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….
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….
What belongs together stays together One of the biggest digital challenges today is pulling together that ideal mix of apps and websites to complete everything from writing a report for work to planning a weekend getaway. Finding time to work on these things often falls into an unpredictable schedule that gets interrupted by other commitments. Oftentimes there is nothing more….
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 have no doubt noticed, it has been a couple weeks since we released a new flight to the Fast ring. We know this has been disappointing and we’re right there with you. We don’t like it either! I wanted to take a moment and highlight the bugs we’ve hit and why we made the decision not to send….
Starting with Build 16232, we announced that we have paused testing new versions of our inbox apps with Windows Insiders in the Fast and Slow rings in order to make sure we provide customers with the highest quality inbox apps experience for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update release possible. The result of this meant that some features we were….