Windows 10 version 1909 is rumored to become generally available tomorrow, so I am releasing a new version of Winaero Tweaker that is able to properly recognize it. The new version also includes a number of bugfixes and new features.
How to Disable Windows Update Status Tray Icon in Windows 10
Starting in Windows 10 version 1803, Windows 10 shows a tray icon when updates are available and an action (e.g. restart to apply updates) is required on the Settings > Windows Update page. Clicking on the icon will open the mentioned page directly.
Microsoft today released a new Canary build of Microsoft Edge Chromium. Version 80.0.353.0 of the browser features a number of changes made to InPrivate browsing. The browser has finally got a search box for the New Tab page for InPrivate windows, and a number of other minor improvements.
Following the Windows 10 Build 19035 release, Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 Build 19035.1000 with KB4533028. It doesn't include any change, and is designed to test servicing pipeline.
Microsoft pulls Notepad from the Store, making it a bundled app again. Microsoft was about to update it independently from the OS, but this plan has been cancelled.
A new 20H1 build is now available to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. It represents the upcoming version 2004 of Windows 10. It doesn't including new features, as the OS is now feature complete, and Microsoft is polishing the existing functionality. The list of general fixes and improvements for Windows 10 build 19035 looks as follows.
Microsoft Edge Chromium receives an improvement for PWAs (Progressive Web Apps). The browser will colorize title bars for progressive web apps installed with Edge, making them easy to differentiate.
The new Chromium-based Edge browser comes with the Tracking Prevention feature. Intended to keep your privacy and prevent your sensitive data from leaking, it has its own implementation which is different from solutions in other browsers.
A new build of Microsoft Edge Chromium has landed in the Dev channel, bringing a number of new features and general improvements to Dev channel users. While the sync feature remain disabled in this build due to unresolved issues, there are some important changes in Edge Dev 80.0.345.0.
Mozilla is releasing Firefox 71, a new version of the popular web browser. This release is going to be the last major release in 2019. We will see Firefox 72 in 2020. Version 71 is notable for a new UI of about:config, picture-in-picture mode enabled, along with new kiosk mode.
Microsoft releases a new version of their newest Windows 10 PowerToys app suite. While this release doesn't include new features, it comes with a number of improvements made to existing features.