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Microsoft released a new update (version 15.9.7) of Visual Studio 2017 with the fixes of few issues reported by customers in the past. If you are using Visual Studio 2017, you should update your installation with the latest update.

 

To get the latest version of Visual Studio 2017, either run the installer or check for update notification within the IDE. Here's what's new in this update.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017
        

Google is working on a new feature called Never Slow Mode, which is expected to be release soon in Google Chrome browser. This feature will let the heavy weight web pages to load faster by trimming down the resources.

 

Alex Russel, who is heading this feature development, has given an initial outline about this feature's working process.

Published by on under Google | Google Chrome

In today's world, safe guarding your online accounts from hijackers is a crucial part of life. In the past we have seen many data breaches where millions of users personal data like username/password were compromised.

 

On the event of Safer Internet Day on 5th February, Google announces a new extension "Password Checkup" for Chrome users to warn user if the entered credential is in Google's unsafe database.

Published by on under Chrome | Google

Microsoft released a new preview version of Windows 10 Software Development Kit (Windows 10 SDK Insider Preview Build 18327), which you can download and install in latest Windows 10 insiders build from the 19H1 branch.

 

As it is from development branch, you can compile and test your apps to make them ready. You are not allowed to publish apps to store that built with preview SDK.

Published by on under News | SDK

As Microsoft is approaching to polish the next feature update of Windows 10 (19H1), which is going to be release in the month of April 2019, the tech giant company has already started preparing for 19H2 development.

 

Microsoft now opened the Skip Ahead option to the Windows Insiders who are eagerly waiting to start testing the next feature update.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft released the first preview version of the Visual Studio 2019 IDE on 4th December 2018, followed by a Servicing Update on 10th December 2018.

 

Now a new preview version of the IDE "Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2" (released on 23rd January 2019) is available for the developers to download and provide early feedback to the product team. If you are eagerly waiting, checkout what's new and improved in the latest preview build.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2019

If you like to take pictures in RAW image format, Good News! The next feature update of Windows 10 will natively support those image formats by using a store-delivered RAW Codec Package, which is currently in beta stage.

 

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 insiders preview build 18323. If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring, you can try it right way.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft, in its support FAQ page, asked its users to switch to supported Android or iOS devices as the tech giant company announces End of Support for Windows 10 Mobile. With no surprise the news hits the fans of Windows Mobile as Windows Phone 8.1 already entered into this phase in 2017.

 

Are you a fan of Windows Mobile and still using it? Let's learn what this "End of Support" means to you and how its going to effect you.

Published by on under Mobile | News

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 18317 to the insiders in the Fast Ring. The new build, released on 16th January 2019, includes some enhancements to Windows 10 which we are expected to see in April 2019 feature release.

 

Along with the new enhancements, the build also includes few known issues. Make sure to check the release notes before upgrading to this build.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft released new Windows 10 preview build 18312 to the Windows Insiders, who are in the Fast Ring. This build includes Reserved Storage feature, which will get enabled based on when you complete the reserved storage quest.

 

In addition to this, there are some additional improvements included in Build 18312. This includes improvements to Reset this PC, new command-line options to the Windows Subsystem for Linux.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft released a new servicing update (version 15.9.5) for Visual Studio 2017 to patch the existing issues that was reported by the customers. Download the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 and stay updated with all fixes.

 

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Visual Studio for the C++ compiler. Make sure to read this security warning before upgrading.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18309 from the 19H1 branch to the Windows Insiders in the fast ring. Though this build does not include long features list, but includes a notable changes to the Windows experience.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, check for updates. But before that, check the known issues that still present in this new preview build.

Published by on under News | Windows

Earlier this month, Microsoft said that the company will now move its Edge browser from EdgeHTML to Google's Chromium based open-source rendering engine to improve website compatibility and support Chrome plugins.

 

And now Microsoft has opened-up the signup page for beta testers to test Chromium based Microsoft Edge. Join the "Microsoft Edge Insiders program" today to know when preview builds are available.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 (19H1) Insiders Preview Build 18305 to the insiders in the Fast Ring. This build includes Windows Sandbox, a new containerized desktop environment feature targeted to be release in Windows 10 April 2018 Update.

 

This new insiders preview build 18305 also includes a numerous improvements to Windows 10. Continue reading to know whats coming up in the next feature update.

Published by on under News | Windows

Microsoft on their support site announced that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) is now available to all users who manually select "Check for updates" via the Windows Update page.

 

But in case Microsoft detects an application incompatibility on your device, the update will not install on it to safeguard you against any miserable issues.

Published by on under News | Windows

After a recent turnout of Windows 10 Insiders Preview ISO images from the Microsoft download site, Microsoft now pushed a new ISO image of Windows 10 Build 18290 for the Windows Insiders. This build was rolled out to Fast Ring insiders on November 28th and not rolled to Slow Ring.

 

Insiders, who are looking for a fresh installation from a DVD/USB can now download Windows 10 19H1 build 18290 ISO and proceed next.

Published by on under News | Windows

During the Microsoft Connect(); 2018 Conference, Microsoft announces that the Windows Presentation Framework (WPF), Windows Forms and the Windows XAML Library (WinUI) are now open source and hosted on GitHub.

 

That means that, you can now contribute to these projects in their respective Git repositories. Are you ready to start contributing?

Published by on under News | WinDev

Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1, which is available for download beginning today. If you are a developer and would like to experience what's coming next to Microsoft Visual Studio 2019, you can now download the preview version through the early adopters program.

 

Here's how to download the latest version of Visual Studio 2019 preview and glimpse of the new features and enhancements released with this build.

Published by on under News | Visual Studio 2019

If you are using Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), Microsoft Edge now supports password less authentication to sign-in to MSA accounts using WebAuthn and FIDO2 specifications. This makes Microsoft the first company to support password free authentication.

 

Let's discuss about password-less authentication and how to configure your Microsoft account to sign-in using Windows Hello and/or Security Keys.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | News