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Softpedia 06/26/2019 08:29
Windows 10 is an operating system that’s supposed to be built entirely based on user feedback, or at least that’s what Microsoft says on every little occasion. And while the platform has improved a lot in the last few years, it’s also no secret that some of the most requested features are yet to make their way to users. Among them, there’s the tab support in File Explorer, which Microsoft at some point tested but eventually abandoned, as well as a more advanced volume controller that would allow users to manage settings per app. Many say the volume control options in Windows are getting even worse, while others believe the existing implementation is just fine.
Softpedia 06/26/2019 05:56
Microsoft has recently enabled multi-language support in its Chromium-based browser, and testers on Windows 10 and macOS can now change the language from the settings screen. The latest Canary and Dev builds released by Microsoft on both platforms come with such capabilities, and the official changelog confirms this is indeed possible in Microsoft Edge:. "Added more languages that you can display Microsoft Edge in.".
Softpedia 06/26/2019 05:38
The most recent cumulative update shipped by Microsoft to Windows insiders running Windows 10 May 2019 Update builds reportedly fixes an issue breaking down Night light in the operating system. Microsoft uses devices enrolled in the Release Preview ring of the Windows Insider program to test the reliability of new cumulative updates for Windows 10 May 2019 Update. The Fast and Slow rings have already been updated to Windows 10 20H1 (April 2020 Update). The update shipped by Microsoft this week to Release Preview ring users is KB4501375, and according to WBI, it resolves a Night light bug that has somehow made it to production builds after previously being reported while this feature update was exclusive to Windows...
Softpedia 06/26/2019 05:23
Microsoft has recently announced a new feature for OneDrive that allows users to protects entire folders with two-factor authentication. Called Personal Vault, this new feature restricts the access to specific folders stored in your OneDrive account unless a second authentication method is used, such as fingerprint, face, PIN, email or SMS codes. In other words, every time you access this restricted area you are required to enter a verification code, and Microsoft recommends you to use this feature for your most sensitive information. For example, the OneDrive mobile app now comes with built-in functionality to scan documents, like travel, identification, vehicle, home, and insurance documents, and save them directly in a folder protected b.
Softpedia 06/26/2019 03:53
Microsoft has just announced a series of improvements for OneDrive, and the most exciting is the addition of a new plan that allows customers to increase the maximum amount of storage space for their Office 365 accounts to 2TB. First and foremost, the amount of storage in the OneDrive standalone plan (OneDrive without an Office 365 subscription) will be increased from 50 GB to 100 GB at no additional cost. This means that for $1.99 per month you now get twice more storage, and Microsoft says all accounts will be upgraded free of charge when the rollout of this upgrade begins.
Softpedia 06/26/2019 03:36
Google has started the official rollout of the Android Auto overhaul that the company announced earlier this year at the I/O 2019 event. At that point, the search giant said the refreshed Android Auto experience would go live in the summer, and albeit no specifics were provided, people familiar with the matter said the target was late June. By the looks of things, this information was accurate, as Google has now commenced the global rollout of the Android Auto redesign as part of version 4.4. However, it’s very important to note that the release takes place in stages and appears to be based on a server-side switch.
Softpedia 06/26/2019 02:52
Microsoft has released the typical weekly update for the Dev version of Microsoft Edge browser, bringing the application to build 77.0.197.1. There are several notable new features, and one of them is improved dark mode support for full page screens, including here settings, history, and others. The support for dark themes has become a priority for the majority of software developers, including Microsoft, and the last few updates for Microsoft Edge brought several improvements in this regard, especially as the software giant wants the browser to align with the overall look in Windows 10. Pin a website to the taskbar. This new version also introduces an option to show only the icon for specific favorites on the favorites bar, as well as suppo.
Softpedia 06/26/2019 01:10
Microsoft has just started the public testing of a new Microsoft Launcher version, and the first beta build can now be downloaded by users worldwide too. Microsoft Launcher 5.6 beta comes with a series of welcome improvements, and one of the most notable is the improved support for adaptive icons. Beginning with this version, the launcher lets users configure the same look for app icons with multiple choices for shapes.
