The Samsung Internet Browser is now available as a standalone app on the Microsoft Store for Windows. It is again a Chromium-based app that blends traditional capabilities like tabs, bookmarks, and saved pages with viewing the browsing history from a Samsung smartphone. The latter requires you registering with a Samsung account. However, password synchronization is not currently supported. Continue reading "Samsung has released its Internet browser for Windows 11 and 10"
NVIDIA is currently running a promotion where buyers of GeForce RTX 40 series graphics cards can get three months of Microsoft's PC Game Pass and GeForce Now cloud gaming services for free. This offer is valid for purchases made between November 28 and January 8, and the subscription can be utilized until February 22. Continue reading "GeForce RTX 40-series buyers can now get 3 months of PC Game Pass and GeForce Now"
In recent months, Google Drive users have reported that files uploaded to the cloud service have been disappearing. In a post on the support portal Google officially confirmed that files from May to November 2023 may have vanished from the storage. Continue reading "Some Google Drive users may have lost their files from May to November 2023"
Microsoft has recently launched a bug bounty program specifically for the Microsoft Defender security platform. The rewards for identifying vulnerabilities range from $500 to $20,000, with the final payment amount being at the sole discretion of the company. This amount is determined based on the severity and impact of the vulnerability, as well as the quality of the submission, with the highest rewards provided for high-quality reports on critical vulnerabilities. Continue reading "Microsoft has launched the Defender Bounty Program, offering rewards of up to $20,000"
Microsoft has introduced a new app for accessing remote PCs from iOS, iPadOS, macOS, Windows, and browsers. Simply called "Windows App", it turns the Windows 365 app into a central hub for streaming Windows from a remote PC, Azure Virtual Desktop, Microsoft Dev Box, and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services. Continue reading "A new “Windows App” app will allow connecting to a remote PC from any device"
Microsoft has announced that the Bing Chat will be renamed to "Copilot in Bing." The company launched the Bing chat bot earlier this year. It now allows to use generative artificial intelligence for free but with some limitations. According to Microsoft, Bing Chat is rapidly gaining popularity, and the number of requests has exceeded one billion. Continue reading "Bing Chat will now be known as Copilot in Bing"
The latest Outlook app for Windows 10/11 can send non-Microsoft account data, such as Gmail or Yahoo, to Microsoft servers. The app prompts to enable data transfer the Microsoft's cloud when you are adding a new non-Microsoft account. Continue reading "The new Outlook app may send Gmail and IMAP data to Microsoft"
Following negative customer feedback, Microsoft has decided to revert the OneDrive exit confirmation. It was asking Windows 10/11 users why they quit the OneDrive app. Continue reading "Microsoft has disabled the annoying OneDrive exit confirmation"
Microsoft has introduced an ability for Xbox app developers to enhance their applications by integrating components of the Chromium-based version of Edge. They can now use the Microsoft Edge WebView2 that adds cutting-edge web technologies to Xbox apps, resulting in improved performance. Continue reading "Xbox app devs can now use the Edge rendering engine WebView2"
Microsoft has announced a partnership with Inworld AI to develop tools for Xbox that AI-powered characters, stories, and quests. The goal is to use AI as a design assistant to enhance the game development process. Continue reading "Microsoft to bring AI features to Xbox in cooperation with Inworld AI"