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Windows 10 19H1 Build 18290 Presents Fluent Design To Start Menu

Dian Zain


Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 18290 on 19H1 development along with presenting Fluent Design to Start Menu. For Fast Ring of the Windows Insider Program, this latest Windows 10 19H1 Build 18290 also brings improvements to Cortana Search, Date & Time Setting tweaks and tons of bug fixes.


Addition with the attractive touch of Fluent design to Start Menu, Microsoft is also adding icons to the power and user menu for easier identification.

Microsoft explained,

“When you update to today’s build you’ll notice we’ve polished up the power and user menus in Start as well – including adding icons for easier identification”

Now you will able to identify which applications are using the microphone, manually sync the current time, and plus, Windows Update will also show an icon with an orange indicator when restart is required.

In previous, we have acknowledged with the Windows 10’s New Light Theme, now, this feature also available in Cortana and Microsoft’s Digital Assistant, as Microsoft added,

“When you start a search now, you’ll notice we’ve updated the landing page – giving recent activities a bit more room to breathe, adding light theme support, a touch of acrylic and including all the search filter options as pivots from the get-go.”

Earlier, there’s a rumor lighting on the public that Windows will separate Cortana from Windows Search. Well, until now we haven’t see the reality yet and will just have to wait for other updates from Microsoft.

For more details of improvements from Windows 10 19H1 Build 18290, you can check below:

  • Fixed an issue resulting in PDFs opened in Microsoft Edge not displaying correctly (small, instead of using the entire space).
  • Fixed an issue resulting in mouse wheel scrolling in many UWP apps and XAML surfaces being unexpectedly fast in recent builds.
  • Updates to the taskbar to reduce the number of times you may see the icons redraw. Most noticeably when interacting with the recycle bin, although in other scenarios as well.
  • Antivirus apps must run as a protected process to register with Windows and appear in the Windows Security app. If an AV app does not register, Windows Defender Antivirus will remain enabled.
  • Fixed an issue resulting in the System unexpectedly consuming a high amount of CPU for prolonged periods of time when enumerating Bluetooth devices.
  • Fixed an issue resulting in Cortana.Signals.dll crashing in the background.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Remote Desktop to show a black screen for some users. This same issue could also cause freezes over Remote Desktop when using VPN.
  • Fixed an issue resulting in mapped network drivers potentially displayed as Unavailable when using the net use command, and displaying a red X in File Explorer.
  • Improved compatibility of Narrator with Chrome.
  • Improved performance of Magnifier centered mouse mode.
  • Fixed an issue where the Pinyin IME would always show English mode in the taskbar, even when typing in Chinese in the previous flight.
  • Fixed an issue resulting in languages showing an unexpected “Unavailable input method” in their list of keyboards in Settings if you added the language via Language Settings in recent flights
  • Added support for LEDBAT in uploads to Delivery Optimization peers on the same LAN (behind the same NAT). Currently, LEDBAT is only used by Delivery Optimization in uploads to Group or Internet peers. This feature should prevent congestion on the local network and allow peer-to-peer upload traffic to back off instantly when the network is utilized for higher priority traffic.

Windows 10 build 18290 automatically downloads and install via Windows update on Devices enrolled for fast ring insider preview. You can also do manual install with the steps: Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows update -> check for updates.


Best Three Very Important Features For Microsoft’s New Surface Laptop 3

Komal Tahir



Microsoft's New Surface Laptop 3

Just as the transformative Surface Book and the ultraportable Surface Pro, Microsoft is relied upon to refresh the Surface Laptop in the not so distant future. Since the arrival of the subsequent cycle last October, the challenge has redesigned the fascination of the Windows 10-controlled workstation.


What could the third Surface Laptop have that would reclaim the crown? Here are three regions which could give such an effect… the screen, the chips, and the associations.

