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Hidden inside Windows 10 “Redstone 3” build 16184 are Shoulder Taps, a My People feature that lets you send payloads of loud, animated fun to your contacts. MSN Messenger fans: rejoice! Winks are back and are better than ever.
Over the weekend, I put together a little tool that scans Windows files for PNG images containing useless Adobe Extensible Metadata Platform (XMP) metadata. Surprise: Windows is full of it.
I revisited the My People experience in Windows 10 Redstone 3 (build 16170) over the weekend, corrected a glitch, and resolved the instability. Surprise: It’s a bit awkward to use. But it does work.
So, let’s pick up where we left off.
Hidden inside today’s Redstone 3 build is a postponed feature we’ve all been waiting for: My People. The bad news? It’s not ready for prime time yet.
Some readers had questions about how a new Creators Update feature called Dynamic Lock works. Naturally, I took it apart to find out.
Today, my alarm about Desktop Bridge apps has been squelched, via a cumulative update that went out last night.
We got our hands on a snapshot of Cache — another Microsoft Garage app — that helps you organize your stuff, like text snippets, images, web pages, files, reference material, and other notes.
Paint is about to get its biggest update in decades and we got our hands on an early preview build. As we doodle around and prepare a full write-up, enjoy these screenshots.
Sure, there was some good stuff announced as part of today’s release of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14942 to Fast ring testers. But the best news is that the Registry Editor got a new Address Bar. And it’s awesome.
Microsoft acknowledged a bug in its Desktop Bridge technology last night that could crash Windows 10 with the error KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE and potentially put your machine into an endless boot loop.
Microsoft started rolling out its latest cumulative update to PCs yesterday, and today HoloLens is getting the same treatment with an update primarily focused on the smaller niggling issues throughout the operating system.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about a new optical insert for HoloLens developed by New York lens manufacturer Rochester Optical. As promised, we reached out to the company, received more information, and got our hands on a release candidate to take for a spin. In the box was a felt-lined case, not unlike what you would see […]
HoloLens users: rejoice! Fighting with your glasses while using a HoloLens device will be a thing of the past, thanks to an insert developed by New York lens manufacturer Rochester Optical.