Safety and privacy in Microsoft Edge

2020-10-27 KENNETH 0

Safety and privacy in Microsoft Edge October is almost over! The leaves are changing, pumpkin spices are everywhere, and frights and haunts are becoming commonplace. In the U.S., it’s also National Cyber Security Awareness month. To celebrate it all, we’ll share some of the great security and privacy features that we’ve added to our new browser. Online safety and privacy are important, and we want you to trust that your browser will help keep you safe during your online experiences. Tracking prevention Websites use trackers to understand how you interact with them and browse the web. These trackers can have many uses, including enabling functionality like comments sections, article sharing on social media, and personalized ads. Some trackers collect data about you across multiple sites, such as your favorite places to get news and go shopping. This is why it [ more… ]

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Minecraft Dungeons Spooky Fall Event now live

2020-10-27 KENNETH 0

Minecraft Dungeons Spooky Fall Event now live In the spirit of the season, Minecraft Dungeons’ Spooky Fall Event is now live until midnight Nov. 3. Join in on the time-limited Seasonal Trials. If you finish these difficult challenges, such as Night Mode, you’ll reap the rewards of themed items. Apocalypse Plus, a new feature that brings the most extreme difficulty mode yet as well as 20 increasingly challenging levels, is also live. This optional, free update is here to stay, so there’s no rush if who want to train a bit before facing it. Find out more at Minecraft.net. Source: Minecraft Dungeons Spooky Fall Event now live

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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.608 (20H2)

2020-10-23 KENNETH 0

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.608 (20H2) Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re releasing 20H2 Build 19042.608 (KB4580364) to the Release Preview Channel for those Insiders who are on 20H2 (Windows 10 October 2020 Update). This update will also go out to Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel later today. This update includes the following fixes and improvements: Earlier this year we introduced Meet Now in Skype. Meet Now makes it easy to connect with anyone in as little as two clicks for free and each call can last up to 24 hours. Today, we’re excited to share that we will be extending this capability in Windows 10 by bringing Meet Now right to the taskbar. In the coming weeks, you will be able to easily set up a video call and reach friends and family in an instant by clicking the [ more… ]

Acer announces latest lineup of consumer laptops, introduces new TravelMate notebooks and Porsche Design Acer Book RS

2020-10-22 KENNETH 0

Acer announces latest lineup of consumer laptops, introduces new TravelMate notebooks and Porsche Design Acer Book RS Acer has introduced a suite of new consumer notebooks across its Swift, Spin and Aspire series, all powered by 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics. The refreshed devices also come with features such as full HD IPS touch screens, ports that provide fast and convenient data transfer and the flexibility of different modes. Most also include Cortana and/or Windows Hello. Creative professionals such as photographers and YouTubers will probably appreciate the Acer Swift 3X, a 3-pound device that can handle the most task-intensive apps for up to 17.5 hours at a time and, if necessary, can also be fast charged to provide four hours of use in just 30 minutes.  It will be available in North America in December [ more… ]

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20241

2020-10-22 KENNETH 0

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20241 Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20241 to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. What’s new in Build 20241 Introducing theme-aware splash screens for apps Building on theme-aware tiles in Start, we’re introducing theme-aware splash screens for Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. Now, when an eligible UWP app is launched, the splash screen color will match your default app mode. For example, if you have light theme turned on, you’ll see a light theme splash screen, and if you have dark theme turned on (for the “default app mode”) then you’ll see a dark theme splash screen. Settings app splash screen before and after in light theme: Settings app splash screen before and after in dark theme: The following apps support theme-aware splash screens today: Settings Store Windows [ more… ]