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For a long time if you needed an OpenSSH client for a Windows computer you had to download and install one from a third-party. Applications like PuTTY are very popular with folks that need that sort of client software. Microsoft is now making moves to prevent Windows users from needing an openSSH client from a third party with its own integrated client for Windows 10. The catch for right now is that the Microsoft ssh client is currently available only in beta form. There is a workaround that will get you access to it for now. The ssh client is part of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and there... Read more...
Many people were dragged kicking and screaming to Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, but by now, many people have settled into the operating system and its quirks. However, for those that haven't taken a proactive stance with regards to keeping the operating system up-to-date, take heed. Support for Windows 10 version 1511 ends tomorrow, October 10th. Windows 10 v1511 was the first major system upgrade for Windows 10, and was released in 2015 when it was simply called the November Update. Given that this build of Windows 10 is nearly two years old, Microsoft says that it can no longer support... Read more...
When it comes to developing games, the easier it is to make a game for multiple systems, the better it is for gamers because studios can make better games with more resources that function across all platforms. Microsoft has announced that it has launched a new Expanded Resource feature in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update that has moved the development industry closer to the goal of creating one game that can run anywhere. Expanded Resources gives developers access to 6 exclusive cores, 5GB of RAM, and full access to the GPU. In case you didn't already realize, when Windows 10 launched back... Read more...
Microsoft first announced the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in May, and has pushed out Insider Preview builds of the software on a continual basis. However, Microsoft has finally put a shipping date on the Fall Creators Update, and the big day is scheduled for October 17th. “Our mission at Microsoft is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more,” said Windows Chief Terry Myerson. “One of the ways we’re supporting that mission is by taking this next step in our Windows journey and empowering the creator in all of us with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.” The... Read more...
Microsoft has been doing a lot for Linux fans lately. Last week, the software giant announced its full support for Open Source and Linux by joining the Cloud Computing Foundation. Microsoft is now back with a new feature coming out of beta that Linux users will be happy to hear. In the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update set to ship this fall, the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) will cease to be a beta feature and will become a fully supported. Microsoft notes that early adopters participating in the Windows Insider Program should note that WSL is no longer marked as a beta service in insider build... Read more...
While most of us have gotten used to Windows 10’s many benefits (and quirks) over the past two years, one incredibly frustrating experience still remains: its approach to major OS updates. The way that Microsoft has approached Windows updates means that users are often left twiddling their thumbs after the first reboot while various user files are restored and drivers are migrated. However, Microsoft's Jason Howard took to the Windows 10 Feedback Hub to detail new changes that are being made to Windows 10 Insider Preview builds (for the Fall Creators Update). Microsoft wants to ensure that users... Read more...
Things are progressing nicely with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which has now progressed to Insider Preview Build 16237. There aren’t any major additions to this newest build of the Fall Creators Update, but there are plenty of changes along the way in this build. Microsoft has updated the Edge browser to include “read out loud” support. Read out loud is enabled for both websites and PDFs that feature word and line highlighting. There are also some other minor tweaks to Microsoft Edge, including its Share UI which will not match your current browser design theme and a new animation when... Read more...
Microsoft is well on its way to shaping its second major Windows 10 release for 2017. The Windows 10 Creators Update was released in April, and the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is on track for release… in the fall. After releasing Build 16193 to Windows Insiders last week, Microsoft is at it again this week with the release of Build 16199 to the Fast ring. This time around, Microsoft is making some changes to way that emojis are displayed when chatting with friends in apps like Skype. If you are chatting with a contact that just so happens to be pinned in the taskbar, any emoji they send will... Read more...
Today, during its Build 2017 conference, Microsoft announced the official name for Redstone 3: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Microsoft isn’t exactly being very creative with its name for the next major update to the Windows 10 operating system, but at least we know when it will be released to consumers. As the follow-up to the Windows 10 Creators Update, which was released last month, the Fall Creators Update brings a number of new features to the table including OneDrive Files On-Demand, Clipboard, Timeline, and Pick Up Where You Left Off. File On-Demand actually restores the “Placeholder”... Read more...