What you need to know
- Windows 10 Insiders in the Dev Channel have a new update available.
- The update doesn't have any new features, improvements, or fixes.
- the update is strictly to validate the servicing pipeline.
Microsoft recently rolled out Windows 10 build 21364 to Insiders in the Dev Channel. That build includes several new features to try out, including Linux GUI app support, a new "Eco Mode," and more. Dev Channel Insiders now have one more update to grab, but it doesn't have any new features. Instead, it's just an update to validate Microsoft's servicing pipeline.
In addition to not having any new features, the update lacks any fixes or other improvements. It's strictly an update for validating the servicing pipeline.
Heads up #WindowsInsiders in the Dev Channel. We've released an update to help validate our servicing pipeline. This will bring you up to Build 21364.1000. If you are just updating to this build, be sure to read the blog post! https://t.co/Bw3GMWwMar#AreYouFlightingYet pic.twitter.com/ConbFfn7l6Heads up #WindowsInsiders in the Dev Channel. We've released an update to help validate our servicing pipeline. This will bring you up to Build 21364.1000. If you are just updating to this build, be sure to read the blog post! https://t.co/Bw3GMWwMar#AreYouFlightingYet pic.twitter.com/ConbFfn7l6— Windows Insider (@windowsinsider) April 23, 2021April 23, 2021
While this build doesn't have any new features or changes, Windows 10 Insiders have plenty to try out this week. Linux GUI app support is a highly anticipated feature. The new "Eco mode" seems like an intriguing way to reduce power consumption and to improve efficiency.
Since build 21364 rolled out, Microsoft also added the option to turn off Aero Shake through settings. Here's the description of the option from the Windows blog post:
- You can now turn off Aero Shake via Settings > System > Multitasking and choosing the "off" toggle under "Title bar window shake". This setting is now off by default so for those who want it back will need to turn this setting on.
Beta and Release Preview Insiders recently received the "news and interests" widget, which is also being backported to older versions of Windows 10.
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