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Windows 10 Tip: How to enable Focus Assist in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

5 monthes ago   |   By Windows

Most of us spend between 3-6 hours - each day - on screens. Much of this time is spent on social media, where the constant stream of distractions across our myriad of devices makes it hard to focus. With the Windows 10 April 2018 Update , we're introducing Focus Assist to help you stay in the zone.
Focus Assist helps you get more done by easily blocking notifications, sounds, and alerts to create distraction-free work times. This is helpful if you're giving a presentation or trying to focus on a paper, you can use Focus Assist to block interruptions or distractions.
How it works:
Work the...
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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17666

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17666

5 monthes ago   |   By Windows

Windows Insiders!
Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17666 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring in addition to those who opted in to Skip Ahead.
What's new in Build 176 66
The next wave of Sets improvements is here!
We've been steadily going through your feedback, and this build contains a number of improvements based on what you've been telling us:
Bring on the acrylic! We love Fluent Design as much as you do - in today's build you'll find that Sets now have an acrylic title bar. We're also adjusting the window border so that it's now grey.
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Bringing a modern WebView to your .NET WinForms and WPF Apps

Bringing a modern WebView to your .NET WinForms and WPF Apps

5 monthes ago   |   By Windows

One of the founding principles of Microsoft Edge is that it is evergreen, with automatic updates to Windows 10 continually refreshing both Microsoft Edge itself and web content throughout Windows 10. However, until recently, WinForms and WPF apps didn't have access to the Microsoft Edge-powered WebView.
Earlier this week at Build 2018, Kevin Gallo previewed a new WebView for Windows 10 , bringing the latest Microsoft Edge rendering engine to .NET WinForms and WPF apps for the first time in an upcoming release of Windows 10. In today's post, we'll provide more details on the benefits this...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Unity is gone, GNOME is back-and Ubuntu has never been better

Ubuntu 18.04: Unity is gone, GNOME is back-and Ubuntu has never been better

5 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Canonical recently released Ubuntu 18.04, the company's latest iteration of its popular Linux distribution, nicknamed Bionic Beaver. Ubuntu 18.04 is a Long Term Support release and will receive updates and support from Canonical until April 2023. But more notably...
Unity is gone. GNOME is back. And Ubuntu has never been better.
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AMD Releases Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 WHQL: Support for Windows 10 April 2018 Update

AMD Releases Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 WHQL: Support for Windows 10 April 2018 Update

5 monthes ago   |   By Anand Tech

Not long after Windows 10's first semi-annual major update of the year, AMD today has released Radeon Pro Software Enterprise Edition 18.Q2 WHQL, bringing full support for the April 2018 Update. A more mundane quarterly enterprise release, 18.Q2 includes the usual bug fixes, performance optimizations for professional applications, and updates for VDI & graphics virtualization. Additionally, 18.Q2 is rolling out alongside updates to ProRender and its plugins.
Overall, AMD has added a number of new developer rendering features to ProRender, including lighting and scenery effects. And...
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