Edge browser extensions accidentally leaked

Microsoft’s Edge browser, which came out alongside their Windows 10 update, is quite the browser. Fast, fluid, responsive; but despite its usefulness, it has falling points by being limited to Windows, and by foremost not having any extension support. The company had announced, in response, that extension support would be provided before the end of … Continue reading Edge browser extensions accidentally leaked

How to Track your Windows 10 PC, Tablet or Phone Location

Exactly this time last year, a Lagos based Nigerian Mr. Tunde Makhinde was able to track the location of arm robbers who invaded his property with his stolen iPad.  Still last year, an amazing iPhone app, Find my iphone, was used to track down a stolen iPad and the man who allegedly took it from underneath a … Continue reading How to Track your Windows 10 PC, Tablet or Phone Location

Microsoft’s Virtual Assistant, Cortana now Available for iOS

Looking back at my experience with Windows 10, the newly introduced Microsoft’s virtual assistant that goes by the name Cortana, was one thing I wished I had on my Macbook. Wishes are not horses, they said – but I have some good news – and some bad news too. The good news is that Microsoft has just … Continue reading Microsoft’s Virtual Assistant, Cortana now Available for iOS

Steam Machines: slower at gaming than Windows PC

Ars Technica ran benchmarks on November 13th of the Steam Machine, against Windows 10. The result was pretty much the fresh operating system processing gaming much faster than the machine meant for a couch-convenient PC gaming experience. The two systems are relatively close when it comes to the mechanics for gaming, but the Steam Machine … Continue reading Steam Machines: slower at gaming than Windows PC

My [condensed] experience with Windows 10 so far…

On November 11th, 2015, “TH 2” was released for Windows 10 users to download and install. Basically, TH 2 (using the abbreviation for the Windows 10 nickname ‘Threshold‘) is the first big update for the still in-development OS. The update came with an abundance of things, for both the personal user, and DEFINITELY for enterprise … Continue reading My [condensed] experience with Windows 10 so far…

PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE offline due to Attacks

The two most popular gaming networks, PSN and Xbox Live, have been offline most of Christmas day due to a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack. A group named the Lizard Squad has taken credit for the attack. This is the same group that credited themselves for an attack on the PlayStation network and MMO … Continue reading PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE offline due to Attacks

Microsoft Spots New Vulnerability in Microsoft Office – Your PC may be at Risk

Heads up! In what feels like a throwback to the late 90s/early 2000’s, Microsoft has discovered one helluva bug in Microsoft Office. Executed properly, the bug could be exploited to take over your entire system running just about any version of Windows. You can find Microsoft’s full disclosure on the bug here, but here’s the … Continue reading Microsoft Spots New Vulnerability in Microsoft Office – Your PC may be at Risk

Lenovo G505, HP 255 and 5 budget laptops for Nigerian college students—we picked the best

Going to  college in Nigeria could be financially cumbersome towards the end of each semester—especially when it is imperative to get a new laptop and you didn’t manage your finance during the semester. Your bank account is nearly tapped out, and you still need to buy text books, handouts and lay in enough ramen noodles … Continue reading Lenovo G505, HP 255 and 5 budget laptops for Nigerian college students—we picked the best

New Microsoft adapter lets Xbox One’s Kinect play nice with PCs

Xbox One owners will be able to attach their Kinect motion sensors to Windows PCs and tablets thanks to a new adapter introduced by Microsoft. The new $49.99 adapter is specific to Kinect sensors built for Xbox One, and it plugs into the USB 3.0 port of Windows 8 PCs. Microsoft already sold a separate … Continue reading New Microsoft adapter lets Xbox One’s Kinect play nice with PCs

Microsoft And Dell Sign Patent Royalty Agreement For Google’s OS

Today Dell and Microsoft announced that they have signed an agreement relating to intellectual property, which will see the two companies “license each company’s applicable” patents regarding Android and Chrome OS devices, as well as Xbox consoles. So Dell will pay Microsoft dollars when it ships devices running Google’s operating systems. The companies mention Xbox … Continue reading Microsoft And Dell Sign Patent Royalty Agreement For Google’s OS

Microsoft deal delivers ‘free’ 100GB of OneDrive storage

If you’re the type of person who can never have too much cloud storage, Microsoft just added a nice deal: 100GB of OneDrive storage as a Bing Reward offer. Normally, amassing the credits needed to redeem a Bing Reward takes some time and effort. But with just a little bit of work, you’ll probably earn … Continue reading Microsoft deal delivers ‘free’ 100GB of OneDrive storage

Microsoft pleads with customers to ditch Windows XP and Office 2003

Microsoft has again painted a grim picture for customers who remain on Windows XP and Office 2003 after it ends support for the old OS and suite in early April, but it’s unclear if the company is succeeding in its campaign to convince holdouts to upgrade. In a blog post on Wednesday, Microsoft reiterated that … Continue reading Microsoft pleads with customers to ditch Windows XP and Office 2003

Windows XP gained market share in January (or did it?)

Microsoft is almost ready to put Windows XP out to pasture, but the popular operating system refuses to die. The latest worldwide numbers from Net Applications show Windows XP market share actually grew by 0.25 percentage points in January, compared to the month previous. This is the first time Windows XP has gained in market … Continue reading Windows XP gained market share in January (or did it?)

Bill Gates may be on his way Out of Microsoft; Satya Nadella to be named Microsoft CEO

Microsoft’s cloud chief, Satya Nadella, will lead the company as its next chief executive, according to a report from Bloomberg. Microsoft’s board is “preparing to name” Nadella chief executive, Bloomberg reported Thursday afternoon. Nadella, whose official title is executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, had been one of the front-runners in the … Continue reading Bill Gates may be on his way Out of Microsoft; Satya Nadella to be named Microsoft CEO