Microsoft had first introduced the Your Phone app at its Build developer conference in May this year as a way to integrate a user's mobile devices with their Windows 10 PCs. The Your Phone app, which will be used to synchronize data between a mobile device and Windows 10, is now gradually rolling out to the Insiders in the Fast Ring.
Microsoft has launched a pilot program aimed at providing cybersecurity protection for political campaigns and election authorities. The pilot program —named AccountGuard— was launched at the end of July, Bleeping Computer has learned, and was set in motion for the 2018 US midterm elections.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17728 (Redstone 5) to the Insiders on the Fast Ring. This is an important build as it gives us our real first glimpse on how Microsoft is going to integrate the Windows 10 Your Phone app with your mobile devices.
If you're still running Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1607), you should be getting a new update from Microsoft. KB4346877 is aimed at devices running Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Windows Server 2016, bumps Windows 10's build number to version 14393.2396, and brings a fix for an issue in the .NET Framework.
Microsoft has finally released ISO images for a Windows 10 Redstone 5. If you're part of the Windows Insider program and planning to test Windows 10 Redstone 5 from scratch, this should come as a good news for you. These ISOs allow Insiders to perform a clean install of Windows 10 Redstone 5 or skip straight to this build.
Today, Microsoft is rolling out a new update for OneDrive desktop client on Windows 10. The new update brings OneDrive to build 18.111.0603.0006 and adds a couple of new features to the desktop app.
The Microsoft Store has started to display banners that prompt users who are running older versions of Windows 10 to update to the latest April 2018 Update. This banner is being displayed to all Windows 10 users who are not using the latest feature update.
Bing Maps is not as widely used as some other mapping services like Google Maps, but Microsoft's still investing resources into it in order to develop new features. Today, for instance, the company has added the ability to customize itineraries of popular travel destinations.
Microsoft today rolled out a new update for the Windows 10 Maps app that brings several new features which should definitely come as great news for those traveling and exploring new areas. Windows 10 Maps app version 5.1806.1911.0 is available for the Windows Insiders in the Release Preview Ring.
Microsoft said today that hackers compromised a font package installed by a PDF editor app and used it to deploy a cryptocurrency miner on users' computers.
Windows Updates can be annoying and there have even been reports of the software installing itself without user consent. Microsoft has heard the complaints and the company is trying to fix one of the most annoying things about the update process with Windows 10 Redstone 5.
Microsoft has started shipping firmware updates for Surface Laptop and Surface Pro 4 devices that run the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update or the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17723 (Redstone 5) to insiders in the fast ring and Redstone 6 19H1 Build 18204 to insiders in the skip ahead rings. This is the first Redstone 6 19H1 build released to insiders, but for the most part resolves the same bugs and adds the same features as the Redstone 5 build.
Outlook.com's big redesign is now rolling out to some accounts, and users can look forward to a fancy new look with features like Dark Mode, Emojis & GIFs, and more. The new design brings Outlook.com's interface in line with its Windows 10 Mail app.
Microsoft has released a new patch for systems running the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803), Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709), and Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703).
Microsoft announced yesterday that they released "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version Next (10.0.17713.1002) (KB4345215)" to Windows Insiders in order to test the servicing pipeline. This is being done to make sure that there are no issues when they push the Insider Preview Build 17713 to Insiders in the slow ring.
Microsoft announced today that they have reopened the Skip Ahead Ring for Windows 10 Insiders. If you have not had the opportunity to try skip ahead Windows 10 builds or want to join it again, you better do so quickly before all the spots are taken.
With Windows 10 Redstone 5 nearly feature-complete and close to entering the stabilization process, Microsoft is now preparing to begin work on the very next Windows 10 release internally codenamed Redstone 6/19H1.
The July Patch Tuesday that was delivered two weeks ago included a second patch for an Internet Explorer zero-day discovered and initially fixed by Microsoft in May.
The free and open-source Microsoft Office challenger called LibreOffice is now available in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 PCs and Tablets. What is concerning, though, is that the app's publisher does not appear to be LibreOffice's actual developer, but rather a 3rd party that also prompts you to purchase it for $2.99.