Microsoft has released optional updates for Windows 10 versions 1909, 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 as part of its "C" release quality updates. These contain gaming-related reliability fixes and more.
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Microsoft announced the rollout of a new My Day pane that lets users access Calendar and To Do from within the Outlook tab. It also allows users to drag and drop emails for creating tasks and events.
Microsoft has released the first-ever Windows 11 build for Beta channel Insiders, bringing build 22000.100. The build is identical to the one that was released to the Dev channel last week.
A recently updated Windows Server release information document suggests that Microsoft will retire semi-annual releases starting with Windows Server 2022, moving completely to LTSC releases.
As part of Microsoft's earnings webcast, CEO Satya Nadella said that there are over 250 million monthly active users of Teams. This is fuelled by strong growth across Microsoft 365 services.
Microsoft posted its earnings for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2021. Revenue was $46.2 billion, growing by 21% YoY. The firm also reported its FY21 revenue, which was $168.1 billion.
Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available for Xbox Series X|S users and Xbox Game Pass subscribers. There are also a bunch of new features such as AI-based flying assistance and Discovery Flights.
Microsoft has released Edge Dev 93.0.961.2 with a few improvements such as a consolidated Settings page for the Start, Home, and New Tab pages. The new Share flyout is also available to all users.
AdDuplex has released the Windows usage share report for July 2021. Windows 10 version 21H1 is seeing fast adoption as it reached 26% usage share. Windows 11 is running on 0.9% of PCs.
Images of what is claimed to be a Surface Duo 2 device have leaked on YouTube, showing off a new triple-camera array at the back and a black color. The Duo 2 is expected to launch later this year.
Microsoft today released Windows 11 build 22000.100 to the Dev channel with improvements to the taskbar UI and a bunch of bug fixes. As usual, there are also a bunch of known issues.
Microsoft has detailed a few new features making it to Edge version 92 today. These include the new Password Health dashboard, shopping features for back-to-school shopping, and more.
Microsoft today announced during a Tech Community AMA that an LTSC release based on Windows 11 will ship a few years after the one based on Windows 10 version 21H2 ships this year.
Microsoft has released Edge Dev build 93.0.957.0 with the ability for users to change the icon on installed PWAs. The build is light on features as version 93 is being prepped for the Beta channel.
Windows 11 Dev channel build 22000.71 is now out with a bunch of improvements, including tweaks to the design of context menus to adapt to the design language, a new entertainment widget, and more.
Microsoft announced that it is redesigning over 1,800 emojis in Windows, Teams, and other Microsoft 365 services. The new emoji feature a 3D design and will roll out to Windows this holiday.
Edge Dev build 93.0.946.1 is heading out to users bringing the option to enable the new Windows 11 design. There are PWA and vertical tabs improvements. along with a ton of bug fixes.
Microsoft has released Windows Terminal Preview 1.10 that adds a few new features. These include the addition of a command palette button to the dropdown menu, support for bold text, and more.
Android 12 Beta 3 is out with scrolling screenshots, the ability to allow the auto-rotate feature to detect the orientation of your face for improved screen rotation, and other improvements.
Microsoft today officially announced Windows 365 and Cloud PC, a cloud-powered virtualization service that lets businesses deploy, manage, and run Windows 10 and Windows 11 via the cloud.
In addition to serving cumulative updates for Windows 10, Microsoft is releasing patches for Windows 8.1 and eligible Windows 7 users. They bring security improvements and other fixes.
Microsoft is releasing updates to all supported Windows versions today as part of its Patch Tuesday updates. These bring fixes to issues with Zebra printers, and other improvements.
Microsoft is working to refresh the Edge UI to bring it in line with Windows 11's design. Some of those visual updates can be tried out by enabling a hidden flag in Canary builds, even on Windows 10.
Microsoft has released Windows 11 beta channel build 22000.65, the first cumulative update for the OS. The update brings with it a bunch of bug fixes and improvements, but no new major features.
Microsoft Teams will add an option later this year for admins to set an expiration date for meeting recordings stored in the cloud. This will allow them to auto-delete recordings after a set period.
Security researchers are reporting that Microsoft's fix for the PrintNightmare vulnerability that rolled out to most Windows versions is ineffective, and can let attackers completely bypass it.
A new report suggests that Microsoft might announce its new Cloud PC virtual OS offering built on Windows Virtual Desktop (now Azure Virtual Desktop) during its Ignite conference on July 15.
Microsoft has begun rolling out a mandatory update for the most recent Windows 10 versions - 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 - to patch the recently acknowledged PrintNightmare critical vulnerability.
Microsoft has begun rolling out the new Office UI containing rounded window and ribbon corners to users running Beta channel Office Insider builds. The update is heading out in a staggered manner.
The U.S. DoD today announced that it was shelving the controversial JEDI contract awarded to Microsoft, citing industry advances. It will now work with both Microsoft and Amazon on a new project.
Microsoft is rolling out a new Share menu design for Edge Dev and Canary users that lets users directly share through Outlook, Gmail, and more. There is also a new 'Email to myself' feature.
Microsoft has released Edge Dev 93.0.933.1 that enables the Tab Groups feature by default. The firm is also adding the ability to send these groups directly into a Collections list, and more.
Xbox Cloud Gaming is heading to all Game Pass Ultimate users in the 22 supported countries. It is also opening up the service on the web today, bringing it to Windows 10 and Apple devices.
Microsoft is refreshing the UI of its Office suite of apps, bringing them in line with Windows 11. These are rolling out to Windows 10 and Windows 11 users running Beta Channel Office Insider builds.
Microsoft has posted a blog clarifying its stance on the system requirements for Windows 11. The firm will also test the OS on seventh-gen Intel and Zen 1 AMD CPUs to consider supporting those chips.
As promised, Microsoft has released the first-ever Windows 11 build to Insiders enrolled in the Dev channel, bringing build 22000.51. The build does miss out on some of the announced features.
Microsoft has detailed the processor requirements for Windows 11, listing separate Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm chips that will be supported. It has also posted "hard and soft floor" system requirements.
Microsoft showed off Windows 11 and the various design changes coming with it but did not talk about File Explorer. However, it teased a modern version of the app in a design-focused video.
In addition to showing off the features making it to Windows 11, the company announced the features and apps it will be deprecating or removing. These include live tiles, tablet mode, and much more.
Microsoft has confirmed that it will be releasing Windows 10 version 21H2 later this year. While it adds that there will be "new updates to current features", there isn't much information yet.