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Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Sources: Microsoft is working on a new edition of Windows 10, codenamed Lean, that is 2GB smaller than the normal edition, aimed at devices with 16GB storage   —  Windows 10 Lean is Windows 10 on a diet.  Featuring a much smaller footprint, Windows 10 Lean is designed for devices with 16GB …
Apr 25, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Dan Thorp-Lancaster / Windows Central:
Microsoft adds support for FIDO2 passwordless authentication to Windows Hello, following last week's announcement of Yubico's FIDO2 USB Security Key   —  If you're looking to ditch your passwords for something a little more secure, it's been a good week.  After the debut of the new WebAuthn standard …
Apr 17, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Sources: Microsoft delays planned April 10 release of next major Windows 10 update, called Version 1803, after finding bug; roll out likely delayed by weeks   —  Microsoft has found a blocking bug that has temporarily postponed the planned release of Windows 10 Version 1803 to the public.
Apr 11, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Sources: Microsoft retiring Redstone codename later this year for upcoming Windows 10 releases, new codename format will reflect expected release timing   —  Microsoft is retiring its use of the codename “Redstone” for Windows 10 releases next year, moving on to codenames that might prove a little more useful.
Mar 28, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Russell Holly / Windows Central:
Oculus Rift users say a problem with Oculus Runtime Service's certificate has made all Rift devices useless until Oculus releases an update   —  It is now possible to use your Oculus Rift again.  —  If you were hoping to get a little VR in yesterday, and you own an Oculus Rift …
Mar 7, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Dan Thorp-Lancaster / Windows Central:
Microsoft launches Soundscape as a free iPhone app in US and UK that uses 3D audio to help the visually impaired locate points of interest   —  In recent years, Microsoft has worked on a number of projects to assist people with visual impairments.  Those have taken the form of everything …
Mar 1, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore says new Windows 10 Mobile features and hardware are no longer a focus, will continue to support it with bug fixes and security updates   —  Microsoft details its reasoning behind a lack of new features and hardware for Windows 10 Mobile, and why its new focus is on Android and iOS.
Oct 9, 2017, 6:30 AMIn context
Dan Thorp-Lancaster / Windows Central:
Cortana adds smart home integrations for Wink, Insteon, Nest, SmartThings, and Hue on Windows 10 for PC and mobile   —  If you've got a house full of smart home devices, Cortana just got a whole lot handier.  —  Microsoft has steadily been adding to the ways in which Cortana …
Oct 7, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Dan Thorp-Lancaster / Windows Central:
Microsoft launches Surface Hub and Microsoft 365 in Hong Kong   —  Microsoft is bringing the Surface Hub and Microsoft 365 to customers in Hong Kong.  —  Microsoft's massive Surface Hub is now available in Hong Kong.  The company has announced Hong Kong customers are first in Greater China …
Sep 13, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context

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