I wouldn’t anticipate the essential plan of the Surface Laptop to change. Microsoft’s exploration group might be working diligently taking a shot at new pivot structures for any semblance of the Surface Book, however, the Surface Laptop is a significantly more conventional development. The emerge highlight is the Alcantara texture around the keys and I see no motivation behind why this would be evacuated.

What needs to be evacuated is the enormous bezels around the screen. The Surface Laptop has a downplayed style yet arranging it to comparable machines from different makers and the dark fringes are awkwardly detectable. That requirements to change to save the Surface’s image estimation of value plan.

What will merit inspecting is the selection of chips in the Surface Laptop? As noted a week ago here on Forbes, Microsoft’s ongoing reliability to Intel’s silicon might be going to be tried. An AMD-controlled Surface Laptop would offer Microsoft some adaptability to drop the retail cost, increment the graphical favorable position, or parity both of these territories.

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The key inquiry concerning a move accepting there is a move will be if each Surface Laptop makes the move from Intel to AMD to save the pattern over the range, or on the off chance that it will be only few SKU’s that will be utilized to try things out. There’s a legitimate contention for every decision.

There’s one other change that I would make to the determinations and that is the I/O ports on offer. In spite of the fact that the Surface Laptop 2 came with a USB 3.0 port, it was deficient with regards to Thunderbolt 3 or a USB-C 3.1 port charging was through the exclusive Surface Blade attractive connector. The world has proceeded onward and I’d like to see USB-C for charging, and an expansion in ports for greater adaptability when the new Surface Laptop is reported.

In spite of the fact that Microsoft has not declared a dispatch date for another Surface Laptop, it has customarily uncovered new Surface equipment towards the finish of October. Investigators and reporters are generally tipping the Surface Laptop to be refreshed, nearby the Surface Pro and the Surface Book.

On the off chance that Microsoft leans towards a progressively chic structure, investigate new chipsets, and offer port equality with different workstations in a similar class, the Surface Laptop 3 may not be a feature grabber, yet it will be a solid entertainer in the retail space, lifting the entire environment up.

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Microsoft Surface Book 3: Release Date, Price, Specifications And What We Want to See

Lillian Brewer



Surface Book 3

Microsoft’s Surface Book had a massive improvement with Book 2, however, there were a few blemishes in it still. Presently, the opportunity has almost arrived for the Surface Book 3 to be superior to its forerunners. The organization has stayed silent about this, however that didn’t stop the bits of gossip for flying around on the web. There is plenty of gossipy tidbits around the web on this bit of tech. Book 2 has a USB-C 3.1 port, which was decent, yet it wasn’t sufficient. Yet, Microsoft may update that to a Thunderbolt 3 port which would not exclusively be quicker yet, in addition, be a greater similarity with an assortment of extras, particularly screens and outside illustrations cards.


A standout amongst the most significant explanations behind it to move up to Thunderbolt 3 is on the grounds that Microsoft is buckling down on the up and coming Holo Lens 2 and is endeavoring to be AR/VR neighborly. The most ideal approach to make it more easy to use is to make its next enormous PC model good with AR and VR headsets which incorporate the HoloLens. In any case, it requires a lot of intensity just as a solid GPU and an association as amazing as Thunderbolt 3. This workstation may get an all the more dominant Nvidia GPU, which bodes well for Microsoft’s contiguous objectives. The Book 2 had a few gestures to Xbox players, and it had simple remote controller support just like an expanded spotlight on Play Anywhere titles.

On the off chance that Microsoft needs the Surface Book 3 a gaming gadget, they need to move up to quicker Nvidia designs. Also, on the off chance that they truly need individuals to play AR/VR content from the Surface Book, at that point overhauling the GPU is important to help the headsets individuals will utilize. There are two primary issues, one of which is that the cost will increment and the genuine advance forward in cooling in the event that it wants to make the Surface Book 3 a genuine choice for imaginative experts. With respect to the capacity, the Surface Book 3 had a 1TB of SSD stockpiling and up to 16GB of RAM. This is very great, and it would be the equivalent in Surface Book 3, yet RAM may be expanded on the grounds that it would require more RAM if Microsoft needs to promote it as a VR-prepared gadget.

