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Here's what's new with Windows 10 Insider build 17093 for PC
10 February 2018, 02:52 | Antoinette Holland
Windows 10: Could Progressive Web Apps finally fix Microsoft Store's software shortfall?
Today's build also enables those on Windows 10 S to use Microsoft'sAuthenticator App to set up their PCs so they don't have to use passwords. Keep in mind that Microsoft is yet to officially announce the dates for Build 2018, and although WalkingCat's leaks are nearly never inaccurate, you are probably better off waiting for the official announcement before making any bookings.
The Windows team touts another round of improvements to the Game Bar. Windows 10 doesn't make any performance benchmarking to organize your GPUs - it simply makes assumptions based on type: integrated GPU is suitable for power saving, discrete GPU is more performant, and an external GPU is even higher performing. By default, it uses full display brightness, so you'll want to change that if you're not plugged in.
To get HDR video working on such a device Microsoft has included an experimental / early stage calibration tool which it hopes to include in Redstone 4. The settings picked in the new "Advanced graphics settings" page will override any picks made in the AMD or Nvidia control panels, though the application or game in question makes the ultimate choice of GPU.
Aimed at students, Windows 10 S is a streamlined version of the operating system that is restricted to running apps from the Microsoft Store. Our best guess is that the password-less mode will be available when the rumored "S Mode" is activated.
Microsoft released its latest Insider Preview update on Wednesday.
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Microsoft recommends that devs who want to differentiate their product on each platform develop native apps, rather than PWAs, but also stresses the cost and time savings of building a single PWA to run across all platforms. As ever, some known bugs remain, including a pause of up to 90 minutes at the 88% mark during the installation process. Once we get closer to the date we'll start having more details on the conference, so stay tuned.
Lions to name Matt Patricia as head coach midweek
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British economy slows down sharply in January
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Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 18 miles per hour , with gusts as high as 24 miles per hour . Tonight there is a 30 percent chance of scattered snow showers mainly before 9 p.m.
Polar bears go hungry as the Arctic ice melts
Even though the findings are based on only a few female polar bears, the result will be same for the polar bears of other areas. While four bears put on weight, five bears lost up to 10 per cent of their body weight - between 18 and 20 kg - in 10 days.