Microsoft Edge

Microsoft's Cortana might be lagging behind Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant — but Microsoft says there's a master plan

• <b>There's a lot of skepticism about Cortana, Microsoft's answer to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. It lags in apps, smart home support, and hardware integrations.</b>• <b><br>However, Microsoft says Cortana isn't cooked yet: It's going to come to more devices beyond just Windows 10 PCs, and you'll see Cortana</b> …

Microsoft

How to set up and use Windows 10 Speech Recognition

Windows 10 has a hands-free using Speech Recognition feature, and in this guide, we show you how to set up the experience and perform common tasks.On …

Machine Learning

Microsoft's Windows 10 Timeline is real and it's rolling out to Insiders

And there's more chance of pop-up notifications too. Yay!

Microsoft

Best Windows 10 apps this week

<b>Two-hundred-and-sixty-six in a series</b>. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the Windows …

Apps

Stop Those Annoying Browser Prompts Asking for Your Location or to Send Notifications

If you've grown tired of answering those annoying browser prompts every time a website wants to show you notifications or know your location, you can …

iOS

What's new in the Microsoft Edge DevTools - Microsoft Edge Development

With this release we started a major DevTools refactoring effort for improved robustness and performance, and also added a bunch of new features you …

JavaScript

Microsoft made Android Windows-friendly — but the work is far from done

I'm a big fan of Microsoft's services and support on Android, but there are still too many Microsoft ecosystem apps and services that are either …

Microsoft

Improvements to the DevTools Console in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

We made significant improvements to the Microsoft Edge DevTools in EdgeHTML 16 with the Windows 10 Fall Creator’s Update, including new support for …

JavaScript

Switch to Google

Your guide to a new software ecosystem.<p>Just because you prefer the curved aesthetics of the iPhone doesn't mean you want to buy entirely into the Apple software ecosystem. After all, Google and Microsoft make iOS apps that are just as good as Apple's defaults. Although some apps require a few extra …

Google

Windows 10 build 17074 for PC: Everything you need to know

Here are all the features and changes Windows 10 is getting with build 17074.<p>As part of the Redstone 4 development, Microsoft is making available …

Microsoft

Windows 10 adds 'Do Not Disturb' feature

If you're part of the Windows Insiders Fast Ring (or have opted to skip ahead), you'll find the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17074 available to download. Of note is the addition of Quiet Hours, which functions similarly to the Mac Do Not Disturb feature. You can set your own schedule, during …

Technology (India)

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with localization, Edge, shell, settings, and input improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with localization, Edge, shell, settings, and input improvements, among other additions. This build is part of the RS4 branch, which represents the next Windows 10 update the company has yet to announce (but we already know a little …

Microsoft

5 Most Important Things To Do After Getting A New Computer

Getting a new computer is always a joyful moment. The excitement that begins with ordering a new computer, continues till we finally start using it. …

Microsoft

Five new features in Windows 10 Insider Build 17074 include Quiet Hours, Edge autofilling

Microsoft fittingly released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17074 in the late hours of Thursday afternoon. The new build adds Quiet Hours, which will automatically dial down notifications, as well as a host of other improvements such as autofilling forms in Microsoft Edge.<p>As might be expected, …

Microsoft

Unit 42 Vulnerability Research January 2018 Disclosures - Microsoft

As part of Unit 42’s ongoing threat research, we can now disclose that Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 researchers have discovered one vulnerability …

Information Security

January’s Patch Tuesday Fixes 56 Security Issues, Including Meltdown and Spectre

This year’s first Patch Tuesday is a busy one. Microsoft released 56 updates that include patches for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The …

Information Security

Adobe patches information leak vulnerability

The bug impacts Windows, Mac, and Linux machines.<p>In comparison to Microsoft which is having a busy month patching due to Spectre and Meltdown, …

Information Security

Westlaw Sign In

Browser update required.<p>Fail<p>Please install the latest version of Internet Explorer , Firefox , Safari , Chrome , Opera or Microsoft Edge.

Law

Microsoft Patches Exploited Office Bug

An Office memory corruption vulnerability is the only CVE reported as under active attack for this month's Patch Tuesday.<p>Microsoft today released its …

Information Security

Why You Should Switch From Google Chrome to Firefox

Since its debut, Chrome has grown in popularity, though its once-stellar reputation has taken a bit of a hit as of late. Examples of Chrome-only …

Software

How to Check if Your PC or Phone Is Protected Against Meltdown and Spectre

Warning: Even if you’ve installed patches from Windows Update, your PC may not completely protected from the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws. Here’s …

Linux

Careful Now | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On January 8, 2018 chrome, opinion, standards<p>Tom Warren's "Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6" for The Verge has a …

Web Development

Everything you need to know about the computer chip security mess

Every computer and pretty much all smart devices have been affected by two major computer chip security flaws. What exactly are the flaws? How do …

Information Security

Six Reasons To Consider Ditching Chrome And Firefox For Edge

Google’s Chrome has almost 60% market share in browsers, and for good reason. For several years it was the fastest and most user-friendly browser on the market. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, the previous king, had become slow and outdated. Chrome earned its market share crown fair and square. …

Microsoft

Why the OnePlus 5T is the best Android for Windows phone converts

Is the OnePlus 5T the right phone for those coming from Windows phones? Yes.<p>Last year I reviewed the OnePlus 3T as a Windows phone user, and I called …

Phones

Microsoft Surface Laptop Review: The Hidden Wolf Inside Sheep's Clothing

The delightful secret to Microsoft’s Surface Laptop is this. While the devices team at Redmond has focused on its ability to challenge the Chromebook world and offer a locked down Windows machine to the education and enter, the real power lies in a subtle switch in software.<p>Inside the Surface …

Laptops

Browser makers build bulwarks to stump Spectre attacks

Amid the panicked response this week to the news of significant, though not-yet-exploited, vulnerabilities in the vast bulk of the world's …

Business Technology

MEGA extension for Microsoft Edge now available for download in Microsoft Store

MEGA privacy, the secure cloud storage service has pushed out an extension for Windows 10 default browser, Microsoft Edge. The MEGA extension is now …

Microsoft

How to Protect Your Devices Against Meltdown, Spectre Bugs

It's not just Intel machines. Here's everything you need to know about how to protect your PC, Mac, and mobile device against the chip-level security …

Information Security

Exploiting Speculative Execution (Meltdown/Spectre) via JavaScript

The critical vulnerabilities found in Intel and other CPUs represent a significant security risk. Because the flaw is so low level, the usual …

JavaScript