Microsoft has just released new cumulative updates for the Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703), Fall Creators Update (version 1709), and April 2018 Update (version 1803) to introduce a series of quality improvements.
Starting on February 2019, the company will retire the delta updates branch and focus on full updates and express updates. The IT admins who are currently utilizing the delta updates branch may soon need to rely on express updates which also delivers smaller packages to Windows 10 devices.
In this week's Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17713, Microsoft added some major improvements to Notepad that makes its features more in line with what we expect from a modern text editor. Let's take a look at the new features we can expect to see in the upcoming Redstone 5 feature update for Windows 10.
With the release of Windows Insider Preview Build 17713, Microsoft has announced that they have forked the Redstone 5 build (RS5) to a new branch called "RS5_RELEASE". They have also stated that they have moved all Insiders who were in the Skip Ahead build back to the Fast ring.
Microsoft has a history of displaying ads in Windows 10 apps, but in the past they have typically been for their own products. We now have reports of users seeing programmatic advertisements directly within the Windows 10 Mail app.
Microsoft has just released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17713 (Redstone 5) to the Insiders in the Fast Ring. The preview build introduces new features for Microsoft Edge, improves Notepad, and more. As compared to the previous builds, this new build doesn't come with a large number of improvements.
Microsoft is rolling out a new update to the Windows 10 People and Maps that will only currently be available to users in the Windows Insiders programs. These new versions come with a variety of updated features, which we will describe below.
Microsoft has updated the list of dangerous files it blocks inside Office 365 documents, and has added the ".SettingContent-ms" file format to that list.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17711 (Redstone 5) to insiders in the fast and skip ahead rings. This build adds new features to Microsoft Edge, a new HD Color settings screen, Fluent design changes, and an autocomplete function to the Registry Editor address bar.
Starting in Windows Insider Build 17704 Microsoft introduced a new feature called "Typing insights" that allows us to see how well the artificial intelligence behind various on screen keyboard features performs while in Tablet mode.
Microsoft recently released a new update for the default Windows 10 Mail app to Windows Insiders that brings a few new touch related features such as a Drawing Canvas, the ability annotate pictures, and new ink effects.
Malware authors are frantically trying to weaponize a new infection vector that was revealed at the start of June. The trick relies on using Windows Settings (.SettingContent-ms) shortcut files in order to achieve code execution on Windows 10 PCs.
Today, the new Surface tablet has been spotted at the FCC. The FCC documents were first discovered by WinFuture and it reveals that a new Surface-branded device is likely on the way.
Microsoft is looking for feedback from Insiders about Screen Sketch app before removing the old Snipping Tool. In the release notes, Microsoft's Dona Sarkar says the removal is not timed for Redstone 5 and the classic Snipping Tool is here to stay, at least for now.
Microsoft has announced a major Skype update for Windows 10, which brings new features and refinements to the app. These new features include the ability to easily share the screen during a call, improved layout, snapshots, and more.
Last year, Microsoft announced a new feature called "Sets" for Windows 10 that would enable applications to run in tabs in UWP apps and Win32 programs. After a long wait, the feature was implemented in Windows 10 Insider preview builds, but the feedback has led Microsoft to remove Sets from its latest Windows 10 preview build 17704,
Microsoft just released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17704 (Redstone 5) to Windows Insiders in the Fast and Skip Ahead Rings. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17704 comes with a huge amount of improvements and new features that include ones for Microsoft Edge, new Skype experience, improved Diagnostic Data Viewer, and more.
Microsoft has started rolling out a new Windows 10 update titled "2018-06 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1803 (KB4284848)" that fixes a variety of issues in Windows 10. Some of the fixes included are for compatibility issues, remote desktop problems, Edge issues, and accessing files over the SMBv1 protocol.
A new file type format added in Windows 10 can be abused for running malicious code on users' computers, according to Matt Nelson, a security researcher for SpecterOps.
macOS Mojave includes a feature called Dynamic Desktop that causes your wallpaper to cycle through 16 images of the same scene throughout a day. When developer Timothy Johnson saw this he decided he wanted to write a similar program that would work with Windows 10. Thus the WinDynamicDesktop.was born.