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Microsoft Windows 10 Taskbar Gets New Widget With News, Weather Updates

Microsoft Windows has revamped the Microsoft windows 10 taskbar including a new widget. Users can now view weather updates and news feed right from the taskbar. Users can also customize the topics of interest on which they want to get news feed. 

This Microsoft windows 10 new update was first tested with windows Inside users and now It got a green signal to rollout to all windows 10 devices. According to Microsoft, the widget will show short, “snackable” information on news, sports, stocks, and traffic updates.

You can find the details of how the new taskbar will look and function on the Microsoft blog post. Users will see weather information on the taskbar and by clicking on it will open a content feed with news, stocks, sports, and traffic updates.

The new Microsoft windows 10 feature will be bundled with the latest update for Windows 10. Microsoft has been testing this new feature with Windows Insider members since January 2020.

The new Microsoft Windows 10 taskbar widget shows the information through cards that users can customise according to their topic of interests. Adding or removing topics to the widget is easy. You can add or remove topics by expanding the widget and clicking on Manage interests at the top of the widget. Users can also disable the widget if they don’t want to use it.

According to Microsoft the new windows 10 update will start rolling out to customers in a periodic manner over the next several weeks. A broader rollout will be done in the coming months.

In other Microsoft Windows-10 related news, Microsoft has also now added the Snipping Tool and MS Paint to the Microsoft Store. These apps now can be updated through the store. 

For now, this is a part of the Windows 10 Insider program. It is only available through Windows 10 Preview Build 21354. Also, MS Paint has a new icon. 

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