Microsoft will end support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 from today. Microsoft will notify the users with an ‘End of Life’ notification and provide few final patches. The users will need to download the latest version of Internet Explorer (11) and along with Windows 10 Microsoft had also launched Edge.
Surface Pro 4, priced at Rs 89,990 will be exclusively available on Amazon and users can start placing orders from today. The device will be available in three variants. Also, a customer cannot order more than three units. Mircosoft has also launched Surface Pro 3 in four variants and is priced at Rs. 73,990.
Microsoft’s new publication is an anthology of short stories written by some of the well-known sci-fi authors around the globe. The authors of these stories were inspired by inside access to leading-edge work, including in-person visits to Microsoft’s research labs.
Nadella suggested the use of idle television broadcasting spectrum to operate devices developed by the local entrepreneurs; through this pilot Microsoft aims to help build low-cost Internet infrastructure in India.
Paytm will also facilitate and provide support to Microsoft service sales via their existing network of merchants across the country. Further, Paytm and Microsoft are also identifying the use of Microsoft Office 365 in enabling Paytm merchants to ensure easy inventory and account management.
Microsoft’s Linux based OS named Azure Cloud Switch (ACS) is built for devices like switches and routers. ACS wilalso run Switch Abstraction Interface to support multiple platforms and hardware with flexible capabilities to scale down the software and develop features required for better networking.
Microsoft is automatically downloading 3.5GB to 6GB Windows 10 files, even if the user hasn’t opted to upgrade, reports The Inquirer. The issue came into light, after one of Inquirer’s reader complained that a folder labeled ‘$Windows.~BT’ was taking up his disk space and slowing down his broadband.
Microsoft has got that many copies of Windows 10 on PCs in less than a month since its launch. Windows 10 is now active on devices in 192 countries and there are more than 90,000 unique PC or tablet models running the software. The oldest devices running Windows 10 are from 2007.
The public beta version of the software can now be launched via a long press on the Home button. However, given limitations for non-native apps in Android, Cortana can’t toggle settings, and can’t be triggered with the “Hey Cortana” hotword.
Microsoft has begun saving the Windows 10 activation status for a device online. The move makes clean installing Windows on a PC a much easier task. Once a copy of Windows 10 is activated, the company stores a digital entitlement alongside your device ID. Clean installing the same version of Windows 10 on the same hardware will then require no product key.