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Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10049 now available, includes Spartan and more

Microsoft has today announced that it’s pushing a new build of Windows 10 out to Windows Insiders, which includes the highly-anticipated web browser Spartan! Microsoft notes that today’s build is pretty much all about Spartan, so it’s time to be excited!


Microsoft’s 3D Touch ‘Flyout Tile’ navigation for Windows Phone leaked in a new document

Microsoft’s 3D Touch ‘Flyout Tile’ navigation for Windows Phone leaked in a new document. Nearly one year ago, Microsoft began field testing their new 3D Touch navigation system, which at the time was destined for the flagship Nokia phone codenamed Goldfinger (and later ‘McLaren’). The phone itself was scrapped at the last minute due to numerous factors and sullying Microsoft’s flagship story for the fall of 2014.

Microsoft’s universal apps are now called Windows apps

In a recent session at Microsoft’s WinHEC developer event, distinguished engineer Don Box revealed the company’s new naming for universal applications that run across PCs, phones, tablets, and the Xbox One. “Sometimes we say universal apps, but we call them Windows apps,” explains Box. “Windows apps runs on all devices, Windows desktop app is PC only. Windows apps run everywhere.”

Microsoft wants your next gas stop to feature a cloud-connected experience

As tech enthusiast, we seek out headlines and news about our favorite products and companies. Recent news sources seem congested with stories of Apple and Google smartwatches, connected homes, rampant increase in credit card/account information hacks and mobile payment solutions. Each of these trends speaks to the future of IoT. With each new headline, we see two of the three well-known consumer facing tech companies attempt to tackle the new IoT’s frontier.

Here’s how you can download an ISO file of Windows 10 build 10041

Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10041 ISOs are now available, Here’s how you can download an ISO file of Windows 10 build 10041

Windows 10: Jump Lists make a return to the Start Menu

When Microsoft announced Windows 10 back in 2014, it came with a fantastic, powerful Start Menu which everybody enjoyed. That Start Menu was built using DirectUI, but that changed with the launch of the Windows 10 Technical Preview 2.

Microsoft outlines the minimum system requirements for Windows 10 desktops and phones

At Microsoft’s WinHEC event, the company talked a lot about new Windows 10 developments, all with hopes to better equip hardware partners with that they need to develop amazing Windows 10 devices that will hopefully deliver the vision of a unified computing experience to the masses.