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Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 preview build 18219 (19H1) to the insiders who opted for Skip Ahead. This build focuses on new improvements to Windows Narrator, consists of several bug fixes. As the build is from pre-release branch, it contains few issues too.

 

If you would like to know what's new, improved and still broken in latest Windows 10 insider build, continue reading next.

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Microsoft today released another Windows 10 preview build to the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. This new build no: 17738 is from Redstone 5 branch and Microsoft moving towards the final RTM with more frequent builds after fixing the issues currently present.

 

The new build 17738 does not include any new features, obviously, but includes many improvements and fixes on top of previous build 17735.

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Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8. The latest version of Visual Studio 2017 focuses with many new features and enhancements. It also includes a list of fixes for the customer-reported issues. If you are using Visual Studio 2017, you should upgrade to this latest version.

 

Check for update notification or launch the Visual Studio Installer to get the updates. Continue reading to know about the new features and enhancements.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017

Another golden day for the Windows Insiders, when we got the second build for the day! The first build (17735) was for the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring, whereas the second build (18214) is for the Windows Insiders who opted for Skip Ahead.

 

Here's what's new and improved in latest Windows 10 preview build for the Windows Insiders in the Skip Ahead. Don't forget to checkout the known issues.

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Within two days after releasing Windows 10 preview build 17733 for PC to the Fast Ring, Microsoft released one more Windows 10 build (17735) from the Redstone 5 (RS5) branch to the Fast Ring Windows Insiders.

 

As Microsoft going forward to release the next major upgrade of Windows 10, this build does include only general improvements and fixes. Continue reading to know about the general improvements and fixes part of this build.

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Microsoft is now preparing for the next major feature release of Windows 10, which will come as a free upgrade to the users already running Windows 10. Stepping forward, Microsoft released a new preview build 17733 to the insiders in the fast ring.

 

This build focuses a finished version of the dark theme for File Explorer and a bunch of improvements and fixes. Check out to see what's new, improved and still unfinished in this build.

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Last month Microsoft announced that they are ending the support of Skype version 7, which will get discontinued from 1st September 2018. Those who are still using the classic Skype app will be transitioned to the new Skype app.

 

But the customers feedback was not so good with Skype 8 and thus the company decided to extend the support for some more time.

Published by on under News | Skype

Microsoft, in a blog post announced that they are rolling out Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17730 to the Windows Insiders in Fast Ring from the Redstone 5 (RS5) branch. Along with this release, they have also announced the availability of the 'Your Phone' app, which will allow Android phone users to easily drag and drop photos from your phone onto your PC.

 

To know what's new and what has been fixed along with Windows 10 insiders preview build 17730, continue reading this post.

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Microsoft started testing its next major Windows 10 update from a new development branch, code named as '19H1', which is expected to be release around May 2019. But, before that, they have started rolling out the preview builds to Windows Insiders who have opted for Skip Ahead.

 

The Windows 10 preview build 18204 for Skip Ahead brings few new features like updated new emojis and Mixed Reality Flashlight.

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Microsoft releases the Windows UI Library (WinUI Library) that includes new and popular UWP XAML controls and features. These are backward-compatible on all Windows 10 versions since the latest insider builds down to the Anniversary Update.

 

Check out this post to know more about this UI library and to find the links to download and install in your project.

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Recently Microsoft announced that they are ending the support of classic Skype version 7 and after 1st September 2018 everyone needs to upgrade to Skype 8 to continue its services.

 

Along with the announcement, Microsoft listed out some upcoming features that will be available next in Skype version 8. It includes call recording, read receipts, private conversation etc.

Published by on under News | Skype

Microsoft has started rolling out an updated version of Skype (version 8) for the desktop that replaces the classic Skype (version 7). They have also announced that the classic version of Skype will stop working after 1st September 2018 and only the Skype 8 will work.

 

So, if you are using Skype and in the old version, upgrade to the latest version of Skype for the desktop to avoid any inconvenience once it reaches the end of support.

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Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Update 5. This build fixes numerous issues identified by developers/customers in previous builds. If you are running Visual Studio 2017, update to the latest version 15.7.5 to resolve a bunch of issues that have been fixed by Microsoft.

 

To grab the latest version of the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.5 and to see the issues fixed with this build, continue reading.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft released Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 17711 to the insiders in the Fast Ring and also to those who opted for Skip Ahead. This build focuses key improvements to Microsoft Edge, Fluent Design, Display and Registry Editor.

 

Continue reading to know what's new in Windows 10 insiders preview build 17711. Before upgrading, make sure to read the known issues.

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Microsoft announced a new feature for OneDrive client that will allow Windows Users and IT Admins to easily migrate their most important files present in Desktop, Documents and Pictures folders by moving them to OneDrive cloud.

 

IT Admins can set this up in user system after taking user consent or silently perform this migration in the background.

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After two weeks of wait, Microsoft released a new Windows 10 insiders preview build 17704 for PC from the Redstone 5 development branch. If you are a Windows Insider in the fast ring or have opted for the Skip Ahead, you can now get this build.

 

The new insiders preview build includes many new improvements to Microsoft Edge, Skype and other areas. Continue reading to know what has been changed in this build.

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.4 (latest version: 15.7 Update 4) is a new servicing update for Visual Studio 2017 installation. If you are running Visual Studio 2017, update to the latest version 15.7.4 to resolve a bunch of issues that has been fixed by Microsoft.

 

To get the updates, either check for update notification within the IDE or launch the Visual Studio Installer. Check out this blog post to know what has been fixed in this update build.

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Microsoft has released a new update to Windows Template Studio. The latest version of Windows Template Studio 2.2 includes 3D Launcher feature, Wizard enhancements, improved documentations and many bug fixes.

 

To know more about the new changes and improvements part of this release, and to learn how to install this update, continue reading the post.

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