kunal-chowdhury.com

News

Showing posts with label News. Show all posts

Microsoft started rolling out the first build of their Edge browser version 85 to the Edge Insiders in the Dev channel. The latest build added a setting to enable preloading of certain webpages for faster searches and browsing. It also added a number of reliability improvements.

 

If you are on the dev channel, you can directly upgrade to this build or can install using the offline installer.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge
Authored Books
Mastering Visual Studio 2019 (Author: Kunal Chowdhury)     Mastering Visual Studio 2017 (Author: Kunal Chowdhury)     Windows Presentation Foundation Development Cookbook (Author: Kunal Chowdhury)     Getting Started with Visual Studio 2017, C# 7.0, and Source Control [Video] (Author: Kunal Chowdhury)     Building Apps Using XAML, UWP, and .NET Core [Video] (Author: Kunal Chowdhury)

Microsoft's revamped Edge interface is clean and stylish. It provides you a world-class performance with more privacy, more productivity, and more value while you browse the internet. You can now get the latest Microsoft Edge update for your business, school, or organization with multi-platform support in over 90 languages.

 

Last month Microsoft started releasing Edge installer version 83.x to the stable release channel. Now, they have released build 83.0.478.44 to the same stable channel, which is the second build from version 83.x. Here you can find the direct links to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Active hours let Windows know when you are typically at your PC. This info is used to let Windows 10 schedule updates and restarts when you are not using the PC. The main idea behind the feature is to make the operating system updates less annoying by preventing automatic restarts.

 

Though this feature was released with Windows 10 Anniversary Update, now Microsoft started recommending the Active Hours time on the Windows Update page, based on your actual time using the system.

Published by on under News | Tech News

Last week Microsoft released the Windows 10 May 2020 Update but rolling out to devices in a phased manner. But if you can't wait, you can upgrade with tools like Update Assistant and Media Creation Tool. But before upgrading, be warned that the update still has some bugs that may bring your device down.

 

As the update still has these known bugs, Microsoft now made a small change to the Windows Update page and starts notifying you if your device is not yet ready for the installation to happen on that device.

Published by on under News | Tech News

Microsoft announces two new features (a file detail pane and a more comprehensive activity feed) for OneDrive web interface, which will improve the file sharing and collaboration experiences for the personal account users accessing OneDrive files from the web.

 

With these new features you can see activity and comment details on your OneDrive files without opening them. Here's more details about these features.

Published by on under News | OneDrive

Microsoft released a new Edge build version 84.0.522.5 to the Dev channel that includes few new features, reliability improvements, and fixes to some existing issues. The new features list includes support for "Read Aloud" in PDFs, full-page translation in Immersive Reader, and more.

 

Here's the complete changelog of this build and how to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge dev build.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | Microsoft Edge Insiders

As you might have already known that Microsoft has already released Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version: 2004), which is rolling out to users in a phased manner. If you can't wait, you can upgrade to it by using the Update Assistant and Media Creation Tool from Microsoft.

 

But before that, just wait a minute and give it a second shot to think why you need it now. The latest version of Windows 10 contains numerous bugs. Check to see if this impacts if you proceed for the installation.

Published by on under News | Tech News

Last year, in February, Microsoft released the first preview build of Windows 10 from the 20H1 branch, and one year of development ended in December. Now the software giant finally started rolling out Windows 10 May 2020 Update (20H1, version: 2004) to the users in the mainstream.

 

The rollout is going to be in a phased manner, but you can download and upgrade using the Update Assistant or Media Creation Tool.

Published by on under News | Tech News

Microsoft's revamped Edge interface is clean and stylish. It provides you a world-class performance with more privacy, more productivity, and more value while you browse the internet. You can now get the latest Microsoft Edge update for your business, school, or organization with multi-platform support in over 90 languages.

 

Last week Microsoft released Edge installer version 81.0.416.77 to the stable release channel. Now, they have released build 83.0.478.37 to the same stable channel, which is the first build from version 83.x. Here you can find the direct links to the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

During the Microsoft //BUILD/2020 developer conference, Microsoft announced some new features to its chromium-powered Edge browser. The company also confirmed its plan to roll out the Microsoft Edge browser globally.

