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Microsoft releases a new update (build version: 15.8.5) to Visual Studio 2017. If you are using Visual Studio 2017, upgrade to version 15.8.5 to get the latest changes/fixes part of this build. If you are a Xamarin developer, this build has something new for you.

 

Using this build, you can now build and debug applications targeted for iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5. Continue reading to know what are the key fixes part of this build.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017

Data privacy and anonymous browsing were once luxuries that people, despite having the possibility to afford them, opted to ignore. However, times have changed, and those "optional" traits quietly became necessities because hackers and cybercriminals have developed innovative ways to steal identities, data, and money.

 

Setting up a VPN (Virtual Private Network) using a Windows 10 PC is very straightforward. In this post, we will learn how to set up and run a VPN.

Published by on under Tips | Win10Tips

Microsoft had one of the most promising mobile operating systems ever... but it failed. Back before the days of the smartphones as we know them (let's call it the pre-iPhone era), Microsoft's Windows CE was the operating system that powered a vast variety of pocket-sized computers and PDAs.

 

But when it came to smartphones, Microsoft's mobile platform never gained the traction it needed to even have a chance to make its presence felt in the world's mobile operating system market.

Published by on under Android | Mobile

As we are looking forward for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which is scheduled to release in the month of October, Microsoft released its fourth Redstone 5 ISO/DVD image of Windows 10 insiders build. If you are an insider, you can now do a clean installation of build 17758.

 

Let's discuss how to download the latest Windows 10 insider preview build 17758 ISO and create a bootable USB device to use it to install the latest build.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10

If you are using Microsoft Office 2013 or Office 2016 client and when you try to perform certain actions in the applications, you may receive the following error message: This feature has been disabled by your administrator.

 

This issue arises when you do not allow your Office client to connect to the internet. Let's discuss how to resolve this error.

Published by on under Office | Office 2013

If you read my previous post, Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) got a new home. Microsoft rebranded it with a new name and location to give you effective ways to manage your project using Azure Pipelines, Azure Boards, Azure Artifacts, Azure Repos and Azure Test Plans.

 

Existing VSTS users still gets the old URL. But as an organization, you can force redirect your users to the new location by following some simple steps.

Published by on under Azure | Azure DevOps

Microsoft announced rebranding of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) as Azure DevOps, with a new name, new location and new services. Azure DevOps will allow you to plan smarter, collaborate better and ship faster with a set of modern dev services.

 

Let's learn what is Azure DevOps, what are the new Azure DevOps services and whether the Azure DevOps is available to all VSTS users.

Published by on under Azure | Azure DevOps

Along with Windows 10 Insiders Preview build 17755 for PC, Microsoft updated the "Your Phone" app to allow you to read and compose SMS messages directly from your PC. This is intended to be release with Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Redstone 5).

 

If you are a Windows Insider, you can now try it with the latest Windows 10 build and provide your early feedback to Microsoft.

Published by on under Windows | Windows 10