In an email sent to employees today explaining Microsoft's new layoffs, CEO Satya Nadella says that he is " committed to our first-party devices including phones" but added that the company will move to a business model to help "create a vibrant Windows ecosystem that includes our first-party device family."
Microsoft has offered more information on "Project Westminster", the company's effort to help web app developers turn those apps into ones that work natively on Windows 10 and can be offered in the new Windows Store.
The popular DRM-free PC game download service GOG (Good Old Games) says it is getting ready for the launch of Windows 10 on July 29. The company says that it has encountered "very few problems" in testing its catalog of games so they can work with Microsoft's new OS.
White title bars abound in Windows 10 and although app developers can customize them, by default Windows 10 can be a little drab. Here is a simple trick to make those white title bars match your accent color.
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 will see the Xbox Music app renamed as Groove, while the Xbox Video will also be renamed as Movies & TV. The new versions will go live for Windows Insider PC preview users of Windows 10 later this week.
In a new interview with Dell reps, the company indicates that it is happy Microsoft is launching Windows 10 in time for the crucial back-to-school sales season, despite challenges with the accelerated release date.
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The release notes for a currently unreleased version of Windows 10, build 10163, have leaked onto the Internet. The list shows quite a number of bug fixes for the OS which will officially launch on July 29.
Microsoft has confirmed that its new Edge web browser that's included with Windows 10 will not support its Silverlight player. The company adds that it will continue to support Silverlight itself and that the legacy Internet Explorer 11 browser will keep supporting it.