This week on 10Alert: Windows 10 build 14342 begins to roll out to Insiders. The new update brings improvements to Microsoft Edge and Bash on Ubuntu on Windows. Websites now can open on apps, the Skype UWP and Feedback Hub get updated, the Settings app received new improvements and Microsoft decides to remove Wi-Fi credential sharing feature, and there are also a new few visual changes.
The latest preview update of the operating system also includes a handful of fixes and several known issues.
You can also watch my new hands-on video highlighting all the new features and changes on Windows 10 (build 14342), and those features Microsoft didn’t officially announce.
As part of May 2016 Patch Tuesday, Windows 10 receives a new cumulative update for PC and Mobile, which fixes various issues and patches security holes.
Microsoft confirms that Windows 10 Mobile will finally add support for fingerprint scanners later this summer. The new feature will be part of Windows Hello for phones, which currently only support facial recognition authentication.
Someone figures out how to install Windows 7 on an Android Watch and post video on YouTube. However, it won’t make the smartwatch any smarter as it’s nearly impossible to control the operating system on such small display and the watch takes three hours to boot — but what that heck, it’s possible!
An early version of the new OneDrive Windows 10 app leaks onto the web, and you can also give it a try using these instructions.
Other interesting guides published this week, includes the instructions to prevent a VPN connection from slowing down your internet speed. You also learned the easy steps to fix any Wi-Fi issue on Windows 10 with a single click using the new “Network Reset” feature in the Settings app.
Finally, I have updated one of the previously published guide with a new video to walk users step-by-step on how reset apps on Windows 10.
If you missed any of the new stories, you can catch up with everything that happened this week and past articles here.