Five new features in Windows 10 Insider Build 17074 include Quiet Hours, Edge autofilling

Microsoft fittingly released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17074 in the late hours of Thursday afternoon. The new build adds Quiet Hours, which will automatically dial down notifications, as well as a host of other improvements such as autofilling forms in Microsoft Edge.As might be expected, Microsoft’s first Insider build of 2017 is a large one. Though the majority of changes might be classified as cosmetic rather than substantive, one of the most significant areas of improvements includes ebooks, whose interface now is both more user-friendly and consistent.It’s also worth noting that, while Microsoft has reportedly rolled out mitigations for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities in its Janaury rollup updates, this new patch also includes (possibly new) mitigations to protect Windows Insiders from both vulnerabilities. To read this article in full, please click here Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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