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Latest Windows 10 build offers support for e-books

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The new Insider test build does not include the new "My People" feature that surfaced in October and was supposed to be included now, but it is important to see that e-book support is coming to Windows 10.
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Windows 10 is apparently heading in the right direction, at least as the latest Insider test build shows. More than just adding e-book support to Edge, the flagship operating system by Microsoft will soon allow its users to purchase digital books directly from the Windows Store. 

For now, only testers will get the ability to purchase e-books from the Windows Store. The first ones to be allowed this are US testers, with more regions to be added soon. Sadly, the "My People" feature that was unveiled back in October 2016 and was supposed to arrive now has been postponed. Getting back to e-books, it should be added that Edge will get support for all the formats available for purchase via the Windows Store. 

Microsoft will also retire the Apps Corner in Mobile due to its lack of use. Given the free fall of the Windows-driven handsets, it would not be a surprise to see Microsoft drop support for smartphones in less than a year. PCs also get a few new features in the new Windows 10 build (tagged 15014) - custom accent color option, merging of WiFi settings in a new section, a new power slider, automatical removal of not needed files, and more.

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Codrut Nistor
Codrut Nistor - Senior Tech Writer - 5428 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2013
In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2017-01-20 (Update: 2017-01-20)