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  1. Windows offers two color themes, light and dark, and whichever you choose, Firefox will soon respect that decision and change itself to match. It's a small update, but one that'll be welcomed by the many Windows users – particularly software engineers who prefer their interfaces on the darker side. Microsoft itself is working on creating dark themes for its native apps (a moodier version of list-making app To-Do was spotted last month), but users have to change each app's settings individually. This is even the case for Edge, which Microsoft is pushing hard as the best browser for Windows 10 users with limited success. Mozilla's latest announcement has stirred discontent, with Twitter users questioning why Edge still defaults to the light scheme, regardless of which Windows settings the user has chosen. Brighter browsing Don't want your browser to fade into the background? Mozilla has you covered. Last month, it debuted a new Test Pilot experiment called Color, which lets you give Firefox a whole new look using simple color pickers. Once you're satisfied with your new look browser, you can save it for later and share it using a link that's generated automatically. If you use a custom Firefox theme, don't worry – it won't be overridden if you decide to change your Windows options. What's the best web browser of 2018?Via Windows Central View the full article
  2. Google Chrome might be the most popular browser in the world, but it has historically been rather memory hungry, especially when you’ve got multiple tabs open. So you’re not going to be particularly happy to find that your favorite browser now consumes a lot more memory than before – about 10% more. This is due to the fact that Google has enabled security technologies to safeguard against the Spectre vulnerabilities that were unearthed by the search giant’s own researchers at the start of 2018. Google announced this week that Chrome 67 now has a Site Isolation feature turned on by default that "does cause Chrome to create more renderer processes, which comes with performance tradeoffs," according to software engineer Charlie Reis. "There is about a 10-13% total memory overhead in real workloads due to the larger number of processes." Always a compromise While it’s good news that Chrome has added protection against Spectre side-channel attacks, the browser’s increased memory usage won’t be welcomed by many Chrome users who often complain about the amount of RAM it consumes, especially those using devices with 4GB RAM or less. However, Google has promised to work on reducing the impact of Site Isolation technology. "Our team continues to work hard to optimize this behavior to keep Chrome both fast and secure," Reis added. Trial and error Google claims to have enabled this safeguard for 99% of Chrome users on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS. According to the company, the remaining 1% was held back to "monitor and improve performance". When Chrome 68 launches later this month, users will be able to verify whether Site Isolation is on or not by typing chrome://process-internals into the address bar, however, this does not work on Chrome 67. Reis also promises that Site Isolation will be included in Chrome 68 for Android, and the desktop version will come with more functionality. "We're also working on additional security checks in the browser process, which will let Site Isolation mitigate not just Spectre attacks but also attacks from fully compromized renderer processes," he writes in the blog post. "Stay tuned for an update about these enforcements." The best Google Chrome extensions 2018: enjoy a better online experienceView the full article
  3. Microsoft has worked out another exclusive emoji for Windows 10, the infinitely awesome Astro Cat. Found by Emojipedia, the emoji is achieved by joining the ‘Cat Face’ and ‘Rocket’ emojis by a small string of characters in between. Specifically, this technique is known as the ‘zero width joiner’ (ZWJ), a specific string of characters that, when placed between two emojis in the proper order, will produce a whole new emoji. However, at this point only Windows 10 supports the zero width joiner. This means that, unless you’re viewing this sequence of emojis on Windows 10 through various apps, all that you’ll see is an inexplicable cat head placed next to a spaceship. The resultant emoji is just downright cute – though not without clutch branding as evidenced by the cat’s Microsoft logo on its suit. With the read headband, the character even includes a nod to Microsoft’s classic Ninja Cat emoji, one of the first to use the ZWJ method. So, when will other operating systems (OS) support Astro Cat? That’s tough to tell, though it’s likely that other OS makers will follow Microsoft to support ZWJ in due course. Here’s everything we know about macOS 10.14 Mojave Via Mashable View the full article
