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Winaero Tweaker 0.15 is here with fixes and improvements

Winaero Tweaker 0.15 is here with fixes and improvements

I am happy to announce a new version of my freeware app, Winaero Tweaker. Version 0.15 comes with a number of important fixes for users of Windows 10 version 1903, along with new features added for all supported Windows versions. 

Scenes from Yosemite theme for Windows 10, 8, and 7

Scenes from Yosemite theme for Windows 10, 8, and 7

The beautiful Scenes from Yosemite themepack features impressive views of Yosemite Valley, California’s National Park. This great set of images was initially created for Windows 7, but you can use it in Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Turn On or Off Narrator Announce Toggle Keys as Typed

Turn On or Off Narrator Announce Toggle Keys as Typed

How to turn on or off Narrator Announce Toggle Keys as Typed in Windows 10

As you may already know, Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. Narrator lets users with vision issues to use PC and complete common tasks. Starting in Windows 10 version 1903 it is possible to make Narrator announce toggle keys (Caps lock, Num lock, Scroll lock) when the keys are turned on or off. Here is how to disable or enable this feature.

Windows 10 Photos app is getting the updated UI and new features

Windows 10 Photos app is getting the updated UI and new features

Windows 10 ships with a Photos app which replaced the Windows Photo Viewer and Photo Gallery. Its tile is pinned to the Start menu. It comes with tight integration with Microsoft's very own cloud solution, OneDrive. A new version of the app is out to Skip Ahead Insiders, featuring a new user interface layout.

Global Media Playback Button is Coming to Microsoft Edge

Global Media Playback Button is Coming to Microsoft Edge

Microsoft is going to implement a new Global Media Control for their Chromium-based Edge browser. The feature is a work in progress, allows controlling all active media sessions in the browser from a single flyout.

Microsoft Edge Chromium: Clear Browsing Data on Exit

Microsoft Edge Chromium: Clear Browsing Data on Exit

Microsoft Edge Chromium received a new useful feature in the Canary branch. The browser allows removing individual browsing history elements every time you close Microsoft Edge. There is a new option in its Settings that allows configuring this feature.

Windows 10 Build 18941 (20H1, Fast Ring)

Windows 10 Build 18941 (20H1, Fast Ring)

Microsoft is releasing a new Windows 10 build from the 20H1 development branch to Insiders in the Fast Ring. This time it is a minor update with a few improvements and fixes announced in the official change log.

The REAL System Requirements for Windows 10

The REAL System Requirements for Windows 10

After releasing Windows 10 version 1903, Microsoft has updated the official system requirements for it. Users whose PCs have bare minimal hardware required for installing Windows 10 may have already noticed that the OS is literally unusable because it runs extremely slow. Technically, it will run on minimal requirements but the experience will be bad. Here are the real recommended hardware requirements your device should meet to have an impressive user experience with the latest OS version from Redmond.

Skype to lose SMS Connect in favor of Your Phone app

Skype to lose SMS Connect in favor of Your Phone app

If you are using the SMS Connect feature in Skype, you will have to switch to the Your Phone app after August 30, 2019. Your Phone will remain the exclusive consumer software to text from your PC.

19H2 Build 18362.10006 Released to Select Small Group of Insiders

19H2 Build 18362.10006 Released to Select Small Group of Insiders

Microsoft is releasing a new update to a small select group of Insiders in the Slow ring. As a reminder, Windows Insiders in the Slow ring who are on the Windows 10 May 2019 Update will be receiving 19H2 via servicing as a Cumulative Update and not a full build update.