Windows 10 and Universal apps across devices
Jan21

Windows 10 and Universal apps across devices

During the Windows 10 event, Joe Belfiore had the opportunity to show us Universal apps coming with the Windows 10 experience on multiple devices. Starting with Outlook as a universal app, the client is identical no matter which display you are using, with a simple swipe left or right gesture to delete or flag an email, which synchronises your actions within seconds, the ribbon bar is shared with Word, which comes pre-loaded with...

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 Press Event Wrap Up: Here’s What You Missed
Jan21

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Press Event Wrap Up: Here’s What You Missed

The Microsoft Windows 10 live-streamed event has come to a close, the future for Windows looks very bright! For those of you that missed my last post, I was looking forward to seeing new hardware and thankfully, I wasn’t left disappointed. First to the stage was Terry Myerson, He kicked off the event by reassuring us the new Windows will be “familiar to 1.5 Billion people” who currently use Windows 7 or 8, and...

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What I will be looking out for at tomorrows Windows 10 Event in Redmond
Jan20

What I will be looking out for at tomorrows Windows 10 Event in Redmond

There has been a lot of press recently relating to Windows 10 for desktops, laptops, tablets and phones as Microsoft is holding a big Windows 10 consumer preview press event tomorrow, Also Microsoft will be kindly live-streaming the event on a dedicated website for those unable to attend in person. I have been running the technical preview of Windows 10 on a laptop since it was launched back in October, as with all pre-release...

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Search With Cortana, Pin Content, and Enjoy a New UI With Netflix for Windows Phone’s Latest Update
Dec15

Search With Cortana, Pin Content, and Enjoy a New UI With Netflix for Windows Phone’s Latest Update

Got Netflix on your Windows Phone device? You’ll be happy to know that the popular video streaming service for Windows smartphones just got updated to version 4.0.0.13. This new version of Netflix brings a number of notable features, including Cortana searching features, a brand new UI experience, the profile selection feature that’s been available on many other platforms for awhile now, and higher-quality video so you can...

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Video: Cortana Running on the Desktop in Pre-Release Windows 10 Build
Dec05

Video: Cortana Running on the Desktop in Pre-Release Windows 10 Build

We’ve seen her in the Taskbar of internal Windows 10 builds but one thing has eluded the Windows community at large: seeing Cortana in action on Windows 10 desktops for computers and tablets. Thanks to our friends at WinBeta, we’re getting a taste of what life will be like in 2015, when Windows 10’s Consumer Preview will release and Cortana along with it. Check out the video below: Obviously, at this stage,...

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