Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18317

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18317 (19H1) to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring.
REMINDER: As is normal with builds early in the development cycle, builds may contain bugs that might be painful for some. If this makes you uncomfortable, you may want to consider switching to the Slow ring. Slow ring builds will continue to be higher quality.

Tech trivia: The future of flexible displays and foldable phones in 2019

Flexible displays are on their way, and they could spell major changes for your smartphone. From increased durability and wider displays, to devices you can fold out, roll up or scrunch, it’s high time we took took a closer look at the technology enabling a lighter, brighter, more flexible 2019…
Changes in screen tech light the way
Before we get into what 2019’s bendy phones will look like, it’s worth us understanding how it’s suddenly possible to make a phone flexible. And it’s all about advances in screen tech. Namely, the move to OLED panels. So… What is OLED?

MSN readers donate $1M to causes in the news in 2018

Eduardo Garcia, left, is served a warm meal during a community Thanksgiving celebration at the California State University-Chico in Chico, California, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. The construction worker says that years ago, he helped construct the Chico State auditorium where the meal is being held, plastering the outside walls. Garcia lost the Paradise home he lived in from a wildfire, and his immediate family lives in Hawaii. (AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne)

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 18312 available now!

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 18312 or greater). The Preview SDK Build 18312 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface area.
The Preview SDK can be downloaded from developer section on Windows Insider.

Application compatibility in the Windows ecosystem

Our application ecosystem is incredibly diverse, encompassing tens of millions of applications (apps) with numerous versions, languages, architectures, services and configuration options. While our ecosystem is complex, our vision is simple. All apps on Windows devices should just work! Customers should update with confidence, never worrying about compatibility across Windows versions. Achieving this goal requires innovative approaches to predict and prevent issues and traditional approaches like testing.

Microsoft Azure IoT Device Agent V2 Public Preview now available

We are excited to announce the availability of the public preview of Microsoft Azure IoT Device Agent V2 for Windows 10 IoT. Customers across industries, whether in an industrial setting or retail environment, are looking for ways to remotely provision and manage their IoT devices. Direct device access may not always be feasible when IoT devices are out in the field or on the factory floor. Microsoft Azure IoT Device Agent enables operators to configure, monitor and manage their devices remotely from their Azure dashboard.

BlackBerry Is Proud To Be Part of the Android Enterprise Recommended Program

BlackBerry has always taken pride in our ability to help clients connect and protect their people, systems,… / Read More

Shade secret: How the Xperia team used light to create the XZ3’s four colours

Every aspect of the Xperia XZ3 was designed to fit perfectly with the lifestyles of people today, whether it’s the intuitive software, the crystal-clear OLED display, or the durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 that helps protect its curved, borderless design from drops, bumps and scratches

Windows 10 Tip: Timeline for phone

Since April, you’ve had Timeline on your Windows 10 PC. It aims to end the frustration we’ve all encountered digging through emails and file folders for a document we just can’t find. Timeline makes it way easier to find what matters to you across your devices. You can also pick up what you were doing  — even if it was on your iOS or Android device — on your Windows 10 PC when you’re ready to get back to it.

Tracking tech: Introducing the IoT-powered V-Multi Tracker, V-Pet Tracker, and V-Bag Tracker!

For the uninitiated, the Internet of Things (or IoT) is all about connecting devices together; your lights, your car… even your fridge. With the latest smart tech, a huge array of objects in and outside the home can all be connected – and you can communicate with them – to unlock a wealth of cool possibilities. And that’s where ‘V by Vodafone‘ comes in.


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