The redesigned Photos app has now begun rolling out to Windows 11 Beta and Release Preview channels too. The new application brings several changes and improvements over the one in Windows 10.
In this edition of Microsoft Weekly, there is news of new Windows 11 builds, a bunch of users who can no longer test it on VMs, monthly Patch Tuesday updates, Office 2021 release date, and more.
Windows Insiders discovered yesterday that they could no longer update the Dev channel builds on unsupported hardware and VM guests, and that update has now also arrived to the Beta channel.
This week in Microsoft news, there are new Windows 11 builds for Beta and Dev channels, security patches and zero-day bugs, Halo Infinite's next multiplayer preview news, and much more.
Along with the Dev channel build, Microsoft has released Windows 11 Beta channel build 22000.184. Frustratingly, the issues with the Taskbar and Start menu not working are still there in some cases.
In addition to a new Dev channel build from a development branch, Microsoft is releasing Windows 11 build 22000.176 for Beta channel users, bringing bug fixes and a some known issues.
Microsoft has started informing people running Windows 11 on unsupported hardware using the Insider Program that their PC is ineligible for the OS and that they should go back to Windows 10.
Microsoft is rolling out Windows 11 build 22000.168 to the Beta and Dev channels today. This build adds a new Microsoft 365 widget for enterprise users, among other bug fixes and more.
Microsoft has started emailing Windows 11 Dev Channel insiders about potentially unstable upcoming builds which are said to be different from the release version planned for launch later in this year.
Microsoft has released a new Windows 11 build that is heading to both Dev and Release Preview Insiders. Build 22000.160 brings a new Clock app and a change to Windows Update for some users.
Windows 11 build 22000.132 is out with Teams chat for all Insiders and a few new in-box apps for Dev channel users. As usual, there are also a bunch of known issues that users must be aware of.
Today, Dev and Beta channel Insiders are receiving Windows 11 build 22000.132 that brings with it the Teams chat feature for all users, new Snipping Tool, Mail and Calendar apps, and more.
Microsoft Edge version 93 is out for the Beta channel with a few new features such as tab groups, the ability to hide the title bar when using vertical tabs, improvements to PiP, and more.
Microsoft finally made a Windows 11 Preview build available in the Beta Channel last week, this means that you can now opt to only receive the more stable builds and remain a Windows Insider.
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.
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 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.
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 begun rolling out Edge version 92 to the Beta channel, bringing features such as automatic HTTPS, font rendering improvement tests, enhancements to vertical tabs, and more.
Microsoft has released Edge 91 to the Beta channel with reading mode improvements, color themes, improved password management, and more. The update has begun rolling out to all Beta users.
Microsoft today announced that the Windows 10 May 2021 Update - version 21H1 - is now available for seekers in the Release Preview channel. The firm has also released ISO images for the OS.
Microsoft is releasing a new Windows Feature Experience Pack update to Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview channels running 21H1 and 20H2 builds, respectively. The update is a minor one.
Microsoft recently rolled out a cumulative update that enabled the News and Interests feature for users in the Beta and Release Preview channels, but it seems to be making some PCs unusable.
Today, Microsoft is releasing Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3530.0 to Windows Insiders that are using the Beta or Release Preview channels. It only includes minor improvements.
Today, Microsoft released a new cumulative update to Windows Insiders that are on the Beta and Release Preview channels, bringing the build numbers to 19043.906 and 19042.906, respectively.
Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 build for Insiders in the Beta channel. This build is part of the 21H1 update, and it includes a long list of fixes as the release date approaches.
Microsoft is making Windows 10 21H1 build 19043.844 a recommended update for all Beta channel users, which means that the update will be served automatically through Windows update.
Today, Microsoft released a new Windows Feature Experience Pack for Windows Insiders that are on the Beta channel and are still testing out Windows 10 version 20H2. It has handwriting improvements.
Today, Microsoft is finally releasing its first preview for its next Windows 10 feature update, which is version 21H1. It will come in the form of an enablement package, just like the previous update.
The latest beta channel update for Chrome is rolling out a new feature that lets users "lock" or secure incognito Chrome tabs using Touch ID or Face ID. The rollout is currently staggered.
Microsoft today released Edge 89 to the Beta channel. One of the notable features is that you can now manually reset your sync data in the cloud, helping to fix issues you might have.
Today, Microsoft is releasing a new cumulative update preview for those that are on Windows 10 version 2004 or 20H2, bringing the build number to 19041.789 or 19042.789, respectively.
Today, Microsoft released Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.2020.0 to Windows Insiders on the Beta channel. It's a minor update that includes improvements for screen snipping.
Microsoft today released a new cumulative update to Windows Insiders that are on the Beta and the Release Preview ring. The build number of the update is 19042.782, and it contains fixes.
Microsoft has released Edge 88 to the Beta channel with performance enhancements via the sleeping tab feature, PDF note taking improvements, a new History menu design, and much more.
Microsoft is testing a new way of delivering features to users in the Beta channel. An update to the Windows Feature Experience Pack is adding two new features without a new Windows 10 build.
Today, Microsoft released this month's cumulative update preview for Windows 10 version 20H2 users, but only to Windows Insiders that are running builds on the Beta or Release Preview channels.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 20H2 build 19042.608 to the Release Preview Channel that adds the Meet Now feature to the taskbar. Beta Channel users will receive the build later today.
Today, Microsoft released a new cumulative update for those running Windows 10 20H2, as it prepares to release the new feature update. The cumulative update should arrive for non-Insiders soon.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 to Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview channels, bringing the build number to 19402.541, as it prepares to roll out the October 2020 Update.