Greetings from Jen Gentleman, Eric Papamarcos, and Rick Duncan of the Windows CoreUX team. Today, we’d like to focus on one of the cornerstones of Windows 10 — the Start menu — and how suggestions from Windows Insiders have helped craft it into what it is today. The Start menu was introduced in Windows 95, and over time has become….
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….
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….
I’m Alex, a Program Manager on the Windows Search team. With the release of so many improvements to Search over the past few months, I wanted to take a moment to tell you about a few of the highlights — especially those where Windows Insiders have made a big impact. In our article on the Windows Search Indexer, we discussed….
So there we were, hanging on the edge of our seats, waiting for the test results of a test that could dramatically improve Windows Search efficiency. But if wasn’t for our Windows Insiders, this test might never have happened. Here’s the scoop on how Windows Insiders helped test the Windows Search Indexer. First, a bit of background: The Windows Indexer….
NOTE: Below is an email sent out to Windows Insiders on 11/28 from Terry Myerson, EVP for Windows and Devices here at Microsoft. Hello Windows Insiders! With the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update last month I want to take a moment to thank you, our millions of Insiders, who influence the future direction of Windows with all of….
Hello Windows Insiders! We have been hearing from you that not knowing when the feedback you submit has been turned into bugs and fixed has been frustrating. We’re happy to tell you that we are not addressing this issue in one way, but in THREE ways. We have created a “something for everyone” model of letting you know (per a….
During our Windows Insider presentation at Microsoft Ignite, we introduced an easier way for IT Pros to manage Windows 10 Insider Preview builds across their organization. Instead of registering each user and PC for Insider Preview builds, IT administrators can now register their entire organization in the program and manage Preview builds centrally on multiple PCs. This is done through….
Hello Windows Insiders! For Windows Insiders in the Fast ring: it’s that time again to check your Windows Insider Program settings! While we have already been releasing RS4 builds to Insiders in the Fast ring who chose to join Skip Ahead, we are preparing to release new RS4 builds to everyone in the Fast ring. This means that Insiders in….
As you may have already discovered, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update brings with it a totally new touch keyboard for PC users. Much of the work we did was inspired directly by Insiders like you. We’d like to share some details on where your feedback made the biggest impact – and how the new touch keyboard came to life….