  4. A host of different services will now let you put a website online, quickly and easily, no coding skills required – but if you're looking for something to show off your talents as a musician then you need a more specific set of features. Primarily, a way of uploading and sharing your tunes in a simple and secure way, even if it's just snippets of songs rather than whole tracks or indeed albums. If you're a musician for hire then it can be useful to have some kind of booking system in place as well, or at least a contact form. On top of that, there are all the extras you might be interested in, like support for your own domain name or gallery pages to show just how many people came to your last gig. Here are our picks for the best website builders for musicians to create a presence online. We’ve also picked out the best website builders for photographers Bandzoogle You won't find too many website builders aimed specifically at musicians, but Bandzoogle gleefully jumps in to provide a bespoke service specifically for bands and artists. While it lacks some of the polish of the big names, because it focuses on the musician niche in particular, it has everything you should need. That includes, of course, the ability to upload your own tracks and let visitors stream them from your website. You can get tracks organized into entire albums if you really want to go to town, or just share single tracks. And then, as well as that, you've got simple ways to post gig dates, blog updates, and so on. Whether you need to build a contact form or a video diary, Bandzoogle makes it easy, no coding required – you can really make a site that's as simple or as complex as you like, and the end result is something that looks like you hired a specialist. You've got over 100 themes to choose from, they're all straightforward to edit and tweak, and connecting up social accounts (including the likes of SoundCloud and Bandcamp) only takes a few clicks as well. As an added bonus, you can sell merchandise and tickets right through Bandzoogle as well. Sign up for Bandzoogle from $8.29 (about £6.30) per month, free trial available Wix Check out any list of website builders for any purpose and Wix is likely to feature on it, but not only does this service earn that high reputation, it also has some useful tools for musicians – not least the ability to upload your own tracks so visitors to your website can listen to them without any extra software or browser extensions. Platforms that you're probably already using, like Bandsintown and Songkick, can plug directly into your Wix site: you can set up integrations like these in just a few clicks. What's more, you can add on an e-commerce portal to your site, for the purposes of shifting albums, T-shirts, or whatever else you need to sell. Wix has a very solid selection of templates, with more than 500 to choose from, and if you delve into the music section you'll see there are options for solo artists, bands, DJs, producers, or anyone else connected to the industry. Have a click around these templates to see the kind of sites it's possible to create. After that you've got all the features Wix has become known for: a site editor that's a breeze to use whether or not you know what CSS stands for, custom domain name support, easy blogging and simple social media support, and a free tier that lets you work out whether Wix is for you before you part with any cash. Sign up for Wix for free or from £3/$3.50 a month Music Glue Music Glue is a little different to the other website builders we've featured here: it focuses first and foremost on the merchandise and ticketing aspects of the music business, and indeed powers the online stores for some of the biggest names in the industry. Its pricing system is unusual too, taking a 10% cut of whatever you sell rather than a flat fee. That does at least mean you won't be out of pocket if your online marketplace doesn't attract much attention to begin with. There are no additional fees for payment processing, and customers can rock up with debit or credit cards, or PayPal. Music Glue is less impressive on the website building side, although you do get the basics – a choice of themes for the site attached to your online shop, the option to bring over your own custom domain name, tools for tweaking the code and layout of your site, and so on. It's possible to plug in social media accounts and even set up a mailing list. If your priority is the mechanics of selling music and tickets to your audience, then Music Glue is a good bet, and has some very famous clients on its books, as we mentioned. If you don't really have anything to sell right now and want to spend more time fiddling with a site design and layout, then maybe look elsewhere. Sign up for Music Glue for free, with 10% commission on sales Difymusic French site builder Difymusic isn't the most well-known service out there, and doesn't have the same breadth of tools and features as some of the big names – but where it really comes into its own is in getting your music online quickly and easily. If you'd rather just get your stuff up quickly