Microsoft has re-released the PC Health Check app, but now you must be signed in and registered as a Windows Insider in order to download it. it adds support for some 7th-gen Intel CPUs.
Windows Insiders discovered yesterday that they could no longer update the Dev channel builds on unsupported hardware and VM guests, and that update has now also arrived to the Beta channel.
Microsoft has introduced a new feature - Meet Now - for seamless video conferencing on Windows 10. It allows you to quickly start a meeting or join a scheduled one you've been invited to via Skype.
A mere two days after the last one, Microsoft has pushed out Build 16296 to Windows Insider on the Fast Ring (not Skip Ahead), containing some fixes to the OS but no new feature updates.
Alongside the public Insider Program available to all Microsoft enthusiasts, the company recently revealed details of the program's internal equivalent for employees: Microsoft Elite.
"Are you a Windows Insider?" Microsoft asks. "We're looking for you!" The company is inviting Insiders in Spain to apply to become 'PC Ambassadors', for the opportunity to "try a cutting-edge PC".
A new build of the OneNote UWP app is hitting the Windows Insider Fast ring bringing new features including password protection, table tools, and the ability to save pictures and files from the app.
After alluding to a new OneNote experience late last year, Microsoft has rolled out a feature update to the OneNote UWP app on the Windows Insider Fast ring with the Slow ring soon to follow.
Windows Insiders who have installed the Anniversary Update for Windows 10 PCs now have a brief opportunity to cleanly opt out of receiving Redstone 2 preview builds slated for release this month.
Microsoft today announced the Windows Insider MVP Program, after restructuring the existing MVP Program last year. Insiders will have a chance to become MVPs beginning in early 2017.
Microsoft announced that beginning on June 27, it will be holding events at various Microsoft Stores across the US, where Insiders will get to meet up with the Windows and Devices Engineering Team.
The latest Office Insider preview, build 17.7070, introduces a range of new features, including improved formatting options, the ability to write, draw and highlight with your fingers, and more.
From App Store changes and Apple Store thieves, to foldable phones, Lenovo's Tango, Insider t-shirts, Jon Snow in space, and the PS4 with more, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft is rolling out driver updates aimed at improving performance and reliability of the cameras and Windows Hello on its Surface Book and Pro 4 - but only for Insiders on the Fast ring for now.
Microsoft has released the latest update for its Groove music app on Windows 10 PCs and tablets - but this one is currently available only to Windows Insiders testing the latest builds of the OS.
Along with its rollout of Windows 10 build 14332, Microsoft is launching its inaugural Anniversary Update 'Bug Bash' with Windows Insiders, including Quests to help the company squash those OS bugs.
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.
Alongside the Fast and Slow rings, Microsoft has added a new option for Windows Insiders: the 'Release Preview ring', offering early access to updates for the Current Branch of Windows 10 development.
Cortana is becoming an even better personal assistant on Windows 10, with new proactive reminders and calendar management features that Microsoft says will help users to be more productive.
Next week could see a new build of Windows 10 Redstone get released to Insiders, which would be the first for nearly a month, with Gabe Aul sharing that build 11097 is being tested internally.
Following the release of Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.63, a Microsoft employee has shared some additional information on Reddit with some fixes and improvements for this Cumulative Update.
Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 10586.63 is now rolling out - but on the face of it, it looks like Microsoft may have released the new build a little bit earlier than it originally planned.
Gabe Aul took to Twitter to assure Insiders that Microsoft is "back in the office" after the holiday period, and that new builds will start flighting in "a few more days", pointing to next week.
Microsoft says that, from January, it will "pick up the pace" for new Insider Preview builds for Fast ring users - but warns that this is likely to result in "more bugs and other issues".
Microsoft says it has "lots of exciting plans for the Windows Insider Program in 2016", but it's also asking Insiders to have their say on how the program can be improved in the year ahead.
Mirroring similar events in other parts of the world, Microsoft is inviting Insiders to celebrate the US launch of its new Windows 10 Mobile flagships in New York City and Bellevue, Washington.
Microsoft is now accepting sign-ups for the Office Insider program, which allows Office 365 subscribers to test upcoming features and updates in advance, before their public release.
...the last-minute discovery of a bug means that there's no upgrade path from the previous build. As a result, upgrading to new build 10549 will first require downgrading to Windows Phone 8.1.
A year ago today Microsoft launched the Technical Preview of Windows 10 through its Windows Insider Program; 27 PC and Mobile builds and 7 million testers later, it's full steam ahead.
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 Insider Preview for PCs is now available - and while it brings the usual 'bug fixes and improvements', it also includes "some new things for you to try".
If you are one of the 7 million people currently registered in the Windows Insider Program, you will have first dibs at Enterprise features for Windows 10 before it heads to the business sector.
Just three weeks after revealing that its Windows Insider program had grown to six million people, Microsoft said today that over seven million people are now signed up to test Windows 10 previews.
Microsoft has released another new build to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, the new build comes with further improvements and UI tweaks which we detail after the jump.
Edge is clearly still a work in progress, and development for it is pressing on, further improvements to HTML 5 are scheduled to land soon, and have been teased in a tweet.
Microsoft will not be issuing a product key for post RTM builds of Windows 10, this means that activation can only be achieved by an upgrade from RTM or dual booting from the same device.
Over six million people tested Windows 10 under Microsoft's Insider program - but now that the OS has shipped, will you remain an Insider, or is it time to settle down with some more stable releases?
Microsoft could be preparing to release a new Windows 10 build to Insiders, as the feedback app has been updated to show only the previous two weeks worth of feedback.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has returned - but after taking the challenge today, Microsoft's Satya Nadella and Terry Myerson have nominated the entire Windows Insider community to take it next.
Microsoft is holding events all across the globe today to celebrate the launch of Windows 10. We took a look at a Microsoft Specialty Store to get in on some of the excitement.