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Microsoft announces REST APIs for #Outlook and #Office 365

Microsoft today announced REST APIs for mail, calendar and contacts having support for both Office 365 and Outlook.com. Now you can build apps for Outlook, Outlook.com and Office 365 users with one set of APIs targeting Windows, iOS, Android, Node.js, Ruby and more.

 

In this post, find more about the announcement and further links to proceed with. If you are a developer, you might want to try this.



#Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10512 for phones now available

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 10512 for Windows Insiders on the  fast ring. Check for an update right now on your phone, if you are one of the testers. Microsoft also mentioned about more frequent builds for phones in coming days.

 

Check out this post to know “What’s new in Windows 10 insider build 10512 for phones” and “Known issues” currently there in this build.


How to set default browser in #Windows 10?

Many people shared over different channels that, setting the default browser in Windows 10 is little difficult. For those who not yet played with the system, want to let you know that, it’s not difficult rather it is just a few clicks to set the default browser.

 

By default, Microsoft Edge sets as the default browser in Windows 10, but in case you want to switch, this post will help you to set it up.


How to set multiple Home Page in Microsoft Edge in #Windows 10?

Microsoft Edge, you might have heard the name. Yes, that’s the new browser that has been introduced by Microsoft with Windows 10. If you have installed the new OS, you might have noticed that, Microsoft Edge is set as the default browser while installation.

 

In this blog post, we will discuss settings related to home page and also discuss how to set multiple home pages in Microsoft Edge.


How to import favorites in Microsoft Edge for #Windows 10?

If you have installed Windows 10, you have noticed that Microsoft released a new browser named “Microsoft Edge” with this new operating system. Internet Explorer is still present in Windows 10, but the default browser that you find is Edge, once you install Win 10.

 

In this blog post, we will discuss how to import the bookmark/favorites from another browser in Microsoft Edge. Continue reading to learn about it.


How to Install .NET Framework 3.5 in #Windows 10?

If you are facing issues installing .NET Framework 3.5 (many applications actually need this to run) in your Windows 10 and all the other options failed, my dear friend, you came to perfect page where I will show you how to install the same.

 

In this blog post, we will learn the command by which you can install .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 10. This also works in other versions of Windows.



How to turn #Windows 10 PC into a Wi-Fi Hotspot w/o any software?

Who wants to bear additional cost of data usage when you can connect your phone to a Wi-Fi connection, where you can utilize your internet connection bandwidth? This works fine if you have Wi-Fi hotspot. But what will happen in case you don’t have a router?

 

In this post, we will learn how to create a Wi-Fi hotspot in your Windows 10 PC without using any router or any 3rd party software. Continue to read more.


How to optimize Update Delivery Process in #Windows 10?

Windows Update Delivery Optimization let’s enable you to receive Windows updates from various sources other than Microsoft. This can be systems in your local network or internet, which already download the update files.

 

In this post sharing with you the process to turn ON/OFF the Windows Update Delivery Optimization in Windows 10. I hope, most of you already upgraded to this new OS.


How to force your system to start downloading #Windows 10 update?

Many of you asked me, why you didn’t receive the Windows 10 upgrade notification even though you reserved your free copy of Windows 10. Please note that, this is going in phases and you will get it soon. Might be, your update files already started downloading.

 

If you can not wait and want to force the same, you can do so by following some simple steps. Continue reading to know more.


Download Windows SDK for Windows 10

Along with global launch of Windows 10 build 10240 (RTM), Microsoft opened the path for the developers to build and publish apps for Windows 10. The Software Development Kit (SDK) is available for download. This SDK for Windows 10 contains headers, libraries and tools you can use to build apps.

 

In this post, sharing/bookmarking the link to download the SDK Tools for Windows 10 along with the known issues currently there in this build.


#Windows 10 is available for download and free upgrade

It’s 29th July 2015 and long waited Windows 10 has been finally launched globally. If you are a consumer, you can now download and upgrade your Windows 7/8.x system for free. If you are a Windows Insider, you might have already installed it a few days ago.

 

This post will cover how to download the Windows 10 installation media and create an ISO image using the “Windows 10 media creation tool”.


 
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