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The other day in my Phones (Google Pixel 2 and OnePlus 3T) I noticed an unknown Wi-Fi device (SSID) appearing in the list of Wi-Fi that I can connect to. I didn’t recognise the device, but something in the name was familiar, I was seeing my initials – I figured some device in my home network should be broadcasting this. Eliminating one by one, I narrowed down the behaviour to my Windows 10 PC (Asus Zenbook Laptop). Searching online, it became clear this was an out of the box behaviour of every Windows 10 PC – they broadcast a ‘new’…

With Windows 95 Manual

Windows 95 was one of the most successful operating systems that were ever produced for Desktop computing. I used to love it when it came, it brought so many powerful capabilities to the hitherto humble PC including multimedia, streaming video,…

Microsoft SMS Organizer

Microsoft has a mobile messaging (SMS) App called “SMS organizer” for Android that is the best out there. Sporting automatic SPAM blocking, Bank Transaction summary, alerts for important payments/Travel dates, Categorization into Personal / Transactions / Promotion / Starred -…

Earlier to Windows 10, Microsoft used to update the operating system once every 3-4 years. As a PC power user, I will be waiting eagerly anticipating the new features that will be coming. Most often, every new version of Windows will be bringing new capabilities for developers as well. Today, Windows is no more the most popular computer operating system – that crown has now moved to Android and iOS – and Windows along with Android and iOS have matured and there are only incremental improvements coming than revolutionary changes. To address the changed world, Microsoft has moved to a…

This is about screen time limit for kids. Irresponsible behaviour by Google and Apple on NOT providing a decent parental control across all their devices sold worldwide. Microsoft has been having a solution for years that largely works for PC,…