During the Build 2020 online event, Microsoft has introduced a new app for companies with Microsoft 365 subscription. Named
Microsoft Lists, it gives companies the tools to organize work, manage tasks, and track various information.
GW-Basic, Microsoft's very old BASIC interpreter, which was originally made for IBM PC/XT. Its source code is now available on GitHub.
Windows 10 is getting a new tool,
winget. It is a package manager that allows bulk installing apps and dev tools required for building a developer environment in a new or existing Windows installation, in a minimal amount of time.
Microsoft is now releasing PowerToys 0.18 with a Spotlight-like launcher app for Windows 10. The tiny app is intended to become a powerful addition to the classic Run dialog with a number of unique and useful features. There is a new Keyboard Manager tool, and automatic update system, too.
A new update to Office 365 Roadmap reveals that the web-version of Outlook will receive a smart text predictions feature, allowing to write emails faster.
Microsoft has released a new version of the Surface Duo Emulator, that allows devs to test their software for the dual-screen device. The release is notable for keyboard support in all posture and flip modes.
A new version
0.11.1251.0 of Windows Terminal is now available for download. You can get it from Microsoft Store, and on GitHub. Here's what's new in this release.
Remove Dropbox From Navigation Pane in Windows 10 File Explorer
Dropbox is a cloud storage service, an alternative to Microsoft's OneDrive solution. It allows you to store files and folders in the cloud and sync them between connected devices. When you install Dropbox, it adds an icon to the Navigation pane in File Explorer. If you find it redundant, you may be interested in removing it.
Microsoft has renamed their Visual Studio Online to Codespaces, citing their wish to position the software as more that just 'an editor in the browser', as the reason.
Microsoft has made a newer version of PowerToys available for download. PowerToys 0.17 introduces the auto-update feature that will install upcoming releases automatically. Also, there are a number of useful changes made to Fancy Zones.