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Microsoft is currently working on a new feature called "Sleeping Tabs" for their Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge browser, which will let the inactive browser tabs sleep after a specified time to save system resources.

 

This is indeed a very good feature when you keep a lot of tabs open on a regular basis. To know more about the feature, its availability, and how to enable it, continue reading further.

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Dark Theme improvements come to Windows Search. With the latest Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 20215 in the Dev Channel, Microsoft now rolling out the dark theme support to the Windows Search results through a server-side change.

 

This change will make the transition between Start and search results easier on the eyes now. To know what has been changed with Windows 10 build 20215, continue reading further.

Published by on under News | Tech News

The latest version of Microsoft Edge in the Dev Channel gets support for viewing the Table of Contents (TOC) of a PDF document. If you are having Microsoft Edge version 87.0.634.0 and above, you can now view and navigate the document through the new "Table of Contents" panel.

 

This is indeed a great new feature in Microsoft Edge, along with the other features like Read aloud, PDF Highlighter, Smooth Scrolling, PDF Forms filling, and Dark mode. Let's learn how to launch the TOC Panel in Microsoft Edge while viewing a PDF document.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft added a new feature to Microsoft Edge that will now allow you to choose "Open" or "Save" options for downloaded items before the download begins. This is called as the new download GUI. Though this feature was there in the old legacy Edge browser, Microsoft recently added it to the Chromium-powered Edge.

 

If you are running the latest Edge Canary or Edge Dev build (version 87.x or higher), you will have to turn ON a setting to experience the feature. Here's how you can enable the new download UI in Microsoft Edge. Follow the steps mentioned below.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | Microsoft Edge Insiders

Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 build for the Windows Insiders who are on the Dev Channel. The latest Windows 10 build 20211 contains two new features. Among these, one is the ability to search for default apps, and the other is the ability to access the Linux file systems in WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux).

 

If you are a Windows Insider and your device is enrolled against the Dev Channel, you can grab the latest preview build through Windows Update. In this post, we are going to learn how to access Linux files with Windows Explorer in Windows 10.

Published by on under Linux | News

Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 build for the Windows Insiders who are on the Dev Channel. The latest Windows 10 build 20211 contains two new features. Among these, one is the ability to search for default apps, and the other is the ability to access the Linux file systems in WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux).

 

If you are a Windows Insider and your device is enrolled against the Dev Channel, you can grab the latest preview build through Windows Update. Before upgrading to this build, make sure to check out the original release notes for known issues present in this build.

Published by on under Linux | 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.

 

Back in August 2020, Microsoft Edge 85 was released, and after that, build 85.0.564.51 is the 3rd and latest stable build of Microsoft Edge 85. Here you can find the direct links to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft releases a new test build of Windows 10 to the insiders in the Beta channel (formerly known as Slow Ring). The new insiders preview build 19042.508 (KB4571756) is intended for commercial customers in the Beta Channel and Release Preview Channel for pre-release validation as outlined here.

 

The new build doesn't include any new features, but a set of quality improvements as security updates. To see what are the changes in this build for Windows 10 version 20H2, continue reading further.

Published by on under News | Tech News

The chromium powered Microsoft Edge not only allows you to create and manage multiple profiles but also adds the ability to switch the profile automatically (with a prompt) if it detects a link as personal or work-related. This feature is very useful to segregate personal and office related web browsing.

 

But what if your Microsoft Edge is not prompting you to switch between your personal and work profile, even if the profiles were already created? Let's learn how you can fix this issue easily.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Windows 10 allows you to check for new updates by navigating to Update & Security | Windows Update from the Windows 10 "Settings" app. You can make it even easier by adding a new context menu item to your desktop. So, you can access it any time by right-clicking on your desktop and select "Check for updates".

 

Today in this short "how-to" series, we will learn how to add a new context menu entry to your Windows 10 desktop and make it easier to access the Windows Update page. Continue reading further.

