Monday, 8 June 2015

Microsoft will shutdown the #API Connectivity features

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Microsoft recently announced that Graph API that helps you to connect the Facebook account with People app of windows phone, OneDrive and other applications, will be shutdown, there is o specific reason yet. Here is what microsoft has to say:

" Facebook's Graph API is the tool that we use to connect your Microsoft account to Facebook. It brings contact information from your Facebook friends into Outlook.com and the Windows People app, keeps those contacts up-to-date, and provides options in apps and services like Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, and OneDrive.com to share to Facebook. We collectively refer to these features as Facebook Connect. Due to these changes, Facebook Connect features will no longer be supported." The support page goes into more de " .

Below are the Platforms for which the app will no longer be available
  • Outlook Contacts
  • Windows, Windows Phone, Office 365
  • Windows 8.1, 8 People app
  • OneDrive Online feature
  • Windows Live Essentials
  • Outlook connector to social sites
  • Windows 8 photo gallery and movie maker
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Thursday, 4 June 2015

Skype BUG that can put your software in a never ending loop

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 Few days ago, a BUG was spotted on all platforms of skype. If you send a message containing “http://:”, the app would crash on any platform. Thankfully, the awesome engineering team over at Skype has been working hard to release a fix quickly, and it’s live right now. The company stated:

We are aware of a problem that was causing Skype clients to crash. Our engineering teams worked hard to resolve this issue, and have released updates for all impacted Skype platforms. 

According to our information, the bug was discovered in the skype forums, when a user had a complaint about the same issue and may of the users agreed.As Microsoft is one of the companies that will do anything  satisfy the customers, so we are sure that skype bug will be removed as soon as possible.

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12 Compute Cores, Revealed by AMD

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Yesterday, AMD revealed  its 6th generation processors, said to be world's first high performance  accelerated processing units in a system on chip. The chips are codename as carrizo.the 6th Generation AMD A-Series Processor takes advantage of extensive AMD processor and graphics IP enabling exceptional computing experiences not possible before.

world’s first High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) hardware decode support for notebooks, the first Heterogeneous Systems Architecture (HSA) 1.0-compliant design, and the first ARM® TrustZone®-capable high-performance APU. The new processor harnesses up to 12 Compute Cores – 4 CPU + 8 GPU* – leveraging AMD “Excavator” cores and the third generation of AMD’s award-winning Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. The result is a groundbreaking processor that boasts more than twice the battery life of its predecessor, up to 2x faster gaming performance than competitive processors, innovative computing experiences enabled through HSA, and a premium Microsoft® Windows® 10 experience with support for DirectX® 12, adding up to an extraordinary experience for consumers.

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Office 2016 updated on Windows Preview

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In may, Windows preview received office 2016, yesterday, Microsoft announced about the no of users of Microsoft office on all platforms.In the update, many new and interesting features are added, lets have a glance on them.

Modification in real time
While working in word you can see what changes your team mates are making in real time .Just like TFS.

Tell Me in Outlook
This feature as we know is already present in excel, powerpoint ,word  but it will now be available in outlook too.

Insights
This feature will use Bing for your queries while working.

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