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Preparing for Insider Preview Builds of Windows 11

Today, we unveiled Windows 11 to the world, and we know Windows Insiders are super excited to get their hands on it! As Panos mentions here, we plan to release the first Insider Prev
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Introducing Windows 11

At a time when the PC is playing a more central role in our lives, Windows 11 is designed to bring you closer to what you love.

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What Windows 11 Means for Developers

Today at the What's next for Windows — developer event, we'll show you the next era of Windows and how we are embracing Windows == open platform. This means everyone has open access to run the widest range of apps on Windows, enabling all developer
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Building a new, open Microsoft Store on Windows 11

Today, we introduced Windows 11. What makes Windows, well, Windows is the variety of apps available - from core to casual games, from sophisticated productivity suites to so
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Season 7 for Halo: The Master Chief Collection has arrived

The latest season of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Elite, is now here, and it covers a lot of ground.
Halo fans will see a fresh set of Elite customization options to choose from,
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Lenovo adds to its ThinkPad and ThinkVision portfolios

Lenovo is refreshing its Windows-based ThinkPad and ThinkVision lines with redesigned and re-engineered devices, including the ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4, the ThinkPad L13 Gen 2, L13 Yoga Gen 2, ThinkVision M15 mobile monitor and ThinkVision T24m-20 d
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Manage your finances better with tech tools, tips and features

Getting on top of your finances is critical to making sure all your hard work isn’t for naught. But where do you begin?
The Windows Resource Center has compiled a page of resources and information to help you make sense of your money. It involves
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Dark Mode for HTML Form Controls

If you build a web application, chances are good that you’ve received user requests for dark mode support in the past couple of years. While some users may simply prefer the aesthetics of dark UI, others may find that dark mode helps ease eye strai
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Improving contrast in Microsoft Edge DevTools: A bugfix case study

Creating accessible products means most of all being aware of the usability issues your designs and code can cause. When creating new products, Microsoft follows a strict workflow of accessibility reviews of designs, code reviews and mandatory audits
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Compact gaming powerhouse Razer Blade 14 returns, powered by the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

After a three-year hiatus, the Razer Blade 14 is back, highlighting a new partnership with AMD. The Windows 10 laptop becomes the first Razer Blade ever to have an AMD processor.
The AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 8-core processor features a base clock of 3.3GH
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Save on games, gaming PCs and accessories with Deals Unlocked sale June 11-17

Right now is a great time to get set for gaming this summer. Xbox’s Deals Unlocked sale offers savings on everything from epic exclusive games to gaming PCs to accessories through June 17.
Of course you’ll find discounts on Xbox Game Studios tit
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A small business dreams big with help from Microsoft Store

At the height of the pandemic, when the ongoing economic downturn challenged businesses everywhere, two young women in Seattle did the unthinkable: They opened their own store.
Was it crazy or brave? Definitely a little bit of both, say Kaitlin U
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Improving font rendering in Microsoft Edge

Today we are excited to announce improved font rendering in the latest Canary builds of Microsoft Edge on Windows. We have improved the contrast enhancement and gamma correction to match the quality and clarity of other native Windows applications. F
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Ben 10 DLC arrives in Minecraft for Windows 10

PC Minecrafters! New downloadable content is now yours with Ben 10, which comes in two different modes: Story and Free Roam. In the former, step up and face an epic challenge in recoveri
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Available for preview: Automatic HTTPS helps keep your browsing more secure

Starting with Microsoft Edge 92, users can preview the Automatic HTTPS feature, which automatically switch your connections to websites from HTTP to HTTPS.
As you browse the web, you may notice that the Microsoft Edge address bar displays a “not s
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New HP desktop PCs are geared to empower those in hybrid work environments

HP has expanded its commercial lineup with new Elite and Pro desktop PCs to meet the demands of multi-task workdays. Everyone from frontline heroes to home office workers need speed, flexible connectivity options and always-on reliability to handle d
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New shopping features to help you save money for summer fun and all your back-to-school needs

Summer is almost here and for many this means planning family camping trips, outdoor barbeques and fun in the sun. This month, we’re excited to announce several new features that highlight why Microsoft Edge is the best browser for shopping.  Onli
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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21390

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21390 to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel.
Changes and Improvements
As part of our ongoing iconography improvemen
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New Hidden Depths DLC for Minecraft Dungeons is now available

Jump into the deep end of Minecraft Dungeons with the new Hidden Depths DLC, now live. A shard from the Orb of Dominance has been wreaking havoc, and it’s up to you to free the tides
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What’s new for Microsoft Edge at Microsoft Build 2021

Welcome back to Microsoft Build! Wherever this finds you, we hope that you’re safe and healthy.
Since last Build, the Microsoft Edge platform continues to empower developers with the latest tools ready for today’s evolving web land
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New Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model ready to help level up your gaming and more

Gamers and creators who want speed and power for intensive multitasking can check out the latest Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model lineup, which comes with the new 11th Gen Intel Core H-Series Processor up to an Intel Core i9, NVIDIA GeForce R
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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21387

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21387 to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel.
Changes and Improvements
The Internet Explorer 11 desktop application
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‘Extend to many’: Explore Microsoft features that improve computing for everyone

At Microsoft, one of our core principles is “extend to many” as we design products to empower everyone on the planet. As described in a new article on the Windows Resource Center, Microsoft believes technology and accessibility are inseparable, a
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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21382

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21382 to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel.
What’s new in Build 21382
Bringing HDR support to color managed app
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Dell debuts new workstations, PCs, Alienware X Series, as well as new OptiPlex products made with recycled materials

Inspired by a thriving creator industry, Dell has debuted new workstations, Windows 10 PCs and accessories designed to help create, play and do more from anywhere – aimed at sound engineers, photographers,
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Announcing Rust for Windows v0.9

Rust for Windows v0.9 has recently been released and includes full consumption support, along with several other updates! With completed consumption support, you can now call any Windows APIs (past, present, and futur
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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21376

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21376 to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel.
What’s new in Build 21376
Updated Segoe UI font
We ar
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Making security easy for you and your family

Microsoft has created a comprehensive set of security measures across its products and services to help keep you and your family safer. These features, outlined in a new post on the Windows Resource Center, are meant to be easy to use and fit your li
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Xbox connects people to help through Crisis Text Line

Every day, people come to Xbox to play, have fun, relax and for self-care to reduce stress.
Sometimes, they need someone to take them from a “hot” moment to a calmer state.
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Don’t expect to see Windows 10X dual-screen devices this year

With Windows 10X, Microsoft introduced a new version of its flagship operating system last October that was specifically designed for dual-screen devices. The original plan was to launch the first set of Windows 10X dual-screen devices before the 2020 holidays and in February of this year, it announced a slew of tools to help developers […]