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Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16251: new Cortana commands

Development of the next feature update of Windows 10, the Fall Creators Update, is slowly coming to an end as Microsoft shifted development from adding features in builds to fixing issues and giving the new version a bit of polishing before release.

Disable autoplaying video in Google app on Android

If you use the Google application on Android, you may have noticed that videos may autoplay when they are shown in search results.

Jennifer Slegg was the first to notice this on Google Search on desktop devices. She noticed that Google would autoplay videos on select searches.

When she searched for "The Lego Ninjago Movie" or "Justice League Release Date" for instance, Google would display a movie trailer in the Knowledge Graph area of the search results, and play the movie trailer automatically.

Microsoft’s stance on unsupported hardware adds uncertainty to Windows 10

Things were quite easy to understand from a support perspective in the pre-Windows 10 age. If you installed Windows on a PC or bought a PC with Windows pre-installed, you could be certain that you could run it until Microsoft ended support for the operating system.

Upgrades to newer versions of Windows were possible as well, and if an upgrade was supported, you could be certain that you could run the new operating system version on the device for the remainder of its support phase.

Google app takes screenshot of your searches on Android

Google rolls out a feature currently on Android that introduces a "recent" feature in the Google application on Android devices.

The Google application ships with many Android devices by default. It is often displayed as a search form on the Android home screen. Users may use it to search on Google Search directly without using a web browser installed on the device for that.

The company saves the search history of Google users already, but has added a new feature to the Google application that captures screenshots of all user searches automatically.

Microsoft Paint will move to the Windows Store

Microsoft plans to remove Microsoft Paint from the Windows 10 operating system and make the app available through Windows Store instead.

Microsoft revealed removed and deprecated features of the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version of the operating system recently.

8 things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 10

Windows 10 was released in 2015 with much fanfare as the next and last version of the Windows operating system.

While Windows 10 was designed for the ground up to work on any device type, its interface was flexible enough to provide desktop users with a different experience than users on mobile devices (the few that were supported).

Windows 10 Web Search gets a tad more useful

The most recent Insider Build of the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update comes with extended web search functionality that makes it a tad more useful than it is right now in stable versions of Windows 10.

Microsoft integrated web search capabilities into the default search functionality on Windows 10. This means that Windows 10 users may get search results returned to them when they run searches on the device.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Removed Features

Microsoft plans to release the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the next feature update for Windows 10 in a couple of months.

The Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 will introduce new functionality but also remove some that was available in previous versions of the operating system.

A look at I-Nex – a CPU-Z like Application for GNU/Linux

When I was running Windows one of the first pieces of software I'd install after I'd grabbed all my necessities, was CPU-Z.

It was useful for looking at temperatures, specs, generating reports, and just overall gathering of information. In GNU/Linux we can do all of this via the terminal, but not everyone likes to use consoles, and some may not even know how to. Thankfully, I-Nex exists, and it serves many of the same purposes.

Firefox 56: automatic 32-bit to 64-bit upgrade

Mozilla plans to upgrade Firefox 32-bit installations to the 64-bit version of the web browser when it releases Firefox 56 later this year.

While stable 64-bit versions of the browser have been available for Linux and Mac OS X for a long time, the same cannot be said for the Firefox 64-bit version for Windows. While it was offered as 64-bit development versions for those interested, a stable version was not provided for a long time

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