Tagged: Windows 10


Microsoft accidentally opened the Windows 10 insider assembly with a modified Start menu

Microsoft has released the internal assembly of Windows 10 at number 18947 with a completely modified Start menu, accidentally opening it for all participants of the insider program. It is assumed that the new design is designed for Windows Lite.

The new Start menu supports the dark mode, the application tiles are replaced with a regular grid of icons. It also has an area of ​​recommended applications, which is formed on the basis of other running programs or frequently used applications.

Build 18947 is intended for internal use, so in the public version of the Microsoft operating system may refuse to change the interface.

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Microsoft will allow to enter Windows 10 without a password

Microsoft is testing the login function without a password in the 18936 update of the Windows 10 20P1 test build. While it is available only parts of testers in the Fast Ring. The user can, in the “Accounts> Login Settings” section, switch the user authentication to Windows Hello Face, Fingerprint, or PIN.

All passwords hidden for Microsoft

The company is gradually moving away from using passwords. The Microsoft blog says that “passwords are not interesting to anyone except hackers.”

Among other interesting updates is a tool for quickly creating events from the "Taskbar". You can set a task for any day of the calendar in the pop-up tab by adding time and location.

In addition, Microsoft added a feature to share the phone screen on a computer in Surface Laptop, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 5, Surface Pro 6, Surface Pro 6, …


Microsoft is preparing a web camera with a resolution of 4K for the Xbox

Microsoft is preparing to introduce a new web camera, which can be used with Xbox and Windows 10. Her permission, according to journalists, will be 4K.

About the new development announced the publication Techradar. According to him, the novelty will be compatible with Xbox One, along with the operating system Windows 10. In addition, it will support the technology of Windows Hello and used to log users in to your personal account: camera will recognize the face of the owner on the …


Google deliberately changed the YouTube code to break Edge

Former Microsoft employee accused Google in that it changed YouTube code so that the website worked fine only in Chrome. Because of this, Microsoft had to go on a Chromium Edge.

A former Intern for software development Microsoft Sosua Bakhit published a post on Hacker News in which he accused Google of violating other browsers. According to him, “one of the reasons we [Microsoft] decided to end EdgeHTML, was the fact that Google continued to make changes to their sites that violate …


Apple hires former Tesla designer and Microsoft

Tesla’s senior designer Andrew Kim has left the company to join Apple. He has participated in the development of all electric cars Tesla, and before that worked at Microsoft.

Kim worked at Tesla in 2016. He participated in the development of current cars, including the Tesla Model 3, Model S, Model X. in addition, he was involved in the yet to be released Tesla Model Y, Semi and the new Roadster. According to him, he was responsible for the design of car interiors. One of its tasks was …


Whether you like it or not, but Windows 10 forwards your data on Microsoft servers

Users of the Reddit forum shared observations about what Windows 10 still sends Microsoft the activity log data, even if the computer this setting is disabled.

The portal ZDNet noted that “activity Log” is an important feature for the work of “timeline”.

Thanks to the timeline that was released with the update to Windows 10 from April 2018, users can continue to work on other devices as well to see what programs were running and what files they worked. Of course, these data should …


How varied is the Apple from 1976 to 2018

In addition to the products, Apple is famous for its advertising that stands out from the competition. Business Insider found a large collection of advertising leaflets to Apple, which was produced from 1970-ies.

One of the first ads Apple was released in 1976. The company then advertised their single product — the Apple I computer for 666,66 dollars.

In 1983, when computers weren’t so popular, their need was not so obvious, so Apple carried out demonstrations to show the …


The October update for Windows 10 blocked the work of iCloud

After the October Windows update 10, iCloud users are faced with compatibility issues. According to the site MSPowerUser, the latest version of Windows 10 does not support the latest version of iCloud.

When users of Windows 10 (build 1809) trying to install the latest version of iCloud, you receive an error message. It says that iCloud requires Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 (update April 2018), or an earlier version of the system.

Users where the program was …


Microsoft refused to show ads in the standard Windows 10 apps after indignation users.

In one of the test builds of Windows 10 has added is shown in the standard email client. After the news on The Verge, a Microsoft representative said that the final releases!

Users of the beta versions of Windows 10 in some countries have noticed ads in the standard email client. She appeared at the top of the list in the Inbox. According to help Microsoft, this is an experimental feature, which should help the company to understand how it is needed.

Microsoft offers to …


“Smart” notebook from Xiaomi: Apple should take note

The Chinese company Xiaomi introduced smart notebook, which is digitizing all the manuscripts of the user. The cost of the gadget is 799 yuan (about 8 thousand), and order it on the official website crowdfunding service Xiaomi Youpin.

A new gadget called Wacom Bamboo Slate. It is a large notebook, which can …