Microsoft could be planning to rename Photos to Story Remix on Windows 10

Microsoft might be planning to rename Photos app to Story Remix on Windows 10. The company rolled out an update today for the users on “Skip Ahead” ring which changes the name of Photos App to Story Remix. Microsoft Photos being renamed to Story Remix isn’t a surprise to see as the company said in the past that they will have a standalone app for the new Story Remix experience in Windows 10, but it was only integrated inside the Microsoft Photos app. Senior Program Manager Brandon took Twitter to…

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Instagram announces Threaded Comments!

The Instagram Team at Facebook today announced another feature coming to Instagram for iOS, Android and Windows 10 . They say that hitting the reply button on the comment thread will group the reply with the comment itself . For this feature to appear, you need your app to be upgraded to Version 24 for iOS and Android devices . This update will be available to iOS and Android in coming weeks as it is still rolling out in phases . If you have any queries regarding this, please pay…

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BetterTTV makes its way to Microsoft Edge

BetterTTV is a very popular 3rd party Twitch extension which was available for Google Chrome. Now the developer behind the extension has ported it to the Windows Store which means that it can be downloaded and used easily on Microsoft Edge Browser. The extension adds the following features: Anon Chat Blacklist/Highlight words and phrases Recent chat history on chat load Custom chat emoticons Show or completely remove deleted messages Embedded Strawpolls Improved emote menu Unban all users with /massunban Username color recalculation (prevents hard-to-read colors like Spring Green) Chat image…

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Lenovo files a trademark for Windows Mixed Reality headset

Up until now, we saw Mixed Reality headsets from HP and Acer only and they were referred to as Windows Mixed Reality Headsets and carried no name. It looks like Lenovo has taken matters into its hands and filed ‘Lenovo Mirage’ as a trademark name for its Mixed Reality headset. The Lenovo Mirage name can include the following: Virtual reality headsets, augmented reality headsets, mixed reality headsets, virtual reality computer and gaming software, augmented reality computer and gaming software, mixed reality computer and gaming software, computer gaming equipment and accessories,…

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Latest Windows 10 Mobile update breaks GPS based apps

Microsoft released a cumulative update last week for Windows 10 Mobile users which bumped the OS version to Build 15063.540. These updates are supposed to be fixing bugs and improving the overall experience but it seems that the opposite has happened this time. Users are now reporting that many GPS based apps like Runtastic, Run the Map, Striver and more are affected. These apps crash on launch while the GPS is activated on the device. Although no common ground has been discovered yet regarding the issue, it is mainly affecting Windows…

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Major Update for Windows 10’s Photos app now rolling out to everyone!

A few months ago at Build 2017, Microsoft showed off some really cool features and improvements coming to Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update in September 2017 . As Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is about the release in about a month, today Microsoft pushed an update to its Photos app for the public making the features promised before available for all Windows 10 Users . The list of features made available with this update are : New Tagging features on the basis of theme, location, time, people, etc…

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Some users are unable to access their files on OneDrive

It looks like Microsoft’s cloud storage solution a.k.a OneDrive is hit by an outrage and users aren’t able to access their files on the drive. Microsoft is aware of the problem is working to restore the service as soon as possible. According to the Office 365 Service Status website, it might take more than 5 hours for everyone to get access to their files stored on OneDrive. Microsoft is said to post next update on this issue on Friday, August 11, 2017, at 6:00 PM UTC. Is anyone facing this…

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Windows 10 Mobile Build 15240 released on Insider Fast Ring!

A few hours ago, Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15240 from its feature2 branch to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring . However, it carries something (minor-ly) new . As per the change log, here is what this build is all about : What’s New in Build 15240 for Mobile Emoji 5.0: Just like we did on PC, we have added support for the latest Unicode updates – including new snacks, actions, dinosaurs, and even fantasy characters like genies, fairies and zombies – to Windows 10 Mobile…

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Microsoft’s latest Chatbot trolls people looking for Online Sex

Microsoft hasn’t been very successful with chatbots in past. Remember Tay, the bot that started tweeting Racists tweets which reached to a level where Microsoft took it down and publically apologized for the same. After that, the company released many bots including Zo, which, on Facebook claimed openly that Linux is better than Windows. Now the Redmond giant has released another chatbot but this time the purpose is different. The company has launched a new bot with the purpose of sexy chats. But don’t start searching for it since it…

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16257 for PC and 15237 for Mobile available now!

Microsoft now released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16257 for PC and 15237 for Mobile to the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring and for Skip Ahead! This build for PC contains a bunch of new exciting features and the one for Mobile contains fixes . As per Dona Sarkar’s blogpost, here is the changelog : What’s New in Build 16257 For PC Eye Control (beta) Yesterday, we announced Eye Control, which makes Windows 10 more accessible by empowering people with disabilities to operate an on-screen mouse, keyboard, and text-to-speech…

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