Microsoft has released a new version of Outlook desktop app. The new Outlook for Windows is now available to Office Insiders on the Beta channel. This is an update to Outlook which is part the Office suite. It doesn't replace the preinstalled mail app in Windows 11. However, it is part of 'Project Monarch' that brings the unified Outlook experience across the Windows ecosystem.
The Microsoft Teams app is now available in the Microsoft Store. Users can install the client software on Windows 10 and Windows 11. Microsoft has actually announced its intention to bring the app to the Store in the 365 roadmap about a month ago.
For privacy and safety reasons some Windows 11 users may want to clear clipboard data and clipboard history. The clipboard is a special place in computer's memory that stores everything you copy. Regardless of the content type, like text, image, or file - the copied information remains available for pasting. It will be there until you shutdown your PC or copy something that replaces the current data.
You can disable suggested actions in Windows 11 if you find them annoying. They are intended to save your time when you copy some phone number or date. You can make are call or schedule an appointment with their help. But if there are not your tasks, suggested actions may be annoying.
Rumors say that Microsoft may pick the final build for Windows 11 version 22H2 this month. Development of Windows 11 version 22H2 (Sun Valley 2) is coming to its end. Now various sources predict that Build 22621 is most likely be the RTM build of the OS.
The built-in VPN Edge Secure Network is now available for testing in the Canary version of the browser. Microsoft says they open testing to 'a small audience'.
A new Edge Dev build 103.0.1253.0 makes it simpler to search through your browsing history. Now you can type something like "Youtube from last week" in the history flyout to quickly filter your past navigation entries.
Today, Microsoft closed the channel switch window for Dev and Beta Insider channels. It is not possible to change the channel after installing today's releases. Insiders on the Beta channel receive build 22621 from the 22H2 branch. The Dev channel goes forward with what will eventually become 23H2, starting with today's build 25115.
One of the controversial changes in recent Firefox versions is the file auto-download behavior. By default, whether you click on a file link, the browser automatically starts downloading it and places the file into your “Downloads” folder. This is similar to how Chrome handles the downloads, and wasn’t welcomed by core Mozilla users. The browser used to be more flexible when asked what to do with the file.
Windows Package Manager "winget" starts supporting portable apps. The appropriate capability is available since 1.3.1251-preview. Currently it is an experimental feature, but it is enabled by default in the preview release.