Posted 3 days ago ago at Win Super Site with 4 recent echos
In less than two weeks, Microsoft will begin revealing information about the Windows Technical Preview, the first pre release look at the next version of Windows. The actual Preview won't be out until October, I'm told. But there no reason to wait: Here what you're going to see. Obviously, a lot of information about the Windows Technical Preview has leaked already. But information I believe to be truly new is bolded below so you can find it more easily. Microsoft is bringing back the...
Posted 3 days ago ago at Arstechnica with 3 recent echos
If youre a Windows user with an iPhone, though, you can go ahead and pull the trigger on that iCloud Drive update now. Apple today released an updated version of the iCloud for Windows application that adds full support for iCloud Drive. Install the program and sign in, and iCloud Drive will appear in your user profile folder and your Favorites menu in Windows Explorer, much like Microsoft own OneDrive cloud storage service. This is the first opportunity that Windows users will have to view and...
Posted 2 days ago ago at Neowin with 2 recent echos
The road to the technical preview is quickly filling up with all sorts of leaks that show off new details about the OS. If you have missed any of the information so far, you can check out all of the content here. In the latest leaks, we can see that the new Start menu will match the backgrounds of the wallpaper that you are using. As you can see in the image at the top of this post, the Start menu changes color according to the background that you choose. It a small personalization step for the...
Posted 2 days ago ago at WinBeta with 1 recent echos
Contrary to popular belief, Microsoft will not be releasing a public Technical Preview at its September 30th event. According to my sources, Microsoft will allow the press first dibs on the new bits or at least give them a very detailed look, and then release to the public a few days later for testing. The September 30th event is designed to explain what coming in Windows for Enterprises, and generally has nothing to do with consumers. The build that will be issued to the public in October will...
Posted 13 days ago ago at Win Super Site with 1 recent echos
If you're an Xbox fan who felt jilted by Microsoft decision last year to limit the launch of its new console to just a handful of markets, take heart: This month, Xbox One will launch in 29 additional markets, just in time for the crucial second holiday games wave. You may recall that Microsoft in 2013 decided to dramatically cut back on the number of markets in which it would launch Xbox One in 2014, stating at the time that it would expand the reach of the console in 2014. Belgium,...
Posted 3 days ago ago at All About Microsoft with 1 recent echos
Microsoft is privately testing a technical preview of the next version of its Office client for Windows. Here are a few features expected to be part of Office 16. Follow @maryjofoley But a bit of information has begun to trickle out about what looks to be a private technical preview of the coming Office suite. This technical preview, which some inside Microsoft also are said to be dogfooding internally, is the touch first, Metro Style version of Office for Windows that some of us...
Posted 3 days ago ago at WinBeta with 1 recent echos
Microsoft is expected to take the wraps off its forthcoming desktop operating system on September 30. For those who were planning to watch the event at home, sad news, Microsoft wont be live streaming it. In a statement to WinBeta, a Microsoft spokesperson has said that the company wont be live streaming the September 30 event.
Posted 6 days ago ago at All About Microsoft with 1 recent echos
My sources say that the codename for this next IE release is Spartan. One of my contacts caught a glimpse of a zSpartan app that can be seen in one of the leaked Threshold screen shots from ComputerBase and WinFuture. Ive embedded that screen shot in this post. zSpartan is visible in the list of programs on the Start Menu, just below the word Video. Before Microsoft went public about its Cortana personal digital assistant for Windows Phone, there also were similar sightings of a zCortana app....