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Feedback Hub introduces ability to indicate severity of issues

Today we have enabled a new feature in the Feedback Hub. You can now provide an indication of the severity of your issue and how it is impacting your experience when filing new feedback. We believe this will allow us to better monitor the most impactful issues even when feedback volume is low. To get this to customers as quickly….

Servicing comes to the Slow Ring (and why that’s big news)

Something very interesting has happened to Windows 10 Insiders Preview builds in the Slow Ring over the past few months: They’re being released more regularly — and with increased reliability. It’s all part of a commitment we made earlier this year to start servicing the Windows Insider Slow Ring. This is especially good news for businesses who use the Insider….

Sticky Notes 3.0 now available to Insiders who opted into Skip Ahead

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been teasing out a major update to Sticky Notes in Windows 10. And today we’re excited to announce that we’re rolling out that major update to Windows Insiders who have opted into Skip Ahead. Sticky Notes 3.0 brings the following amazing new features and capabilities: Sync (& backup) your notes across your Windows….

Windows Insiders and Fluent Design

Hey, Windows Insiders! It’s that time of year again! Microsoft Build happens this Monday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 9 and to make the event even more exciting… We’re going on a Fluent hunt We’re hiding pictures of all five Fluent elements at booths on the expo floor. Take a selfie with the element and when you’ve found all five,….

Introducing Cohorts for App Developers

Earlier this year, we started the Windows Insiders Cohorts Program to connect and engage with Insiders within certain demographics (illustrators, Insider MVPs, and insiders within certain companies.) We’ve built cohorts as highly focused groups of people with a common passion or area of expertise, to bring fresh insights into how features are being used with high-quality, actionable feedback. By bringing….

We’re listening to you — feature update improvements

I’m Joseph Conway, Senior Program Manager on the Windows Fundamentals team at Microsoft. The Windows Fundamentals team focuses on the underlying technologies that are used to install feature updates as well as a host of other things. We’ve heard your feedback about the lengthy amount of time your PC is unusable during a feature update installation, and we’ve been working….

Cortana in Action – #WindowsInsiders Webcast

To all who were able to attend, thank you for joining us for the Windows Insider Webcast showcasing Cortana!  We enjoyed showing you some of Cortana’s great features and how she can be your intelligent assistant across your life.  It was a lot of fun demonstrating Cortana on the PC, phone, and speaker (Harman Kardon Invoke, available for $99 at….

Participate in our 2018 Windows Insider Annual Survey

Our Annual Survey is one of the most important tools we have for shaping the Windows Insider Program. It’s your chance to tell us what interests you most about the program — and how we can make your Insider experience even better. Looking for more news on the latest Windows features? Need more resources as a developer or IT Professional? Got….

Changes in the Windows Camera app

Some of our insiders may have noticed changes in the Windows Camera app. What is in these changes for you, the happy Windows user? You will get a more personalized behavior, like remembering the last camera and scene used. Handling two cameras simultaneously and more resolution options are available too. What did we actually change? We made some core architecture….