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Microsoft is updating the Windows Notepad app for the first time in years

8 days ago   |   By The Verge

Microsoft is giving its Notepad app for Windows a surprising amount of new features. While the software giant hasn't updated Notepad for years, the next Windows 10 update will include some highly requested additions. Microsoft is clearly listening to Windows 10 users who use notepad for development, logs, or simple text manipulation.
You'll soon be able to do wrap around find and replace alongside the ability to zoom into text by holding down the ctrl key and using the mouse wheel to zoom in and out. Microsoft is also adding in extended line ending support so that Unix/Linux line endings...
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Exclusive: the new Windows 10 Maps 'platform update' is live

Exclusive: the new Windows 10 Maps 'platform update' is live

8 days ago   |   By All About Windows Phone

The story so far. Microsoft's Maps product, built into all Windows 10 devices , had been using out of date (2016) maps from HERE, pending a major platform update in terms of how Microsoft massage and process the raw map data. Prompting complaints from users and a response from the Bing Maps team. Happily, I can reveal that the new data went live overnight for much of the world, with my 'canary roads' in the UK now present and correct. Phew!
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And the name of the next Semi-annual Windows Update is

8 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Microsoft has had an exciting journey with naming their bi-annual Windows 10 update, starting with the pedestrian November update, followed by more appealing Anniversary update, the dashing Creators update, the oddly named Fall Creators Update and most recently the really boring April 2018 update. With two updates per year there is, of course, another on...
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