Microsoft has released the second Xbox One April preview update which focuses mainly on enhancing the social features of the console with voice messages and dedicated party chat servers.
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Microsoft has announced the launch of a new preview of Office 2016 for IT pros and developers, which you can sign up for right now - although the company points out that it's not yet feature-complete.
Screenshots from a fresh build of Windows 10 for phones have apparently leaked. They show a number of changes, including some cosmetic polish to fonts and the OS, as well as new options.
Microsoft has announced today that they are opening up the Office 2016 preview for Mac and if you use OS X, we have the download links after the jump but the download is over 2GB in size.
Gabriel Aul announced that the next build of Windows 10 for phones would feature support for additional phones. While this was obviously coming users are glad it's sooner rather than later.
The Microsoft team working on Windows 10 shared a bit of info on the next preview builds coming to phones and desktops, including when we can expect the next versions and the process going forward.
Here's a list of known issues in the first preview of Windows 10 for phones, which just came out today. As we've mentioned a bunch of times, this is preview software and has numerous bugs and quirks.
With the preview version of Windows 10 for phones coming out today, Microsoft published a new video in which Joe Belfiore walks us through some of the new features coming to our phones.
Gabriel Aul took to Twitter to assure users that the upcoming Windows 10 preview for phones will also feature a software recovery tool in case folks run into too much trouble with the build.
If you want to try out Office 2016, there is now a way for anyone to join the program - but you need to act quickly as Microsoft may close this process in the near future.
Windows 10 for phones Technical Preview is almost upon us and now a new report claims that Lumia 1020, Lumia 1520 and the HTC One M8 for Windows will likely be the first devices to receive the update.
Microsoft won't yet say when the Windows 10 phone preview will be released as it's still in testing - but it has shared a bit of info, including the news that only some handsets will get it at launch.
The latest OS version that's rolling out to folks in the Xbox Preview program has some unfortunate bugs that seem to be affecting a large number of testers; so you might want to stay away for a while.
There are many new things in the January Technical Preview of Windows 10, and one of them is a total revamp of the OneNote app, which is now a preview that will be part of Office Touch for Windows.
Microsoft has said the next build of Windows 10 for PCs is coming "in the next week", and the first preview for Windows phones will launch in February - and both will be available in 25 languages.
Microsoft will give the world its first look at Windows 10 running on smartphones and small tablets tomorrow - but the first public preview of 'Windows 10 Mobile' is not expected until February.
Last week a 'Phone Insider' app was found in the Store, and Microsoft's Gabe Aul confirmed that more details are coming on Jan 21. Now a different app has shown up and gives new hints for insiders.
We found new evidence in Windows 10 build 9901 that Microsoft is hard at work for the consumer preview that could arrive on January 21st, and may have already compiled the build to be released.
After its initial launch in New Zealand and Australia, Microsoft's Sway app for iPhone makes its way into more countries, allowing many people to create, edit and share interactive presentations.
Microsoft has opened the doors to the Sway preview and at the same time, they have also added a bunch of new features to the platform too; Australia users can now download the iPhone app too.
Earlier this year, Microsoft showed off a powerful new tool that has the ability to translate conversations in real-time and today, the company is opening up the preview program for everyone.
Windows Phone previewers might soon get a new build of the OS to try out as build 14203 has been publicly mentioned by Microsoft as an upcoming update. This is likely the long-rumored Update 2.
After its recent October Update, which brought MKV Media Center support and Snap improvements, Microsoft is rolling out an update for those on the Xbox One Preview, bringing a fix for an annoying bug.
In a bid to make sure beta testers submit as much feedback as possible Microsoft is now adding some small game elements and a point system to its Xbox One Preview program. Other rewards may come soon.
Microsoft has announced that over 1 million users are now testing Windows 10 but one aspect that has been overlooked is that a new preview build will be released soon.
Microsoft has announced a new product today called Sway, which is a new way to show off your content on a digital canvas, and you can sign up now to join the preview of the app.
SageThumbs is a powerful shell extension allowing to preview enormous amount of image formats directly in Windows Explorer.
Microsoft is gearing up for a Windows Threshold preview and it is expected to arrive in late September but it's not clear yet if it will be a public release or kept close to Microsoft partners.
Earlier in the week, we got our first hint that the new Windows Phone 8.1 lock screen apps were coming within the next few weeks. Today, we get to actually see them in action.
After updating its Remote Desktop Preview app for Windows Phone 8.1 this week, Microsoft has invited users to submit their comments and suggestions for new features and improvements to the app.
A new website from Microsoft allows you to sign up to receive pre-release versions of Office as long as you are willing to provide feedback based on your experiences with the software.
Microsoft is increasing its transparency for Office 365 business users by releasing a roadmap for the service and is also offering up a new ‘First Release' program to get updates faster.
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Windows Phone 8.1 is now available for users on the 'Preview for Developers' program. But if you haven't signed up yet, it's not too late - and we've got the info to help you on your way.
Microsoft has said it will release a preview of the next Xbox One update "in the next few days", with improvements promised for Kinect, notifications, video playback, call audio, and more.
The next major version of iOS may include iPhone and iPad versions of TextEdit and Preview, according to a new report and leaked screenshots. Is this our first real look at iOS 8?
We had a chance to get our paws on Nokia's latest Windows Phone, the Lumia Icon and have put together a quick video look at the new device that goes over the high-points of the device.
Microsoft has released the Windows 8.1 Bing Maps Preview app, offering a way to try out a number of upcoming Bing Map features, including 70 cities rendered in 3D.
Patch Tuesday is happening again, for Windows 8.1 Preview and Windows RT 8.1 Preview at least, with an additional five updates hitting the OSes today a mere 14 days after the first wave of updates.
Microsoft is rolling out the first batch of updates to the Windows 8.1 Preview through Windows Update, addressing a range of issues that were found within the first week of availability
Microsoft appear to have opened the floodgates for anyone to download the Windows 8.1 Preview through the Windows Store, even if you have a language pack installed which previously didn't work
Office 2013 RT is now available for the Windows RT 8.1 Preview, although it's missing a number of features that may have been useful in an enterprise setting, for security and mobility reasons
At its BUILD conference in San Francisco, Microsoft announced Visual Studio 2013 and that a preview of the platform is available to download today with a release to come later this year.
The Windows 8.1 Preview download link has been posted but the link is not active yet ahead of Microsoft's BUILD developer conference that is being hosted in San Francisco later today.
The Windows RT 8.1 Preview has been spotted on a Surface RT at BUILD 2013, ahead of its public release in just a few days time. It's nothing too exciting, but at least the Preview is almost ready
The Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview has revealed changes that we expected: "Computer" has been renamed to "This PC", while Libraries are hidden by default in favor of top-level folders.
Microsoft has launched the Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview, aka the Windows Server Blue preview, on the world today; a public version is now available to download ahead of BUILD 2013
In the latest leaked build of Windows 8.1, there are a few settings that are hidden but with a simple application, you can enable these features and get a deeper looking into the direction of Windows.
While the past few weeks have been very busy, I managed to get a few weeks of hands-on time with the Asus VivoTab Smart to give a short(ish) verdict on the budget-friendly Windows 8 tablet
Following this week's leak of Windows Blue, it's emerged that Microsoft will be launching a 'public preview' version of the OS at its BUILD developer conference in June.