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Microsoft releases a new Office build for Windows in the Beta Channel. The latest Office Insiders Beta build 13901.20036 (Version 2103) adds auto-saving and co-authoring features on sensitive encrypted documents. So you don't have to trade off productivity for security.

 

Apart from this new feature for Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents, Microsoft also released a set of fixes for Office applications. Here is the complete changelog.

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As per the Microsoft Edge Release Roadmap, the company released a new major update to the Microsoft Edge Stable Release Channel. The new Microsoft Edge (Chromium) v89 comes with a startup boost feature, sleeping tabs, vertical tabs layout, PDF improvements, autofill of birth dates, a new menu to list extensions, and more.

 

You can now upgrade to Microsoft Edge 89 update for Windows 10 and macOS to experience the above new features and improvements. Corporates can download the Microsoft Edge 89 Offline Installer to push the update to all users.

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Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for advanced users to tune and streamline their Windows 10 experience with a set of new productivity features. A new update to PowerToys for Windows 10 is now available. The latest build version 0.33.1 adds a bunch of new features and fixes to PowerToys.

 

The company said that the goal of PowerToys 0.33 release cycle is to add some "critical new functionality" to the new user experience in addition to a plug-in manager for PowerToys Run.

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During the Ignite 2021 conference, Microsoft announced the availability of the fourth supported servicing baseline for Microsoft Visual Studio 2019. If you are one of the customers using the Enterprise or Professional edition of Visual Studio 2019 are encouraged to standardize by upgrading to the latest stable channel version.

 

Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.9 brings a set of .NET productivity features, improvements to the IDE, remote debugging, and more. To get the latest version of Visual Studio 2019, navigate to this page.

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Microsoft recently published an updated roadmap for the PDF Reader experience in Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser. The new update to the PDF Reader experience will offer better compatibility, reliability, and security improvements for you and your organization.

 

The company said that the most requested features are now available across Windows, Mac, and Linux users. Continue reading further to know more about the improvements coming on the way to PDF Reader in Microsoft Edge.

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TypeScript is an open-source programming language, which extends JavaScript to bring static types to modern JavaScript. TypeScript language is designed, developed, and maintained by Microsoft to provide developers the ability to develop JavaScript applications for both client-side and server-side (Node.js) execution.

 

Microsoft announces TypeScript 4.2, which adds some new features and enhancements. Here's everything that you would like to know about the new features which are part of this release.

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A new Paint 3D app was first introduced in Windows 10 with the Creators Update. The app was used to create 3D objects from 2D sketches or images. Along with this, Microsoft also added a new "3D Objects" folder in File Explorer which was not useful for most of the users.

 

Starting with Windows 10 build 21322, the company is going to hide this folder from File Explorer to reduce the clutter under "This PC". If you need, the company also shared the way to access this folder. Continue reading further to know more about this build.

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Last month Microsoft released the Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.2020.0 that brought improved screen snipping experience. Now the company announced the release of a new Windows Feature Experience Pack. The latest update is now rolling out through the Windows Update. The Windows Insiders who are on the Beta Channel can grab this build.

 

With the latest Windows Feature Experience Pack version 120.2212.3030.0, Microsoft is now improving the reliability of the handwriting input panel. Continue reading further to know more about this new build.

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Recently, Microsoft released a new Windows 10 preview build to the Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. The latest build 21318 from the RS_PRERELEASE branch adds a new feature to Windows 10 Clipboard. Microsoft said that the update is also been offered to ARM64 devices.

 

If you are a Windows Insider in the Dev Channel, check for the Windows Update. To know more about the feature, and its availability, continue reading this post further.

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Last year, Microsoft confirmed that a new standalone version of Microsoft Office for both Windows and Mac will be released for the consumers in the second half of 2021. Now the company announced more about this upcoming commercial preview of Microsoft Office LTSC (Long Term Support Candidate) and said that it will bring Office and Windows into alignment in support of the same limited scenarios.

 

While Microsoft didn't yet detail all the changes to Office 2021, it did mention that Dark Mode will be supported and it will include accessibility improvements, capabilities like Dynamic Arrays & XLOOKUP in Excel, and performance improvements across all Office applications.

