Latest Windows 10 preview brings screenshot/snipping improvements

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update is scheduled for a wider rollout starting next week, but that’s for folks who like running stable software. If you’re a member of the Windows Insider Preview program, there’s a new build of version of the next version of Windows available for testing. And if you’re not a Windows Insider, you […]

Windows 10 build 17639 RS5 brings Sets updates, Bluetooth battery percentage

One of my favorite things Google added to recent versions of Android is the ability to see the battery level of connected Bluetooth devices from the Quick Settings drop-down. While I’m a big fan of using Bluetooth headphones on in order to avoid getting tangled up in wires, it can be kind of a pain […]

Windows 10 to offer more transparency about data collection (and other updates coming in Redstone 4)

Microsoft is rolling out a new build of Windows 10 to testers, and it’s packed with a bunch of (mostly minor) new features. One of the more intriguing is a new Diagnostic Data Viewer app which lets users see exactly what diagnostic data their computer is sending to Microsoft. Folks have been complaining for years […]

Windows 10 Sets feature in the works: Group multiple apps together as if they were browser tabs

When you’re surfing the web on a Windows computer you can choose to open multiple websites in distinct windows or open them as browser tabs that you can switch between without populating your desktop with multiple windows. But if you want to open a web page, a Word document, and PowerPoint presentation you typically need […]

Microsoft releases first preview build of Windows 10 Redstone 4

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is coming soon. But if you want to know what’s coming after that, Microsoft is giving some users an early look. Members of the Windows Insider program who opted for the “Skip Ahead” branch are now receiving the first Windows 10 Preview Build based on Redstone 4. The Fall Creators Update, […]

Windows Insider Preview updates: Windows 10 S joins the program, Redstone 4 previews coming soon

Another week, another preview build of Windows 10 pushed out to members of the Windows Insider Preview program. But there are a few noteworthy things about Build 16273. At first glance, this update looks kind of boring: there are a bunch of bug fixes but no major new features. The reason is the interesting part: […]

Latest Windows 10 preview handles DPI changes without a reboot, reads PDFs aloud to you (in Edge web browser)

Microsoft’s latest preview build of Windows 10 for PCs includes new features for the Edge web browser, improved handling of DPI scaling changes, and support for Emoji 5.0 in the Emoji keyboard, along with a bunch of other feature tweaks, bug fixes, and performance improvements. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16237 is now available for […]

Windows 10 gets an eBook store, performance and UI tweaks in latest preview

Microsoft is adding an eBook store to Windows 10. It’s just one of the updates included in the latest preview of Windows 10 that’s now available for members of the Windows Insider Preview program. Windows 10 Build 15014 also includes tweaks to the user interface of the operating system, new customization options, and a new […]

Latest Windows 10 preview build gains custom touchpad gesture support

Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 to members of the Windows Insider program, and along with a bunch of bug fixes, the update brings support for custom touchpad gestures. Once Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14946 is installed on a PC, you can go into the touchpad settings menu on any computer […]