To all our friends on McAkins.com a very Happy & Blessed Easter to you if you celebrate!
There is a new Support App in Windows 10 January Technical Preview to obtain support directly from Microsoft for Windows. This shows how serious Microsoft is about it’s business of converting Windows into a Service. There are lot of people that will be needing assistance understand this new Windows and understanding the new Service structure.
With a simple tweet today, Jeff Snover, the Distinguished Engineer and Lead Architect, the grandfather of PowerShell, informed us that Microsoft will be shipping Windows Defender by default with Server2010. The feature is already available in the current Server Technical Preview released with the Windows Client last Wednesday.
Credits: TQN.com Ladies and gentlemen, we want to thank you for your patience with us for going AWoL on you these past two months. Naz was going through physical expatriation, and I was going through a hard time at work before going on a much deserved vacation of full 4-weeks. Those of you that followContinue reading “Dusting off McAkins Online”
Hi, this is Nazmus Khandaker, the associate administrator of McAkins Online. I have some great news to share with our readers. I am pleased to announce a new partnership with Windows on Windows. Windows on Windows is a YouTube series that explores the development of Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is run by a userContinue reading “Announcement: New Partnership with Windows on Windows”
Microsoft jumps the gun and released the Windows Phone file manager simply called “Files” today in the Windows phone store instead of waiting till June as we’ve heard earlier. Everyone knows MS is working on the file manager, there have been a few tweets even a few weeks past from top program managers informing theContinue reading “Windows Phone File Manager “Files” now in the Store”
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 260,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 11 days for that many people to seeContinue reading “2013 in review”
Hello World! I am very excited to announce to you that we have a new writer for McAkins Online. Her name is Jennifer Birch. As you may already know, until now, only I and Denny McAkins have been writing on this blog, covering mostly Microsoft Technologies; but now, we’re a three person team.
Hi folks! It’s Nazmus here, reporting to you that we have updated the official McAkins Online app. The update (now at version 18.104.22.168) is in certification with Microsoft and should be rolling out to you in the next few days. If you are running Windows 8.1, you will get the latest version automatically. If you areContinue reading “McAkins Online App Updated With Improved UI”
I am pleased to announce that the website upgrade has been successfully upgraded. Here are some cool new features that have been added! Note that some features are still not complete and will continue to be refined. However, you should not be experiencing any major issues. If you do, let us know through our newContinue reading “Success – Site Upgrade Complete”
Dear Readers, I am excited to inform you that we are performing an upgrade to this website. We will be introducing some neat features that I think you will appreciate! In the meantime, however, please be aware that some existing features may not work properly or at all. This should only take a few hoursContinue reading “ALERT – Site is Being Upgraded”
In an effort to cultivate our growing community, we at Techtronica have decided to do the unthinkable. We’ve set up a (drum roll please) IRC Chatroom! Now for all you young kids out there, Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an older form of electronic communication that’s designed primarily for group communication that can be splitContinue reading “#Techtronica IRC Chatroom Now Online”
Part of our missions at McAkins Online is to help you find useful and fun apps for Windows 8. As part of this mission to help the Windows community, I would like to introduce the Xbox Games for Windows Collections Browser. Many have commented and wanted to know where they can find collections of allContinue reading “Introducing Xbox Games for Windows Collections Browser”
I would just like to say from all of us here at Techtronica, we wish you a Happy and Safe Independence Day!
Greetings Techtronica Readers! We have great news. Our official Techtronica app for Windows 8 and Windows RT has been released. You can download it by searching for Techtronica on the Windows Store. Or, you can use the download link below. Here’s more information about our app: Download the App! Description Bringing Tech From The GridContinue reading “Official Techtronica App For Windows 8 and Windows RT Released!”