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If you are a fan of the Mica effect on Windows 11 and wondered if you could some app based on that inside Windows 10, then such an app is available now for download on Microsoft Store.
A third-party dev is developing a Windows 11-style Spotify app and although it is still a work in progress, the app, in terms of looks, seems to be giving the official app a run for its money.
Here is a tiny open-source app for making the legacy context menus in Windows 10 and 11 a little fancier. TranslucentFlyouts is here with the option to add extra Acrylic to Microsoft's systems.
Microsoft has released a new preview version of the Office app for iPhone. The latest release redesigns the contextual command bar and ribbon palette to align with Microsoft's Fluent design ideas.
Owners of the original and second-gen Surface Duo can finally upgrade their devices to Android 12L. This is a major update with new features, a big redesign, battery life improvements, and more.
Fluent Flyouts is a third-party app for those not happy with the stock button combining volume, battery, and network on the taskbar. The app restores some of the Windows 10 features and adds more.
Here is the first look at the upcoming Android 12L update for the first and second-gen Surface Duo. The sneak peek reveals the rumored Windows 11 design bits coming soon to Microsoft's smartphones.
Microsoft is in the final stages of preparing Android 12L for its dual-screen smartphones. According to a new report, the update will bring Windows 11 design bits to Microsoft's Android devices.
A Microsoft Design lead has confirmed that the company is looking into bringing 3D emoji to Windows 11 after all. A couple of months ago, the firm received backlash for apparently false advertising.
It appears that the WhatsApp Desktop app available via the Microsoft Store is about to get a Windows 11 makeover soon. The development team has reportedly transitioned to WinUI 2.6 for this purpose.
Two weeks after releasing 0.47 which re-introduced the highly requested 'Shortcut Guide' via holding the Win key, Microsoft has released a minor update for stability fixes based on user feedback.
Just over two weeks after releasing the experimental 0.46 version, Microsoft has now released 0.47 which re-introduces the highly requested 'Shortcut Guide' via holding the Win key.
PowerToys version 0.45.0 is out today and it packs a tons of bug fixes and stability updates. It is also headlined by a new settings menu which utilizes Fluent UX to bring it in line with Windows 11.
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.
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 Azure has received an icon update, courtesy of the company's Fluent Design System. The new icon will be rolling out across Azure services and the website in the coming weeks.
A new user concept has reimagined File Explorer for Windows 10 by enhancing the UI and productivity-based features. Hundreds on Reddit are praising it as the best concept they have seen so far.
Microsoft teases on Twitter that a new release of Windows Terminal is coming soon to the preview version featuring GUI for the Settings page. The Settings GUI opens as one of the tabs.
Microsoft is rolling out an update to the Public Preview version of Teams that brings new background colors to both default and dark themes, new Fluent icons, and other mild tweaks.
Today, Microsoft announced its plans for Fluent iconography in its Edge browser. It's the first of two phases to introduce the new design system, which was previously based on MDL2.
Some users have reportedly spotted a new icon for Microsoft's search engine, and it aligns with the company's Fluent Design language. It does away with the sharp edges in favor of a rounder look.
Microsoft began rolling out new app icons to Windows Insiders yesterday. The company provided more information on the design refresh in a blog post. The new icons bring consistency across platforms.
Microsoft's Your Phone app for the PC is being updated for 50% of users in the Windows Insider Program. The app's navigation bar now displays your phone's background image with a bit of acrylic blur.
Today, Microsoft posted another blog post about its new icons, unveiling even more Fluent Design-inspired, colorful images. There are new icons for Tips, Messaging, Notepad, and even Windows.
This past week we saw the release of two new 20H1 builds, the arrival of more Fluent Design to Office mobile apps, and even got some more info on Project xCloud. Be sure to catch up below.
Microsoft has shared some news regarding the implementation of Fluent design elements on mobile apps, including the release of refreshed Office mobile apps, including OneNote and Word.
Microsoft today announced a major revamp of the OneDrive mobile apps, starting with the iOS counterpart. The update adds a fresh look and new features, in line with other Office apps on all platforms.
Slowly, but surely, Microsoft is bringing its Fluent Design-based icons to all of its apps and services. Microsoft is the latest to introduce the new look, bringing it in line with the Office apps.
Plenty of Fluent Design improvements have been brought to Windows 10 in the past couple of years. This user has shown a concept of how a Fluent Design-inspired File Explorer may look like.
Microsoft is making it easier for developers to bring Fluent Design to Android and iOS apps as well as the web, with new tools to implement the company's styles and controls across platforms.
Microsoft has announced that OneDrive on the web is getting a Fluent Design refresh, but it's also getting a whole bunch of new features, such as recommended files, recent view, and more.
Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build to the Fast ring today, bringing the build number to 18290. It contains new Fluent Design elements, clock syncing, and more.
Microsoft's latest earnings report was released this past week, which revealed some rather interesting areas of growth. You can find that, as well as some update and gaming news in the guide below.
Microsoft has added new content to its XAML Controls Gallery app, showing off some new Fluent Design System elements that should be coming to Windows 10 in a future feature update.
UI designer Kamer Kaan Avdan's 'Windows 7 - 2018 Edition' concept visualises what Microsoft's arguably best received operating system would look like if the company was still updating it.
Microsoft today revealed that developers will be able to use elements from its Fluent Design System in their apps, regardless of whether they're made using the Universal Windows Platform.
The April 2018 Update is the first big Windows 10 update for the OS in 2018. In this update, Microsoft's focus is on Timeline, its Edge browser, and the Fluent Design system, among other things.
While Fluent Design has been confined to Windows 10 and UWP apps written for the operating system, Microsoft is now rolling out a refresh of its online account portal featuring a revised layout.
Following the removal of Fluent Design from Microsoft Messaging a few days ago, the app has now been updated to reincorporate elements that were removed, apparently on a much larger scale.