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Making it Easier to Upgrade to Windows 10

Windows 10 has been a great journey so far. Following the plan we originally outlined in June, more than 110M devices have upgraded. If you’re already running Windows 10 – thank you! Our aspiration is for customers to choose Windows, and to love Windows. Our early data shows customers from France to Brazil to China […]

Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10581

Hi everyone, Today we are rolling out Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10581 to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring. We’ve fixed the bug preventing upgrades from earlier builds. So if you stayed on Build 10536 or if you flashed back to Windows Phone 8.1 and then installed 10549 or 10572 you can upgrade […]

Upgrade Your World – Dream Big Picture Day

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” For most of us, it’s the first big question we get asked in school. Of course, we’re around seven years old, so no one holds us to the answers—Astronaut, Football Player, Painter of Sea Monsters. It’s our chance to think big in front of our […]

The Xbox Beta App on Windows 10 Gets an Update

In September, we released the Xbox beta app on Windows 10 as a way for people to test and provide feedback on new features before they are released to the general public on the Xbox app on Windows 10. This week, we’re excited to start previewing some new ways for you to expand your social […]

The best of Halloween comes together in the ghoulish games and spine-tingling movies, TV shows and apps of Shocktober

Halloween is just around the corner, and Microsoft is getting into the spirit with a ‘Shocktober’ lineup of spooky games, apps, music, TV shows and movies. It’s going to be looking a lot like a haunted house around the Windows Store for the next week, so join in the fun today! Here’s a sampling of […]

Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10572

Hi everyone, We’re rolling out Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10572 today to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring. As you know, build 10549.4 had a bug that prevented upgrade to it from prior builds, so Insiders who wanted to try it out needed to flash back to 8.1. We have fixed this issue […]

Celebrating Windows 10 Devices Around the World

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been celebrating new Windows 10 devices as they were unveiled around the world. It’s been an incredible journey – traveling 29,000 miles in less than two weeks from NYC to Barcelona to San Francisco to Taipei to Tokyo to Seoul and back to San Francisco. We’ve been celebrating our […]

The Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows Begins Shipping Today

The Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows begins shipping today. Back in June, Xbox Wire announced the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows as part of our commitment for designing Xbox accessories to support both Xbox and Windows. Beginning today, the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows is shipping to retailers in most markets around the world, including […]

Lenovo introduces great new PCs to bring out the best in Windows 10 and connectivity

It’s been a great morning in San Francisco with Lenovo, where today they announced their new line up of YOGA PCs built with Windows 10 in mind. Windows 10 is now running on over 110 million devices worldwide: the fastest start in our history. We’re also seeing incredible usage of key Windows 10 innovations, including […]

NASCAR App for Windows 10 is Here

One of the most impressive aspects of NASCAR is the motorsport’s loyal, engaged fan base. Anyone who has ever been to a race has seen just how engaged the fans are, often spending the entire weekend at the track to watch every aspect of the race and trying to keep abreast of all the activities […]

Chosen by you: Fifty nonprofit organizations receive support to #UpgradeYourWorld

In July, we kicked off our 12-month initiative to #UpgradeYourWorld as part of the launch of Windows 10 by celebrating people and organizations who do great things. We are thrilled about the engagement we have seen from millions of people sharing their stories and supporting nonprofit organizations around the world. As part of our $10 […]

Announcing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10549

Hi everyone, We’re rolling out Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10549 right now to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring. However, this build comes with a caveat. We discovered a bug late last night that caused phones upgrading from Build 10536 to get stuck at a black screen after this new build is installed. […]

LG Electronics Showcase New Windows 10 Devices in Korea

The next stop on our tour was Seoul, Korea. Today it was my honor to join Brian Kwon, President of LG Home Entertainment Company, for a panel discussion on Windows 10 and LG devices. Windows 10 is off to a great start in Korea, with the fastest adoption the market has ever seen for Windows […]

iHeartRadio’s Live and Custom Radio Stations Now Available Alongside Your Personal Music Collection on Groove in Windows 10!

Today, we are excited to share that you can now access iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s all-in-one streaming music and live digital radio service, from within the Groove music app on Windows 10. This means you can jumpstart the iHeartRadio experience from right inside your music library to listen to thousands of endlessly, diverse live radio stations from […]

Toshiba introduces a Unique Windows 10 Tablet, the dynaPad

Today in Japan, Toshiba announced their highly-anticipated dynaPad, a unique Windows 10 tablet that reinvents pen and paper. Terry Myerson joined Toshiba at their event, you can read more from him here. Microsoft and Toshiba have a strong history of partnership, dating back to the first Toshiba PC 30 years ago. This ongoing engineering partnership […]

Toshiba’s dynaPad Tablet Delivers a Sleek Windows 10 Handheld Experience

It’s great to be in Japan today with Toshiba as they announce their beautiful new dynaPad Windows 10 device. Windows 10 is off to a very good start in Japan. To date, over 3.2 billion hours have been spent on Windows 10 in Japan and, we’re very excited to see that the Japanese consumers prefer […]

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565

Hi everyone, Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. This build has quite a few new features and improvements so we’re really excited to get this one out to you for you to try out. One thing I want to call out up front is […]

Acer Unveils New Line of Windows 10-optimized Laptops and All-in-ones

Acer held a Windows 10 event in Taipei today at the Grand Hyatt to show just how well its new line of notebooks and all-in-one PCs take advantage of great Windows 10 features like Cortana, Continuum, Microsoft Edge, and the Xbox app. At the event, Acer announced two new devices that bring Windows 10 front […]

Acer Showcases New Windows 10 Devices in Taipei

Our trip around the world unveiling new Windows 10 devices continued today in Taipei, where I was honored to join Acer CEO Jason Chen to unveil Windows 10 devices from Acer. Acer showcased a range of new devices, enabling Windows 10 devices to be accessible to everyone from office workers to students to people in […]

ASUS Together with Windows 10 Reinvigorates PC Gaming at ROG Unleashed

Today ASUS introduced the new Republic of Gaming (ROG) PC gaming hardware lineup at ROG Unleashed in San Francisco. The new ROG line up, together with Windows 10 brings some fantastic hardware for PC gamers. ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih was joined on stage by Terry Myerson, who showed the best new features designed to help […]

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