Our latest edition of Microsoft Weekly is jampacked with news about Microsoft handing out free USBs to Insiders, the integration of AI in even more Redmond products, and pirated Windows (!).
Here are the new features rolled out to you in the Windows 11 Moment 2 Update
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Windows 11 Insider Preview released as the first for the new Canary Channel
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The latest Windows 11 Canary build has a hidden ID that lets you toggle on a new option in Windows Update settings and receive new feature updates significantly faster "as soon as they are ready."
Microsoft recently upgraded insiders in the Dev Channel to the new Canary, leaving no way back to more stable builds. As a result, the company is giving away free USB drives for clean installations.
Join us in the latest edition of Microsoft Weekly where we recap important news updates from the Microsoft-verse including a new Canary Channel, AI shenanigans, and updates to Microsoft services.
Windows 11 Insider Build 25314.1010 for Canary Channel includes access keys and file recommendations for File Explorer, along with Local Security Authority (LSA) protection and more.
Microsoft has disabled the Remote Mailslot legacy protocol by default in Windows 11 build 25314. A senior Microsoft manager has called it "disgusting" and "crap", saying that it will be removed soon.
The newly launched Canary channel for Windows 11 Insiders won't get a blog post for every release, but new builds will continue to be announced via the Windows Insider Twitter feed.
Microsoft has introduced a Canary Channel to its Windows Insider Program to release unvalidated and undocumented changes. Those wishing to stay on the Dev Channel will need to perform a clean-install.
The latest Canary build of Microsoft Edge has received a full-screen mode optimized for viewing PDF files. The mode hides even the PDF toolbar. There are other features like document properties too.
The Web Capture tool in the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge remained greyed out for PDF files, but the latest Canary Build of web browser has activated the function, indicating it could work with PDFs.
Microsoft Edge Canary Build has an additional setting in the Super Duper Secure Mode called "Typosquatting Checker", which attempts to halt Internet users from heading to a malicious website
Microsoft has added the Search tabs option to Edge Canary. Similarly to Google Chrome, users can invoke Search tabs by simply pressing Ctrl + Shift + A or they can go to the Tab actions menu.
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.
The latest Android Studio is now available in the Canary channel. The release brings a new version and codename of "Arctic Fox". Under the previous versioning system, this would have been version 4.3.