Thurrott Daily: April 2

Posted on April 2, 2016 by Paul Thurrott in Windows 10 with 0 Comments

Thurrott Daily: April 2

Leaving San Francisco beneath the fog

I’m flying home today, but here are a few more Build 2016-related tibits of interest.

4/2/2016 8:42:29 AM

Microsoft hid a secret code in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update slide from the keynote

Gabe Aul revealed that Microsoft hid a secret code in its Windows 10 Anniversary Update slide from the Build keynote. Via Twitter:

Hey, did anyone notice something unusual about the slide @tmyerson used in his keynote?


Smarter minds than I have decoded the binary you can see in the flag logo:


Via Windows Central.

Windows 10 Insider Preview build 14295 is available on ISO

With the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview buld 14295 to the Slow ring ealier this week, Microsoft has also made the build available as a downloadable ISO installer.

Here’s the download link.

Microsoft is looking for feedback on some coming Start menu changes in Windows 10

Microsoft will be updating the All Apps list in the Start menu in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, but this time around they’re proactively seeking feedback. (Instead of just making a change, registering all the complaints, and then changing it again.) So they’ve created a Sway where you can view the proposed changes and vote on which you like best.

Now that you’ve seen our vision for the all apps list, side by side with the current experience, let us know what you think! Head back to the Feedback Hub and click DONE to get your Quest credit and launch the survey to share your opinions 🙂

Gabe Aul thanks Windows Insiders

And speaking of Windows 10 and feedback, Microsoft’s Gabe Aul has created a short video thanking Insiders for their help improving Microsoft’s flagship OS.

Via Twitter:

A big thanks to Windows Insiders from @GabeAul and watch @ch9 for all things #build2016


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