Microsoft has promised to release its first preview of Windows 10 for phones this month - and Neowin has learned that build 8.15.12492.41 is now being seeded to a select group of 1000 testers.
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Gabe Aul confirmed via his Twitter account that Microsoft will increase the cadence with which they release new Technical Preview builds to Insiders, with the next one not too far away.
Microsoft put tickets for BUILD on-sale the day after their Windows 10 keynote and it appears the tactic was a success as the conference sold out in less than hour.
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.
For those of you who follow build numbers closely, Microsoft has recently compiled build number 10,000 ahead of its Windows 10 press event that is scheduled to take place tomorrow.
Microsoft has announced that registration for BUILD 2015 will open on January 22nd which is one day after their Windows 10 event that takes place in Redmond, Washington.
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.
According to the latest bits of information about newer builds of Windows 10, the kernel version is showing up as 10.0 which is a huge jump from 6.4 in the previous builds
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.
Microsoft has announced dates for Build 2015, as well as a new 'Ignite' conference for enterprise, which will replace TechEd, Management Summit, and Exchange, SharePoint, Lync and Project conferences.
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.
Some of those who have purchased Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 have reported unusually wide 'gaps' at one edge of their handset - wide enough to slide a business card in between the glass and the frame.
A screenshot of Windows build 9788 has been spotted in the wild and aligns to previous information that we had heard about this particular build being leaked in the very near future.
During the BUILD conference, Neowin has had a chance to talk to many different levels of staff at Microsoft, and one thing has become clear: There is a fundumental shift occuring in Redmond.
An email seen by Neowin reveals Microsoft's planned timetable for its remaining development work on the launch build of Windows Phone 8.1, with the final code expected to be signed off on April 14.
Microsoft is getting set to bring Windows to an entirely new set of small devices like a coffee mug; it's all about creating smarter and smaller devices using existing tools and services.
We know that not everyone can make it to BUILD, so when we went and registered, we snapped a few photos of the conference before the big show begins to bring you a little bit closer to the action.
Microsoft has posted up the classes for its BUILD conference that takes place this week and the information points towards a Windows Phone announcement along with the details of many other sessions.
Windows Phone 8.1 has reached its RTM milestone, with the final build of the OS delivered to manufacturers this week, and the first new devices designed for 8.1 expected to launch in late April.
Google has now expanded its previously launched Chrome experiment where people can make their own virtual LEGO structures so they can now be placed anywhere on Google Maps.
Microsoft has announced that its BUILD conference, that will be held in San Francisco in early April, has sold out but if you can't make it, don't worry, Neowin will be there.
The Moto X could see a major price reduction soon, with up-front contract fees potentially getting halved. Fans of the wooden back shown at launch could also be able to select one of four finishes.
Microsoft is kicking of its BUILD developers conference today and we have posted a link to the live stream of the keynote for you after the jump where Microsoft will be talking about Windows 8.1
Microsoft's BUILD conference gets under way in San Francisco this week - we take a look at we're expecting (and not expecting) to hear, including Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and the 'Surface Mini'.
Digitimes, who has correclty nailed a few Microsoft rumors in the past, is saying that Microsoft will unveil an 8in Surface in June which would link up nicely with their upcoming BUILD conference.
Sources have been cited as saying that Microsoft will announce its second-generation Surface tablets at its BUILD conference in June - but the report comes from the notoriously unreliable Digitimes.
Images of Windows 8.1 build 9385 have today leaked to the internet. The build is expected to include numerous bug fixes and the possibility of the returned Start button evident in code.
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.
Microsoft has announced the its next iteration of the BUILD conference will be held in late June in San Francisco and registration opens at 09:00am PDT, April 2, 2013.
After Windows Blue (build 9364) being leaked earlier today, we look at some of the new productivity applications Microsoft have decided to include in the upcoming Windows 8 update.
Microsoft is hosting its BUILD developer conference on its home turf today and we have posted the livestream of the keynote for your viewing pleasure. The keynote kicks off at 12PM EST/9AM PST.
Microsoft has opened the flood gates and if you want to attend Microsoft's BUILD conference, you can now register for the event but you better act quickly as the event will likely sell out.
The Windows 8 Release to Manufacturing stage is rapidly approaching, and new reports have surfaced that strongly suggest Windows 8 will RTM as build 9200, and the compiling process has already begun
Microsoft has just announced that its BUILD conference will be held from October 30th to November 2nd at its home office in Redmond which is a week after Windows 8 his general availability.
Microsoft is rumored to be holding some kind of major developer event, similar to 2011's BUILD conference, in October, the same month that Windows 8 is scheduled to launch.
Google has just launched a new website, Build, that represents a team up with LEGO. It allows its users to build pretty much anything out of virtual LEGO bricks.
Microsoft has come out and said that they will not build their own phones which many speculated after the company announced the Microsoft branded tablet. Read more after the jump.
A new bit of information about Windows 8 RTM has hit the wire and the report suggests that the RTM version of Windows 8 will be 8500 and that the RTM announcement will come in late July.
Microsoft has just posted up a video that shows off a pre-release preview build of Windows 8, while we do not know the build number, there are some small differences.
The Windows 8 touch keyboard has received a small update since WDP was released. Offering up a new feature in the pre-beta build, Microsoft is allowing its keyboard to be customized.
Steven Sinofsky said today on the Building Windows 8 blog that most of the new features are disabled in Windows 8. We've uncovered a new file system lurking under the hood, is it the next big thing?
Feeling overwhelmed by the flood of Windows 8 news this week? Us too, so we've created a guide to keep track of what's going on in one place.
Microsoft wowed crowds today with its new OS, Windows 8 which can run on tablet PC's. nVidia bought their new device to the party, a quad-core Tegra based ARM tablet PC, the first of its kind.
Microsoft has a jam-packed week ahead of BUILD attendees. We've fished out things to keep an eye on, and found previously unmentioned features along the way.
Microsoft will be streaming its BUILD keynotes. They fun starts at 9 AM on September 13 and also on the 14 and Neowin will be covering both.
It has been uncovered that Nokia will be attending Microsoft's BUILD conference. Could they be coming to show off new hardware or are they simply showing up for moral support?
With BUILD coming next week, there's still no hint on what Microsoft will finally call Windows 8. It is however clear that Windows 8 is just a codename, as Steven Sinofsky pointed out back in June.
In the latest post on the Building Windows 8 blog, Microsoft introduces Windows 8's new "hybrid boot" feature, which enables 30-70% faster boot times than Windows 7.
Microsoft is reportedly bringing a Windows 8 tablet to its BUILD conference next week that was built by Samsung. It is also expected that Microsoft will give out this tablet
Microsoft's highly anticipated BUILD conference occurs next week. While we have seen a small glimpse of what Microsoft has up its sleeve for Windows 8, there are still many features to be announced