Microsoft has released version 220.127.116.11 of Skype Insider Preview. It packs interesting features such as support for animated backgrounds, customized call reactions, and split windows on Android.
Windows 11 in Release Preview adds urgent notifications bypass and more
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Windows 11 released to Dev Channel and ISO comes with File Explorer tabs
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Microsoft Edge is adding Math Solver in the Canary, Dev, and Beta channels. The feature allows students to solve a math problem by taking a photo of an equation and importing it to the browser.
It will be available in the Insider Alpha ring this week, but it'll roll out to everyone soon. Microsoft is looking for feedback before it rolls out the Dolby Vision HDR option more broadly this year.
Without a doubt, this was a big week for Microsoft news. From the giant gaming acquisition, the announcements from Ignite 2020, and more, be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
Microsoft has started rolling out the Always on Top mode for Calculator it announced late last week as part of the Windows 10 build 18956 release. It's now live for Insiders in the Fast Ring.
Microsoft's Your Phone app has added support for dual SIM in your device so you can now send and receive messages from your PC via both cards. It's currently live for Windows Insiders.
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Since it's the end of the week, we should look back on what's happened, including the announcement of Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, 32-bit Edgium previews, and more. Be sure to catch up below.
Quite a bit has happened this past week, including the announcement of Halo: MCC coming to PC, a number of Insider builds and Patch Tuesday updated, and more. Be sure to catch up below.
If you have been following the news this month, you'll know that Microsoft ditched its own EdgeHTML in Edge and is instead moving to Chromium, and now they have an Insider program.
Microsoft has begun testing sandboxing in Windows Defender for those on Insider builds of Windows 10. The firm plans to further refine the feature before rolling it out to the general public.
There's now a dedicated button in the Mail and Calendar apps for Windows 10 that acts as a shortcut to opening Microsoft To-Do. Meanwhile, the Mail app's dark theme gets a small makeover.
Last week, Microsoft started sending out press invitations for an event on October 2, but now, the company is sending invitations to Windows Insiders to see what's next for devices and services.
In the latest update for Screen Sketch - Microsoft's Snipping Tool replacement -, the app has been renamed to Snip & Sketch. Additional screen capturing options have been introduced as well.
Those on the Insiders Alpha ring for the Xbox One will be getting a new update today. Build 1804.180330-1920 will contain fixes and known issues and should arrive on consoles at 2pm PT.
According to a report, the upcoming Windows 10 spring update has reached released to manufacturers (RTM) status with build 17133. The feature update is expected to begin its rollout on April 10.
At its Windows Developer Day event yesterday, Microsoft showed off a working demo of the Timeline feature announced for Windows 10, promising Insiders will see it soon in a future build.
After numerous requests for the feature, Microsoft has finally made game gifting via Xbox Live available. However, the feature is currently being tested and only available to Alpha ring Insiders.
It appears that Microsoft is rebranding the Windows Store to "Microsoft Store", the same name as its online retail store, which potentially means that the company could be integrating the two outlets.
Microsoft has begun testing a cloud-based AI-powered search for its Photos app by rolling out a preview update to Windows Insiders, giving the app a similar ability already present in the rival apps.
Alongside the public Insider Program available to all Microsoft enthusiasts, the company recently revealed details of the program's internal equivalent for employees: Microsoft Elite.
Apparently, there will be no new builds this week, since Microsoft is still busy processing bug reports from the major Windows 10 build 16215 for PCs Preview release from a week ago.
Microsoft is currently testing a revamped Skype app for Android through its Skype Insiders program. The new version of the app promises a brand new design, new features and Bing integration built-in.
According to a new rumor, Microsoft is looking to release the first Windows 10 Redstone 2 preview build to Insiders very soon - possibly this week. It is likely to be rolled out as build 14901.
Twitter has introduced an "Insiders" program, where selected people become a part of a discussion community that aims to help brands connect better to the users of the platform.
Microsoft has pushed out a major update to Groove Music for Insiders, which includes UX improvements and feature parity across Windows 10 PC and Mobile, making it a 'truly universal' application.
Following the release of build 14316 for PCs, Microsoft executive Gabe Aul has stated that a new build for Windows 10 Mobile Insiders on the Fast ring may roll out as early as next week.
Cortana is becoming an even better personal assistant on Windows 10, with new proactive reminders and calendar management features that Microsoft says will help users to be more productive.
With hundreds of users reporting problems while installing Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.29 on their Lumia 950 and 950 XL handsets, Microsoft has temporarily pulled the update as it works on a fix.
Microsoft's Gabe Aul has hinted at the potential rollout of a new Windows 10 Mobile build to Windows Insiders. Currently, it is expected that this will be a near-final version of the mobile OS.
Microsoft's Gabe Aul says that Insiders shouldn't expect a new Windows 10 Mobile build to drop for "a few more days", given the focus the company is currently placing on the November update for PCs.
Microsoft has pushed out KB3103470 to Insiders, which has been identified as the "October Update for x64-based Systems", bringing improvements to the functionality of Windows 10.
Microsoft's Gabe Aul has announced that build 10559 is currently being tested for Windows 10 Mobile Fast ring, however, it is "unlikely" that it will roll out before the company's event, if at all.
With the latest build of Windows 10 going out to Insiders you might want to do a clean install of the OS. But Microsoft is cautioning against that, because your install won't be activated.
Windows 10 users are familiar with the way the operating systems collects info and feedback that's relayed back to the dev team. But what happens after that? Well, Microsoft finally explained it all.
Gabe Aul has let it be known that Edge branding has finally landed within internal Windows 10 builds. But Insiders will have to wait to see it, as it looks like an earlier build may drop first.
After a month-long hiatus, Slow ring Insiders might be getting a new Windows 10 build in the next few days. According to Gabe Aul, the latest version, 10130, is looking like a strong contender.
One of the most confusing areas of discussion right now is if Windows 10 will be a free upgrade, and if it will be gifted to Insiders. We take a look at official responses and answer the question.
Microsoft has announced that they will push build Windows 10 build 10041 to Slow ring users today, and three new updates are also rolling out to Fast ring users too.
Gabe Aul took to Twitter to answer an 'out of bounds' question on why the build talked about on Monday has not landed yet for insiders, and revealed that one bug is spoiling the party.