Earlier this month, Microsoft released Windows Package Manager (also known as winget) version 1.2.10271. The release brought new features and improvements but also disabled some experimental capabilities. Now Microsoft is back with a new preview version of winget. Windows Package Manager 1.3.432 Preview is available for Windows Insiders in the Dev channel, plus Windows Package Manager Insiders.
Web3, crypto, NFTs, and other buzzwords are insanely popular right now, which means companies want to ride the hype train and get as much profit as they can by implementing questionable capabilities in their products. Opera, for example, recently introduced Opera Crypto Browser Project (because why not), and now the company has announced a partnership with Yat (a service that sells emoji-based domain names) to let people use emojis as website addresses. Because all cool kids use emojis, right?
Google is working on one minor change in Chrome's password manager to make your digital life a bit easier. Chrome Canary recently received a new experimental flag that allows dismissing warnings about specific breached passwords.
In June 2021, Microsoft released its official Outlook extension in the Edge Add-ons Store. The add-on lets you read and create emails from a small popup available on any web page. It also supports calendars and tasks from Microsoft To Do. In October 2021, the Outlook extension arrived in the Chrome Web Store. Now Microsoft wants to integrate the project directly into its Edge browser.
This article will show you how to enable developer mode in Windows 11. But before you start, we need to mention that regular users should not bother with developer mode on their computers. Windows 11 allows installing apps from any source, not just from the Microsoft Store.
In future updates, Google Chrome will get an improved extensions flyout. It will let users better understand how third-party extensions from the Chrome Web Store and other sources access and modify websites.
Traditionally, Microsoft provides active support for the three most recent Windows versions. As of now, Microsoft supports Windows 11, Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2. The latter is now on its way out, and Microsoft reminds its users that they are about to receive a forced upgrade to a more recent version.
Microsoft released the February 2022 software update for two generations of Xbox consoles. The new software is available on the original Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S.
Despite slowing down the flow of new features to the Your Phone app, Microsoft continues developing new capabilities for the project. Analy Otero Diaz, Principal Program Manager Lead at Microsoft, revealed in their Twitter account a new feature coming soon to Your Phone.
After releasing the first Edge 100 build for testing in the Dev channel, Microsoft promoted Edge 99 to the Beta channel. Users can now check out the latest improvements coming soon to Microsoft Edge without installing less stable versions, such as Dev or Canary.