Posts about Microsoft

It’s relatively easy to develop a drone that can fly on its own, but it’s another matter developing one that can navigate the many obstacles of real life. That’s where Microsoft thinks it can help. It just published an open source simulator, the Aerial Informatics and Robotics Platform, that helps designers test and train autonomous…

On Tuesday, Amazon announced it’s new Chime service which it plans to use to take on other video conferencing software including Skype. The new service from Amazon is available on all popular platforms including Windows, Android, macOS and iOS but has no killer features which would make it stand out against competition. Amazon promises that…

Some users of the Linx 1010b tablet may have noticed that their device fails to recognise any major Windows 10 updates beyond November 2016. The biggest giveaway to this is seeing messages on the app store prompting the user to upgrade to Windows 10 Anniversary Update, or upgrading to a tablet with more features. The…

When attempting to use Git for version control, or importing external packages on Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 – some enterprise users may come across the¬†ECMDERR error. This is caused by a conflict between Git and Microsoft Visual Studio. It appears that the issue occurs in a limited number of corporate or enterprise IT networks, and…

The 2013 update re-arranges some options which make accessing the settings to change email account settings on Outlook 2013 a little more discrete. This tutorial will guide you through the menus you need to use to reach the ever-so-familiar email account settings on Outlook 2013. How to change email account settings on Outlook 2013 Please…

We all rely heavily on data and it is extremely crucial that we have a backup plan to prepare for us in case a disaster was to happen. With EaseUS Todo Backup, it allows you to clone partition , move windows to ssd and clone hdd to ssd. Solid state drive has become cheaper and…

Windows 10, Microsoft’s latest innovation on the operating systems front, has begun deploying to users almost two weeks ago. But, as software developers must very well know, bugs sneak into any code, no matter how well it’s verified. Windows 10 is not an exception. With the number of PCs running Windows 10 growing, people start…

One of the most requested troubleshooting requests I get from my clients is how to transfer emails¬†from Outlook Express (on their very old laptop or computer) to Mozilla Thunderbird or Microsoft Outlook on their new tablet, computer or laptop. Unfortunately, most email accounts are not set up correctly to sync with an online database which…

So it’s finally here. Windows 10. As we flock to the new operating system offering from Microsoft, many of you will find yourself needing a bootable USB drive to install the new OS on to a clean hard-drive. Most experts would strongly recommend you backup all of your personal files and install Windows 10 on…

In just the matter of a decade, smartphones have completely revolutionised the way that we live our lives. From shopping transactions to social engagements, there’s very little that we do now without the help of our mobile devices. But it’s the world of gaming in particular that has been most dramatically affected by the mobile…

Windows 10 has been in public beta testing for several months now, and the response has been good. It seems that Microsoft has brought back the Desktop and Start Menu we all became accustomed to up to Windows 7 – as well as a bunch of other great features. Some of my favourite features include…