Microsoft has released Windows 11 build 22616.100 (KB5014650) to Insiders in the Dev and Beta Channels. It does not add anything new and is a cumulative update to test the servicing pipeline.
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Microsoft is testing Xbox Controller Bar for the Xbox Game Bar in Windows. The feature promises to offer quick access to gamers' favorite games and launchers simply by pressing the Xbox button.
In just over a couple hours time, the Windows Insider team leads and developers will be hosting a live webcast discussing the revamped Task Manager, and changes in recent Insider builds.
Microsoft has introduced a new way to launch Focus sessions in Windows 11 Dev Channel. However, it's not a perfect implementation yet even though the company's heart is in the right place.
Due to the February update in the generally available version of Windows 11 as well as recent builds in the Dev Channel, I feel excited and hopeful about the future of Windows 11 once again.
Microsoft has added a couple of nifty new features in recent Windows 11 Dev Channel releases, namely build 22557 and build 22563. The implementation is a bit unstable but new capabilities are welcome.
Microsoft has given Task Manager a glow-up in Windows 11 Dev Channel build 22557 with a more modern UI and a couple of new functionalities. Find out our thoughts on the changes in our latest piece!
Windows 11 finally saw the return of app folders in the Start menu with Dev Channel build 22557 that was released a couple of days ago. It's a bare-bones, but functional, implementation.
Microsoft has confirmed that it will soon require Windows 11 Pro users to use a Microsoft account and have an internet connection when setting up their Windows device for the first time.
Say your goodbyes to the beloved unofficial Windows Insider icon, ninjacat. A new report suggests that the graphic - a cat riding a unicorn holding a Microsoft flag - may not be around for long.
Microsoft has re-released the PC Health Check app, but now you must be signed in and registered as a Windows Insider in order to download it. it adds support for some 7th-gen Intel CPUs.
A new Photos app is headed to the Windows Insider Program soon. The full feature-set is yet to be detailed and it remains to be seen if it will be present in the October 5 release of Windows 11.
Microsoft today released Windows 11 and Windows 10 version 21H2 as optional updates for commercial customers running Windows Insider Preview builds in the Release Preview channel.
Microsoft has confirmed that unsupported PCs on Dev channel will continue receiving cumulative updates till Windows 11 general availability, post which they will need to roll back to Windows 10.
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.
Unfortunately, Microsoft is staying firm with minimum system requirements for Windows 11 but has left a loophole for enthusiasts who might want to upgrade their unsupported hardware to Windows 11.
This week, we've seen the release of a new Windows 11 test build, the reveal of some future game releases, and the advent of the HiveNightmare security flaw. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
If you are not happy with Windows 11 or if you are facing issues on Windows 11 then there is a straightforward way to roll back to the stable version of Windows 10 without formatting your boot drive.
The minimum system requirements for Windows 11 have been raised, if you have an unsupported system and still want to test builds then you can follow our guide to enroll in the program.
It's been a big week for flight sim enthusiasts, as the latest entry in Microsoft's long-running series was finally made available. That's not all that happened this week, so make sure to catch up.
This past week brought a slew of news from Microsoft, ranging from cloud gaming via Game Pass Ultimate to new Insider builds and even a new acquisition. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
Surface Pro X users running Windows Insider builds are receiving a new firmware update. While there is no official changelog, users are noticing version revisions to the GPU, cameras, and more.
The past seven days were pretty busy for Microsoft, with not only the advent of the Inspire 2020 digital event, its Q4 FY2020 earnings, but also the Xbox Games Showcase. Be sure to catch up below.
This past week brought us Patch Tuesday, the release date for Flight Simulator, the release of Halo 3 on PC, xCloud news, and much, much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy recap.
Announced two weeks ago, Microsoft is replacing the Windows Insider Program rings with channels, and the change is going live today. You'll see the Dev, Beta, and Release Preview channels.
In this week's roundup, we take a look at some changes to the Insider Program on Windows, the first 20H2 and 21H1 builds, a detailed approach to Smart Delivery, and much, much more.
Microsoft today announced some big changes to the Windows Insider Program. The main change is that the rings are going away, and they're being replaced by channels like Edge Insider.
This week we finally saw who the new head of the Windows Insider Program is, what Microsoft plans to do about optional updates starting in May, and much, much more. Be sure to catch up below.
Nearly six months after Dona Sarkar stepped down as head of the Windows Insider Program, new Windows lead Panos Panay has finally announced a replacement. Amanda Langowski will lead the team.
Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 19582 to the Fast Ring today. It contains updates to the Eye Control feature and Your Phone updates. It also has a few fixes and known issues.
This past week we saw the surfacing of a rumor about Series X gameplay, a new Windows 10 vNext build, and even some Surface hardware deals. Be sure to catch up on all of that and more, below.
This week was the first Patch Tuesday of 2020, as well as the final set of updates for Windows 7, Server 2008 R2, and Windows 10 Mobile. Halo CE testing was also confirmed, and more. Catch up below.
Microsoft has announced several changes to the Windows Insider Program over the last couple of months, changing the way that builds and features are delivered. Here's what's going on.
While Windows 10 build 19002 was released to Insiders yesterday, unfortunately it shipped with the same exact bug preventing shutdown or restart for a limited amount of testers. Here's a fix for that.
Today, Microsoft announced that Dona Sarkar will no longer be the head of the Windows Insider Program. She'll be moving to the Microsoft Developer Relations team in an advocacy role.
The past week has brought in a new Fast ring build, an Alpha Skip Ahead build for version 2004 of the Xbox One software, more Game Pass titles on console and much more. Be sure to catch up below.
A number of things happened this past week, including this month's Patch Tuesday, as well as the release of Gears 5, opening up of signups for Flight Simulator's Tech Alpha, and more. Catch up below.
The past seven days have seen the avid preparations for the launch of The Coalition's latest Gears of War title, the arrival of a couple of new Insider builds, and more. Be sure to catch up below.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 build 18363.329 is now available for all seekers in the Release Preview ring of the Insider program, bringing them to the Windows 10 19H2 branch.
Microsoft released Windows 10 build 18963 to the Fast ring today with a few new features. It also announced that it is moving Notepad into the Store, which means that it is no longer tied into the OS.