: See what friends are up to Share updates, photos and videos Get notified when friends like and comment on your posts According to Facebook spokesperson – “We’re testing Facebook for Windows Desktop, a new app for Windows 10 computers.

Ten great new features to install on Windows 10

After the successful release of first major update to Windows 10, this post now looks at Ten great new features to install on Windows 10 machine after installing the latest update. Since launching Windows 10, hundreds of product updates had been released to make Windows better than ever with new innovations including new features for Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Mail and Calendar, Maps, Groove, Photos, Skype, Xbox and much more. In fact, when you upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10, you will notice almost 30% faster start-up times on average.

First Major Update for Windows 10 Threshold 2 released

Windows boss Terry Myerson posted in a blog post the release of the first major update for Windows 10 Threshold 2 which is now available for PCs and tablets. With this update, there are improvements in all aspects of the platform and experience, including thousands of partners updating their device drivers and applications for great Windows 10 compatibility. Windows 10 also starts rolling out to Xbox One today and select mobile phones soon.

Cumulative update for Windows 10 released

Microsoft had just release Cumulative update for Windows 10. This update for Windows 10 includes functionality improvements and resolves the vulnerabilities in Windows that are described in the following Microsoft security bulletins and advisory: 3105256 MS15-122: Security update for Kerberos to address security feature bypass: November 10, 2015 3104521 MS15-119: Security update in TDX.sys to address elevation of privilege: November 10, 2015 3104507 MS15-118: Security updates in the .

Windows 10 Mobile Build 10586 Emulator leaked

Following the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586 a few days ago, you will be glad to know that the emulator for Build 10586 has been leaked online. The emulator will basically allow you to test run the Windows 10 Mobile OS on your computer, that way you have a more closer feel of what to come. Quick Hands-on with Windows 10 Mobile Build 10586 According to our sources, this is the final build of Windows 10 Mobile that will be rolled out to the public sometime soon.

Amazing pictures taken with the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL and Lumia 950 – Impressive!

Microsoft last month unveiled the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smatphones. Both smartphones comes with high-end features, premium design, and the best Windows 10 experience. Both phones works like your PC and turn an ordinary moment into your biggest accomplishment. A recent posting on wmpoweruser.com gave a closer look at the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL’s camera experience with following pictures posted by a Microsoft employee: A sneak preview of what makes both Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL’s camera unique: Hardware: A rear-facing PureView camera with a 20-megapixel advanced BSI sensor, F1.

Microsoft has announced release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586

Microsoft has just announced the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10586 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build is mainly focused on bug fixes and general improvements. A notable change is pressing the power button on your Surface Pro 3 should put your Surface Pro 3 to sleep instead of shutting it down. Other changes are: The issue where any audio playing (like music from Groove, or videos from the Movies & TV app) gets reduced by 75% for a period of time after a notification pops up from Action Center is fixed.

Microsoft imposes End Of Sales on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Operating System

Microsoft recently reviled via its Windows Lifecycle Fact Sheet web page that PC manufacturers have until October 31 of next year to sell off all their stocks of computers running Windows 7 Professional or Windows 8.1. This I believe is an attempt by Microsoft to force all Windows users to embrace and switch over to Windows 10 which was made public in July 2015. As we all know, its Windows 8 did not have a good spell during its launch due to missing Start button UI which has always been part of Microsoft previous OSes, not until Windows 8.

Make Opera your default Windows 10 browser

Following the release of Windows 10, which comes with new features and an improved user interface looks and feel, Windows 10 also comes with some settings that can be a bit confusing and tricky to change, such as your default apps. When it comes to changing your default browser, there are several ways you can do this on Windows 10. How to set your default browser on Windows 10 from the Start menu: Click on the Start menu Settings  System At the bottom from the left-hand side of the screen Click Default apps Scroll down to Web browser click Microsoft Edge Click on Opera Internet Browser And that is it Video demonstration by Opera [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Free Upgrade

Windows 10 was unveiled in September 2014 and the plan was to have one platform, one store, and one experience that extends across the broadest range of devices from the smallest screens to the largest screens to no screens at all. Windows 10 has been unique product built based on feedback from million of Windows Insiders, delivered as a service with further improvements and security updates. Windows 10 is been offered as a free upgrade to genuine Windows 7, Windows 8.

GeForce GTX confirmed Game Ready For Windows 10 & DirectX 12

Following the official launching of Windows 10, which comes featured with an entirely new browser, a voice-recognition-enabled Cortana personal assistant, expectations on the growth and support for Windows 10 is expected to be on the high side. According to update on GeForce website, for gamers the key new feature Windows 10 brings to the table is DirectX 12, a transformative update that changes much of the underlying rendering technology developed since the API’s initial release in 1995.

Internet Explorer to be replaced by Spartan Browser

The latest news in the Tech world is the planned replacement of desktop most popular browser “Microsoft Internet Explorer” to a new browser codenamed “Spartan” in Windows 10. As reported by The Verge, the new browser will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Among the plans for Spartan is new inking support that allows Windows 10 users to annotate a web page with a stylus and send the notes and annotations to a friend or colleague The web note service will be powered by Microsoft’s one-drive cloud storage, meaning notes will be stored on a copy of a web page that can be accessed by any browser across multiple platforms As annotations are shared, multiple users can doodle on a web page and share edits and annotations between groups A second major feature for Spartan will be the integration of Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant.