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August 2019 Windows Insider Leaderboard

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help us make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on this Leaderboard. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing Quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. Most fixes Most bugs submitted Most repro logs….

Announcing the first preview and code release of PowerToys

Editorial Note: I am publishing this on behalf of the Dev Platform Team.  PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows experience for greater productivity. Inspired by the Windows 95 era PowerToys project, this reboot provides power users with utilities to squeeze more out of the Windows 10 shell and customize it for their….

Meet the Insiders who did great things at the Microsoft Hackathon

“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” says Windows Insider Stefan Malter as he attends the Microsoft global Hackathon—the largest private hackathon on the planet. A hackathon is a mishmash of two terms: hacking, or coming up with innovative new ways of doing things, and marathon. Usually a coding competition for engineers, Microsoft’s Hackathon is a bit different. All….

July 2019 Windows Insider Leaderboard

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help us make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on this Leaderboard. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing Quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. Most fixes Most bugs submitted Most repro logs….

May 2019 Windows Insider Leaderboard

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help us make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on this Leaderboard. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing Quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. Most fixes Most bugs submitted Most repro logs….

Sticky Notes v3.7 now available on Windows 10 version 1803 and higher

[UPDATE 8/7] We’re very pleased to announce that today, Sticky Notes 3.7 is now available to everyone on Windows 10 version 1803 and higher! Sticky Notes v3.7 is rolling out to those of you in the Fast ring! Sticky Notes v3.7 includes these changes: Ink Analysis is back! There was a bad bug preventing you from getting ink insights and handwriting….

Customizing Taskbar

Our engineers recently stepped out from behind their devices to get on the phone with Windows Insiders like you. The goal was to have conversations with customers who actively use the Taskbar in Windows, and you did not disappoint! So how has your Taskbar feedback gotten to where it’s at now, and how are Windows Insiders helping us determine what’s….

New Microsoft Paint accessibility features

Note from Brandon: I am publishing this on behalf of the team responsible for MSPaint.  We know that Microsoft Paint (MSPaint) is well-loved by customers, and we’re pleased to announce new accessibility features coming with the release of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. We’ve introduced the keyboard as a primary input mechanism. Microsoft Paint is already fully functional with….

April 2019 Windows Insider Leaderboard

Every day, Windows Insiders like you give valuable feedback to help us make Windows even better. We recognize extraordinary Insiders for their contributions from the last month on this Leaderboard. You can appear on the Leaderboard by giving feedback, garnering upvotes for your feedback, and completing Quests—all done through the Feedback Hub. Most fixes Most bugs submitted Most repro logs….

Windows Insider Annual Survey 2019

Each year, we invite Windows Insiders to take our Annual Survey, one of our most important surveys of the year. Each year, it helps guide planning and improvements across the entire program. It dives deep into what interests you as an Insider, what excites you about the program, and what you think we could do better. Taking the survey takes….