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Recent Windows 10 Stories
According to the latest data from AdDuplex, Windows 10 version 1909 is now in use on 33.4 percent of all Windows 10-based PCs.
While we’ll never know why this isn’t just integrated into the OS, Microsoft has finally released a Bing Wallpaper app for Windows 10.
I had almost given up on the UWP version of .NETpad multiple times because of difficulties with asynchronous operations.
After months of testing, the Windows 10 May 2020 Update is almost ready for the public. It's rolling out to a subset of Insiders in the Release Preview ring today.
Lenovo today announced a major revamp of its gaming PC offerings with new Legion and IdeaPad laptops and towers.
Microsoft releases new Windows 10 build to Insiders in the Fast Ring with a new search feature for when you are configuring default apps on your PC.
This morning, HP announced new premium PCs for professionals and designers that are aimed squarely at Apple’s MacBook lineup.
Windows 10 version 2004 was finalized in December and it still hasn’t been released to customers. But Microsoft keeps updating it.
Microsoft is extending the end of service date for Windows 10 October 2018 update due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Microsoft is testing a new update for the Your Phone app that lets users transfer files from their phone to their PC via drag-and-drop, and vice-versa.
For the UWP version of .NETpad, I’m trying to rethink the user experience in way that respects the strengths of this platform.
Over four months after it completed Windows 10 Version 2004, Microsoft keeps issuing bug and security fixes for the unreleased OS.
My struggles with the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) continue. A key contributor: Asynchronous file operations and pop-ups.
Microsoft signals that Windows 10X and its simplified new user interface and container-based architecture is too important to screw up.
Microsoft has reportedly changed its plans for Windows 10X: it's now focusing on getting the new experience on existing single-screen devices, forcing the Surface Neo to be delayed till next year.
After more than 2 years of nagging, looks like Microsoft is finally giving the volume flyout in Windows 10 a makeover. It's currently disabled by default in the latest Insider build, though.
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build for Insiders makes it much easier to access Windows Subsystem for Linux files from the File Exporer.
Microsoft is opening up the Xbox Game Bar to third-party developers with a new Widget Store, and a new SDK that allows developers to build widgets for the Game Bar in Windows 10.
Microsoft’s augmented reality platform has a new leader: Ruben Caballero, who previously oversaw wireless technologies at Apple.
Lenovo’s Yoga C740 is an affordable premium convertible PC that comes in both 14- and 15.6-inch form factors.
After going down a few rabbit holes, I think I’ve finally arrived at a UI that makes sense for the UWP version of .NETpad.
After experiencing many frustrations, I had an interesting breakthrough with UWP, mirroring an earlier and similar success with WPF.
I’ve been writing about Microsoft for over 25 years, and there is nothing more fascinating about this company than its successful transition to the cloud.
I spent a lot of time researching UWP and Xamarin Forms over the weekend and decided to renew my efforts to port .NETpad to UWP first.
With the WPF .NETpad now roughly functionally identical to the WinForms version, I’m starting to think about additional unique features.
Microsoft has issued a new cumulative update for Windows Insiders in the Slow ring, and this one is so minor it’s almost comical.