This week on tech, Microsoft releases yet another pre-release version of its operating system. This time, Windows 10 build 10532 rolls out to Insiders for PCs. The new build includes improvement around context menus throughout the operating system, the Feedback app gets sharing functionality, and there are a number of fixes and improvements.
The version of Windows 10 available to the public gets three new updates to bring fixes and overall improvement to the operating system. There is also another update that improve the out-of-box experience and a third update that improves the upgrade process of Windows 10.
The software giant reports that there are more than 75 million computers running Windows 10 since the operating system released on July 29th, 2015.
Internal leaked document reveals that Microsoft is planning to release Office 2016 for Windows PCs in September. We’re also expecting the company to launch its Surface Pro 4 in October during its official, yet unconfirmed, hardware event in New York City, and this week I added a new summary with every piece of information about the new tablet. Even the rumor that we might see a Surface Pro 4 with a bigger screen.
Cortana (beta) is officially available for Android phones and you can download the app through the Google Play Store. In addition, the software maker also releases Snip (beta), a full featured screenshot taking app with recording options and ability to share screenshots and videos with other people.
Microsoft shows off the DisplayCover for its Surface tablet. It’s a concept that puts the Start menu and toolbars on the keyboard cover by combining a physical keyboard and multi-touch display with e-ink technology.
The list of keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10 releases as easy to print cheat sheet.
The software giant announces the free games Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners will be getting on September as part of the free games with Gold program.
Images of the upcoming Microsoft Lumia 950 XL and Lumia 950 handsets and screenshots of Windows 10 Mobile build 10534 leaks onto the internet.
This week I also added a number of Windows 10 video tutorials to help you uninstall Windows 10 and go back to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, and how to create a system image backup in Windows 10. All this and more…
Welcome to 10Alert, Weekly IT Digest edition. Each weekend I will bring you a compilation of articles of the week, including how-to guides, features, tech news, and more. This is simply a list with a brief description of pieces you might have missed or you might just want to read again.
- IT Digest for August 22nd, 2015: Here’s all you might have missed
- Windows 10 Mobile build 10534 screenshots leaked unveiling new changes
- How to uninstall the Windows 10 upgrade and go back to Windows 8.1 (video)
- What’s new in Windows 10 build 10532: Updated context menu, Feedback sharing, and more (video)
- Microsoft Snip (beta) full featured screenshot taking app ready for download
- Windows 10 cumulative updates KB3081448, KB3081449, and KB3081452 for August 27, ready for download
- Windows 10 build 10532 now ready for download through the Fast ring
- Microsoft’s new Lumia 950 XL and Lumia 950 handsets images leaked
- Surface Pro 4 might come in 13- to 14-inch in addition to the 12-inch display model
- How to uninstall the Windows 10 upgrade and go back to Windows 7 (video)
- Windows 10 reaches over 75 million installs in the first four weeks
- September free games with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360
- Here’s the complete list of Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts
- Microsoft’s Office 2016 for Windows PCs set to launch on September 22nd
- Microsoft’s DisplayCover concept brings the Start menu to the keyboard (video)
- Cortana beta app for Android now available for download through the Google Play Store
- Surface Pro 4 October launch: Here’s what to need to know about the tablet