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Even more secretive Windows Blue features revealed

Daniel Ionescu | April 1, 2013
Days after an early leak of Windows Blue hit the Web, new features are still being unearthed.

Another improvement brings a handy feature in the modern-style version of IE 10 to the desktop version Internet Explorer 11: Swiping horizontally to move through your browsing history. So far it can only be enabled via the Registry Editor, however, and you will then need to restart IE 11 in order to activate the function.

Get your hands on Blue

If the idea of downloading an illicitly leaked build of Microsoft's upcoming operating system doesn't sit right with you--PCWorld doesn't endorse the idea whatsoever--fear not: You may be able to try these myriad improvements out for yourself before long.

Citing anonymous sources, The Verge reports that Microsoft is planning to release a public preview of Windows Blue (though it surely won't be named that) coinciding with the Build 2013 conference, which will be held June 26 through the 28 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

 

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