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Google begins rolling out dark mode for Search on desktop

13 May 2021

Google begins rolling out dark mode for Search on desktop

Google had been working on implementing dark mode for its Search service for Windows and Mac machines for quite some time, after introducing the much-requested feature to Android devices last year.

Windows 10 could soon unlock automatically by detecting your presence

06 Apr 2021

Windows 10 could soon unlock automatically by detecting your presence

Remember the Dynamic Lock feature that made its way to Windows 10 a few years ago? It automatically locks your PC when you move away from it.

Honor MagicBook 14 and 15, with 11th-generation Intel chipsets, launched

22 Jan 2021

Honor MagicBook 14 and 15, with 11th-generation Intel chipsets, launched

Honor has launched the updated MagicBook 14 and 15 in China for the model year 2021.

Xiaomi to launch new Mi Notebook 14 model in India

30 Oct 2020

Xiaomi to launch new Mi Notebook 14 model in India

Xiaomi is gearing up to launch a new Mi Notebook 14 model in India soon. It will be powered by the 10th-generation Intel Core i3 processor and come with a built-in webcam.

Microsoft Surface Pro X goes on sale in India

14 Oct 2020

Microsoft Surface Pro X goes on sale in India

Microsoft's flagship tablet-cum-laptop, the Surface Pro X, is now up for grabs in India at a starting price of Rs. 1,49,999. It is currently available for purchase through select authorized retailers and is expected to sell via Flipkart and Amazon in the coming days.

Razer launches world's first gaming ultrabook: Details here

12 Oct 2020

Razer launches world's first gaming ultrabook: Details here

Expanding its portfolio of gaming laptops, Razer has introduced a new Blade Stealth 13 model. Touted as the "world's first gaming ultrabook," it comes with Intel's 11th-generation Tiger Lake CPU, an optional OLED display, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card.

Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X models

02 Oct 2020

Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X models

Microsoft has launched an upgraded version of the Surface Pro X and a new entry-level Surface Laptop Go in the US.

Dell G7 15, with 300Hz display, launched at Rs. 1.62-lakh

25 Sep 2020

Dell G7 15, with 300Hz display, launched at Rs. 1.62-lakh

American tech giant Dell has launched the G7 15 (7500) gaming laptop in India.

Acer's latest laptops, with Intel's 11th-generation Tiger Lake CPUs, launched

05 Sep 2020

Acer's latest laptops, with Intel's 11th-generation Tiger Lake CPUs, launched

Expanding its portfolio of laptops, Acer has launched three new models in the US. The Acer Swift 3 and Acer Swift 5 come with Intel's newly-announced 11th-generation Tiger Lake CPUs.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more

30 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, including a few interesting hardware launches and some rather concerning security issues, outages, and data leaks.

#BugAlert: Latest Windows update causes 'Blue Screen of Death' error

24 Aug 2020

#BugAlert: Latest Windows update causes 'Blue Screen of Death' error

Over a week ago, Microsoft pushed an incremental Windows 10 update as part of its Patch Tuesday tradition.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple-Epic row escalates, and more

18 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple-Epic row escalates, and more

In the updates since last night, the row between Apple and Epic Games has further escalated.

Microsoft patents technology to enable touch control on older PCs

17 Aug 2020

Microsoft patents technology to enable touch control on older PCs

Modern-day laptops offer on-screen touch controls to deliver a smartphone-like navigational experience.

RedmiBook Air 13, with 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, launched

15 Aug 2020

RedmiBook Air 13, with 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, launched

Expanding its range of laptops, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi has launched a new RedmiBook Air 13 model in China.

Microsoft is killing Cortana on Android and iOS: Here's why

03 Aug 2020

Microsoft is killing Cortana on Android and iOS: Here's why

As Apple, Google, and Amazon continue the race to dominate the consumer-facing "smart home" category, Microsoft is backtracking and taking a very different approach.

#BugAlert: Windows 10 is messing with internet connectivity

20 Jul 2020

#BugAlert: Windows 10 is messing with internet connectivity

Microsoft's Windows 10 has been plagued by a myriad of issues, and now, the Redmond giant has acknowledged another severe bug in the operating system.

Xiaomi's Mi Notebooks now available in open sale in India

16 Jul 2020

Xiaomi's Mi Notebooks now available in open sale in India

Xiaomi's newly-launched Mi Notebook 14 and Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition are now available in open sale in India via Amazon and Mi.com.

Microsoft cleverly slips in Bing search on Android phones

14 Jul 2020

Microsoft cleverly slips in Bing search on Android phones

Even though Microsoft is a leader in the desktop OS market (thanks to Windows 10), it has a long way to go in other consumer-focused categories such as Search.

How Windows 10 Insiders can try the new Start menu

07 Jul 2020

How Windows 10 Insiders can try the new Start menu

A few days back, Microsoft unveiled a revamped avatar of the Start menu for Windows 10.