The processor of Surface Book 3 may be Intel’s Ice Lake processors which are landing in 2019. They are explicitly made in view of tomorrow’s 2-in-1 PCs, and if Microsoft is wanting to discharge this workstation in 2020, it will bode well to get this processor on the off chance that they discharge it sooner than more seasoned Whiskey Lake processors will be the choice to go for. The cost of Surface Book 3 hasn’t been formally discharged at this point, yet it may begin around $1,200 and might finish around $2,500. With respect to the discharge date, it may discharge in the not so distant future in the long stretch of October.

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HP Launches Dual-Screen Gaming Laptop, World’s First HP Omen X 2S in India

Michael Hunt



HP Dual-Screen Gaming Laptop

Double screens on PCs are required to before long become a seething pattern. Asus as of now shocked everybody by adding a monstrous second showcase to its ZenBook lineup, while Intel is longing for an inventive double screen PC future. All things considered, HP today propelled its double screen Omen X 2S gaming workstation, first appeared at Computex a month ago, in India.


As HP touts, this is the ‘world’s first double-screen gaming workstation’ to dispatch in the market. Sign X 2S not just has an essential 15.6-inch Full-HD IPS Antiglare smaller scale edge screen, with a 144Hz invigorate rate, yet in addition, incorporates an auxiliary 6-inch 1080p touchscreen directly over the console.

This screen sits directly in the middle (as observed underneath) and doesn’t stretch out to the edges. It could prove to be useful to message, visit with adherents while game gushing, controlling music playback, and much more.

HP declares that the double screen idea has been created with contributions from the Omen gaming network. You can essentially put any application on the touchscreen (which supports Windows signals) however there’s no joining with any application here – aside from HP Command Center.

Concerning the details, HP Omen X 2S is fueled by up to Intel ninth gen Core i9 CPUs, combined with up to 8GB Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 GPU (MaxQ-structure), up to 16GB DDR 2666Hz RAM, and 512GB of M2 PCIe SSD. There’s help for Intel Optane memory on board here also.

The HP Omen X 2S includes the organization’s exclusive warm administration innovation and it’s pressing a three-vent plan (with two 12V fans) with five-away wind current. There’s additionally Thermal Grizzly fluid metal warm glue utilized in the gaming PC for 10x better warm conductivity. The console bolsters 4-zone RGB lighting and you can redo the shade of the Omen logo on the backboard too.

The dispatch occasion likewise observed HP reveal two other gaming PCs, i.e the Omen 15 and the Pavilion Gaming 15. HP Omen 15 (imagined on the privilege beneath) incorporates a 144Hz Full-HD show, up to ninth gen Intel Core i9 processor, matched with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 designs, 16GB RAM and a similar warm administration arrangement as the top of the line Omen X 2S.

HP Pavilion Gaming 15

The HP Pavilion Gaming 15, be that as it may, is depicted as your entryway to gaming by HP and highlights a Full-HD+ 144z showcase, combined with up to the most recent ninth gen Intel Core i5/i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti with Max-Q structure. The structure of this new section level gaming PC is very like the Omen 15, as should be obvious above.

These gaming workstations were joined by the dispatch of a heap of new embellishments including the Omen Photon remote mouse, Qi remote charging mousepad, and their Mindframe gaming headset that cools your ears while gaming. This sounds truly fricking cool (no quip planned) yet we will test it out to know whether it really works.

Cost and Availability

The double screen Omen XS will go discounted from July 1 at a beginning cost of Rs 2,09,990 through the HP Omen 15 and the Pavilion Gaming 15 PCs will begin retailing at Rs 1,24,990 and Rs 70,990 individually. The majority of the items can be found on HP’s authentic site and other retail accomplice stores.

Things being what they are, would you say you are eager to evaluate a double screen gaming PC? Tell us your considerations down in the remarks area.

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