Some cool themes and wallpapers for your desktop :)
Some new wallpapers:
Microsoft has updated OneDrive.
Updates For Androids:
with it, you can now access both your personal and work accounts.Users can now get to their personal or work files, easily share with family or coworkers, and ensure that they’re never without the files that matter to them – all from a single app. Your personal and work accounts are kept separate, and OneDrive makes it clear when you’re accessing your work or personal files. So you don’t need to worry about accidentally backing up your photos to your work account.Android app also now supports setting up a PIN. Simply create a 4 digit code, and you can limit access to the app and your files. This version of our app also includes improvements to camera backup speed and reliability and lets users open files directly from OneDrive in other apps.
Users can now swipe down in the app to reveal a search box. This makes it easy to quickly find the specific file or folder that you’re looking for. All Photos view from the web to the iOS app,is a beautiful and convenient way to see all of your photos from across your OneDrive grouped together and organized chronologically. In the iOS app, this is also where you can check your camera backup status.
a number of bug fixes as well as enabling users to access their OneDrive recycle bin,easy to restore accidently deleted files and folders.
According to many users who are using Surface Pro 3 with i7 Processors experience overheating issues.The system overheats during the updates and fan spins up loudly.
According to STep_001 ,a user of Microsoft Community it’s not a hardware issue but a software issue;the windows installer is the culprit.It runs in the background resulting high CPU usage,sucks memory.This causes the system to overheat and increase fan activity.You may go through Microsoft Community thread.
How Microsoft can fix this:
If the findings are true then Microsoft should issue a patch or a hot fix.
You are using Windows Media Center and it’s crashing from time to time.If it happens you need to look at the Media Center log files to find out why it’s happening.
How to launch Media Center log:
Press Win + R keys to launch Run menu.
In the open space copy and paste the following and press the Enter key :
This will launch the Media Center event viewer logs.
To view Error logs:
Look at the Errors with red exclamation signs against them and double click on them to view the errors.
Source:TechNet wiki Article
This is an awesome tip which will allow you to change the UI of default Photo Viewer program. Windows Photo Viewer still features the previous Windows 7 style.The idea of this tip is to replace the PhotoViewer.dll file located in C:\program files\Windows photo viewer by taking ownership of the dll file.
Once you do this you will get Windows Photo Viewer Metro style.More over if you like to revert back to original style you can achieve that without any problem.
Details of steps are given here:
No product updates were released for Surface 2 in August.
Surface Pro August Updates
Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth (v14.69.24054.176) improves network connection stability and enables functionality on WiFi networks using a hidden SSID.
Surface RT August Updates:
“August Update,” for Windows 8.1 has been released .
Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
How to install:
You may either get this update through the Windows Update or You can get it as standalone downloads:
For x86: Update for Windows 8.1 (KB2975719)
For detailed information see:
KB Articles: KB2975719
There are some weird issues with Surface Pro 3 pen scrolling.
Many users have reported that the pen is not working properly.Some reported the pen behaves erratically during working with office applications.,according to others it doesn’t work when internet explorer is on.
Surface PRO 3 uses a digitizer based on N-Trig DuoSense Pen 2 ,where as Nokia uses a capacitive screen.It seems to be an issue with N-trig driver.Uninstalling and reinstalling or updating the related driver,or calibrating may fix the issue.
This is a great news for European users:
Xbox One users in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain will be able to experience premium live TV features on Xbox One, such as the ability to access your favorite shows and channels with the sound of your voice* through the OneGuide, with the new Xbox One Digital TV Tuner.
Beginning in October, the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner will be available in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain, providing Xbox One users in those markets with an over-the-air digital terrestrial TV experience through the USB single tuner, an alternative to accessing TV content from a cable or satellite set-top box connected through the HDMI-In port. The new digital TV tuner will also support free-to-air DVB-T, DVB-T2 and DVB-C television standards.
Here’s a list of the capabilities enabled by the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner:
The Xbox One Digital TV Tuner will be available beginning late October in the UK for ₤24.99, and France, Italy, Germany and Spain for €29.99.