 

If you want to know about the new features coming soon to the Microsoft Edge browser, continue reading this post.

Published by on under Build Conference | Build Conference 2020

Microsoft's revamped Edge interface is clean and stylish. It provides you a world-class performance with more privacy, more productivity, and more value while you browse the internet. You can now get the latest Microsoft Edge update for your business, school, or organization with multi-platform support in over 90 languages.

 

The latest version of Microsoft Edge (v81.0.416.77) is now available from the Stable Channel. Here you can find the direct links to the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft is reportedly to release Windows 10 May 2020 Update on 28 May 2020. While the build is already available to developers on MSDN, Microsoft now updated the minimum processor requirements for installing Windows 10 May 2020 Update.

 

The company also announced the phase-out 32-bit support for Windows 10. That means the company is no longer offering a 32-bit version of the OS to OEMs.

Published by on under News | Tech News

Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 10 May 2020 Update SDK (Software Development Kit) with Go-Live license. That means the developers can now publish apps and games targeting Windows 10 version 2004 to the Microsoft Store.

 

Here's everything that you would like to know about Windows 10 May 2020 Update SDK, and how to download the SDK Tools for Visual Studio.

Published by on under News | SDK

Google kicked-off the Android 11 Developer Preview Program back in February 2020 and released few builds for the developers to test and prepare their apps and games. Just a few days back the company released Android 11 Developer Preview 3 (DP3) that brings a number of productivity improvements and fixes.

 

Now the company has released another Android 11 Developer Preview build (DP4) and updated the release schedule and delayed the release of the first beta.

Published by on under Android | Android 11

GitHub Codespaces is an online integrated development environment (IDE) which includes everything that you need to develop for a specific repository, including a text editor with syntax highlighting and autocomplete, a terminal, debugging tools, and Git commands. Microsoft announced the availability of this new tool to beta testers.

 

Along with this, the company also announced three more GitHub Collaboration tools. Here's everything that you would like to know about this announcement.

Published by on under GitHub | News

Microsoft published the OneDrive Roadmap Roundup, where they have mentioned few new features rolled out to OneDrive as part of the April 2020 update. This update brings sensitivity labels to Office documents, view version history of a file right from the desktop, and the ability to delete locked files. To know more about the new features, currently rolling out to OneDrive, continue reading further.

Published by on under News | OneDrive

With the release of Windows 10 build 19616, Microsoft adds the ability to access the media playing on your mobile device. You can now access it though the Your Phone Companion app, directly from your Windows 10 PC. The build also adds easy access to COVID-19 info in your search box.

 

To know more about the latest Windows 10 insiders preview build 19619, and how to access audio playing on your mobile, continue reading further.

Published by on under News | Tech News

Microsoft recently confirmed that the "OneDrive Differential Sync" feature is now enabled for all file types and all customers. This will enable the OneDrive client to sync only a portion of the file that has been changed, resulting in minimal data usages while syncing files.

 

As the feature is now combined with on-demand sync, the OneDrive client will now sync only the files that you need and only the data that has been updated.

Published by on under News | OneDrive

On 27th April 2020, Xiaomi announced MIUI 12 which will bring revamped graphics, animations, new gestures, live wallpapers, privacy, and new accessibility features to a range of their smartphone devices. As the beta testing has been ended, the stable version is expected to roll out from June onwards.

 

The company said that the MIUI 12 will be supported on 40 Xiaomi smartphones in China, and they have published a list of devices getting this update. Check to see if you are one of them.

Published by on under Android | News

Google has started rolling out the third developer preview build of Android 11 to Pixel devices. According to Google, this update offers a number of productivity improvements and bug fixes. This update also brings security patches for April 2020.

 

If you are using either of Google Pixel 4 / 4XL, Pixel 3a / 3a XL, Pixel 3 / 3 XL, and Pixel 2 / 2 XL device, you can download Android 11 Preview 3 before the final release comes in Q3 of this year.

Published by on under Android | Android 11