Nearly six months after Dona Sarkar stepped down as head of the Windows Insider Program, new Windows lead Panos Panay has finally announced a replacement. Amanda Langowski will lead the team.
Gabriel Aul, who led the Windows Insider program during its early days, has left Microsoft and joined Facebook as Vice President. Earlier this month, Clint Rutkas also left Microsoft for Facebook.
From holo-pursuits and virtual thrills, to plants that talk back, iPads unbricked, bizarre Band 2 pricing, and lovely/creepy robots, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The much-beloved head and public face of the Windows Insider Program, Gabe Aul, is passing the torch. The new person from whom to beg for new Insider Preview builds is Dona Sarkar.
Gabe Aul has created a video thanking Windows Insiders for giving feedback and helping to shape the product that is Windows 10. The video was published on Twitter by Microsoft Developer (@msdev).
Microsoft's Gabe Aul shared a few bits of info about the Windows Insider Program today, including some amusing insights into its launch, and his own experience as the program's figurehead on Twitter.
Gabe Aul has shared his big red button that he uses to release Windows 10 builds to Insiders on Thingverse. Now you can also have the same sort of button to press, and hope a build magically appears!
While many were disappointed to see that the first build of Redstone for mobile on the Fast ring could only be installed on Windows 10 Mobile signature devices, it'll arrive soon for everyone else.
In a twitter exchange with a Windows Insider, Microsoft's Gabe Aul and Brandon LeBlanc acknowledged the unnecessary complexity due to two settings applications; the Control Panel may soon be gone.
Microsoft will be pushing out a new build of Windows 10 Mobile to Insiders on the Fast ring this Friday. The build includes a number of important bug fixes and hopefully some new features.
Microsoft's Gabe Aul has detailed why a Windows Insider build gets delayed and what needs to be done for it to be pushed out to fast ring Insiders.
It has been a little over a month since build 10166 for Windows 10 Mobile dropped and we have now gotten a tease from Microsoft's Gabe Aul regarding what to roughly expect.
The head of the Windows Inisder program, Gabe Aul, has now been promoted to vice president of Engineering for the Windows and Devices Group under Terry Myerson.
Microsoft's Gabe Aul has confirmed that the next Windows 10 Insider Preview to roll out will be build 10122 - and the decision to do so was made with input from the Windows Insider community.
It looks like Microsoft's Gabe Aul has confirmed that in addition to Windows 10 support MKV's natively, the OS will also support SSA, ASS, and SRT subtitle formats.
Windows Insiders have been itching for new build since the unofficial release of build 10036. But, Microsoft's Gabriel Aul has confirmed that 10036 will not be released officially to Insiders.
Microsoft's Gabe Aul has announced that the company has received one million pieces of feedback via the Feedback app, he hasn't revealed whether this also includes Windows 10 Tech Preview for Phones.
A post showed up on the Insider Hub touting upcoming faster, daily builds of Windows 10. Unfortunately this was a bit too good to be true and it was soon retracted, but there's still good news here.
After yesterday's explanation of why Microsoft couldn't commit to a fixed released schedule for Windows 10 builds, Gabe Aul confirmed on Twitter that the company would be making the process faster.
Gabe Aul, head of the Insider Program for Windows 10, has taken to the Windows blog to answer some recurring questions, including when the next build will arrive and why we can't have fixed releases
Yesterday was all about the Super Bowl in the US, Patriots vs the Seattle based Sea Hawks. An Insider popped on Twitter to ask Gabe Aul if Insiders could expect a new build if the Hawks won.
Within 24 hours of Wednesday's Windows 10 event in Seattle, almost 175,000 new members signed up to the Windows Insider Program adding to the 1.7 million current Insiders.