I am releasing Winaero Tweaker 0.16.1. While it is a minor release, it is an important milestone for the app, as it comes with a Windows Update fix for version 1909, and includes a number of other improvements.
Microsoft has launched a new calling experience for Skype. A new feature, called Meet Now, allows organizing conferences with ease. No sign-ups or downloads required.
Google has postponed a cookie restriction that was initially prepared for Chrome 80. The change is reverted due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Mozilla has rolled out a Firefox 74.0.1 and Firefox 68.6.1 ESR. If you are a Firefox user, you should update your web browser ASAP, as the company has resolved two critical vulnerabilities in Firefox, and exploits are already available.
Microsoft is known for making new colorful icons for Windows 10. The new icons were expected to be used in a special edition of the OS for dual-screen devices, Windows 10X. However, Microsoft has made icons available across the entire Windows 10 family. Today, a new colorful icon for Paint 3D made its first appearance in the public.
How to Always Show Full URL in Google Chrome.
All modern browsers are hiding
www portions from address bar (page URL). Google Chrome has started this trend, constantly introducing such changes. Another popular web browser, Mozilla Firefox, has also received similar updates. Many users do not like this change. It looks like Chrome devs have finally decided to give the user the option to show the full URL in the address bar.
How to Import Data from Edge Legacy to Microsoft Edge Chromium
Edge Chromium now allows the user to import his browsing data from Edge Legacy. Microsoft is preparing for a smooth migration of classic Edge users to the newer app. The option is available starting in build 83.0.473.0, which today landed in the Canary channel of the Edge browser.
Microsoft has updated the list of known issues for the recently released Fast Ring build 19592 of Windows 10. Two of the issues are related to the taskbar and its changes for the tablet posture.
Microsoft's released two new 4K themepacks to Windows 10 users. The themes, named Earth Day Living World 2020 and Earth Day Natural World 2020, are issued to celebrate Earth Day 2020.
Enable Picture Dictionary for Immersive Reader in Microsoft Edge
Microsoft today released a new Canary build of Mircosoft Edge, which introduced a new feature, Picture Dictionary. It is available in Immersive Reader, and displays a small descriptive image for a selected word, giving visual definition. Quite a nice feature.
How to Turn On or Off Transparency Effects in Windows 10
Windows 10 allows the user to have transparency effects enabled or disabled for the taskbar, Start, and Action center. Disabling them disables acrylic Fluent Design effects for Store apps, the Settings app, and the Start menu.