The year is almost over, so it’s time to look ahead to 2021 and see what we can expect from Windows in 2021. Windows 10 has taken somewhat of a backseat when it comes to major features or OS changes in the last couple of years, but that appears to be about to change as Microsoft aims to refocus on the OS in big ways next year.
Microsoft has released the MSIX installer packages of Edge Insider channels for Windows 10X and HoloLens 2 today. Microsoft previewed the new Microsoft Edge on Windows 10X earlier this year, and the availability of the MSIX allows Windows 10X emulator testers to install an Insider channel of their choice.
It's been some time since we've seen any concrete news about Windows 10X. But people waiting in anticipation for the new version of Windows 10 have something to check out now, a video showcasing the Windows 10X out of box experience (OOBE) on desktop has appeared online. The brief video confirms that this new OOBE will soon be making its way to Windows 10 desktop.
We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Daniel and Zac cover all the week's news, including Microsoft's Q4 financials and Surface Duo headed to the FCC for device approval. Mary-Jo Foley also chats with Zac about the cloud, Windows 10X, and the future of operating systems at Microsoft.
We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Daniel and Zac chat about the recent Twitter hack and Daniel's inability to access his account in the fallout. Surface Duo has been pushed back but is still supposed to ship earlier than expected. They also catch up on development of Windows 10X, with news that it might launch without local Win32 app...
Microsoft is repositioning Windows 10X as a Chrome OS competitor, but what does that mean? According to my sources, it means Microsoft will be pushing Windows 10X as a web-first OS, designed to compete with Chromebooks head to head in the low-end PC market, without support for legacy Win32 apps locally on the device. Here's what that all means.
Microsoft spokespeople are confirming plans to bring some of Windows 10X’s innovations and features over to the existing version of Windows 10 as the company moves to refocus investment in the Windows operating system. Windows 10 and Windows 10X will co-exist side-by-side on PCs next year, and Microsoft wants to provide the best of both worlds on either platform.
We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and there's plenty of news this week in the world of Microsoft! New Surface products are real and available soon! Zac and Daniel cover the announcements and share their favorite features from the devices. They also chat about the future of Windows 10X, the recent and upcoming Xbox Series X events, and the Surface...
Microsoft's Chief Product Officer, Panos Panay, has today published a new blog post that details his thinking behind the future of Windows, and how Microsoft can innovate with Windows 10X going forward. Panay was recently put in charge of the Windows client in addition to his hardware responsibilities, allowing him greater control of both the hardware and software that Microsoft ships.
Windows 10X is rumored to be launching on laptops and tablets in addition to folable PCs next year. This could have serious repurcussions, but only if Microsoft fumbles the launch. Windows 10X needs to be perfect right out of the gate, otherwise we'll just have another Windows RT on our hands.
Laptop computing is undergoing a massive shift especially with the work-from-home trend and the current pandemic. But there are other reasons why laptops are moving towards extreme, localized computing power and a vastly different cloud-based, thin-client computing model. Here is what that future looks like and why it's happening.
We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Daniel reviews the Dell XPS 13 (9300) and explains why it's the perfect 13-inch Ultrabook. There are some leaks to support rumors a re-designed XPS 15 will follow suit. Zac provides details on a new Windows 10 build for Slow ring insiders. In one of this week's major stories, Windows 10X and Surface...
Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10X and Surface Neo products may not be shipping in time for the holiday after all, according to a new report from ZDNet's Mary-Jo Foley. This means that other Windows 10X devices from third-party manufactures also won't be launching at the end of this year like originally planned. Microsoft's dual-screen Windows 10X effort has been put on pause.
A job listing from Microsoft outlines some of the ways that it's planning on improving Windows. According to the listing, Microsoft wants to improve Windows Indexer, the reliability of the Windows Notification system, and more.
Microsoft's Chief Product Officer, Panos Panay, has today shared a video celebrating one billion users on Windows 10 that gives us an interesting look into what Microsoft is thinking about when it comes to UI design on Windows 10. Panos Panay recently took charge of the Windows user experience, and in this video, we see a number of new user interface designs that may hint at where...