Last week Microsoft released the first build of Microsoft Office version 2205 to the Office Insiders and added a few bug fixes. This week, the company releases another build to the Windows Beta Channel insiders that increase the version number to 15209.20000.

 

The latest Microsoft Office Version 2205 (Build 15209.20000) adds an improved Recommended PivotTables experience to Microsoft Excel and a few bug fixes for the entire office suite.

GitHub revealed that an attacker breached accounts using the stolen OAuth tokens to download data from organization accounts. This information was revealed after the GitHub Security team began an investigation on April 12th, 2022. The company also claimed that those abused tokens were issued to two 3rd-party OAuth integrators.

 

Was your GitHub account compromised in this data breach? To know more, continue reading till the end of the post.

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If you are looking for .NET 7, Microsoft releases the third preview version of the framework to help you prepare your apps for the next version of .NET. The third preview of .NET 7 includes enhancements to observability, startup times, codegen, GC regions, native AOT compilation, and more. You can grab the build right now to start experimenting with new features.

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Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2022 version 17.2 Preview 3. The latest preview build doesn't include any highlightable feature but adds quite a few improvements across installer, editor, C++, Git Tooling, and Test Tools. For the entire list of changes and improvements, continue reading further. Do note that, the Preview Channel does not come with a "go-live" license, and hence, it is not intended for use on production computers or for creating production code.

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A new version of Microsoft Office is now available to the Office Insiders. The latest MS Office version 2205 comes with build number 15130.20000 and is currently rolling out under the Windows Beta Channel (formerly known as Fast Ring). Though this update doesn't bring any new features to the Office Suite, it contains several bug fixes as listed below.

As it is the second Tuesday of the month, it's time for patching all supported versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems. Being the fourth patch of the year, Microsoft now started rolling out the Windows 11 April 2022 Patch Tuesday (KB5012592) update for Windows 11 version 21H2, and Windows 10 April 2022 Patch Tuesday (KB5012599) update for versions 20H2, 21H1, 21H2.

 

Windows 11 Patch Tuesday (KB5012592) update contains all fixes from the previous optional update and also includes a few security fixes. To know more about the fixes in this build, and to download the Windows 11 KB5012592 update offline installer, continue reading further.

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As it is the second Tuesday of the month, it's time for patching all supported versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems. Being the third patch of the year, Microsoft now started rolling out the Windows 10 April 2022 Patch Tuesday (KB5012599) update for versions 20H2, 21H1, 21H2, and Windows 11 April 2022 Patch Tuesday (KB5012592) update for version 21H2.

 

This update adds security improvements to your Windows operating system. To know more about the fixes in this build, and to download the Windows 10 KB5012599 update offline installer, continue reading further.

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Microsoft releases a new update build (version 101.0.1210.10) of its Chromium-powered Edge browser. The build is now rolling out to the Edge Insiders in the Beta Channel. The latest Microsoft Edge Beta Build 101.0.1210.10 adds a couple of feature improvements and quite a few policy updates. For a detailed list of changes in this build, continue reading.

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When it comes to people’s favorite hobbies and pastime activities, e-gaming has been working hard to climb the ladder, raising awareness for the industry as a whole and increasing in popularity. For those already engaged in electronic gaming, it comes as no surprise that this industry was worth more than $173 billion worldwide in 2021 with experts predicting it could reach $314 billion by 2027.

 

But for those new to the e-gaming industry, you may be wondering why it’s so popular? What is the big deal? Let’s examine why the e-gaming industry has become so popular.

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Sleeping Tabs is a feature in Microsoft Edge, introduced in late 2020, which lets the inactive browser tabs sleep after a specified time to save system resources. This feature is based on Chrome's "freezing" technology, but way better than that. An initial report has shown a 26% reduction in memory usage of the browser.

 

Now, with Microsoft Edge 100, the company has updated sleeping tabs to enable pages that are sharing a browsing instance with another page.

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Windows Fast Startup feature was first introduced in Windows 8 to make your system boot up faster than the normal booting process by saving the current state of the kernel, a few other processes, and drivers into the disk. But that has some adverse issues when you really want to boot up in a clean environment.

 

If you are in a need to turn off the Fast Startup feature on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, or Windows 11, here is the step-by-step process to guide you.

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Google introduces a new privacy-oriented tool for its Chrome browser that will be called as "Privacy Guide". Once available, a new card for Privacy Guide will appear in the “Privacy and security” settings that will provide a step-by-step guided tour of existing privacy and security controls in Google Chrome.

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Microsoft started rolling out a new Windows 11 build to the insiders in the Dev Channel and Beta Channel. The latest update comes as Windows 11 Build 22593.1, and is rolling out from the ni_release branch.

 

This build includes a few changes and improvements but includes a good set of fixes that will improve the Insider’s overall experience on their device. Want to experience the latest build? Continue reading to know more about the changes.

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Windows 11 - the latest version of Microsoft's operating system is being updated with a ton of new features and improvements. As announced on Tuesday at the "Hybrid Work" event, the company is set to add a tabbed design to File Explorer. If you are a Windows Insider, you might have already known about this feature coming next.

 

According to the announcement, the other features include Windows 365 based cloud PC enhancements, folders in Start, touch support for Snap Layout, better focus, captioning, and some other Microsoft Teams features for Windows 11.

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Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities, which allows users to streamline their Microsoft Windows experience to have greater productivity using the operating system. The company has now released PowerToys version 0.57.0 which adds a ton of new features and stability improvements.

 

For more details on what's new and improved in the latest Microsoft PowerToys version 0.57.0, continue reading further.

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If you are new, the GitHub Copilot is your AI (Artificial Intelligence) pair programmer, powered by OpenAI Codex. Last year, Microsoft announced GitHub Copilot and made it available to a number of people as a Technical Preview.

 

Based on users' feedback, Microsoft now announced the availability of the GitHub Copilot extension for Visual Studio 2022 IDE. You will need to signup for the GitHub Copilot technical preview before installing the Visual Studio 2022 extension.

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Microsoft released a new servicing build to Windows 11 insiders. The latest Windows 11 Build 22581.200 comes as a KB5013296 Cumulative Update and is currently rolling out to the Windows Insiders in both the Dev Channel and Beta Channel.

 

As this cumulative update is designed to test the servicing pipeline for builds to the insiders' Dev and Beta channel, it doesn't include any feature changes and improvements.

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No internet connection is without its outages and interruption, that much is for sure. The weather conditions can impact all types of internet connections. Whether it is a power outage or rain or thunderstorm, most of us have experienced disruptions to our internet connections. The impact that weather has on your internet connection will be explored in this article.

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A zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2022-1096) has been reported in Google Chrome, which could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the targeted system. If you are a Google Chrome user, you should pay attention to it and take immediate action as suggested by Google.

 

As the bug is within the Chromium engine, all browsers powered by Chromium (Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox) will be affected due to this vulnerability.

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Microsoft releases a new update for the MS Office users on Windows. The latest Office version 2204 build 15121.20000 is now rolling out to the Office Insiders on the Windows Beta Channel (Fast Ring) that adds a bunch of improvements. Willing to know what has been changed in this new version? Here's the complete changelog.





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