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Tip: Install Windows 10 Version 20H2 Right Now - Thurrott.com - Thurrott.com
Now that Microsoft has finalized Windows 10 version 20H2 you can easily install it ahead of its general release to the public.
Now that Microsoft has finalized Windows 10 version 20H2 you can easily install it ahead of its general release to the public. Doing so is mostly non-problematic: Windows 10 version 20H2 is a minor upgrade over its predecessor with no major new features, and if you already installed that version of Windows, you can be done with this entire process in under 20 minutes. There is, however, one reason you might not want to install 20H2 yet: If you are using Windows Subsystem with Linux (WSL) 2.0, there is a bug in the current 20H2 build that prevents it from working at the time of this writing. So wait until its fixed if you need WSL 2.0. Heres how to upgrade immediately. Open Settings (WINKEY + I) and navigate to Update & Security > Windows Insider Program. Click the Get Started button. As prompted, choose the Microsoft account to use. Here, choose Release Preview Channel and then click Confirm. Then click Confirm again. And restart the PC as prompted. When the PC reboots, navigate to Update & Security > Windows Update and click the Check for Updates button. You will see that the feature update to Windows 10 version 20H2 is offered. Install any pending updates first. Then, click Download and install. The feature update will download and install. If you are already using Windows 10 version 2004, this process will take just a few minutes. Click Restart now when prompted. When the PC reboots, you will see that you are now using version 20H2. This can be seen in About Windows (winver) or in Settings > System > About. Open Settings again and navigate to Update & Security > Windows Insider Program. Enable the option Stop getting preview builds to ensure that your PC automatically unenrolls from the Insider Program when this version of Windows is released to the public. You will continue to get serving updates on the normal schedule going forward regardless. Thats it.
Apple's At It Again, This Time With WordPress - Thurrott.com - Thurrott.com
Apple blocked updates to the WordPress blogging app until it added in-app payments for plan upgrades so that Apple can receive a 30 percent cut.
Apple blocked updates to the WordPress blogging app until it added in-app payments for plan upgrades so that Apple can receive a 30 percent cut. Heads up on why WordPress for iOS updates have been absent, WordPresss Matt Mullenweg tweeted. We were locked by [the Apple] App Store. To be able to ship updates and bug fixes again we had to commit to support[ing] in-app purchases for .com plans. Yes, its gotten this silly: In the past, Apple simply allowed services with free and paid options to not advertise the paid options inside their apps. But now Apple is going after services that do have paid options and it is requiring them to offer those options with in-app payments (IAPs) so that Apple can collect a 30 percent fee each time. Apple fans will at least appreciate Mullenwegs attitude: He says that he is big believer in the sanctity of licenses and that WordPress agreed to this license when we signed up for (and stayed in) the App Store, so he going to follow and abide by the rules and do what they [Apple] asked us to. However, he also says that there are many apps in the iOS App Store not advertising their paid options or offering a way to pay for them inside the app. And he assumes that Apple will go after them soon as well. My guess is they will get similar feedback soon so I’d encourage them to start making IAP plans, he writes. The dictator appreciates your support, Matt. Good boy. Tagged with App Store, WordPress