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Mail, Movies & TV, News, and More Windows 10 Core Apps Receive Updates
Jul07

Mail, Movies & TV, News, and More Windows 10 Core Apps Receive Updates

Insiders take note: Microsoft has released new updates for select Windows 10 apps such as Mail, Alarms & Clock, Movies & TV (formerly Xbox Video), and more. The only app with a notable change was Movies & TV though. It now lets you discover new TV episodes and is also getting a Live Tile soon. As for the other apps, there wasn’t a changelog beyond “bug fixes” so at least we know our Windows 10 experience...

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Xbox Video for Windows 8.1 PCs and Tablets Gains MKV Format Support
Dec08

Xbox Video for Windows 8.1 PCs and Tablets Gains MKV Format Support

Supporting new file formats has started to become something of a standard for Microsoft in its new direction, and we’re seeing more of this with the new update to Xbox Video on Windows 8.1, which echoes a Windows 10 Technical Preview update in October. The update, which was first detailed here(via), adds MKV file support to Xbox Video for PCs and tablets. MKV files are actually multimedia container formats that can incorporate...

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Xbox Video for Windows Phone Updated to Fix “Very Slow” App Launches, Crashes
Nov20

Xbox Video for Windows Phone Updated to Fix “Very Slow” App Launches, Crashes

A small update hit the Xbox Video app for Windows Phone this morning, and though it seems like a minor change, it nevertheless fixes an issue that was lowering the overall experience for users. Version 2.6.0429.0 on Windows Phone 8.1 fixes an issue that caused very slow app launches and, in some cases, app crashes. That’s all the changelog included for the new update. [qr type=”url”...

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SRT Subtitles, Better Delete Options Arrive on Xbox Video for Windows Phone
Sep26

SRT Subtitles, Better Delete Options Arrive on Xbox Video for Windows Phone

Xbox Video for Windows 8.1 wasn’t the only app to get an update today. The Windows Phone version also got the update treatment from Microsoft, with some subtle new features added into the overall experience. The full changelog follows: SRT subtitle support for personal videos Better delete: easily delete downloaded movies and TV episodes from your phone or remove a movie or TV show from your phone’s collection Minor fixes...

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Xbox Music and Xbox Video Both Receive Updates on Windows PCs and Tablets
Sep26

Xbox Music and Xbox Video Both Receive Updates on Windows PCs and Tablets

Very early this morning, Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows received updates that, while small, do make improvements to both apps overall. For Xbox Music version 2.2.886.0, you can expect the following changes: It’s now easier to tell when albums or songs in the Explore tab aren’t available for streaming, or have other restrictions Added a friendly confirmation message when you buy albums or songs Skip unplayable...

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