Softpedia 06/25/2019 12:42
SUSE has announced the general availability of the first Service Pack (SP1) release for their latest and most advanced SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 operating system series. Released a year ago, the SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 operating system brought numerous new features and enhancements, along with an updated application delivery solution and software-defined infrastructure to help enterprises better adapt and transform their IT departments for their business models.
Softpedia 06/25/2019 11:41
Apple has released the first public beta of the upcoming tvOS 13 operating system for Apple TV devices and you can install it right even if you don't have an Apple Developer account. Unveiled eerier this month during the WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference) 2019 event, the tvOS 13 operating system for Apple TV devices promises great new features and enhancements, among which we can mention multi-user support, an all-new TV app, along with an immersive new Home screen with full-screen video previews. tvOS 13 also brings several new 4K HDR screen savers filmed under water, expanded support for game controllers like the PlayStation DualShock 4 and Xbox Wireless Controller with Bluetooth, support for the upcoming Apple Arcade game subscription.
Softpedia 06/25/2019 10:30
The KDE Project released today the second maintenance update to the latest KDE Plasma 5.16 open-source desktop environment for Linux-based operating systems. Coming just one week after the first point release, the KDE Plasma 5.16.2 maintenance update is here to add yet another layer of bug fixes with the ultimate goal to make the KDE Plasma 5.16 desktop environment more stable and reliable for users.
Softpedia 06/25/2019 08:03
Tab support is one of the best things about modern browsers, and these days the typical Internet user keeps more than a handful of tabs running at the same time regardless of app, platform, and device. But despite the fact that browsers themselves evolved substantially in the last few years, some features are still missing.
Softpedia 06/25/2019 07:04
Microsoft Edge is a browser that keeps evolving with every single release, and if you’ve tried out the Canary version, you probably noticed that Microsoft rolls out improvements at a really impressive pace. One of the best things about the new Microsoft Edge is that it’s supposed to serve as a native Windows browser, but at the same time be available on non-Windows operating systems too, including on macOS. In fact, preview builds of Edge are already available on macOS, and a Linux version is believed to be planned too, albeit no specifics on this one are available for the time being. Meanwhile, many Windows 10 adopters are already using the Chromium Microsoft Edge as their daily drivers, which isn’t necessarily recommended given that both
Softpedia 06/25/2019 04:45
The next big feature that Microsoft is working on for the mobile version of its Outlook app is S/MIME, which will allow sending digitally signed and encrypted messages. Michael Palermiti, Head of Product, Outlook for iOS, announced on Twitter that the feature has already reached the testing stage on Apple’s platform and users can give it a try if they are registered in the beta program on TestFlight. "Signed, sealed and encrypted.
Softpedia 06/25/2019 03:15
The closer we get to September when Apple is expected to take the wraps off new iPhones, the more rumors make the rounds, and the latest tidbit of information could be bad news for a number of iFans. Olixar cases published on MobileFun seem to indicate that Apple won’t give up on the Lightning port on the next-generation iPhone despite the previous reports indicating that this would otherwise be the case. Early 2019 speculation claimed the 2019 iPhone lineup would be the first one to make the move from Lightning to USB-C, and other rumors that made the rounds since then corroborated the same idea, confirming that the switch is indeed happening. Possible switch to USB-C now expected in 2020? But on the other hand, these new case renders from.
Softpedia 06/25/2019 02:41
A number of Microsoft Surface Book 2 owners complain that the most recent Windows 10 feature update causes GPU performance issues on their devices. Windows 10 May 2019 Update, or version 1903, reportedly causes the GPU unit on the Surface Book 2 to disconnect at random times, even if the latest drivers are installed. Posts on reddit (via WL) and in other places like Microsoft’s own Feedback Hub confirm this isn’t an isolated problem.
Softpedia 06/25/2019 01:03
A bug in Windows 10 causes the shutdown or system sleep process to be significantly slower than expected, with Microsoft explaining that it could sometime take up to 2 minutes to turn off your device. And according to the software giant, it’s all because of a glitch in the way the USB Type-C controller is implemented in Windows 10, so the issue occurs only when USB Type-C device is plugged or unplugged when the system shuts down. Of course, this affects pretty much any USB Type-C device, including here docks and chargers. No word on the fix just yet. Microsoft employee Philip Froese explains in an advisory that the USB Type-C device should still work properly when the system boots back to Windows 10, and no other issue occurs aside from the

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