Microsoft Adds eBook Support To Windows 10's Insider Preview Build 15014

by Christian Hunter / May 11, 2017 / 0 comments

With Windows 10’s Insider Preview Build 15014 for computers and smartphones, software-giant Microsoft Corp. has officially opened its eBook store.

While the eBook wing of the company’s Store app is perhaps the most crucial element, some nifty disk- and power-management features added by the company can’t be ignored. Customers will probably get more out of the Insider Preview Build 15014’s ability to clean up their unused disk space and balance the performance as well as power consumed by specific apps.

The control (Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Power Options) that typically come pegged into the background has been brought to the front and center inside the new operating system’s Taskbar

By adding its eBook store, Microsoft is certainly trying to play catch-up with well-established eBook sellers like Amazon. But, will use Edge instead of adding a dedicated Books app. Thus, it will treat a downloadable ebook like a web page stored in Reading List of Edge.

Once a customer purchases an eBook from Microsoft’s Store, it will get stored in Edge’s Books portion. There, the buyer will be able to take advantage of Edge’s remarkable configuration options, which includes Cortana.

However, not all customers will be able to enjoy the new functionalities quite yet the new features will appear only on a small number of test PCs and Microsoft’s Creators Update will take some more time to arrive. It is due later this spring.