with a few pictures and links, rather than spend ages choosing a theme and editing HTML, Difymusic could be for you. It relies on plug-ins – like Spotify or SoundCloud for getting your music up, for example – but it supports an awful lot of them, so you're bound to find something that works. If you want to sell merch and tickets, then you can pay to add that on your main site, with a one-time €9.99 setup fee (about £9 or $12) and then 5% commission based on sales, but the basics are free. Connect up your Facebook page and your YouTube channel and you're good to go in just a few minutes. Admittedly the choice of templates and editing options aren't very strong, but the designs you can play around with are decent enough, and certainly won't put anyone off your music. Difymusic lets you get started quickly, and scale up as required. Sign up for Difymusic for free, with add-ons extra Tumblr Tumblr isn't a website builder in the conventional sense – it's more of a half blogging, half social media platform – but if you take a longer look at what Tumblr has to offer, it's actual very appealing for musicians. For one thing, it's completely free to use, plus it already attracts a busy community of creatives. You can post up to one 10MB MP3 file every day, as well as links, text posts, videos, photos and more. Those MP3s appear as streamable files for visitors to your site – they can listen to the tunes in their browser, no plug-ins or extra software required, so it's a great way of showcasing your talents without paying anything. If Tumblr was simply a blogging platform and that was it, we probably wouldn't recommend the service, but it also supports pages alongside your blog (for a gallery or a contact form), custom domain names (so you can pay extra for whatever URL name you like), and posting from mobile apps too. On top of all that there are a host of themes to choose from, some of which cost money, but many are free, and a lot of them would suit a musician's portfolio. If the theme isn't exactly to your liking, you can tweak it with the integrated options or your own CSS, and switching between themes whenever you like is simple, too. Sign up for Tumblr for free, with add-ons extraView the full article
  5. According to a press release from Synaptics, concerning new biometric PC security measures, Microsoft is developing a ‘next-generation operating system’ of some kind with a focus on security. The announcement came in a statement about Synaptics working in conjunction with AMD on a project to deliver a “new industry benchmark in highly-secure biometric fingerprint authentication”. The security system will be for “enterprise/commercial and consumer notebook PCs based on next-generation AMD Ryzen Mobile platform and Microsoft’s next-generation operating system”. It’s that last snippet which is of interest here, and further on in the press release, Synaptics mentions that Microsoft has a “forthcoming biometric security OS including Windows Hello”. No further clues are given as to exactly what this operating system might be, so it’s pretty much guesswork when it comes to discerning precisely what this announcement is pointing to on the Microsoft front. Security spin It could potentially be a new spin on Windows 10 which focuses on locking security down further, perhaps, which would likely be aimed at businesses wanting to protect their sensitive data. Windows Central, which spotted this development, theorizes that it could be referring to Microsoft’s rumored project, which is aiming to build a modular operating system (referred to as Polaris). That would make sense in terms of being able to really streamline the OS to focus on security, of course, but as mentioned, this is all guesswork at this point. As for Synaptics’ biometric security system itself, it utilizes FS7600 Match-in-Sensor technology which apparently boasts an in-sensor microprocessor that performs security functions inside the SoC, providing bolstered security because it’s isolated from the host operating system. When combined with this apparent new OS from Microsoft and AMD’s next-gen Ryzen offerings, we’re looking at some truly tough security, Synaptics promises. We’ve highlighted the best laptops of 2018View the full article
  6. Opera for Android has become the first mainstream browser with its own cryptocurrency wallet. The new browser is currently in private beta testing. The signup page is down at the time of writing, but once it's back online you should be able to join the test group and take it for a spin. Opera's built-in wallet means you'll no longer need to use a third-party extension or decentralized app (dapp) browser to send and receive cryptocurrency, interact with dapps, and make secure payments to online stores using Coinbase Commerce. Opera for Android is launching with support for Ethereum due to its popularity and huge community of dapp developers, but in an announcement, product manager Charles Hamel said the Opera team hopes to extend support to more cryptocurrencies and networks