With the introduction of our new Chrome extension for Timeline, a top Insider request, we also wanted to take a deeper look at Timeline with you. For those new to the feature, Timeline is all about making stuff on your device easier to find. Unlike most search applications, Timeline not only brings together files, websites, and other stuff from across….
Mónica Ceisel, a Windows Insider who will graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a computer science major and art minor soon, loves finding a way to bring art and technology together. “We recently built a 3D, virtual reality game,” she said. “I love storytelling, animation, and cartoons. Being a computer science and art student, I’ve found a great way to….
Daniel Schnabel de Barros, a Windows Insider and 2018 Insiders2Campus winner, is a software developer by day. By night, he channels Tony Stark by enhancing his home with automation. As a kid, Daniel was inspired by a neighbor who was ahead of his time. “One of the very first inventions that impressed me was his toilet. He had the toilet….
Franziska Sgoff was riding the train one morning when a woman sitting behind her noticed the unique way that Franzi was using her phone—with different gestures and a voice-to-text feature that enabled her to send text messages. Franzi has been blind since birth and works in Germany as a commercial correspondent and writer in English and French. The woman struck….
“I didn’t really have a community, and it was so cool to see people connecting with one another to help each other learn skills and create awesome things,” Chineye Emeghara said, describing how she first discovered her interest in computer science through a Reddit thread. Chineye, a Windows Insider and recent winner of our 2018 Grace Hopper Award, is currently a….
This story actually starts over 200 years ago on a small island off Nova Scotia, Canada. In 1799, a deep, multi-level shaft was found on the shores of Oak Island, a known hideout for pirates. More digging uncovered a mysterious stone tablet that hinted at riches below. That tablet would inspire treasure hunters, including President Roosevelt and other famous investors,….
Nothing will stop Martijn Dendooven, a Windows Insider from Belgium, from pursuing his passion for tech. Currently 18 years old, he began teaching himself coding when he was 15 and successfully got his high school to add computer science courses. He focuses on solving problems with technology, and he’s currently working on a project that will help teachers manage the….
As an IT professional, Mark Szili helps support Windows 10 on 35,000 desktops for the State Government of Victoria, Australia. He’s also living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and is passionate about advocating for better education and technology tools through the group he co-founded, ADHD Melbourne. “One of the biggest myths about ADHD is that it’s a deficit of….
Since our last post about Windows Search, many Windows Insiders have mentioned problems finding files on their PC, and our team knew we wanted to investigate. As you all pointed out, search was limited to documents, pictures, videos, and desktop folders. We’re responding to this feedback with some key updates. So how has Windows Search gotten to where it’s at….
If you haven’t tried the Sticky Notes app in Windows 10, now is a great time! (You can find it in your device in the Start menu or by searching.) We just rolled out our biggest update yet, and we’re pleased to announce that the most significant improvements were made based on feedback from Windows Insiders. So how has Sticky….