#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage

05 Jul 2020

#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of tech, but the story that drew the most attention was the ban imposed by India on 59 Chinese apps.

Microsoft is changing the Start menu of Windows: Here's how

02 Jul 2020

Microsoft is changing the Start menu of Windows: Here's how

Since the early days of Windows, the Start menu has been a core element of the operating system, something we all love to have and use.

Windows 10 update is slowing down some PCs: Details here

29 Jun 2020

Windows 10 update is slowing down some PCs: Details here

Microsoft has been facing a lot of criticism due to buggy Windows 10 updates.

Why Windows 10 is signing out Google Chrome users?

15 Jun 2020

Why Windows 10 is signing out Google Chrome users?

Within a few weeks of its roll-out, Microsoft's May 2020 Update has broken several Windows 10 features, including its ability to connect to Bluetooth devices, print pages, and manage the hard drive.

#WeeklyRecap: Sony PS5, Android 11 Beta, Twitter Fleets, and more

14 Jun 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Sony PS5, Android 11 Beta, Twitter Fleets, and more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, especially for consumer tech enthusiasts.

Don't update! Latest Windows 10 release can break your printer

14 Jun 2020

Don't update! Latest Windows 10 release can break your printer

Microsoft is having a hard time getting a grip on Windows 10 issues.

Dell launches 5G-ready Latitude 9510 laptop at Rs. 1.5 lakh

03 Jun 2020

Dell launches 5G-ready Latitude 9510 laptop at Rs. 1.5 lakh

As the latest addition to its portfolio of business laptops, Dell has launched the Latitude 9510 in India.

Windows 10 May 2020 Update is brimming with annoying issues

29 May 2020

Windows 10 May 2020 Update is brimming with annoying issues

A few hours ago, Microsoft released Windows 10 May 2020 Update with a revamped Cortana experience and several new features.

#BugAlert: Windows 10 update causes data loss, broken audio issues

17 May 2020

#BugAlert: Windows 10 update causes data loss, broken audio issues

A few days back, Microsoft released a cumulative update to fix security glitches on Windows 10.

Coronavirus outbreak: Microsoft extends support for older Windows 10 versions

15 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Microsoft extends support for older Windows 10 versions

In light of the existing coronavirus situation, Microsoft has decided to extend support for select older versions of Windows 10.

Now, Windows users can send files wirelessly to Samsung phones

13 Apr 2020

Now, Windows users can send files wirelessly to Samsung phones

Even with all the advancements and tools, we don't have a native solution to quickly transfer files between Windows 10 and Android.

Microsoft halting less important Windows updates: Here's why

25 Mar 2020

Microsoft halting less important Windows updates: Here's why

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, big tech companies, including Google and Apple, have sent most of their employees to work from home.

Hackers are exploiting an 'unpatched' vulnerability in Windows 10

24 Mar 2020

Hackers are exploiting an 'unpatched' vulnerability in Windows 10

If you are using a Windows 10 PC, better be careful while downloading anything from the internet.

Now, Netflix is testing hosted web app on Microsoft Store

17 Mar 2020

Now, Netflix is testing hosted web app on Microsoft Store

Netflix appears to be working on a hosted web app as part of an effort to match its competitors and boost its user-base.

This wooden, mini computer is available for Rs. 12,000

07 Mar 2020

This wooden, mini computer is available for Rs. 12,000

Personal computers don't need to look ugly and bulky in this era.

Cortana loses key skills as Microsoft focuses on 'personal productivity'

29 Feb 2020

Cortana loses key skills as Microsoft focuses on 'personal productivity'

Cortana, the Microsoft-built digital assistant that goes against the likes of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, is backing out of the match now.

#BugAlert: Don't update! Windows 10 hides your personal files

17 Feb 2020

#BugAlert: Don't update! Windows 10 hides your personal files

Microsoft is just not getting a grip on Windows 10 and its issues.

Windows 7 bug preventing shutdown: How to fix it

10 Feb 2020

Windows 7 bug preventing shutdown: How to fix it

Within a month of losing official Microsoft support, Windows 7 has started creating major problems for its users.

Don't update! Latest Windows release causes 'blue screen of death'

03 Feb 2020

Don't update! Latest Windows release causes 'blue screen of death'

Microsoft recently pushed a cumulative update fixing a long-existing File Explorer glitch on Windows 10.

You can fix Windows 10's broken file explorer: Here's how

30 Jan 2020

You can fix Windows 10's broken file explorer: Here's how

A few months back, Microsoft released Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909) with a few bug fixes and handy new features.

#TechBytes: Tricks to become more productive while using Windows 10

29 Jan 2020

#TechBytes: Tricks to become more productive while using Windows 10

Now that Windows 7 has lost support and Windows 10 is the only option to stay in Microsoft's ecosystem, you need some essential hacks to get the most out of the OS.