in the future. "Although the current selection of merchants accepting cryptocurrencies is very limited, we think cryptocurrency payments will become more popular in the near future, as crypto wallets become easier to use and understand," he added. Built-in bonuses You could theoretically use a dapp browser for all your mobile browsing, but the experience would be pretty poor. Such browsers typically rely on a WebView component, which severely limits how much you can interact with pages. You can read text, see images, and that's about it. Opera is a fully-featured Chromium-based browser first and foremost, making it a realistic choice for your primary browser. It uses Android's own security features to sign transactions, so you don't have to learn new PINs or passwords. The browser also has a 'Dapp Explorer' feature to help you discover new dapps curated by Opera, and supports tokens and collectibles such as CryptoKitties. The best cryptocurrency wallets of 2018View the full article
  7. The work on the next big update for Windows 10 continues apace, with Microsoft releasing another new preview build containing plenty of fresh features – although what’s also interesting is that the firm indicated it will soon be reaching a new phase of development: stabilization. Microsoft said: “We are getting close to the point in the development cycle where our focus will be on stabilization for RS5 [Redstone 5].” That’s interesting because it means that new features will cease to be added, and all the work will focus on simply honing the existing stuff. And, because Sets has been dropped a couple of builds ago, it seems very unlikely that this will be reintroduced as a last gasp thing – because it will doubtless need loads of testing as a major new feature. In other words, we can guess that it’s almost certainly been pushed back to the next update (due in the first half of 2019); although to be fair, that seemed likely anyway. Microsoft also announced that the ‘skip ahead’ ring – which will comprise of the first testers to try out that next update – will be completely reset, meaning that everyone will need to reapply to be part of this. That gives everybody a fresh bite at the early testing cherry, and also helps Microsoft clear out the dead wood of inactive testers who joined the skip ahead ring last time round. Anyway, so what’s actually new with build 17713 of Windows 10? As ever, Microsoft has made a number of further improvements to the Edge browser, with the introduction of a dictionary that allows users to look up definitions of words in the Reading View, Books, and PDFs. All you do is select the word in question, and the definition pops up in a little box (complete with the option to hear the word spoken out loud, in case you were wondering about pronunciation). Edge also gets the ability to control whether or not media auto-plays on a per-site basis, for those who like to customize things to a fine-tuned level. The Edge PDF Reader has been bolstered as well, with fresh toolbar options (like Add Notes) and better text descriptions for the various icons. The user can also pin the toolbar to the top of a PDF, or indeed unpin it (hiding the toolbar, although it will reappear if you hover over the top of the document). Notepad niftiness Notepad has also seen some tweaking, with the find/replace function getting a ‘wrap-around’ option (meaning that if the end of the document is reached, the search wraps around and continues at the start). Also, when you fire up find/replace, if you have a word selected, that will automatically be entered into the search box. There are new handy shortcut controls to make zooming into a document easier, and various other tweaks for Notepad including better performance when opening large files in the app. On the Windows Ink front, the embedded handwriting panel – which was actually introduced to Windows 10 with the recent April 2018 Update – now becomes the default method of text entry when using a stylus with modern apps. And, for business users, with this new build it’s now possible to use biometrics to authenticate a remote desktop session. Specifically, Active Directory users will be able to log on securely via Windows Hello for Business. The Fast Sign-in feature will also allow employees to log on to shared PCs in a swifter manner, and businesses will also be interested to learn that Windows Defender Application Guard benefits from a new interface. As ever, there are a ton more small changes and a host of known issues with the preview build, all of which are listed in Microsoft’s extensive blog post. Some of the best laptops of 2018 run Windows 10View the full article
