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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Edge, Fluent, display, and Registry Editor improvements

In Category Microsoft News Posted by err0r On 09/24/18 Comments 0

Microsoft today released a new preview for PCs with improvements to Edge, Skype, Diagnostic Data Viewer, video, typing insights, font, security, Task Manager, accessibility, container, and mixed reality. This build is from the RS5 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update the company plans to release later this year.

Windows 10 is being developed as a service, meaning it receives new features on a regular basis. Microsoft has released five major updates so far: November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Fall Creators Update, and April 2018 Update.

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Edge has received richer learning tools in Reading View, including additional themes, the ability to change the color for parts of speech, and a line focus option to improve focus while reading an article by highlighting sets of one, three, or five lines. There’s also a new consent box for saving Autofill data (password and payment icons, improved messaging, and highlighting of options) and PDF toolbar improvements (just hover your cursor at the top to see the tools).

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Microsoft’s Fluent Design has received a depth aspect in the form of shadows “to help improve user focus.” Many of the default modern popup type controls will now have shadows.

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Display Settings now has a new Windows HD Color page for devices that can show high dynamic range (HDR) content, including photos, videos, games, and apps. The page reports your system’s HD Color capabilities and allows HD Color features to be configured on capable systems.

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The Registry Editor now shows a dropdown as you type to help complete the next part of the path. You can also now hit Ctrl + Backspace to delete the last “word” (Ctrl + Delete will delete the next word).


Read full article @ https://venturebeat.com/2018/07/06/microsoft-releases-new-windows-10-preview-with-edge-fluent-display-and-registry-editor-improvements/

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