Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20161

2020-07-02 KENNETH 0

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20161 Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20161 to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. A few quick notes: First—as a reminder, these builds are from our Active Development Branch and are not tied to any upcoming Windows 10 release. Insiders in the Dev Channel are getting the latest code from our engineers. Second—we have officially rolled out channels to the Windows Insider Program Settings page, If you haven’t already, check out our blog post here outlining the transition from rings to channels. And third—we’re introducing some cool new features in today’s build, however many of these features are rolling out to a subset of Insiders in the Dev Channel at first, to help us quickly identify issues that may impact performance and reliability. This means Insiders may not [ more… ]

Now available: Jungle Awakens, Minecraft Dungeons’ first DLC pack

2020-07-02 KENNETH 0

Now available: Jungle Awakens, Minecraft Dungeons’ first DLC pack If you’ve been waiting for Minecraft Dungeons’ first DLC pack, it’s now available for Windows and Xbox One: Jungle Awakens. This update features everything from new missions and game mechanics, to never before seen mobs and items – as well as a unique challenge. You’ll get extra content for the Minecraft Dungeons base game – free of charge: a map to the Lower Temple, a new threat level per difficulty and new gear. Download by updating the game. To get the new DLC, you can either buy it separately for your platform or upgrade your Standard Edition with a Hero Pass (and by doing so, securing yourself the first two DLC packs). Minecraft has all the details. The post Now available: Jungle Awakens, Minecraft Dungeons’ first DLC pack appeared first on [ more… ]

New computers: why get one now and what to look for

2020-07-01 KENNETH 0

New computers: why get one now and what to look for What with the huge growth in video calling and the fact many of us spend a lot more time using our tech devices to stay connected, entertained and educated, yesterday’s computers often just don’t do the trick anymore. If you’re on the fence about whether now is the time to replace your computer and what features you should look for if you do, head over to the Windows Home and Family Resources Blog. There you’ll find three main reasons to upgrade, what processor to choose based on your needs and budget, the best drive for you and more. The post New computers: why get one now and what to look for appeared first on Windows Blog. Source: New computers: why get one now and what to look for

3 Ways to Customize Your Windows Terminal

2020-07-01 KENNETH 0

3 Ways to Customize Your Windows Terminal Windows Terminal is here! From the buzz of the announcement at Microsoft Build 2019 to the release of 1.0 at Build 2020, it’s generated excitement and interest from the dev community. Get started by downloading the Preview here. As a refresher, Windows Terminal is a new, modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL. Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and the ability to create your own themes and customize text, colors, backgrounds, and shortcut key bindings. Today, we’re digging into three ways to tailor the Terminal to your preference: colors, cursor, and tabs. Choose your Colors Windows Terminal includes the following named color schemes inside the defaults.json [ more… ]

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Check out ‘Simply Windows’ to find out how to get more organized using Microsoft Edge

2020-06-30 KENNETH 0

Check out ‘Simply Windows’ to find out how to get more organized using Microsoft Edge The latest “Simply Windows” video is now available, focusing on tips for organizing your tabs in Microsoft Edge. If you’re new to Windows 10 or want to learn more about how to get the most out of it, this video series can help you get up to speed. And as writers in the series have had to work from home, like many people, they’re sharing their remote experiences in these newer episodes and answering questions from viewers. In episode 12, writer Maxx Ramos guides you through working with Microsoft Edge, specifically on using Collections to organize the many, many tabs you may have open on your browser. This way, you can quickly pull up the tabs according to those collections, which could align to shopping, [ more… ]