Windows 10 Beta Build – New Microsoft Edge Improvements and Fixes
A few days ago, Microsoft has released a new beta version of its PC and tablet operating system. The Windows 10 build 10576 is now available for members of the Windows Insider Program and can be downloaded and installed on your device.
According to reports, the big changes that this new build comes with are related to the Microsoft Edge browser. From now on, Microsoft Edge will allow you to send videos, audio and images over a network to any device that’s equipped with Miracast and DLNA. Using this capability, the users can share things such as a Facebook photo, Pandora audio stream or even a YouTube video. However, keep in mind that this feature doesn’t work with casting protected content such as the one streamed from Netflix.
Another new feature that the Microsoft Edge has received will allow the browser to be able to use the “Ask Cortana” feature so it will get more information about a selected text that’s inside a PDF file that the users have opened in the browser.
Unfortunately, there are also some known bugs that this build came with. For example, the owners of the Surface Pro 3 who will press the hardware power button will realize that they’ve just shut down their devices instead of putting them to sleep.
Other small tablets such as Dell Venue 8 Pro that boot with their virtual screen size set larger than the actual screen size will crash and roll back to the previous build after being updated. This is the same bug that was found on some previous build that Microsoft has released at the beginning of the month.
Unfortunately, the users will also find that their Skype messages and contacts have been removed from the Messages application. However, you can fix this by re-installing the application from the Windows Store.
Microsoft has announced that the company will start rolling out the Windows 10 update to some consumers starting from next year along with the release of the mobile version of the Windows 10.