As a thanks to the many Insiders who helped shape Windows 10 Microsoft is giving out high-quality ninjacat wallpapers for the PC, phone and Microsoft Band. There is also a new Do-it-yourself kit to make your own mashups and a fun Twitter campaign. Read on for the details!
With Windows 10 finalized, we look at some of the areas where users may find some problems and inconsistencies. We alsopoint out some of the missing features as we look forward to the final release and Microsoft continues to update its operating system.
Acer has told us that they will begin taking pre-orders for PC with Windows 10 pre-installed on the operating system's launch date of July 29. Shipments of those pre-orders will start the first week of August.
Microsoft will be holding special events at all of its retail store locations in North America for the launch of Windows 10 on July 29. All of the stores will have giveaways, free workshops and more and some stores will feature special guests from professional sports.
If you've ever needed to record your PC screen but didn't fancy getting some software to do it, Windows 10 has a neat little trick to help you out. Turns out you can use Game DVR to record more than just games.
Microsoft has announced that Windows Insiders members will be able to check out Cortana for Windows 10 later this year in Japan, Australia, Brazil and Mexico, along with English and French support for Canada and English support for India.
Microsoft's Windows Store for universal Windows 10 apps currently shows that they can be installed on up to 10 devices per Microsoft account, which is a big reduction from up to 81 installs for Windows 8 and 8.1 apps.
Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 has been reported to not be a major release, but will reportedly add the Start menu. According to WinBeta, those rocking Windows RT hardware will get the DirectUI Start Menu, which was in the early Windows 10 Preview builds.
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Microsoft is updating the Xbox app for Windows 10 with a number of new features and improvements. The biggest one is that the game streaming feature, which lets Xbox One games be played on a Windows 10 PC, is now out of preview and can be used by anyone with an Xbox One and a Windows 10 PC.
There's a bit of unfortunate news for those of you looking to load apps onto your SD card in Windows 10, as it looks like Microsoft has opted to postpone the feature to "a later release" in order to work out some kinks.
Microsoft has updated its Windows lifecycle fact web page for Windows 10, showing that the latest version of the OS will continue the tradition of having 10 years of support, ending on October 14, 2025.
Intel has posted a list of all of the PCs that have its RealSense 3D camera installed, which allows for those PCs to use the new Windows Hello facial recognition features that are included as part of Windows 10.