  8. We’ve been wondering what Microsoft will call the next major update to Windows 10, which currently has the codename Redstone 5, and a new rumor suggests it will be called Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The rumor comes courtesy of well-known Microsoft leaker WalkingCat, who posted the name on Twitter. WalkingCat has a decent track record when it comes to leaking Microsoft’s plans, which lends this rumor extra credence. Following a pattern The Windows 10 October 2018 Update name also makes sense as it follows the naming convention started by Microsoft earlier this year for Windows 10 updates, with the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. The name also hints at the date of the new update. The April 2018 Update just made it out in April, after a number of delays. Hopefully the release of Windows 10 October 2018 Update, or whatever it ends up being called, will go smoother. As with other major updates to the operating system, Windows 10 October 2018 Update will bring a number of new features to Windows 10, including an upgraded look thanks to Fluent Design, and improvements to Microsoft Edge. Here’s everything we know about the Redstone 5 update so far Via MSPoweruser View the full article
  9. Google has been steadily redesigning its apps – such as Gmail to Google Calendar – with Material Design in mind, and now it seems Chrome is finally getting an overhaul. The search company has rolled out an update to Chrome Canary, aka the developer version of Chrome, that enables a new Material Design UI by default on Windows, Linux and Chrome OS. Enabling Material Design on macOS is a little more involved, but users merely need to set experimental flags “chrome://flags/#top-chrome-md” to “Refresh” and enable “chrome://flags/#views-browser-windows,” according to Chromium evangelist François Beaufort. Upon installation or updating the app, users should notice rounded corners on their tabs rather than the trapezoids you’ll find on the tab bar today. The update also introduces a brighter color palette by shading the active tab and the window surrounding it white, instead of its current gray hue. The Material Design update also adds favicons to the omnibox suggestions, so users will see small icons next to websites as they enter text into the combined address and search bar. Other small changes include tab strip coloring, pinned tabs and alert indicators. Not feeling Chrome? We’ve rounded up all of the best web browsers hereVia Engadget View the full article
  10. Mozilla has announced the latest additions to its Test Pilot scheme: Firefox Lockbox for iOS, and Notes by Firefox for Android. Firefox Lockbox is a password manager that lets you log into iPhone apps using passwords saved in your browser. So if you have your Twitter login details saved in Firefox, Lockbox will let you use them to log into the Twitter app for iOS. You can manage your logins on your iPhone, sync them between devices using secure 256-bit encryption, and unlock the app using Touch ID or Face ID. As you can guess from the name, Notes by Firefox for Android is a note-taking app that lets you sync jottings between devices (desktop and mobile). Again, everything is encrypted, so you don't need to worry about your notes being intercepted. Testing times Firefox Test Pilot lets users try experimental features before they're added to the browser itself, and give feedback to help Mozilla develop and improve them. Some experiments will never make it past Test Pilot, but others (such as Activity Stream) are eventually integrated for everyone to use. If you don't get along with a new feature, you can easily disable or remove it. Until now, Test Pilot has been a desktop-only affair, but Mozilla is now testing the waters on mobile devices. Anyone can join Firefox Test Pilot and take the new apps for a spin, though you'll need a Firefox Account and Firefox Sync to get the most from them. Make Firefox your own with two experimental features: Color and Side ViewView the full article
  11. Mimecast Limited today announced it has acquired cyber security training and awareness platform Ataata The acquisition aims to allow customers to measure cyber risk training effectiveness by converting behavior observations into actionable risk metrics for security professionals. According to research Mimecast conducted with Vanson Bourne, 90 percent of organizations have seen phishing attacks increase over the last year, yet only 11 percent responded that they continuously train employees on how to spot cyberattacks. The acquisition of Ataata will offer customers a single, cloud platform that is engineered to mitigate risk and reduce employee security mistakes by calculating employee security risk based on sentiment and behavior, while connecting them with relevant training that is content based on their score and recommended areas for improvement. “Cybersecurity awareness training has traditionally been viewed as a check the box action for compliance purposes, boring videos with PhDs rambling about security or even less than effective gamification which just doesn’t work. As cyberattacks continue to find new ways to bypass traditional threat detection methods, it’s essential to educate your employees in a way that changes behavior,” said Peter Bauer, chief executive officer and founder of Mimecast. “According to a 2017 report from Gartner, the security awareness computer-based training market will grow to more than $1.1 billion by year-end 2020. The powerful combination of Mimecast’s cyber resilience for email capabilities paired with Ataata’s employee training and risk scoring will help customers enhance their cyber resilience efforts.” Here's how you can securely send email messages with Bitmessage Take a look at our top pics for antivirus software for SMBs View the full article
