The new Windows Photos app update also brings back the timeline scrollbar, along with a new Spot Fix feature that allows users to get rid of some unwanted objects in an image, along with bug fixes.
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The new Windows 11 Insider Canary build 25346 also has a new design for the connection bar for remote desktop sessions, along with some other new features and various improvements.
The idea of offering "early access" to games in development, for a price, started 10 years ago this week. This idea has spread to not just PC games, but PlayStation and Xbox console titles.
If you are new to the Windows Insider Program or want to join, here are five cool features (announced and hidden) to test in Windows 11 preview builds from Canary, Dev, and other channels.
Microsoft is working on adding a bit of motion and subtle animations when you interact with the taskbar in Windows 11. Here is how you can enable those animations in the latest Canary build.
The beta release also has a copy button for quickly copying two-factor authentication codes in notification toasts, a new glanceable VPN icon in the system tray, search bar color changes and more
Windows insiders in the Canary Channel can download a new version of Snipping Tool. It is now rolling out with a fix for the screenshot-recovery vulnerability recently spotted in Windows 10 and 11.
Microsoft has released an update for those testing early Windows Subsystem for Android's updates. Version 2302 is now available with improved graphics performance and stability enhancements.
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 Server vNext Preview build 25314 is now out on ISO and VHDX and it's available in 18 languages. This build continues development of the next-gen Server Edition, release details inside.
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 Windows 11 preview build from the Dev Channel contains a questionable yet hidden option responsible for showing even more recommended content in the system's Start menu.
Microsoft is adding a new "Experimental Features" option for Windows 11 Dev Insiders. Hints of it had already begun appearing in the last few builds and now, it has shown its face for the first time.
A bum build, a forgotten snapshot or a misconfiguration can cause Windows Insider settings to stop working, like removing Microsoft ID from a Windows account. Here's how to fix it.
Although this was a fairly regular week in the world of Microsoft, for Neowin it still means a lot of news to cover in the past few days. If you missed anything, check out our handy recap here!
It's the one-year anniversary of Microsoft formally announcing Windows 11. If you've spent some time with the OS in the past 12 months, what do you think of it so far? Let us know here!
This week's digest recaps all the heartbreak surrounding the death of Internet Explorer, a mystery Windows 11 SKU, lots of Insider builds, and a Patch Tuesday that broke quite a few things.
Microsoft has an annoying rollout pattern which staggers the release of some features in the same Insider channel. This means not everyone will receive all features despite sharing the same build.
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.
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.