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Microsoft announced the release of .NET 6 Preview 1 and shared what you can expect from the new release. The first preview on Microsoft .NET 6 includes a large set of new experiences and capabilities along with major improvements across all parts of .NET (desktop, mobile, and cloud apps).

 

.NET 6 has been tested with the latest version of Visual Studio, i.e. Visual Studio 2019 version 16.9 Preview 4 on desktop, and Visual Studio 2019 version 8.9 on Mac. Microsoft said that .NET 6 will go through multiple previews before it finally releases in November 2021.

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During this COVID-19 pandemic, most of the students are having online classes. Thus they are regularly using the internet, and to make it a safer web for them, Microsoft announced a new "Kids Mode" functionality for its Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge browser.

 

Kids Mode will allow your kids to safely browse the internet based on an allowed list, do search safely on Bing, view kid-friendly content, lock switching back to default mode under a password, and all these functionalities without creating a new profile.

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Microsoft finally releases the first preview build of Windows 10 version 21H1 (Spring 2021 Update). This comes after the official announcement of introducing the next feature update to Windows 10, version 21H1. As we informed you earlier, it is going to be a minor update and will be available through the enablement package.

 

The latest Windows 10 Preview Build 19043.844 (KB4601382) is now rolling out to the Beta Channel Windows Insiders via the "seeker" experience and includes the following new features. To grab the build navigate to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and click Download and install.

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In this week's Edge Dev build, Microsoft adds some new features to the chromium-powered Microsoft Edge browser. With the latest Microsoft Edge Dev Build 90.0.796.0, you can now start searching for the favorites and history menus as soon as they are loaded. It also adds suggestions from local browsing history for you to easily access from the address bar.

 

Apart from the new features, Microsoft also adds some reliability improvements, changed behaviors in the latest Microsoft Edge Dev build. Here you can read the complete changelog part of this release build for Edge Insiders in the Dev Channel.

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Microsoft, in a blog post on the Tech Community forum, acknowledged the next version of Windows 10. In that post, the company also confirmed that Windows 10 version 21H1 won't have any new updates to the Windows Hardware Compatibility Program, and thus, no major hardware certification changes in that build.

 

Microsoft, in a note to the hardware partners, stated that Windows 10 version 21H1 will follow the same guidelines as Windows 10 version 20H2. So, all existing PCs, apps, and drivers will be compatible with the next version of Windows 10.

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Microsoft releases a new Office (version 2103) build to the Office Insiders in the Windows Beta Channel. The latest office preview build 13806.20000 brings a number of new features for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook client. It also includes a list of bug fixes for issues found in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project.

 

Here you can read the complete official changelog tagged for Office Insiders Preview Build 13806.20000, and released in the Windows - Beta channel.

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Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 Preview build to the Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21313 from the RS_PRERELEASE is now being offered to all insiders who are in the Dev Channel. But those who are using ARM64 devices, won't get this build due to an app compatibility issue.

 

With this new build, Microsoft is now expanding the news and interests experience on the taskbar to a broader set of international markets. Microsoft is also replacing the legacy Microsoft Edge with the new Chromium-powered Edge browser. Continue reading to know more about this build.

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WinUI is the native UI platform for Windows 10 and is currently under active development by the Windows developer platform team. The library provides a number of benefits which makes it the best way to create user interfaces for Windows apps.

 

Microsoft now releases a new preview build of the Windows UI (WinUI) Library. The latest WinUI 3 Preview 4 is a stability preview release that comes with new capabilities, general improvements, and critical bug fixes.

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Microsoft releases a new Office (version 2102) build to the Office Insiders in the Windows Current Channel (Preview). The latest office build 13801.20084 comes with new features for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook client that improves the dictation toolbar, better collaboration in Word, and better user experience.

 

Also, the latest Outlook client build adds better interoperability with Microsoft Teams. Here you can find the complete changelog of this build.

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Microsoft released a new Chromium Edge build to the Edge Insiders, who are in the Dev Channel, bumping up the version to 90.0.789.1. The latest build in the Dev Channel comes with a simplified right-click menu for PDFs, new management policies for Quick View Office files, and more.

 

The latest build also includes several reliability improvements and a lot of bug fixes. Here is the complete changelog of the latest Microsoft Edge build 90.0.789.1 for the Dev channel Edge Insiders.

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