Windows 10's version of AirDrop lets you quickly share files between PCs

Windows 10's version of AirDrop lets you quickly share files between PCs

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17035 for Insiders in Fast Ring And Skip Ahead.

This new build brings an oft-requested feature to the Microsoft Edge browser: the ability to mute individual tabs that may be playing [annoying] audio. A list of nearby PCs available via Bluetooth will be presented. It is investigating this bug and working on a fix that should let it can remove this block.

There are some additional feature enhancements, including a new Mute-a-Tab feature in Edge and support for saving EPUB books. You can simply click on the audio icon to mute a tab in question; clicking it again will restore audio.

Speaking of books, there are new context options for the ones on your PC. Now you know why they changed the name.

This works on PCs running Windows 10 RS4 Build 17035 and above.

There are also some changes in the settings section. In Settings, Microsoft now allows users to limit the download bandwidth that's used in foreground downloads. Sound options, which were traditionally placed in the Control Panel area, are now coming to settings under the System tab. Sound settings are moving to Settings, and some new Ease of Access settings on display, audio, speech recognition and eye control have been added to group-related settings. There are a number of other improvements in this build, but check out the Microsoft post for the details. However, Microsoft has yet to add keyboard layouts for Korean, Japanese, and Traditional and Simplified Chinese. The company also improved on corrections to any handwritten words, and you can now draw a "split" gesture (a vertical line) between two words to create more space between them.

On the page or app content you want to share, look for the share icon.

Microsoft Store improvements. You can now shop for Surface hardware in the Microsoft Store(formerly Windows Store) app.

Activate Near Share in the Quick Settings Pane.

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