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WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro - Excellent DVD Ripping Software

Undoubtedly, DVD is gradually disappearing from home media. Increasing people prefer to watch movies, TV shows on streaming media. Furthermore, most PC manufactures are eliminating disc drives while developing the latest device.

 

So what if you have a big collection of DVDs but couldn't find an available device to play them on? Let us discuss about a software, that I came to know recently.



Microsoft releases Windows 10 SDK for Fall Creators Update

With the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, on 17th October 2017, Microsoft also released the SDK for the developers to build and publish apps. It contains the latest headers, libraries, metadata and tools to build applications targeting Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

 

If you didn't yet grab that, download it now and start building new apps or updating your existing ones with the new features.


Here's how to install Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

We all know that, the next major update of Windows 10, named 'Fall Creators Update', is already there. The update released worldwide on 17th October 2017, contains a set of new features like: Fluent design, Windows Mixed Reality, OneDrive placeholders and many more improvements and fixes.

 

By the time you might have already received the upgrade notification, but in case you didn't, here's some ways to grab the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.


Windows 10 is going to get a new Startup Settings page

While Microsoft is preparing for the next big update, named 'Windows 10 Creators Update', to be available worldwide from 17th October, the Windows engineering team has already started pushing their next set of updates from the RedStone 4 (RS4) branch to the Windows Insiders.

 

Along with build 17017, for the fast ring insiders, Microsoft has started testing a new Startup settings page, easily accessible from the Windows 10 Settings app.


Windows 10 build 17017 is now available for #WindowsInsiders in fast ring

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 17017 to the Windows Insiders who are on the Fast ring, and that also includes the insiders who opted in to Skip Ahead. If you are among them, check for updates to get the new bits installed on your system.

 

This is the first build, for the fast ring Windows Insiders, from the Redstone 4 (RS4) development branch. Checkout to know what's new in this build.


Visual Studio 2017 Update 4 (version 15.4) is now available

Microsoft released a new update for Visual Studio 2017, increasing the version to 15.4. If you have already installed Visual Studio 2017, you will get the update notification under the notification icon. You can also check for updates inside the Extensions and Updates dialog.

 

Check out this blog post to know what has been newly added/updated in this build. It also lists the issues that has been fixed.



Microsoft announced Edge browser preview for iOS and Android

Microsoft Edge browser, which was first introduced with Windows 10 operating system, has now been extended to be available on mobile devices running iOS and Android operating systems.

 

If you are an insider, running iOS and Android, you can now experience the features like Favorites, Reading List, New Tab Page and Reading View of Microsoft Edge browser on your phone.


What's Next For Microsoft's HoloLens?

Microsoft’s HoloLens mixed reality device often seems to be overlooked in discussions of VR, as it isn't really a consumer-facing device right now. It costs around $3000 for developer edition and $5000 for commercial edition.

 

In this post, we are going to discuss about the future of Microsoft HoloLens and its uses, as it is now a most interesting topic.


Here's how to add Microsoft Print to PDF printer driver in Windows 10

In this computing world, we are familiar with PDF document formats, which opens in Acrobat Reader or any other compatible PDF Reader applications. In Windows 10, it is easy to create PDF files using the Microsoft Print to PDF printer drivers.

 

Though, this feature is available by default with the operating system, but in case it is not available, you can install the required driver by following the steps mentioned in this post.


Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 16294 released for Fast Ring PC users

If you are a Windows Insider, and in the First Ring, you might have already received the new build notification. Microsoft has released a new build 16294. This build might not be available for everyone as it rolls out. So, you may get the update notification later.

 

Going a step ahead to release 'Windows 10 Fall Creators Update' on 17th October, Microsoft focuses on bug fixes in this build.


Here's how to reset Windows 10 password with or without Reset Disk

Haven't used your PC for a while and forgot Windows 10 sign-in password? Change Windows password often but couldn't remember the last password used on your laptop? Need to assist someone else in resetting lost computer password?

 

Performing a clean install of Windows is never a good idea, especially if you have important softwares or files stored on your hard drive. In this tutorial we'll show you how to easily reset forgotten Windows 10 password with or without reset disk.



Use DebuggerHidden attribute to hide methods from debugger breakpoints

When you want certain constructors, methods or properties out of the debugger scope, you can use the DebuggerHidden attribute, part of the System.Diagnostics namespace. When a member has been marked as DebuggerHidden, breakpoints will not hit for that member.

 

If you are unaware of this attribute, let's go a step ahead to learn about this attribute and how it works. Continue reading to know more.


Restore corrupted PST files using Stellar Phoenix Outlook PST Repair

Due to improper closing of Outlook data files, this happens many times when the mails in the 'Inbox' folder are inaccessible. Therefore you would not be able to read and reply important mails. Also, the default Outlook PST Repair Tool is unable to fix that issue! Now what to do?

 

Most people will panic in such a situation, but the ideal deal is to move forward and install the Phoenix Outlook PST Repair Tool from Stellar.


Visual Studio 2017 can now decide whether to enable Lightweight Solution Load

Lightweight solution loading is a new concept in Visual Studio 2017, when enabled, Visual Studio loads a small subset of the projects instead of loading all the projects available in a large solution. Thus, it loads solutions twice faster.

 

You need to manually enable/disable this feature. But in version 15.3 and above, you can ask Visual Studio to decide whether to enable it or not. Let's discuss the steps.


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be available worldwide from 17th Oct!

Are you waiting for the next major update of Windows 10? Then the wait is near to end. Microsoft has announced that the next big update will start rolling out on 17th October 2017, with so many new features to make you creative.

 

As a Windows Insiders in the fast ring, you might have already experienced the latest update. If not, then hold your breath for another few days!!!


The Complete HTML Cheat Sheet

Looking to jump start a career in web development? Seeking help in recalling an HTML tag? Just here to check out what all the fuss about HTML is about? Well, if your answer to any of these questions is in the affirmative, then you’ve come to the right place.



Recover your deleted files with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free 11.6

Losing important data files or folder can lead you to the most stressful and difficult situation. Imagine landing in such a scenario, where you have a presentation due in an hour and have lost the file. You had spent hours, the previous day, to make that particular presentation and now you are left with no time and energy to do the same.

 

Most people will panic in such a situation, but the ideal thing to do is to make a wise move and download free data recovery software to recover the lost file.


Windows 10 Preview Build 16273 for PC is now rolling out to Insiders

After two weeks of delay, Microsoft started rolling out a fresh new build for Windows Insiders in the fast ring. Windows 10 Preview Build 16273 includes a set of new improvements and fixes, stepping ahead to release the Fall Creators Update in the coming month.

 

Checkout the blog post to know what has been changed in this build, to grab an idea of the improvements made in it.


Here's how to run web application in multiple browsers from Visual Studio

If you are a web developer and designing any website or a page, you may want to run it in multiple browsers to check cross-browser issues. Visual Studio provides an easy way to run the web application in all the selected browsers at a single shot.

 

In this quick tip, today, we are going to learn how to run the web application in multiple browsers from the Visual Studio IDE. Continue reading to know more about it.


Let's learn about default literal in C# 7.1

If you are using Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3, it came with new improvements on top of C# 7.0, thus changing the version to 7.1. One of the new change in C# 7.1 is 'default' literal to avoid the redundant information while writing code.

 

In this post, we will learn about this improvement and will also cover how to use this. Continue reading to know about it.

 
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