What is DirectX? How to Install it? How to check DirectX version in your system?

What is DirectX? How to Install it? How to check DirectX version in your system?

DirectX made its initial appearance in 1995 as a feature rolled out with Microsoft Windows 95. Earlier to Windows 95, games had direct access to graphics cards and the motherboard, and you could directly edit the configuration file to make changes at hardware level. This was a huge security concern. But with Microsoft DirectX debut, the company introduced a middleman that can communicate between a game and a video card, thereby restricting games’ direct access to low-level hardware.DirectX basically is a feature that allows games to communicate to graphics cards. It is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for…
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How to download Microsoft Office for free in 2021. Legally.

How to download Microsoft Office for free in 2021. Legally.

There is no doubt that MS Office is the king and a complete product package and whenever you need to type an article or create a presentation, the first thing you will search in any system is MS Office. Your employer may provide you a full licensed version of MS Office suite and it comes pre-installed in your laptop or desktop. But how to get it for a general home users? Well Microsoft used to provide a one-time lifetime license for their old Office products versions, but this scheme of license distribution has been expired recently. The one time license…
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How to Backup and Restore your Windows PC using a Recovery Media

How to Backup and Restore your Windows PC using a Recovery Media

 The sale season has started in India and many of you might have plans to buy a new PC or a laptop. Whether a computer or a smartphone, data is one of the most important assets which users don’t want to lose. But sometimes situations may get out of control and you have to completely wipe your system clean in order to get your computer system running. Users require a system formatting or cleaning because of the following reasons:Your PC isn’t working well after you recently installed a Windows updateYour PC is compromised because of viruses or malwaresYour PC won’t…
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Laptop Buying Guide – Selecting the Operating System for Laptop

  Today we will be discussing different Operating systems that come pre-installed with a desktop or a laptop or can be installed on these systems. But for the sake of article series, our focus will be on Laptop devices.What is an Operating System (OS) ?source: wikipedia The Operating System (OS) works as an interface between computer hardware and software. It manages all software and hardware, includes files, memory and other connected devices. A smart and efficient OS is required by a computer to utilize system processor, RAM and other resources for their optimum performance. Different OS in LaptopsTalking about different OS, a…
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Weekly Tech News Summary: Apple Online Store, Amazon Luna, Microsoft acquired Bethesda and other product launches

1- Apple India Online store now openedApple launched its first online store in India on Wednesday. India is the 38th market for Apple where it has launched its online store.Customers can now buy the entire line-up of Apple products and services.Apple said it will also offer customer support through chat or telephone.The online store also offers exchange of old Apple products and purchases in monthly installments. Apple India Store 2- Realme Narzo 20 Series smartphones launched in IndiaRealme has launched 3 new devices: Realme Nazro 20 Pro, Realme Narzo 20 and Realme Narzo 20 A smartphones in India.These devices will be the…
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LinkedIn introduces Stories to share your professional videos and photo for 24 hours

 Microsoft owner professional networking platform LinkedIn has now introduced LinkedIn Stories. Stories will allow platform users to share photos and videos related to their professional life (similar to the Stories feature on Instagram). Such posts will last for the next 24 hours.Users can either directly create a video through smartphone camera or can upload it from the gallery. Each video length is limited to 20 seconds. While posting users can also include different stickers or text and can mention other LinkedIn users with the ‘@’ tag.How to post a Story on LinkedIn profile?Open your LinkedIn appTap the circle with you…
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Microsoft will acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion in cash

  Microsoft on Monday has announced that they have come to an agreement to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks. Bethesda is one of the largest game developers and publishers in the world and has published famous game franchises such as The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Wolfenstein, DOOM, Dishonored, Prey, Quake, Starfield. Microsoft will be adding these franchises to Xbox Game Pass for console and PC. After this acquisition, Microsoft will grow from 15 to 23 creative studio teams.“This is an awesome time to be an Xbox fan. In the last 10 days alone, we’ve released details on our…
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Weekly Tech News Summary: Apple launch event, Sony PS5 launch, Paytm ban and more news

1- Apple new iPad Air 2020 announced iPad Air 2020 will be using Apple’s 5nm based A14 bionic chip.A14 bionic chip will be offering 40% CPU performance jump over and 30% GPU performance jump compared to A12.Rs 55,000 for 64GB WiFi model Rs 67,000 for 64GB WiFi+Cellular modelRs 69,000 for 256GB WiFi model Rs 81,000 for 256GB WiFi+Cellular modelIt will be available in Silver, Space Grey, Rose Gold, Green and Sky Blue color options. The sale will start in October month.Read more2- The new iPad 8th Gen is now refreshed by Apple’s A12 Bionic Processor.  Apple claims it can outperform today’s popular…
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Microsoft Xbox Series S price and design is now official, Xbox Series X rumored at $499

 Microsoft has revealed the first official looks of its lighter next gen gaming console - Xbox Series S. The price of Xbox Series S is announced at $299.  👀 Let’s make it official! Xbox Series S | Next-gen performance in the ˢᵐᵃˡˡᵉˢᵗ Xbox ever. $299 (ERP). Looking forward to sharing more! Soon. Promise. pic.twitter.com/8wIEpLPVEq— Xbox (@Xbox) September 8, 2020 Xbox Series S is dubbed as the smallest Xbox to date but will still offer "next gen performance".Xbox's official video on Youtube confirms November 10th 2020 as the launch date and is about 60% smaller than the bigger Xbox Series X.   Xbox…
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Microsoft is rebranding Bing, Windows Defender and Office 365

 Microsoft is reportedly rebranding its search engine Bing to Microsoft Bing for better reachability. There’s no official announcement to date but the tech giant is reportedly working on a A|B format of testing - where some people see the old Bing brand and logo and some see "Microsoft Bing" - or has completely switched to the new style, according to Paul Thurrott, an award-winning technology journalist and blogger. Some users have reported to see the new logo already appearing on the Bing homepage.According to statcounter website, Google is undoubtedly dominating the global search engine market share with nearly 92% of…
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