THE CUP doth runneth overetheth(eth) for Windows Insiders this week as Build 15007 becomes the second blast of newness shoved down their fast ring.
This time there is a build for mobile, which we're waiting to hear back from Kevin on, but in the meantime, there's even more stuff to see.
First up, we talked earlier in the week about "set aside" tabs in Edge, a way of grouping tabs and closing them for later. Now you can actually share these tabs with other apps. If you've seen the OneTab extension for Chrome, you'll have some idea.
Edge is now even better at importing your data from other browsers. We're still not entirely convinced why you'd want to, but apparently, now one click brings you favourites, browsing history, saved passwords and "other data" from your old browser.
The option to Run a program as soon as it downloads has been reinstated and there's now an option to "Save As" as well as saving to the default location.
Also new are tweaks to Web Notes adding Windows Ink, while for mobile users there's now text scaling and zoom, overriding that dictated by the website, with pages "zoomable" to up to 500 percent. This also means that the zoom feature in Ease of Access setting won't bork the page.
Where an app exists, web pages can now offer to open a link inside the relevant app, rather than sticking to the browser.
Most of this stuff brings Windows 10 and its apps into line with just about everything else, rather than giving us anything especially revolutionary, but meh, every little helps.
Build 15007 is for the Fast Ring of course, and normally we wouldn't mention a build so soon after the last one, it's not that unusual to have them in quick succession. What is more unusual is to have two builds in a week which both add so much new stuff to the mix.
Earlier this week we were told that the new Windows build will have "simpler" security options, by which Microsoft seems to mean "fewer". µ
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