Hello again, we have another build and, thus, another hands on! This build includes a brand new Office Hub, which is, curiously, a Win32 app. We also have a native ePub reader built right into Microsoft Edge with new options in Edge to have a good reading experience. Watch the video to see everything newContinue reading “Hands on with Windows 10 Build 14971 – Office Hub, ePub Reader in Edge, and Removed Features”
We are updating to Windows 10 Redstone 2 build 14946 from build 14942. This build includes updates to Wi-Fi Sense and Precision Touchpad settings, along with dozens of fixes and improvements. Microsoft released this redstone development build of Windows to the insider fast ring on Wednesday October 12, 2016. Watch the video to see what’s new!
Today, we’re talking a look at the latest build of Windows 10 from the redstone 2 development branch, released to fast ring users of the Windows Insider Program. This insider preview of the OS is currently at build 14936.
Microsoft has reportedly released a bombshell this week containing a ton of new information about what to expect in the next big feature update for Windows 10 Mobile. Neowin reports that Microsoft, in a session in day two of its Ignite 2016 conference has released information on what business can expect in the next release of Windows 10 Mobile.
Today, we are looking at Windows 10 Redstone 2 build 14931. This build doesn’t include any new OS features, but it does offer new app updates that brings the dark theme to the Windows Feedback app as well as the maps app. Now, both the Feedback and the Maps app will match your system setContinue reading “Let’s Look at Windows 10 Build rs2 14931 – Dark Themed Apps, More Extensions”
The Windows 10 freezing issue has been plaguing many users of the Windows 10 anniversary update. This freezing issue was caused after a system level change made in the Windows 10 anniversary update (also known as Redstone 1). Has this problem been fixed? The short answer is yes, it was solved. Here’s some background.
Microsoft released the OneDrive UWP app for Windows 10 PCs and tablets yesterday. I take a look at the app and compare it to the app we had for Windows 10 Mobile for months. How does it compare? Hint: it’s the same app!
Microsoft is releasing a major update to Windows 10 This summer, called the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. This update brings a slew of new feature, and one of them is an overhauled Windows Store. Here is a video demonstrating the new Windows Store experience. Not that this is a preview and you will notice someContinue reading “Video Demo: New Store Experience in Windows 10 Anniversary Update”
This is an open call for Microsoft to begin being more descriptive with their error messages in Windows. First, a quick history. Back in the old days of command line computing, errors had to be short and to the point. Most error messages were fragmented sentences but were short and concise. Example: “File not found”,Continue reading “Microsoft, Enough with “Something’s Wrong” Error Messages”
The purpose of this post needs to be made very clear. I am not ranting or complaining about buggy software or Microsoft. I am writing this article for two main reasons. One, I want to provide Microsoft with feedback so that they can track down the issues I and others are having. Two, I wantContinue reading “My Windows 10 for Phone Tech Preview Upgrade Horror Story”
Microsoft is about to reveal its true vision of Windows 10, in their Windows 10 event slated for January 21, 2015. We expect Microsoft will cover the updates to Windows 10 desktop since the last build release in November 2017, with Windows 10 build 9879. We also expect Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 for phonesContinue reading “Watch Windows 10 The Next Chapter Event Live!”
We have a quick public service announcement to let you all know that a new Windows 10 Technical Preview build is due in a few weeks. The information comes from Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, who works in the Windows Division to help make Windows 10 a reality. He notified one user via reply that a newContinue reading “PSA New Windows 10 Build in few Weeks”
One of the updates for Patch Tuesday on June 10, 2014 was for Microsoft OneDrive. This update brought significant UI update for desktop users. Let’s check it out.
With Windows Phone 8.1, you can now choose any background images for your Start screen tiles. A nice side effect of this is that you can now also put custom colors for your live tiles too! No, Windows Phone 8.1 did not add new accent colors for you to customize device with. Instead, you canContinue reading “Pro Tip: Use Custom Colors for Windows Phone Start Screen Tiles”
With Windows Phone (WP) 8.1, many of the built-in apps are now updatable from within the Windows Phone Store. Unlike on previous WP versions, the built-in apps do not need to wait for the next OS update to be updated. These apps now can and do update regularly just like other apps you install fromContinue reading “Did you know: Windows Phone 8.1 Built-in Apps Update through the app Store”