Rafael Rivera's Recent Posts
Holy moly, Microsoft is retiring the Font Control Panel and moving those settings to the Settings app. Exclusive shots inside!
I revisited Windows IoT Core a few weekends ago and found it to be useful in a quick project that involved dumping my wireless headset’s EEPROM. In other words, just another weekend at Rafael’s place.
Windows Phone hacker René (“Heathcliff74”) announced a major update to his Windows Phone Internals tool that unlocks all known Lumia devices.
Microsoft is reworking its Game Bar and we got a sneak peek at what’s coming. Spoiler alert: It looks great.
A new Bluetooth device feature called Quick Pair is appearing in preview builds of Windows 10 Redstone 4.
Microsoft’s cloud-powered clipboard – originally slated for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update – has finally materialized in a preview build of Windows 10 “Redstone 4”.
The Windows Mixed Reality Portal has hardware requirement checks, causing some grief amongst developers. Here’s a quick tip on how to get around those checks.
Microsoft’s music streaming app, Groove Music, will soon get updated with a few new, and highly requested, features – like visualizations.
Microsoft is still A/B testing features in Story Remix but I managed to unlock an internal control panel allowing a peek at what may be coming soon. Or later.
Microsoft introduced Hyper-V Quick Create — the one-page virtual machine creation wizard — back in January. But hidden away in recent Insider builds are bits tied to an upcoming addition called Online Gallery.
Hidden inside Windows 10 “Redstone 3” build 16184 are Shoulder Taps, a My People feature that lets you send payloads of loud, animated fun to your contacts. MSN Messenger fans: rejoice! Winks are back and are better than ever.
Over the weekend, I put together a little tool that scans Windows files for PNG images containing useless Adobe Extensible Metadata Platform (XMP) metadata. Surprise: Windows is full of it.
I revisited the My People experience in Windows 10 Redstone 3 (build 16170) over the weekend, corrected a glitch, and resolved the instability. Surprise: It’s a bit awkward to use. But it does work.
So, let’s pick up where we left off.