The PowerToys team is working on a new tool for the app suite. Called "PowerToys Peek", it adds a new option to File Explorer. When you press a hotkey (Shift + Space by default) on the selected image, it opens a frameless window with the image preview. This works independently from your current file associations and doesn't change them. Continue reading
Microsoft has updated its Update Catalog to offer its download packages via HTTPS. The website is popular among advanced users and system administrators. They often download the packages to install them manually, deploy them, or integration into a Windows image.
If you are a VirtualBox user, you may already be aware that the popular virtualization software wasn't fully compatible with the latest Windows version for long. This has finally resolved. Microsoft has removed Windows 11 upgrade block.
Just today Microsoft updated its PowerToys utilities to version 0.56.2. While it is a minor release with bugfixes, more to come. PowerToys Run is getting a new Time and Date plugin and an option to close windows from Window Walker. Continue reading
The major browser vendors are trying to make Chrome, Edge, Safari, and Firefox render their pages in the same way, plus to improve modern web standards support. For that purpose, they introduce a new Interop 2022 benchmark.
Xbox Cloud Gaming, also known as Project xCloud, will soon get the long awaited mouse and keyboard support. Currently, you must have an Xbox controller connected to your Xbox console or phone games to use cloud game streams. The upcoming update will eliminate this requirement. Continue reading
Microsoft today released PowerToys 0.56.2. The update comes a few days after version PowerToys 0.56.1, and fixes issues found in that version. It doesn't include any new feature, but includes one improvement. Continue reading
Microsoft's open source package manager for Windows, winget, has reached yet another milestone in its production cycle. Version 1.2 is already available on the Microsoft Store and will be updated automatically for everyone. The highlights in this release are ARM64 Support, error handling, and new settings for local manifests. Continue reading
Microsoft is rolling out the update Xbox app that includes a long-awaited feature. It allows installing games from Microsoft Store or Xbox Game Pass to any folder. Continue reading