New Photos App & One Handed Mode: Windows 10 Phones

The latest update (Windows¬†10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10536) for the Windows Insiders have brought in a new updated Photos App for the Windows 10 Phone users.¬†This update introduces a folder view that makes it easy for you to see your OneDrive and PC folders in the Photos app. On your phone, you can also… Continue reading New Photos App & One Handed Mode: Windows 10 Phones

Nokia Lumia 638 4G Review: Entry level LTE Smart Phone

Microsoft has launched a 4G powered Windows Lumia 638 phone at a price of INR 8,299 (~132 USD). The smartphone will be available exclusively on After the Nokia Lumia 930 (the best Windows Phone ever made), this would be the next windows phone I am writing on. Though I realise, these belong to different segments, let’s see how the experience goes. Well, without much ado, lets get to the review.

Welcome Microsoft Windows 10; Ten Highlights from the Announcement

Update: For the Announcements which Microsoft made on 21st January, 2015: Read these highlights. Few days back, Microsoft had sent out invites to the press to show off its next version of Windows, codenamed Threshold. Microsoft today announced that, the successor to Windows 8 will officially be known as Windows 10. I still wonder why… Continue reading Welcome Microsoft Windows 10; Ten Highlights from the Announcement

With the all new Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355), Microsoft heard few of us..!

At Build Conference today, Microsoft announced a lot of developments and updates w.r.t Windows Client OS and Phones. The Windows 8.1 Update announcement comes as a welcome surprise and it certainly delivers a collection of refinements designed to give people a more familiar and convenient experience across touch, keyboard and mouse inputs.

Welcome Microsoft Surface: A New Family of Tablet PCs

Two models of Surface will be available: one running an ARM processor featuring Windows RT, and one with a third-generation Intel Core processor featuring Windows 8 Pro. From the fast and fluid interface, to the ease of connecting you to the people, information and apps that users care about most, Surface will be a premium way to experience all that Windows has to offer. Surface for Windows RT will release with the general availability of Windows 8, and the Windows 8 Pro model will be available about 90 days later. Both will be sold in the Microsoft Store locations in the U.S. and available through select online Microsoft Stores.

What version of the .NET Framework is included in which version of the OS?

Its been quite sometime that, we have recieved questions on what version of the .NET Framework is included in which version of the OS? The main reason for this question is that, when the .NET Framework is installed as a part of the OS, it does not appear in the Programs and Features (or Add/Remove Programs) control panel. This post exactly gives you this information.

How about a Solution Center to help you plan the OS Migration Strategy?

Did you know that, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Client and Windows XP SP2 support ends coming July 13, 2010? If you are still using one of these OS, its time you plan your migration stratergy. When you look at moving to Windows 7, how about presenting you with one single center, which will provide you all the resources available to help you move to a new client and server operating system?

The Springboard Team has created a End-of-Support Solution Center to help with the planning of your migration strategy from Windows 2000 or Windows XP to Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.