Shortly after the release to Insiders in the Fast ring, Microsoft today released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17127 (RS4, "Spring Creators Update") to Windows Insiders in the Slow ring.Along with a number of improvements and bug fixes, this build comes Cortana and Mixed Reality improvements.
Microsoft today released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17128 (RS4, "Spring Creators Update") to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This is the first build without the desktop watermark. This build replaces the previous build 17127, which was released just a few days ago. This build comes with a new feature 'Cortana Show Me'.
If you are customizing power plans included in Windows 10, it can be useful to export them to a file. Using that file, you'll be able to restore your power plan settings quickly after reinstalling the OS, or deploy it on multiple PCs. Here is how it can be done.
Every time you perform a build upgrade in Windows 10, the operating system stores some bits of information related to previously installed operating system versions in the Registry. By fetching this info, you can see a list of builds that you installed to come to the currently installed version of the OS. This can be really interesting, especially if you have upgraded your Windows 7 or 8.1 OS to Windows 10 and then joined the Windows Insider Preview program. The list can be very long.
The user agent of a web browser is a string value which identifies that browser and provides certain system details to servers hosting the websites you visit. Changing the user agent string can be useful in certain scenarios when some web site's functionality is locked down to the specific platform and you need to bypass the restriction. It's not required to mention that changing the user agent can be useful for web developers. In today's article, we will learn how to change the user agent string in the popular Opera browser.
Google Chrome incorporates a built-in ad-blocker. It is able to detect links disguised as play buttons and site controls, along with other sites which do not follow the Better Ads Standards. Such sites abuse the user experience by tricking the user into opening popups. Here is how to configure the ad blocker.
Microsoft today released a number of cumulative updates for all supported Windows 10 versions. The updates include KB4089848 (OS Build 16299.334), KB4088891 (OS Build 15063.994), and KB4088889 (OS Build 14393.2155). Here is what has changed.
Microsoft has updated virtual machines for Universal Windows Platform app developers and web developers. These virtual machines include some of the minimum required tools and frameworks for developers to jumpstart creating apps for Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, HoloLens and Xbox One. It is possible to download VMs based on Windows 10 Spring Creators Update (version 1803).
Cloud Clipboard is one of the features which wasn't included with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. It is a special feature to sync clipboard content across all your devices connected with your Microsoft Account. It is powered by their Cloud infrastructure and utilizes the same technologies that made it possible to have your preferences synchronized across your devices, and your files made available everywhere with OneDrive.
The team behind the Opera browser today released version 52 to the stable branch. This version comes with performance improvements to the built-in ad-blocker, numerous usability changes, and new animations. Let's see the changes in detail.