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May 24th, 2018, by in Latest news

Windows 10 Insider preview 17677 is another solid release with a handful of new tweaks and features and another healthy dose of fixes and known issues that have cropped up over the past week and a half for Insiders.

May 10th, 2018, by in Videos

Microsoft just released Windows 10 build 17666 to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring and to those who opted in to skip ahead. This build contains several things Microsoft showed off at its Build 2018 conference. We’re back into that exciting phase of development for Windows Insiders with the arrival of many new features, several of […]

May 9th, 2018, by in Latest news

As with most early rounds of a new Windows 10 update testing, there almost equal parts features and issues. Below are a list of outstanding issues that may give some Insiders pause before downloading this latest build.

May 3rd, 2018, by in Latest news

Since this build puts Skip Ahead and Fast Rings on the same page, Microsoft is reminding users that the Sets experiment is continuing, so we’d like to know if you’re seeing it on your machine as well.

Apr 12th, 2018, by in Latest news, Longform

Starting with Windows 10 build 17643, the tabbed experience should now be enabled for most Win32 apps including the latest Insider builds of Office 2016.

Apr 6th, 2018, by in Feature Stories, Latest news

Microsoft really improved Sets in Windows 10 Redstone 5 build 17639, and there is a lot that makes the experience better than before.

Apr 4th, 2018, by in Latest news

With Windows Insider preview build 17639, Skip Ahead testers are greeted with some spit and polish for some features that were in dire need of addressing.

Mar 26th, 2018, by in Feature Stories, Opinion

I’ve found that the Sets feature is very exciting, time-saving, and comes with plenty of promise for improving Windows 10 multi-tasking. Have a read below for more on my thoughts on this experience.

Mar 7th, 2018, by in Latest news

Windows 10 Insiders on the Skip Ahead release cycle will now be greeted with a preview that’s finally bringing the long-awaited Sets feature to a wider audience than its last go around.

Mar 7th, 2018, by in Latest news

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s RS4 release of Windows Insider Build 17115, Microsoft today pushed another big red button and released Windows 10 Insider build 17618 for the Skip Ahead Ring. The build comes with a return of Sets, a new Windows 10 feature that allows users to more seamlessly work between different computing […]

Jan 24th, 2018, by in Latest news

According to a memo that has gone out to the limited number of testers with access, the sought after features of Sets has gone through its testing paces and the Windows group has enough telemetry to shut down the project for now and not bring it back until some later date in the future.

Dec 21st, 2017, by in Videos

(Note: yesterday Laurent Giret led you through a quick hands on with Sets, Microsoft’s new tabbed experience for apps. Today, Cody Carson digs a bit deeper with a video tour, enjoy!) Many Windows insiders will be familiar with the A/B testing Microsoft has been doing for smaller things like icons and layouts in the Windows […]

Dec 20th, 2017, by in Feature Stories

We were lucky enough to get early access to Sets on one of our Windows Insider PCs, and the feature is currently pretty basic for now.

Dec 20th, 2017, by in Polls

Yesterday, Microsoft released a doozy of a Windows 10 Insider build for PCs on the Fast Ring, build 17063. Included in the build are our first look at Timeline, improvements to Edge that includes Web Media Extensions installed by default, more Fluent Design flowing throughout the OS, and updates to My People, Settings, and input […]

Dec 19th, 2017, by in Latest news

Unfortunately, access to the new Sets feature isn’t as cut and dry as it used to be for all Insiders.

Dec 15th, 2017, by in Opinion

We still don’t have our hands on the first iterations of Timeline and Tabs, Microsoft’s twin new features that bring an easily accessible “history” to just about everything you do on Windows 10 (Timeline), and add tabs to UWP apps and even File Explorer (Tabs). Yesterday, Microsoft delayed the release of the latest Windows Insider […]

Dec 12th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft’s Jason Howard confirmed you can expect Windows Timeline, but not the Sets feature, once RS4 hits the mainstream public.

Dec 6th, 2017, by in Latest news

Dona Sarkar just revealed no new builds will be coming on Wednesday or Thursday, and the team is aiming for a Friday release instead.

Nov 29th, 2017, by in Polls

Yesterday, Microsoft took an unusual step in pre-announcing two new features that will soon be included in Windows 10 Insider RS4 builds, Timeline and Sets. Timeline will allow users to go back to a previous point in time in their workflow, re-opening files, apps, and webpages. “Sets” is the not-yet-final name for Tabs in UWP […]

Nov 28th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft has made things more official, revealing that the next Windows 10 Insider builds will include both Windows Timeline and a new feature called Sets.

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