A number of things happened this week, including the announcement that Windows 10X was no more, a joint E3 conference from Xbox and Bethesda, and more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
Confirming earlier reports, Microsoft has announced that it won't be releasing Windows 10X as a standalone product. It will be bringing some of its features to regular Windows 10, though.
As we wrap up yet another week, we take a look at the arrival of Edge Beta on Linux, new Game Pass games, a new Segoe font, and a lot more Microsoft news. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
A new report suggests that Microsoft is shelving its plans to release Windows 10X - its modern OS - this year, or ever. The firm is reportedly moving resources back to Windows 10's development.
While we were expecting Windows 10X to begin shipping in the spring, that's apparently not going to happen. It's reportedly been delayed once again, this time until later this year.
Microsoft is reportedly planning to hold special events for its Windows, gaming, cloud, and security products in the next few months. A Microsoft 365-focused event is scheduled for this week.
Windows 10X is coming, and since a near-RTM build recently leaked, we went hands-on with it. Not much has changed since the dual-screen emulators, other than stripped-down features.
A near-final version of Microsoft's upcoming lightweight OS, Windows 10X, has leaked, providing the clearest look yet at the upcoming offering. The OS competes against the likes of Chromebooks.
An old build of Microsoft's canceled, modular OS for traditional PCs has leaked online. The operating system was codenamed Polaris and will be superseded by Windows 10X later this year.
It's almost a new year, and while 2020 was great for Microsoft products, 2021 should be an even bigger year with a renewed emphasis on Windows, new Surface products to show it off, and more.
Over the course of 2020, Microsoft introduced some cool products, like the next generation of Xbox gaming consoles and its Surface Duo Android phone, but there's even more stuff that it missed.
Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 20279, and it's from the fe_release branch. It's the RTM build for Windows 10 Iron, but Microsoft has a totally different excuse for it.
Microsoft's Edge Insider downloads page now includes download links for Windows 10X under the 'other platforms', which lets users download MSIX packages for Insider versions of Edge.
Microsoft released Windows 10 vNext build 20231 yesterday, announcing some out-of-box experience (OOBE) additions. Now, a Twitter user has posted a video showing off a completely new UI as well.
While Microsoft's Surface Neo has been listed on its website for the last year as coming soon, the device listing has now been removed. The company has often said it's delayed, not canceled.
Today, Lenovo announced the last bits of details about its ThinkPad X1 Fold foldable PC, and you can finally pre-order your own, although it's not an inexpensive device, starting at $2,499.
Microsoft officially delayed the Surface Neo some time ago, but it's finally getting around to updating the product's page today. The Surface Duo listing still says it's coming soon.
Microsoft is reportedly removing the virtualization technology that enables support for Win32 apps from Windows 10X. The OS is being repurposed for low-end devices aimed at competing with Chromebooks.
Originally planned for holiday season this year on dual-screen devices, Windows 10 apparently isn't coming for single-screen PCs until 2021, and dual-screen PCs the following spring.
In a blog post today, Windows chief Panos Panay broadly described some plans for Windows 10 moving forward, including Windows 10X coming to single-screen devices before dual-screen ones.
Images have surfaced showing the Windows 10X emulator supporting a single, large screened device. This corroborates recent reports that the firm would release 10X to single screened form factors.
This week was packed with game news from Game Pass to xCloud and beyond, new Insider builds in the Fast and Slow rings, and even the first picture from Surface Duo's camera. Be sure to catch up below.
According to a new report, Microsoft's dual-screen OS, Windows 10X, has been delayed until next year, along with any new hardware for it. The firm is refocusing on single-screen devices.
Microsoft released a video celebrating the success of over a billion active Windows 10 users. However, that video also teased a new Start Menu design, new File Explorer and context menus in the OS.
Microsoft just released the second ever build of the Windows 10X Emulator, and there are a lot of improvements included. More things are available to span dual-screen, and there's a new File Explorer.
Microsoft today released its second build of the Windows 10X Emulator, bringing the build number to 19578. The most notable thing is that you can install it on a production machine now.
Microsoft began rolling out new app icons to Windows Insiders yesterday. The company provided more information on the design refresh in a blog post. The new icons bring consistency across platforms.
Microsoft is rolling out some app updates for Insiders in the Fast ring, and they finally include the new colorful icons that have been discovered, but hidden, over the past few months.
As usual, quit a few things happened in the world of Microsoft this week. Patch Tuesday came and went, as did the company's dual-screen focused Developer Day event, and more. Catch up below.
If you're looking to install Windows 10X on your own PC, there's now a guide on how to do that. It's not going to be easy though, and if it's not obvious, you're doing it at your own risk.
After Microsoft released an emulator for Windows 10X this week, finally allowing the general public to play with it, it was only a matter of time until someone got it onto bare metal hardware.
For the first time, anyone can play around with Windows 10X, thanks to the emulator that was released following Microsoft 365 Developer Day. All you need is Hyper-V and a PC in the Fast ring.
Microsoft 365 Developer Day and Microsoft has revealed how containerized Win32 apps will run on Windows 10X. The apps will run in a container that supports most, but not all, existing apps.
During Developer Day, Microsoft released the Windows 10X emulator and SDK so developers can start testing their apps for the dual-screen experience. The Surface Duo SDK has been updated too.
Microsoft is hosting its virtual Microsoft 365 Developer Day event today, and this time the focus is on dual-screen experiences and Windows 10X. Here's where you can watch the event live.
As was reported last week, Microsoft's Surface Hub 2X isn't coming this year. As it turns out, it's signature features like Dynamic Rotation and Tiling might be coming to the Surface Hub 2S.
Promised to be out this year, it seems that Microsoft's Surface Hub 2X is once again delayed. Moreover, the videos showing off the product have been removed, and the product might be canceled.
A new listing has shown up on UserBenchmark for one of Intel's Lakefield processors. Lakefield is the CPU family that's going to ship in foldable and dual-screen devices like the Surface Neo.
Microsoft today announced new preview SDKs and emulators for its upcoming dual-screen devices, the Surface Duo and the Surface Neo. The Surface Duo emulator is available to install today.
Lenovo's new foldable PC, the ThinkPad X1 Fold, will likely ship later on this year with Windows 10X, and at CES 2020, we got to go hands on with Microsoft's new OS for dual-screen PCs.