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Microsoft releases Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview
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Microsoft releases Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview

Dan Thorp-Lancaster 23

Microsoft announced today that it is bolstering the "Internet of Things" (IoT) with the release of the Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview for developers and makers working with the Raspberry Pi 2 and Intel's Minnowboard Max. While we've known for a while that Microsoft was working on bringing free versions of Windows 10 to the IoT space, this marks the first time developers will get...

Android and iOS app creators could test out Windows 10 tools
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Android and iOS app creators could test out Windows 10 tools

John Callaham 113

Microsoft's newly announced Windows 10 compilers for Android and iOS apps have some very interesting code names, as do the tools for turning Windows desktop apps and web apps into ones that can work under the company's universal app plans for Windows 10. Microsoft's umbrella name for these tools is the Universal Windows Platform Bridges. The Android version has the code name "Project...

Microsoft talks design decisions in Windows 10 for phones
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Microsoft talks design decisions in Windows 10 for phones

Dan Thorp-Lancaster 130

Following its monumental Build 2015 keynote earlier today, Microsoft has released a new blog post, penned by Operating Systems Group Design lead Albert Shum, going over some of the design decisions in Windows 10 for phones—even addressing the oh-so-controversial Hamburger menu. Overall, the blog post touts Microsoft's adaptive approach to UI design in Windows 10. On the topic of...