Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15002 New Features

Microsoft just shipped Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This is the first build of this year 2017, And this build 15002 bring lots of new Features to insiders. This a Big update include New improvements on each corner of windows 10. There are some minor improvements, but it mostly focuses on major new features .The Highlights of this update are BSOD is now became GSOD. pause update feature you can pause update for 35 minutes.new Payment Request API, high-DPI support for desktop apps, Lower Blue Light, Share UI etc.

If you are running insider preview then you can check the available update from Start menu - settings - click on update & Security when the windows update screen opens see there is available update to install or you can manually click on check for update to get the latest build.

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New Features On Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15002

 Microsoft Edge Updates

With build 15002 microsoft Edge Get lots new features, Microsoft team focused to make  easier to keep track of your tabs and pick up where you left off.

Tab preview bar: when you have many tabs from the same site, with similar titles and icons. Tab preview bar allows you to easily glance at a visual preview of every tab you have open without leaving your page. You can scroll through the list with touch, mouse wheel, or a touchpad. Just click the chevron icon next to your tabs to get started. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

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And Edge browser also has a new Set Tabs Aside feature which help you quickly manage all your tabs without losing your flow. The browser also now includes jumplist tasks, allowing users to open a new window or an incognito mode window easily. with Flash Click-to-Run Feature Microsoft Edge will now block untrusted Flash content by default until the user explicitly chooses to play it. This means better security, stability, and performance for you

Microsoft Edge now has preview support for the new Payment Request API, which allows sites to make checkout easier using the payment and shipping preferences stored in your Microsoft Wallet.

App Folder on Start menu

New app folders on the Start Menu allows you to make a folder of tiles on the Start Menu. If an app has a live tile, the tile will still function in the folder which is very neat. And just like all of the other tiles on the Start Menu, you can resize the app folders too.


 Lower Blue Light: 

with insider build 15002 Windows can now automatically lower the amount of blue light emitted from your PC at night. To turn this functionality on or off and use a local sunset and sunrise or custom schedule are in Settings -> System -> Display. If you need to quickly override the schedule or always want manual control, you can enable this quick action in Settings->Notifications & actions. Use this capability for a couple nights and send us feedback through the Feedback Hub, we’d love to know what you think!

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Windows Theme Management in Settings 

With Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15002 Management of themes has now moved out of Control panel and in to the Settings app. It can be found, along with all your other familiar personalization options, under Settings > Personalization. Pick one of your recent themes, or create and save custom new ones.

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With the new device settings experience combines the Bluetooth and Connected devices pages to offer a single place to manage your devices/peripherals.  Bluetooth accessories, wireless docks, Xbox Wireless controllers, and media devices can all now be discovered and managed from the same place using the same familiar UI on both the desktop and mobile.

Some Improvements on Display Settings which make the page clearer and easier to use and Now user able to change resolution straight from the main Display Settings page

With Build 15002, Microsoft added a new “recent colors” section to Settings > Personalization > Colors, so you can easily pick between the colors you’ve decided on in the past.

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More apps added Windows Share experience:

 With windows 10  build 15002 Microsoft redesigned the Windows sharing experience  integrated  more app-focused where you are sharing from. The new Windows Share experience will pop-up the new share flyout within the app you are sharing from and give you a list of applications you can share to. This list changes based on your usage.

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OneNote 2016’s popular screenshot feature Capture a region of your screen is now available on windows 10 ! You can use Win + Shift + S to capture a region of your screen and copy it to the clipboard for pasting into OneNote for Windows 10 or any other app.

Windows Ink workspace Improvements

Windows Ink pen, pencil and highlighter control to now visually indicate which color is selected. Also added point erase to the Windows Ink Workspace’s Sketchpad and Screen Sketch. This means that now you have the option of deleting your whole ink stroke or erasing only pieces of it.

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Smooth Window Resize

With feedback of insider preview users Microsoft Improved performance and smoothness when resizing GDI-based Desktop applications (such as File Explorer, Task Manager, and Notepad) and UWP apps (such as Groove Music and Outlook Mail). Also the window frame background will be transparent as the app adjusts, rather than a flat base color.

Simplified and faster VPN access


A much requested feature from our VPN users, Microsoft updated the Network flyout so that after selecting a VPN, you can now click connect from within the flyout rather needing to open VPN Settings.  

BSOD is now GSOD

Microsoft is replacing the infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) in Windows 10 with a green version.

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Quick Virtual Machine Creation in Hyper-V

Hyper-V Manager has a new page that makes it faster and easier to create virtual machines. Just open Hyper-V Manager and click ‘Quick Create’. The simple wizard will help you set up a VM in just a few clicks. After the virtual machine has been created, the confirmation page will allow you to connect to it or enter advanced settings.

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Improvements on Windows update UI

 With Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15002 Microsoft added Pause update feature which enable you to pause updates on your computer for up to 35 days. To pause your machine, go to the Advanced options page of Windows Update Settings. This capability will be available on Professional, Education, and Enterprise editions of Windows.

Also added an option that will now allow you to decide whether or not to include driver updates when you update Windows. This capability will be available on Professional, Education, and Enterprise editions of Windows.

Windows Insiders with the Home edition of Windows will now also be able to leverage the increased 18 hour max window for Active Hours.

Source : Windows Blog 

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