This week on tech, Microsoft releases the first preview of Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, but despite everyone hoping to test the operating system, the software maker only made it available for six of its low-end phones.
Microsoft also released the Windows Phone Recovery Tool to help Windows Insiders recover their phones in case of a problem or if the user just want to opt-out of the program, as Windows 10 for phones is still not complete and there are a lot of known issues.
The new version of Windows 10 for phones includes a lot of new features, such as new full-size background, updated Action Center, new type of notifications, a bunch of new apps, and a lot more. Also the company says that transparent tiles are coming to phones too.
While talking about phones, it’s worth mentioning that the Lumia Denim also was released this week for the Lumia Icon on Verizon network.
This week, Microsoft says that is working on future features on Cortana to make her capable of playing music from other computers around the house.
On how-to, this week you learned how to enable GodMode in Windows 10, how to install the Lumia Denim and Windows 10 preview for phones, how to get 2GB of free Google Drive space and 100GB of free OneDrive storage, and how to customize the Start menu on Windows 10 Technical Preview.
Parallels announces update on its Desktop 10 software to enable Mac users to safely test Windows 10 Technical Preview on a virtual machine.
Video shows off the new Work Assistant app that Microsoft is preparing to bring Cortana to Office. We learned that Surface Pro 4 might launch later this year, and Windows 10 RTM may arrive in June. All this and more…
Welcome to 10Alert: 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.
- How to use the Windows Phone Recovery Tool on a Windows 10 bricked phone
- Windows 10 for phones to include transparent tiles
- Windows 10: ‘Windows Phone Recovery Tool’ ready for download
- Windows 10 preview for phones: Known issues
- Windows 10 preview for phones: What features are included (video)
- Windows 10 preview for phone ready for download on these headsets
- Music sharing feature coming to Cortana
- How to enable GodMode in Windows 10
- Parallels Desktop 10 update adds support for Windows 10 Technical Preview for Macs
- How to install Lumia Denim with Windows Phone 8.1.1 update
- How to get 2GB of free Google Drive storage space
- Microsoft Patch Tuesday February 2015 fixes 56 issues and Windows 10 gets two updates
- How to get 100GB of OneDrive storage space free for 2 years
- Windows 10: How to customize the Start menu
- Microsoft’s Work Assistant fully demonstrated on video
- Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 may launch this year with two models
- Windows 10 RTM may arrive in June