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A new cumulative update for Windows 10 users just now rolled out by Microsoft. If you have version 1511, checkout Windows Update once, if you didn’t yet receive the upgrade notification. It’s a cumulative update for April 2016 and the build no. is 10586.218.


This update includes quality improvements and security fixes. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Continue reading to know details.

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Along with Windows 10 insider preview build 14316, Microsoft added many new enhancements for the Windows Insiders to try first before it comes to general public along with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming in this summer.


In this build, they have added the ability to select which app notifications are more important to you in Action Center. Continue reading to learn more about it.

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You might already know that, Windows 10 insiders build 14316 is already available for fast ring Windows Insiders. Along with the other new features and improvements, Microsoft also improved the upgrade experience and update settings.


Today, let’s see in this small post, what are the improvements that the giant company has made in update settings. The other improvements will follow in new posts.

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Microsoft recently released Windows 10 Insiders Preview build: 14316 to it’s fast ring users. In this build, Microsoft added support to switch between dark and light themes universally. If you have installed this build or above, you will be able to change the theme of apps which responds to theme changes in the OS.


Continue reading to know about it with a easy to navigate video demonstration and at the end, share your feedback with Microsoft.

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Microsoft gone one step ahead in order to release their Windows 10 Anniversary Update. This time they announced new insider preview build 14316 with many new exciting features. If you are a Windows Insider and configured your system to get fast ring updates, checkout for the new build.


If you want to know what has been newly introduced, what has been fixed and the known issues currently there in this preview build, continue reading while it downloads the updates.

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Visual Studio "15" is an early preview build of the next major release of Visual Studio, which has been released by Microsoft on 30th March 2016, during //BUILD/2016 developer conference at San Fransisco. It provides early adopters to try out the new features and provide continuous feedback.


To know more about the preview release and to get the links of the web installer and/or the ISO image for offline installation, continue reading the post.

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On 30th March, during Build Developer Conference 2016, Microsoft released Visual Studio 2015 Update 2. This release focuses on stability and more on the users feedback received on RTM and Update 1. Along with these, it also includes performance improvements and responsiveness to our favorite IDE.


This build also has some known issues, which will be fixed in subsequent builds. In this post, sharing the links to download the web installer, ISO image for offline installation.

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Microsoft's annual Build Developer Conference 2016 is going to happen in San Francisco from 30th March - 1st April. Microsoft has planned to live stream the Day 1 and Day 2 keynotes on it's Build site. All other sessions will be available for playback later next week.


Apart from the Microsoft Build site, you can also watch the same on my blog, streamed directly from Microsoft's server. Don't forget to watch it live from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Pacific Time).

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Microsoft recently released Windows 10 version 1511 build: 14291 to the fast ring Windows Insiders. This build features some new improvements. It includes support of extensions to Microsoft Edge browser too. Now you will be able to add extensions to the Edge browser and extend it’s functionalities.


In this post, we will discuss on this new feature and guide you to install extensions from Microsoft site. Continue reading and share your feedback to improve Windows 10.

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If you have registered for the Windows insiders program and you are unable to receive the Windows 10 preview bits, this could be due to few issues related to configuration settings on your desktop. If you have configured your system properly but still the bits not shown in your available updates, you might have to change some settings manually.


In this post, I will show you the trick which will enable you to receive the bits. Do this changes with precautions. Continue reading more to learn about it.

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Bing Rewards program can help you to earn credits for searching on Bing or trying new features from Bing or other Microsoft products and services, which can be redeemable for a variety of gifts and other rewards. If you are in India, now you can register for it (which is free) and start rewarding yourself by just searching on Bing.com.


If you are new to this, checkout the blog posts and register for this free program. Start searching on Bing, start earning some rewards just for your searches.

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