A few tidbits from around the web: BLU Win HD LTE and BLU Win Jr on sale today, a new weekly workout series, a great concert video shot with the Lumia 950, Apple’s new strategy for iPad, and a MacBook USB-C recall.
Windows Store remains the Achilles heel of the experience. But I still believe that universal apps can be a key differentiator across the hardware platforms that Windows 10 serves, and a key benefit for users.
A few tidbits from around the web: Run Windows 3.x on the web, Microsoft defends Windows 10 for governments, minor Microsoft job cuts in Finland, and Google kills Picasa on the web and on Windows.
Windows Essentials is still available, but this package of desktop apps hasn’t been updated in years. And the universal apps that Microsoft bundles with Windows 10 simply aren’t up to the task.
On this episode, it’s time to talk seriously about why Microsoft is only build iOS apps, new preview ring and a lot more.
Here’s a special deal for gamers: Pre-order “Quantum Break” now and receive a free digital copy of that game for Windows 10 as well. And this isn’t a one-off: Microsoft intends to make this type of thing—called a cross-buy—a platform feature, and more common as we go forward.
In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss Mary Jo’s Android experiments, new Windows 10 builds for everyone, some Windows 10 pontificating, updates to Microsoft’s many services, and the Xbox One Elite Controller.
A few tidbits from around the web: Major updates coming to Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta and Minecraft: Pocket Edition Explode by the end of the month, LibreOffice 5.1, Apple Music + Sonos, and Google improves Gmail security.
Microsoft announced today that it is expanding the Windows Insider program with a third offering alongside the Fast and Slow rings. It’s called the Release Preview ring, and you’re never going to believe what Microsoft does next. Just kidding.
In the latest episode of What the Tech, Andrew Zarian discusses the highs and lows of his time over the past week with the Nokia Lumia 930 Windows phone, I discuss whether or not Microsoft could continue offering Windows 10 upgrades for free after July, and we examine how the Internet has changed culture … for better and worse.
Windows 10 prevents you from easily uninstalling some of its core built-in apps. But you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to get them off your PC. Here’s the easiest way to do so.
Jon Bell, the designer who previously explained Microsoft’s move away from the Metro design language, is back with a fascinating peek at how his team designed the Office Mobile apps to fit on small phone and tablet screens.
When Microsoft revealed that it was using renaming its Xbox Music service to Groove, there was a bit of confusion. After all, there was another music app out there with the same name as well.