  12. Make sure you sign up[www.insurgency-sandstorm.com] for the Insurgency: Sandstorm Closed Technical Alpha now before it's too late! We're looking for Insurgency fans to help give feedback on the game before it releases this September. This is your opportunity to let your voices be heard! Our previous Closed Alpha applicants list has been reset, so everyone gets and equal chance at keys. That means anyone that has entered our previous testing round earlier this year should fill out this new form. Make sure you sign up[www.insurgency-sandstorm.com] now so you don't miss out!View the full article
  13. When you consider the importance and value of employees, it could be argued that human resources trumps everything else in your business. If a company doesn’t have an efficient HR process, then anything could go wrong. As an employer, you not only have to ensure your employees produce the best results, but you’re also responsible for their wellbeing. Most of the time, that means putting mechanisms in place so they’re always happy and able to do their jobs. You also have to abide by workforce laws and regulations. The fact is, no matter how small your business, you need some sort of HR management system in place if you have employees on the books. And it's not always feasible or affordable to sustain a dedicated HR team. Luckily there’s plenty of software out there to help you deal with human resource management, and we’ve picked out some of the best offerings below. We’ve also rounded up the best project management services Bamboo HR Bamboo is a web-based system for managing your human resource operations. Used by tens of thousands of HR professionals around the world, it aims to automate mundane processes so you can focus your time on more important work. This cloud-based solution offers applicant and training tracking, e-signatures to replace paper-based systems, time-off management, performance tools and easy reporting. There’s also a mobile app, meaning you can keep on top of everything while you’re away from the office. Bamboo can also process automated requests and approvals, and you’re sent reminders when things need to be brought to your attention. All data is protected with bank-level security, so you don’t need to worry about employee data being leaked. Sign up for Bamboo HR here Jobscience Recruiting employees is a crucial aspect of any business. You no doubt want the best people working at your firm, but finding them isn’t always easy. Jobscience is a platform that wants to help you hire the right people quickly and efficiently. The system is web-based and integrated with LinkedIn. When applicants apply for a job, they can opt to do so using their LinkedIn profile. Once they’ve tailored their profile and sent off an application, you’ll be able to access the candidate’s public data to help you find the perfect employee. There are some nifty marketing features, too. Using the platform, you can create a job campaign and email it to a selected list of candidates and talent pools. You can then access analytics to help you determine the type of people applying for jobs, and to see whether or not the campaign has been successful. Because it’s built on top of Salesforce, you don’t have to worry about data getting lost. Sign up for Jobscience here Workable Workable is a cross-platform solution that allows companies to keep track of future candidates in a simple and efficient way. With Workable users can set up a careers page offering the latest jobs in a matter of minutes. This subscription-based software offers an easy way to manage the hiring process. From the visually clean dashboard you can organize potential hires, share their files readily with your team and have all candidates saved in one database. Workable offers a 15-day trial which will allow you plenty of time to decide if it works for your organization. The 'Pay as you Go' tier allows users to subscribe for $50 (£38) per job. This entitles the subscriber to online support, mobile applications, a branded careers page, interview scheduling and much more. There are two other tiers available but you will need to contact Workable directly in order to receive a quote. Sign up for workable here People While these various HR systems have a different focus and set of tools, they do have one thing in common – the fact that they’re mostly web-based. And that’s the case for People, a solution which has been designed to automate the most basic HR processes. It sports an applicant tracking system to keep tabs on those applying for jobs, an authorisation logbook, a