Microsoft is releasing a new build of Windows 10 to Insiders this week. The company is releasing build 19551.1005 to Insiders in the Fast Ring, and it doesn’t include a lot of changes.
The build doesn’t include any new features and mostly focuses on bug fixes. The build does include a number of known issues, so I would suggest checking out the full changelog to see if you are affected by any of those issues.
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As for the fixes, here’s the list of improvements:
Along with the release of the new Windows 10 build, Microsoft is announcing the end of Project Catnip. For those unfamiliar, Project Catnip was supposed to be a new progressive web app for the Insider program. The app would allow users to access the Insider program from the web or any other devices as it would be a PWA, but Microsoft is no longer planning to publicly release the app.
“Due to some technical limitations, we were not going to be able to offer the experiences we wanted to for Insiders through the PWA. We’re still looking at solutions for some of the features we investigated in the PWA,” said Microsoft. Being able to access the Insider program from outside of Windows 10 has always been one of the top requests for the Insider program, so it is kind of disappointing to see Microsoft abandoning the project.
<p>PWA's in general have been a major let down. </p>
<blockquote><em><a href="#515430">In reply to Stooks:</a></em></blockquote><p>Only if you got caught up in the hype.</p><p><br></p><p>That's not to say they don't have their place and time, mind you, just that PWAs aren't the be all end all, and almost certainly not the future of existing software packages.</p>