This week on 10Alert: Microsoft made available Windows 10 build 14942, which is another test version of the Redstone 2 update. The new release brings a number of changes and features, such as a new option to hide the all apps list from the Start menu, new settings options, and a Registry with UI improvements. (On the new hands-on video, you can see everything that’s included on this release of Windows 10.)
Microsoft’s Surface-branded keyboard and mouse images leaked on to the web, which could be part of the Surface All-in-One PC, which the company is planning to unveil on October 26th, during its new hardware event.
The Microsoft Band 2 has been discontinued, and the company doesn’t have any immediate plans to release a Microsoft Band 3 in the future.
This week, Google finally launched its rumored Pixel phones. The Pixel and Pixel XL are the new Google-branded handsets that will replace the Nexus line. The new devices feature the highest rated camera, premium design, Google Assistant built-in, and unlimited cloud storage for photos and videos.
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Up until now, you’re only able to remove certain built-in apps on Windows 10. However, on the latest update for the upcoming Windows 10 Redstone 2 update, the operating system is making easier for users to uninstall non-essential apps.
I also added a new guide to use Cortana reminders to track “whatever” around the house. This means no more wondering where you left the Christmas lights, Halloween decoration, or anything you stashed away.
If you missed any of the new stories, you can catch up with everything that happened this week and past articles here.