Microsoft sent out emails to its registered developers with what marks the beginning of the end of the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 Store.
Let’s take a look at Windows 10 Creators update build 14965 and all the new features it has to offer!
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!
Let’s take a look at the PC version of the massive Windows Store update coming with the Windows 10 anniversary update.
I have just received an update to my Nokia Lumia 830, and it is Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2. This happened on the same day that Microsoft released Windows 10 for phones. As such, I made a video walkthrough of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 before upgrading my phone to Windows 10, and I amContinue reading “Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 Walkthrough on Lumia 830”
Lately there has been debates online with accompanying polls asking whether Microsoft will be able to deliver the final version of Windows 10 before the end of Summer as promised by them. Many people does not believe Microsoft will be finished with the “Final” version of Windows 10 before then. See, that is exactly theContinue reading “Explaining the Final Version Windows 10”
There was a time we users were extremely frustrated because we were unable to install Windows 8.1 using any Windows 8.0 product key. This was a nonsensical decision by Microsoft because Windows 8.1 was a free upgrade to all Windows 8.0 users, and, furthermore, Windows 8.1 could be activated using a Windows 8.0 key. ButContinue reading “Install Windows 8.1 with your Windows 8.0 Key”
Note: This article is about downloading Windows 8.1 without a product key. To install the OS, you will still need to provide your key during installation. If you have lost your copy of Windows 8.1 and need to reinstall Windows on your PC, the good news is that Microsoft now allows you to download theContinue reading “Download Windows 8.1 Without a Product Key”
In Windows 10, Microsoft seems to be extending the modern media playback controls to desktop apps. In Windows 8, if you changed your PC’s volume using a hardware volume button on you device or on the keyboard, you got an on-screen volume control display. If you had a modern (Windows Store) application playing a mediaContinue reading “Windows 10 Media Controls for Desktop Apps”
Windows 10 comes with an updated version of Internet Explorer that includes a new rendering engine, and in Build 9879, we can switch between the old and new rendering engines. Brad Sams from Neowin notes that, according to his sources, Internet Explorer in Windows 10 will ship with two different engines. One will be theContinue reading “Enable the New Engine in IE in Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9879”
With Windows 10, Microsoft will bring dynamic context menus to the desktop. In Windows 8.x and earlier, context menus on the desktop and desktop apps are too small to tap with the finger comfortably. In modern apps in Windows 8.x, the context menus were large enough to tap, but some might have found it tooContinue reading “Windows 10 Will Bring Touch Friendly Context Menus to the Desktop”
You thought MS was done with Windows 10 this year? You’re wrong!
They are still sneaking features into the OS while were all busy feasting.
Hi, this is Nazmus Khandaker, the associate administrator of McAkins Online. I have some great news to share with our readers. I am pleased to announce a new partnership with Windows on Windows. Windows on Windows is a YouTube series that explores the development of Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is run by a userContinue reading “Announcement: New Partnership with Windows on Windows”
Need to install Windows 98 on an old PC? Trying to run an old software on a Windows 98 virtual machine? This video demonstrates how to install Windows 98 as well as devices drivers for Windows 98. I install the OS on a VMware Virtual Machine, but the steps should work on a real PCContinue reading “How to Install Windows 98 — Video Tutorial”
We kicked off our information about Windows 8.1 Update one with new taskbar features coming to Windows Store apps, namely the Jumplists and media controls. Today, I want to share with you another neat feature I uncovered. Windows Store (metro) applications running in multiple Windows show up in the taskbar as multiple windows. This behavior isContinue reading “Windows 8.1 Update 1: Multi-Window Taskbar Thumbnails for Windows Store (Metro) Apps”