ICYMI: September 18, 2015

A lot can happen in a week. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle.

Between Windows news, hardware and software developments and Microsoft's fast-paced movements throughout the technology landscape, it's never easy to keep your hand on the pulse of technology. Not to mention everything that's going on right here at Windows Central!

Every week we're going to compile the biggest stories into one post, so you never fall behind – In Case You Missed It (ICYMI).

Windows

Windows

It was just about a week ago that a video of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10537 popped up online, showing off improved design elements. The build leaked out shortly after and we dove in.

But today, Insiders in the Fast Ring got Windows 10 PC preview build 10547. The new update brings with it some new features, including a handful of behind-the-scenes improvements to Microsoft Edge.

Build 10547 also debuts the separation of downloads and updates in the Windows Store.

We've done our regular summation of what's new in the 10547, as well as a list of fixes and known bugs Here's everything you need to know.

One change that has not yet come to Windows 10 is tab previews in Microsoft Edge. However, we learned this week that Insiders should see this addition 'really soon'.

Microsoft is also working to add new features to the Windows 10 Store, such as personalized app recommendations based on user interests.

Windows RT got its long-awaited Update 3, sporting its new Start Menu in tow. Here's a look at the new menu, along with some tips on how to use it.

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Microsoft

Microsoft

Invites went out for a big Microsoft event in New York City on October 6, and anyone who was lucky enough to get one got a nice little surprise with it.

Speculation is that this will be the day that Microsoft unveils the Surface Pro 4 and their new line of Windows 10 Mobile phones. The source code for the press event web page seems to confirm that speculation.

Windows Central will be there to bring you all the happenings, of course. In the meantime, here's our take on what to expect.

In other news, Microsoft announced their plans to retire Zune services. On November 15, Zune will be no more, and current subscribers will be converted to Groove Music Pass.

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Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Qualcomm detailed some of their upcoming products, including some new processors. The mid-range Snapdragon 430 and 617 mobile processors will have faster modems and will be available Q2 2016 and by the end of 2015, respectively.

The Snapdragon 820 will come with a X12 LTE modem, capable of CAT 12 downloads, CAT 13 uploads, and 4X4 MIMO.

Qualcomm also officially announced their new Quick Charge 3.0 technology. This latest version will get your device charged up from 0 to 80 percent in a meager 35 minutes.

Sonos, the smart speaker system that lets you stream audio over Wi-Fi, now officially supports Microsoft's Groove Music . The feature started out in beta back in July but has now been opened up to everyone.

Lastly, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the social media giant is working on a 'dislike' button. But don't get all excited to shoot down your buddy's latest political statement. Rather than expressing disapproval, the button's purpose will be geared more toward empathy:

"If you are sharing something that is sad...then it may not feel comfortable to 'like' that post."

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