Published by on under Win10Tips | Windows

Microsoft released a new insiders preview build of Windows 10 in the Dev Channel. The latest Windows 10 build 20206 includes a set of new input features, which is going to come sometime next year though these features are not yet tagged to any feature release.

 

The new features include updates to Emoji Picker, Keyboard, and Voice Typing. To know more about the features, and learn what's new coming up with the next versions of Windows 10, continue reading further.

Published by on under News | Tech News

Microsoft is currently working on a new feature for the chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser, which will add the ability to capture a screenshot of a website without using any 3rd party tool. They named it as "Web Capture", and can be invoked by using the default shortcut key.

 

The feature is currently rolling out to a limited set of Edge Insiders running the Canary build of Microsoft Edge (Chromium), and will soon roll out to more users.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

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.

 

Back in August 2020, Microsoft Edge 85 was released, and after that, build 85.0.564.44 is the 2nd and latest stable build of Microsoft Edge 85. Here you can find the direct links to download the latest offline installer of Microsoft Edge.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft is working on a new feature, spotted in the latest Windows 10 insiders preview build 20201, that will allow you to automatically archive apps without impacting the saved data. This will be useful when you have huge apps installed but you don't use a large set of them.

 

The feature is only applicable to the apps that you download from the Microsoft Store. To know how to turn ON the automatic archiving of apps, continue reading further.

Published by on under News | Tech News

The first build (85.0.531.1) of Microsoft Edge 85 started rolling out to Edge Insiders in the Dev Channel in early June, and then it got promoted to the Beta Channel (85.0.564.18) in late July. Now the company has started rolling it out to the stable release channel.

 

Here's everything that you would like to know about the new features introduced in Microsoft Edge 85, and how to download the latest offline installer version 85.0.564.41 of Microsoft Edge browser.

Published by on under Microsoft Edge | News

Yesterday, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 20201 to the Dev Channel which contains no new features, but a list of bug fixes and improvements. Along with this, the company also released a new ISO/DVD image for the same preview build so that the insiders can perform a clean installation on their PC.

 

If you are using an older build, either you can upgrade to the latest Dev build 20170 via Windows Update or perform a clean installation using the latest ISO. Here's how you can download the ISO image of the latest Windows 10 test build.

Published by on under News | Tech News

Microsoft starts rolling out a new preview build to the Windows Insiders in the Dev channel (formerly known as Fast Ring). The new Windows 10 build 20201 doesn't contain any new features but includes a set of fixes.

 

If you are an insider in the Dev channel, you would like to check for updates by navigating to the Windows Update Settings page. The build contains a list of known issues. Check before proceeding to the installation steps.

Published by on under News | Tech News

25 years ago, on 24th August 1995, Microsoft introduced Windows 95 Operating System to the retail users as the successor of the MSDOS based Windows 3.1 family. Over the years, Windows evolved continuously and increased the user experience of Start Menu, Themes, icons, and more.

 

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Windows 95 OS, Microsoft created a short video showing the evolution of Windows over the decades. Microsoft also published interviews with two engineers who worked on Windows 95.

Published by on under News | Tech News

Microsoft Defender Application Guard provides unprecedented protection against targeted threats using Microsoft's industry-leading Hyper-V virtualization technology. It helps to prevent any old and newly emerging attacks by using a hardware isolation approach.

 

Microsoft designed the Application Guard for Microsoft Edge. If you like to know how to enable the Microsoft Defender Application Guard on Windows 10, you will need to continue reading further.

Published by on under Internet Browser | Microsoft Edge

Microsoft announces the availability of the next feature update of Windows 10 version 20H2 for commercial pre-release validation. The device will be considered as commercial if it is not running the Home Edition of Windows 10, and managed by an IT administrator.

 

According to the company, this update will be rolled out via an enablement package; making the update process remarkably fast if you are upgrading from Windows 10 version 2004 to 20H2.

Published by on under News | Tech News

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