Rafael Rivera's Recent Posts
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.
Hidden inside today’s Redstone 3 build is a postponed feature we’ve all been waiting for: My People. The bad news? It’s not ready for prime time yet.
Some readers had questions about how a new Creators Update feature called Dynamic Lock works. Naturally, I took it apart to find out.
Today, my alarm about Desktop Bridge apps has been squelched, via a cumulative update that went out last night.
We got our hands on a snapshot of Cache — another Microsoft Garage app — that helps you organize your stuff, like text snippets, images, web pages, files, reference material, and other notes.
Paint is about to get its biggest update in decades and we got our hands on an early preview build. As we doodle around and prepare a full write-up, enjoy these screenshots.
Sure, there was some good stuff announced as part of today’s release of Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14942 to Fast ring testers. But the best news is that the Registry Editor got a new Address Bar. And it’s awesome.