full-time and part-time holiday leave calculator, 24-hour timesheets and an expenses logger. The software has been optimised to work on desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. There are some handy integrations too. For managing payroll, you can use services such as Star, Ceridian, Moorepay and Sage. And you can use People with common cloud storage providers such as Google Drive and Dropbox. Sign up for People here Lanteria HR Lanteria has developed an HR management platform tailored for medium and large-scale businesses. It offers modules and dashboards for different areas of human resources, such as attendance, recruitment and application tracking, employee performance and internal learning. The focus here is on getting the most out of employees, and nowhere is this more clearly illustrated than with the education-related capabilities. You’re able to deliver targeted training programmes and track the performance of your staff members. Lanteria HR is cloud-based which means that it can be accessed on a diverse range of devices. Sign up for Lanteria HR hereView the full article
  14. Emirates Airlines and The Entertainer have teamed up to launch the new Skywards Go app that brings 2-for-1 offers across multiple cities. Using your Skywards miles, you can unlock offers that include dining and entertainment in over 20 cities. The app “costs” 6,700 Skywards miles and currently features 22 cities which include London, Singapore and Dubai. Offers are split between dining, relaxing, touring and attractions and allow you to purchase tickets within the app using your credit or debit cards. There are plenty of recommendations for visitors landing in new cities with options to create wish lists and day plans. Offers can also be downloaded for offline usage to prevent expensive data roaming costs. The Skywards Go app is available for both iOS and Android and you can use your current Entertainer and Skywards login information to start saving. The ENTERTAINER goes completely digital for 2018View the full article
  15. Another fresh Windows 10 preview build has emerged blinking into the light, containing some tweaks to the operating system’s interface – with more Fluent Design creeping in – and more work on the Edge browser, too. Build 17711 has been released to those in the fast ring (and ‘skip ahead’ testers), and Windows 10’s UI has got some attention, with further work on the Fluent Design front. Microsoft notes that it recently introduced the acrylic (blur) affect to many default menus, and now shadows are being added into the mix for some extra depth. Basically, the idea is to make everything look a bit smarter and more ‘three-dimensional’, as it were. In this new build, shadows have been introduced to some popup menu controls (such as the right-click menu), although only on a limited set of menus initially – we can expect to see more of this effect around and about the operating system in future builds. It’s still early days for this new element of the UI, and indeed Microsoft warns that there may be some glitches with the shadow effect right now. So what’s the story with Edge? It’s now possible to choose a theme color for Learning Tools, and a new Line Focus feature helps to make an article easier to read by giving you the ability to highlight sets of one, three or five lines at a time. Microsoft has also tweaked the consent box which asks for your permission to save autofill data for online forms, with a better design for this, and more details on why you might want to use this capability under ‘more info’. Color us excited The final major change with this build is that you’ll now find a Windows HD Color page when you go into Display Settings. This allows you to configure certain color capabilities of your display, including using HDR for games, apps, or streaming video (assuming you have a monitor that supports HDR, naturally). Also, a more minor adjustment is that the Registry Editor has been tweaked so it pops up suggested paths as you’re typing in the regedit address bar, which could be handy for forgetful types. As ever, there are various minor bug fixes and known issues that you might want to be aware of – check out the full blog post for the details of these. Microsoft also reminded testers that the big Sets feature has been removed from preview builds (this happened with the last build) as it’s being reshaped, based on user feedback, to return in a future preview build (although the company hasn’t given us any timeframe for that). Sadly, this is likely to mean that we may not see the feature when the next big Windows 10 update is unleashed later this year. Still, as ever with software, it’s better to get something right rather than rush it out and disappoint folks with the initial incarnation. And as this is going to be one of the biggest changes that has happened to Windows 10 in a long time, it’s a high-stakes affair. Some of the best laptops of 2018 run Windows 10View the full article

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