Windows Central app build 14 coming soon with more fixes and improvements

A new update for the Windows Central app for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile should be hitting your devices in the next few hours.

Windows Central app build 14 (1.1.14) brings a various new improvements and some bug fixes as well following yesterday's update.

As we continue to stabilize and improve the look and feel of the app we will again start seeking to add new features likely in the order of popularity at our UserVoice page (so continue to send feedback).

Today's update moves the article title and author name from taskbar to within the article saving space on your phone's display.

The app also now caches app articles for offline viewing and it should be faster for loading. Some navigation crashing issues have also been addressed and the feed for Phone news improved.

Here are all the changes included in today's update. To check your version number in the app go to Settings (cog) > About and the version number will be listed.

Windows Central app build 1.1.14


  • Improved startup time after first launch
  • Offline caching of all articles
  • Moved article title and author to top of Article view
  • Reverted splash screen back to black from magenta

Bug fixes

  • User signature now being saved
  • Published date is now in local time
  • New article notifications should be displayed correctly
  • Notification settings persist to server correctly
  • App should no longer crash when selecting the "All" header after reading some articles

The update was just submitted so it could be a few hours before you see it hit your PC, tablets and phones.

Remember, take advantage of our Windows Central UserVoice page for feedback and thanks for all the positive vibes. We're a small team working diligently on this project, and it will only get better!

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Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central. He is also the head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007, when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and watches. He has been reviewing laptops since 2015 and is particularly fond of 2-in-1 convertibles, ARM processors, new form factors, and thin-and-light PCs. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.