Microsoft’s Channel 9 is a massive repository of institutional knowledge about Microsoft software, hardware and services. It is full of videos from the developers and managers of all of these Microsoft technologies and the focus is not to sell you that tech but to help you understand it so that you can put it to use....More
Microsoft latest build of Windows 10 Mobile is finally arriving on Windows Insider handsets after a 3 hour delay due to a server provisioning issue they had to deal with. Here is what the latest build looks like.
An often irreverent look at this week's other news. In this edition: Windows 10 for phones, the second coming of the first Apple Watch, Swiss miss, lights-out White House, a bug that never existed gets fixed, the drone age, and my movie debu...More
We have been hearing about a unified, single core Windows operating system for a while now from Microsoft as they have worked on Windows 10’s development over the last several months.One element of that process includes bringing together all the varied app stores where we currently purchase software on Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox and merge them into a single combined Store. This is one of the first steps in that process....More
Windows 10 will bring together all the varied app stores where we currently purchase software on Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox and merge them into a single combined Store. Early steps are now in place to start that process.
When build 10049 of Windows 10 was released last week it was all about getting Project Spartan, the new web browser from Microsoft, into the hands of Windows Insiders for the first time.
Now that you have had some time with this successor to Internet Explorer what do you think?
Feel free to comment about what works, what doesn't and what you would like to see in future updates to Project Spartan.
Like many, I was hoping to see a new Lumia flagship before the end of 2014, and while I was pleasantly surprised in some ways by both the Lumia 735 and 830, neither offers the level of performance or best-in-market camera quality I had come to expected from Microsoft/Nokia's high-end devices. So I pulled the trigger on an unlocked Windows Phone flagship that will hopefully take me through at least the first half of this year. Or until Microsoft gets off its low-end fixation and satisfies the needs of its biggest fans....More
It's been a while since the last What I Use, but there haven't been many major changes since late last year: Surface Pro 3 has become my go-to travel companion, I've added a third cellphone line for testing Windows Phone, Android and iPhone side-by-side, and have rotated through some new tablets and other devices. We've also switched from FIOS to Comcast and added to our set-top box collection....More