Inside Windows 10X is a brand new emoji panel that has several new features and enhancements, including better animations and a redesigned user interface. It also has new content options that enrich the emoji panel experience and, in my opinion, makes it more useful too. Let’s dive in and take a closer look.
We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Microsoft Build 2020 has been canceled and reborn as a digital event due to coronavirus, but Microsoft still has plenty of announcements planned for the year. An online Surface event could possibly happen in April. All that, and more.
Microsoft launched a new WinUI website today to help developers create experiences on Windows 10 and Windows 10X. The site breaks down the advantages of building apps with WinUI and how it future-proofs apps for the future of Windows.
Windows 10X build 19578 is here, and in it is a number of minor enhancements such as a complete dark theme for the Control Center, along with a new File Explorer beta app and a (semi) working out of box experience. We go hands-on with all the new changes in our video, which you can watch via the embed above.
Microsoft’s first dual-screen PC is launching later this year under the name Surface Neo, and it’ll also be Microsoft’s first device to ship with Windows 10X. It’s a new form factor, which means there’s a lot of exciting potential for Microsoft and customers to take advantage of this new device. We still don’t know a lot about Surface Neo, so here are a few things we’re hoping to see part of the product at launch.
One of Windows 10X’s more interesting design choices is one that forces all apps to run full screen, just like Windows 8. If you’ve tried the public build released to developers, you’ll know that you cannot make an app run in a normal window. The button to restore a window down has been outright removed from the title bar. It’s just the close and minimize buttons on Windows 10X.
Microsoft is finally developing a new modern File Explorer, and it will be preloaded on Windows 10X when it launches later this year. This new File Explorer is a simplified, lightweight explorer for browsing your OneDrive storage, and syncing files back and forth between the cloud and your local machine. It's a very early build of the new File Explorer, so hopefully, there's more to...
Microsoft released fresh updates for both the Microsoft Emulator and the Windows 10X preview image today. The biggest news is that you no longer have to be running an Insider build to use the new Windows 10X image.
Windows 10X is Microsoft's modern take on what Windows as an OS can be in 2020 and beyond, featuring an entirely new user interface built with contemporary and fluid design at the forefront of its experience. Today, we're taking a closer look at the new Action Center that Microsoft is building out for Windows 10X. It's quite the departure from the experience on Windows 10 and is an improvement in pretty much every way.
Microsoft is building out brand new experiences for both the Start menu and taskbar on Windows 10X. These new variations of interfaces we've been using for over 20 years at this point gives us an interesting look into how Microsoft is adapting Windows for future devices and form factors. With fluidity and minimalism front and center. Windows 10X is all about making the Windows experience simpler, stripping back unnecessary legacy bloat in favor of a streamlined experience.
A new job listing from Microsoft seeks a person to help improve the File Explorer experience. The listing says the team will merge Microsoft's "rich history of familiar experiences with modern innovations."
Microsoft is slowly rolling out a new set of icon designs for all its in-box apps on Windows 10, starting with the Mail, Calendar, and a number of other Windows accessory apps. These icons were first introduced on Windows 10X, but Microsoft plans to roll out these icons to all editions of Windows 10 in the coming months. We want to know what you think about them.
Microsoft has started rolling out some of the new colorful icon designs first introduced on Windows 10X to Insiders running regular Windows 10 in the Fast ring. These new icons are a huge departure from the flat monochromatic icon design that Windows 10 has been rocking since 2015, giving life back to icon design in Windows.
Microsoft is building a brand new setup experience for Windows 10X, which features a modern UI and the removal of Cortana. The out of box setup experience is just one area of many that Microsoft has redesigned for Windows 10X and dual-screen PCs.
We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, we know significantly more about Windows 10X now thanks to a presentation by Microsoft for developers this week. In addition to the Galaxy Book S, The foldable Z Flip has caught the eye of both Daniel and Zac.
Check out Microsoft's newest version of Windows 10 with our screenshot gallery. We've messed around with the Windows 10X emulator to bring you a collection of high-quality screenshots that showcase everything from the new UI to iconography.