Tag: Microsoft

Self-Encrypting SSDs Vulnerable to Attack, Microsoft Warns

Software-based full-disk encryption (FDE) has been around for a long time. But newer solid-state disks (SSDs) use hardware-based FDE, where the cryptographic operations are performed on an AES coprocessor baked into the disk rather than on the host computer’s CPU. These types of disk are sometimes …

Windows 10 – How to hide updates

  With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has introduced a number of changes into the Windows Update functionality. Mandatory updates for home users plus reboots (which you can work around), cumulative updates that should save space over time, while also reducing management flexibility, and also, …

The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Review: More Than A Color

Microsoft is in a bit of a unique place in the PC space compared to other manufacturers. Other than Apple, Microsoft is the only company that controls both the hardware and software sides, and when the Surface lineup launched way back in 2012, Microsoft’s goal was …

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Starts Rolling Out

Microsoft began rolling out Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) through its regular update channels. The update introduces several improvements to the operating system’s user interface, expand on its Timeline features that let you pick up your work where you left off, and comes with …

17 Sticky Notes Keyboard Shortcuts In Windows 10

  Microsoft recently updated the Sticky Notes app for Windows 10 to version 3.0. The new Sticky Notes app gets many new features including cloud sync, dark mode theme, ability to view all notes at one place, light color shades, format bar, and a few more …

Is Office 2019 Compatible With Windows 7 & Windows 8/8.1?

  Earlier today, Microsoft announced Office 2019 for Windows and Mac. Like its earlier versions, Office 2019 also includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, Project, Outlook, and Publisher applications. Office 2019 includes all the features that have been added to Office 365 since the release of …

Surface Book Gets A Plethora Of Firmwire And Driver Updates

Microsoft has released humongous Fir,wire updates for many devices. The devices to have received the updates are Surface Laptop, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro and Surface Book. Surface Book has, however received, he maximum number of updates which include stability improvements, bug fixes and all. The …

Microsoft Unveils TypeScript 3.0 For Public

TypeScript is a typed superset of Javascript that compiles to plain javascript. Microsoft released Typescript version 2.0 in September 2016 just about a month after the release of the Release Candidate. Finally, Microsoft has raised the curtain off the Type Script 3.0 for the public. TypeScript …

Surface Go vs. Surface 3 (video)

Following its release last week, Surface Go has received plenty of praise as a worthy budget addition to Microsoft’s Surface lineup. But it’s not the first low-priced Surface on the block; that title would go to 2015’s Surface 3. So how do they compare? Whether you’re …