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This week, we look at Redstone 4 and 5, the attention given to the gaming experience on Xbox, and a few noteworthy changes in the pipeline. Be sure to catch up via our handy guide.
Quite a lot took place at the Redmond campus this past week. From gaming for everyone and their dog, to the wrap-up of Redstone 4 and an interesting future ahead. Catch up with our guide below.
According to a new report, Microsoft won't be using the Redstone codename for its Windows 10 releases. Instead, the codenames will reflect the time period that the update is to be released.
A lot of things took place over in Redmond this past week, from the switch to the Redstone 5 branch, to worthwhile gaming goodies and updates aplenty. Catch up with our handy guide.
Redstone 2 is coming in early 2017 as the Windows 10 Creators Update, and we know RS3 is expected later in the year - but it seems the Redstone codename will live on for a fourth update due in 2018.
Some users are reporting that the Insider Preview status on their Windows phones has been reset. With Redstone 2 around the corner, it might be time to check the status on your device.
The hackers that discovered a security flaw in Windows which allows attackers to bypass Secure Boot, are warning that Microsoft's current fixes are untenable and that the flaw might never get patched.
Microsoft has updated the minimum hardware requirements for both Windows 10 Mobile and desktop editions. A couple of changes have been made to the display size and RAM requirements for devices.
Gabe Aul took to Twitter today to announce that finally, the Nokia Lumia Icon will be eligible for Fast ring builds. Aul wouldn't comment on an "official" upgrade for the device, but users have hope.
This seemed obvious when Microsoft announced the 'Anniversary Update' - but a report says company sources have confirmed that it will be released around the first anniversary of Windows 10's launch.
From DoJ vs Apple, and drone vs Airbus, to Netflix offline, Google love, UWP highs and lows, the end of an Xbox, and Microsoft's mobile meltdown, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
If you are an Insider running the latest Redstone builds, then today you will have an update that adds features to Mail and Calendar, including the ability to open an email in its own window.
The next Windows 10 Insider Preview for PCs is unlikely to arrive until next week due to an issue in the candidate build - but Mobile build 14322 is being evaluated, and could arrive this week.
It has been revealed that the Action Center in Windows 10 Mobile is set to become fully customizable, along with a series of new icons for settings menus, and even more diverse emojis.
From Microsoft savings and Priv price cuts, to HP's sleek Spectre, Surface phones, Quantum Break out, and a lick of paint for Google Play, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Following the release of build 14316 for PCs, Microsoft executive Gabe Aul has stated that a new build for Windows 10 Mobile Insiders on the Fast ring may roll out as early as next week.
Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 update is making a number of improvements and changes to the Edge browser, which is now said to allow for greater control of Flash media content on web pages.
New features are constantly being added to Windows 10 Mobile Redstone Insider builds, a new leak claims that users might soon be able to open their device's camera app directly from the lock screen.
It's been a pretty crazy and exciting week in the world of tech as Microsoft held its biggest developer conference of the year. We saw holograms, talked to bots, and caught up with technology.
While Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Anniversary Update during the day one keynote at Build, they didn't go into a lot of detail as to what the new features will be. Here's what we know.
At Microsoft's developer conference Build 2016, the firm announced the ability to turn any Xbox One into a development kit. Doing this will install the first public Redstone build for Xbox.
Microsoft continues to make it's Universal Windows Platform App Model more and more attractive to both developers and users alike, announcing quite a bit at its annual developer conference Build.
Microsoft is thinking about making some changes to the Start Menu, but they're not going to jump in head first. They're looking to get some feedback from Windows Insiders first.
Microsoft has shared a few bits of information on planned improvements for its Edge browser, many of which will be available in its upcoming Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' this summer.
Among all of the news from Build 2016, Microsoft has also released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14295 to PCs and phones in the Slow ring. It is the first Redstone Preview for the Slow ring.
Microsoft is yet again pushing for the adoption of Windows 10 by announcing that the next major upgrade for the operating system will be coming for free this summer, to devices both new and old.
Microsoft is looking to change things around and redesign the Action Center's and Cortana's interface in Windows 10. The new look is expected to feature a card-based model and be announced today.
Microsoft is working on a "Pick up where I left off" feature for the Windows 10 Redstone update. The feature will allow someone to pick up on their PC where they left off on their phone or vice versa.
Among many other improvements that we're going to see in Microsoft's next major Windows 10 update is new features in Groove Music, which include better mouse support and gapless playback.
From Skype's Universal U-turn and Apple's "sad" arrogance, to Live Tile surprises, another Redstone release, and Marshmallow across the Galaxy(s), it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Redstone, the next major update for Windows 10, will give users more control over their OneDrive backups and introduce more options, according to the app's settings from a recently leaked build.
From Samsung's Surface and Android antitrust, to virtual gaming, Half-Life: The Motion Picture, the return of Elop, and the war on Trump, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Yesterday, Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 14291. This is our hands-on video with the new Redstone build, which includes some new features, such as a new Maps app.
Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14291 for PCs includes some cool new features, such as extensions in Microsoft Edge, redesigned Maps, and more. Here's our hands-on with the new Fast ring build.
After Windows 10 Mobile was released today, Microsoft kept its promise in adding the devices that got upgraded to the list of supported devices for the latest Redstone builds.
Microsoft thinks HDR TVs and displays will be the next big thing instead of 4K. So the company will give developers new tools to target these displays in DirectX 12 on Xbox One and Windows 10.
Major new features have been a bit thin on the ground in recent Windows 10 previews - but a couple of Microsoft program managers say that some features coming to the OS will really get users excited.
From Apple antitrust and Galaxy goodness, to Surface discounts, Redstone's delay, Universal apps, and Microsoft's mobile market share meltdown, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
New reports show that the long awaited extensions for the Microsoft Edge browser are ready and are already in internal testing. The feature may show up as early as the next Insider build for PCs.