Tag: Microsoft

Microsoft fixing Windows 10 CU gaming performance issues

Microsoft introduced its Game mode optimisations with Windows 10 Creators Update. Ahead of its introduction we were teased with tales of the mode yielding up to 5 per cent performance improvements and other cool gaming orientated features. However the Creators Update didn’t fare well on some …

Microsoft partner with Amazon: Cortana meets Alexa

  It’s rare to see giants collaborate, even more so to see two giant tech companies in Seattle join forces to advance and bring voice assistant to a mass market. Today Microsoft and Amazon announced that each of their voice assistants will be able to integrate …

Microsoft extends Windows 10S free upgrade period

Microsoft launched the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro in May. At the respective launch events the devices were showcased in various colours for consumers to pick from. Microsoft was proud of the craftsmanship of these new Surface devices and that extended to the choice of four …

Microsoft Launches the Security Compliance Toolkit 1.0

  Security Compliance Manager (SCM) is dead. To replace it, Microsoft has released the Security Compliance Toolkit (SCT). In this Ask the Admin, I’ll explain why SCM was killed off and how the new toolkit stacks up in comparison. Microsoft recently announced the availability of the …

Microsoft removes ReFS creation ability in Windows 10 Pro

  The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will come with several changes on Windows 10 machines. There are several features that have been removed or deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Microsoft recently updated their post to mention that the ReFS creation ability in Windows …

Microsoft to Enable Eye Control in Windows 10

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella this past week announced plans to add support for eye tracking to one of the upcoming Windows 10 versions, in a bid to enable disabled people to use computers. The head of Microsoft did not say when the company intended to do …

How to track Changes and Comments in Microsoft Word

  When co-authoring a Word document online, you might need to keep track of the changes made to the document, including who changed what. The general rule when working on a collaborated document is that the change saved later is the change that is considered. Track …

Intel EOLs Atom Chip Used for Microsoft HoloLens

Intel is retiring its Atom x5-Z8100P SoC that is used inside Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality headset. With the last units shipped in late October, it looks like the software giant is on track with its next-generation HoloLens that is due to arrive in the coming quarters. …