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Spartan - The Internet Explore Killer From Microsoft

Microsoft has announced the Internet Explorer killer, company's Windows 10 will ship with a brand new browser, codenamed “Project Spartan.” Designed for Windows 10, Spartan is a single browser developed for the entire Windows 10 device family - from keyboard and mouse on the Windows 10 desktop to touch, gestures, voice, controllers and sensors on other devices. The new web-browser from Microsoft is designed to offer a more interoperable, reliable, and discoverable experience with advanced features including the ability to annotate on web pages, a distraction-free reading experience, and integration of Cortana for finding and doing things online faster.

Powered by a new rendering engine, Spartan is designed for the modern web with greater emphasis on performance, security and support for modern web-technologies across Windows 10 devices. The new rendering engine will be the default engine for Windows 10, Spartan will also allow loading of IE11 engine for legacy enterprise web sites and applications using older technologies designed only for Internet Explorer, such as custom ActiveX controls and Browser Helper Objects.

Spartan - The Internet Explore Killer
Microsoft Spartan (Internal Test Builds) Vs Google Chrome Vs Mozilla Firefox Benchmark

Spartan Vs Chrome Vs Firefox Benchmarked

DirectX 12 Makes Appearance In Latest Windows 10 Build

DX12The latest Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9926 comes with the next iteration of Microsoft's gaming and multimedia API's DirectX 12. While DirectX 12 is now being shipped with Windows 10 Technical Preview builds, to experience it's visual and performance gains the graphic cards drivers and apps needs to be updated to make use of the new API, which should take some time to start appearing.

Microsoft DirectX 12

Download Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview With Activation Key

Latest build of Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview is now made available for users to download, notable changes (also shared in the video posted at the end of this blog post) and new features from previous build includes Cortana! for Desktop, New Settings App, New Store (BETA), New Windows Menu, New Start Menu, New XBox App, New Photos and Maps apps!, Native MKV and FLAC support, Connect Hub for technologies like Bluetooth and Miracast.

Microsoft Windows 10 Technical Preview

WhatsApp Web - Now WhatsApp Officially Allows Chat From Your Desktop Web-Browser

If you have been resorting to hacks to get WhatsApp on your Desktop/Laptop here is some excellent news for you, WhatsApp for Web is now officially available allowing users to get WhatsApp on any computer from their web-browser.

WhatsApp for Web allows users to simultaneously access their WhatsApp account from phone, tablet, Desktop or laptop in realtime. Currently WhatsApp on the web works with Android, BlackBerry, Nokia and Windows phones, Apple iOS users cannot use the new feature due to platform limitations. Simply follow the steps shared below to get WhatsApp Web activated for your account.

WhatsApp For Web

Microsoft HoloLens - Behold, the new era of computing

Apart from announcing the good news that Windows 10 will be free for everyone using Windows 7 or 8.1 if upgraded within the first year, Microsoft also unveiled their holographic computing headset dubbed 'HoloLens'. To see how amazing Microsoft HoloLens is, or we should say "could be in future" - just watch the videos shared below.

Microsoft HoloLens

Intel® Compute Stick - Quad Core Atom CPU With Windows 8.1

HDMI Android and Linux TV sticks are nothing new, but now we have Intel Quad Core powered Windows mini-pcs's as GULEEK i8 which is already on sale and we blogged about it earlier. Intel has also announced their own version of the Mini-PC Stick at CES 2015 as shared below.

The Intel Compute Stick is a new generation device which is a full-featured plug-n-play Desktop computer with a quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor, built-in wireless connectivity, on-board storage, and a micro SD card slot for additional storage. The four inches long, ultra-small, power-efficient device will come pre-installed in two flavors one with Windows 8.1 priced at $150 and other one with Linux priced at $89.

The Intel Compute Stick is planned to be released in March, 2015 but as of now the GULEEK i8 seems a better deal considering the fact that it is powered by same Intel branded CPU, is cheaper (for Windows version), has 3000mAh built-in battery, more connectors, comes with a remote control app for mobile phone and is available to order right now for just $103.

Intel Compute Stick

Download And Activate Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 Final

New versions of my choice of computer security solution Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 and Kaspersky Anti-virus 2015 have been released for downloading. You can find screenshots, official release notes and direct download links for the 30 day trial activation version shared ahead.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015

StoreDot Flash Battery Charges Phone In Seconds, Gets Demoed At CES 2015

We have written about the world's fastest charging battery StoreDot a few months ago, earlier the Israeli startup demoed their product charging a Samsung smartphone to it's full-capacity in under a minute. Back then the size of the battery and charger were bottleneck for daily use, the company has now came over that limitation and have presented a much slimmer version of the technology at CES 2015.

StoreDot Flash Battery

[Infographic] TOR For Newbies

TOR is a free and open network which provides anonymity to users on internet protecting their privacy against network surveillance and traffic analysis. In an earlier blog post we shared how to configure IP country of your choice when using TOR, this is just a inforgraphic showing what exactly TOR is and how it works.

What is TOR?

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