Recent documentation from a Windows software engineer at Microsoft reveals insight into the journey to "One Windows" by focusing on core platform details and a brief history of the Continuum feature.
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A full version of Microsoft's Remote Desktop Universal app has been developed, and it is expected to roll out to users of the Windows 8.1 or Preview versions in Windows 10 during the following weeks.
An update released today for the Dropbox app in Windows 10 adds several new features, including the ability to cast videos to another device or to respond to comments directly from the Action Center.
Microsoft has made the Feedback Hub app, previously exclusive to Windows Insiders, available to all Windows 10 users. While some content remains exclusive, users can still voice their opinions.
The developers behind the TeslaCrypt ransomware have terminated the project and have also released a master decryption key; victims of the ransomware can now decrypt their files for free.
Data acquired by StatCounter suggests that usage share for Firefox globally surpassed Internet Explorer for the first time. In spite of this feat, Google Chrome remains the dominant browser.
Microsoft has released details related to the new web notifications feature seen in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14342. The functionality will be available in the Anniversary Update.
A new type of ransomware has been discovered that encrypts entire hard drives instead of individual files. Dubbed Petya, the ransomware also encrypts data during the operating system boot process.
The latest update to the San Bernardino case suggests that law enforcement may be able to compel Apple into providing access to the iOS source code or the tech giant's private signature.
An update on Microsoft's website suggests that Bitcoin will no longer be an option for users to purchase content on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. Microsoft has given no reason for the change.
Bing has rolled out improvements to its image search functionality on the web, in Microsoft Office, and Edge, including an updated search experience and an "Ask Cortana" option for images on webpages.
While developing recent Redstone builds, Microsoft has focused on OneCore and its own compilation process. A new report suggests that the company may have to delay some Redstone features as a result.
The Word Flow keyboard of Windows Phone may soon be arriving to competing platforms, including iOS. Today, Microsoft has sent out an email to Windows Insiders asking for feedback on a preliminary app.
A recently published survey by IDC shows that the majority of U.S. consumers are satisfied with Windows 10, supporting Microsoft's own claims that customers "love" the new OS.
A phishing campaign has been discovered by the Comodo Group that is designed to mislead potential WhatsApp users into installing a trojan horse that can allow attackers to steal personal information.