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Microsoft announced that they are ready with the next feature update of Windows 10, i.e. the Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909) from the 19H2 branch. They believe that 18363.418 will be the final build that will air next month through the release channel.


This build is currently available to the insiders and those who want to experience it early can join the Windows Insider program and select the "Release Preview" ring to get this update.

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Microsoft has brought some new capabilities to Your Phone app for Windows 10, that will allow you to make or receive calls on your Windows 10 PC without picking up your phone. The feature arrived with Windows 10 insiders preview build 18999.


If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring (20H1), you can upgrade to build 18999 to experience the feature right at this moment, ahead of public release.

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OneDrive Personal Vault brings added security to your most important or sensitive files, photos and videos with a strong authentication method. The feature is rolling out worldwide and will be available to everyone with a Microsoft account by the end of 2019.


Continue reading to know what is OneDrive Personal Vault and how to enable or disable the Personal Vault in your OneDrive storage.

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Microsoft is currently working to include 'Windows Hello' feature to Windows 10 in Safe Mode, so that you can unlock your device using your face, fingerprint, PIN etc. to make it a complete password-less experience. This feature is targeted to release next year with 20H1 update.


Microsoft recently introduced it with the Windows 10 Insiders preview build 18995 to get the early feedback from the fast ring insiders.

Published by on under News | Security

During the .NET Conference 2019, Microsoft released the next feature update (version 16.3) of Visual Studio 2019 that now supports .NET Core 3.0, C# 8.0 and F# 4.7. The new update also brings many new enhancements to the IDE.


Continue reading further to know about the new enhancements along with the link to download the latest version of Visual Studio 2019.

Published by on under .Net | .NET Core

Finally the wait is over! In the .NET Conference 2019, Microsoft released the .NET Core 3.0 that now supports Windows desktop apps like WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) and Windows Forms, along with C# 8 language features.


Here's everything that you would like to know about .NET Core 3.0 and the links to download the SDK and runtime for different platforms.

Published by on under .Net | .NET Core

Google announced that they are soon going to roll out some new features on Chrome browsers, which will help you to better manage the open tabs and themes. If you are a user having too many tabs opened at a time, this feature is most likely for you.


Apart from that, they are also bringing faster search, browser color customization tool and other new features in coming days.

Published by on under Google | Google Chrome

During the Microsoft Build 2019 conference keynote, Microsoft demoed the Collections feature. Now they have integrated it as an experimental feature to the chromium based Microsoft Edge browser, which needs to be enabled explicitly.


To know how to enable the experimental Collection feature and how to work with it in Microsoft Edge, continue reading further.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | Microsoft Edge Insiders

The chromium version of Microsoft Edge browser is now available for download in its Beta channel. Going forward it will be updated every 6 weeks with major feature set. The Edge beta channel will have most stable preview bits for you to try.


If you haven't experience the chromium Edge experience yet, here's how to download the Edge beta preview builds from Microsoft site.

Published by on under Chrome | Internet Browser

Microsoft is continuing its efforts to make you more productive with Visual Studio 2019. With the next feature release of the IDE, they are going to add Container Tools to make you more productive in creating serverless solutions.


To try out this feature before the public release, you need to install the latest preview version of Visual Studio 2019. Continue reading to know more.

Published by on under Azure | News

Google, on a blog post announced that they are bringing the password-less authentication to Google Chrome application on Android. Initially the feature will be restricted to few of their services on Pixel devices, but gradually will be available to others as well.


Are you excited to have this secure authentication on your? Checkout this blog post to know the prerequisite and the way to try it now.

Published by on under Google | Google Chrome

Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 SDK (Software Development Kit) Preview Build 18945 for the developers to make their applications ready for the Windows 10 feature update that is going to release in early 2020.


The new SDK build brings Device Guard signing to the Device Guard feature. Here's how to download the latest build (Web Installer and Offline Installer).

Published by on under News | SDK

After accidentally releasing the internal-only build 18947 to Windows Insiders, Microsoft released a fresh Windows 10 20H1 build 18945 that includes a new Cortana beta app with a new fresh look where you can type or speak to it.


Continue reading this post to know the features part of the new Cortana beta app. You must be an insider in the U.S. region to experience it.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft started rolling out a new feature update today for the Your Phone Companion app. If you have a phone with dual SIM, it will now allow you to send and receive messages from both SIM cards directly from your PC.


Currently the feature is available to Windows Insiders running Android mobile version 7 or higher. For non-insiders, you will have to wait for some time.

Published by on under Android | News

Microsoft accidentally released an internal-only Windows 10 build on 24th July, that reveals a new Start Menu design and a GIF search tool within the emoji picker. The build was not tested, and was released accidentally to a small portion of insiders in Fast, Slow and Release Preview rings.


If you are one of the (un)lucky insiders and downloaded/installed this build, Microsoft explained how to rollback it to the previous build.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft accidentally released an internal-only Windows 10 build (18947) to the Windows Insiders in all rings. The new build appears to have a completely new Start Menu design, by getting rid of the Live Tiles which was introduced with Windows 8.


The new build also includes a GIF image search within the emoji picker. Checkout this post to see what has been revealed as of now.

Published by on under News | Windows

Windows 10 April 2018 Update is nearing its end of support, Microsoft now wants its users to upgrade to the latest version of Windows 10 to provide continued support. Windows 10 users running older version of the operating system will be automatically updated.


Are you nearing to the end of Windows 10 support life-cycle? Check for updates to upgrade to the latest Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903).

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft released a new test build from the 20H1 branch to the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 18936 brings new improvements, that includes password-less sign-in, quick event creation and availability of Your Phone app to more devices.


If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, you won't like to miss making your hands dirty with these new feature. Check for updates to grab the new build.

Published by on under News | Windows