Recent Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 Stories
  • Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 + Surface 3

    Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 + Surface 3

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    Now that my review of Surface 3 is complete, I can turn my attention to the future of this device and start using it for Windows 10 testing. First up: installing Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 and then upgrading to the latest build. I could dual-boot Windows 10 on this system. But that could require […]

    With Windows 10, Some Wins, Some ... Worries

    With Windows 10, Some Wins, Some … Worries

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    The best thing about Windows 10 is that it marks the end of the bipolar world of Windows 8, which provided but did not effectively integrate both mobile and desktop computing environments in a single product. I’m looking forward to Windows 10, and think that the changes it brings will help spread the universal app […]

    A Quick Look at Windows 10 Build 10056

    A Quick Look at Windows 10 Build 10056

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    A new Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 leak—build 10056—provides a more complete look at Microsoft’s next client OS. This build includes features many have been waiting for, like a resizable Start experience and a dark theme, plus some new apps and numerous user experience tweaks. Let’s take a quick look. Dark theme. Previous Windows 10 […]

    Windows Weekly 408: Looped

    Windows Weekly 408: Looped

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    In a very special Windows Weekly, Microsoft’s Gabe Aul joins us to discuss the Windows 10 Technical Preview and announce a new build of Windows 10 for Phones. Plus, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss Surface 3, the coming Redstone updates to Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 nanoservers, Xbox news, and our upcoming […]

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    How to Dual-Boot Windows 10 on Surface Pro 3

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    This is one of those things that should be easier than it is, and in investigating how one might dual-boot Windows 10 on Surface Pro 3—rather than blow away a perfectly good Windows 8.1 install—I uncovered a number of strange issues. But the good news is, it can be done, and even done easily once […]

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    What’s Up with Windows 10 Technical Preview 2?

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    UPDATE: Microsoft has responded, sort of, to criticism that it is not moving quickly enough to release new Windows 10 preview builds. Honestly, this post doesn’t say much, nor does it express the timing for a second build this calendar year. –Paul In January, Microsoft promised that it would deliver Windows 10 preview builds in 2015 […]