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.
As you may remember, Microsoft was working on the enhanced version of the 'Global Media Controls' feature for their newest Chromium-based Edge that allows controlling all active media sessions in the browser from a single flyout. Today's Canary build of Edge comes if a few improvements made to the Global Media Controls feature.
How to Install or Uninstall Microsoft Paint (mspaint) in Windows 10
You may remember that Microsoft was about to move the classic Paint app to the Microsoft Store and exclude it from Windows 10 by default. This decision has been cancelled, but in 20H1 builds of WIndows 10 Paint appears in the list of optional features in Windows 10, so you can uninstall or install it again.
How to Start Google Chrome Always in Guest Mode
Starting in Google Chrome 77, you can create a shortcut to open Chrome in Guest Mode. The browser allows enforcing guest browsing mode, so it won't save cookies, the browsing history, and other profile-specific data. This feature is useful in terms of privacy. It plays well with a shared user account at home, or in any other environment.
It looks like Microsoft is preparing a major update to the user interface of the built-in Calendar app in Windows 10. A number of screenshots reveal a new version of the software (which is currently in active development). It features more Fluent Design elements and just looks beautiful.
Microsoft is rolling out a new feature to Fast Ring Insiders of the Your Phone app in Windows 10. Now you can see your paired device's wallpaper in the Your Phone app.
How to Enable Color and Theme Dialog for New Tab Page in Google Chrome
Starting in Google Chrome 77, you can enable advanced appearance options for the New Tab page. It will allow to change its color, set a background image, and customize shortcuts using a new dialog. Let's see how to enable it.
How to Enable Global Media Controls in Google Chrome
Starting in Google Chrome 77, you can now enable Global Media Controls in the stable branch of the browser. Earlier, this interesting feature was limited to the Canary branch of Chrome. Let's see how to activate it.
How to Fix Search High CPU Usage in Windows 10 version 1903
As you may remember, an optional cumulative update to users of Windows 10 version 1903 'May 2019 Update', KB4512941/18362.329 has a couple of bugs that affect many users. One of them makes the search/Cortana feature broken and causes high CPU usage, the other bug is a broken screenshot feature.
The name for the upcoming "20H1" update to Windows 10 has made its first appearance. It looks like Microsoft is planning to use the wording "May 2020 Update" as the marketing name for this release.