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WMPU Weekly: Windows 10 is finally here, the Windows Phone Store is (still) having a bad week, and more!

Welcome to WMPU Weekly – a weekly round-up of all the popular Windows Mobile, Microsoft, and Windows news from this week, just in case you missed ’em. Windows 10 is finally here It’s (finally) here – the latest and last version of Windows, Windows 10 is finally here. Microsoft released Windows 10 earlier this week […]

Mozilla CEO Sends Angry Open Letter To Microsoft Over Changing Windows 10 Browser Defaults

With Edge in Windows 10, Microsoft has finally delivered a capable browser to replace the aging Internet Explorer. Microsoft likes Windows 10 so much, it makes Edge the default browser in Windows 10, even when you’re updating from a system that previously used Chrome or Firefox as the default. Read More

Joe Belfiore may have just shown a new Windows phone

In a post on Twitter, Joe Belfiore, the guy behind Windows, bragged about having updated the last device to Windows 10. The tweet has a picture attached in which a phone running Windows 10 mobile using the continuum feature is shown. Much more interesting than that however is the phone itself. Notice the weird grasp Joe […]

Windows Central and Opera giveaway – Win a Lumia 1520 or Surface 3!

Last week we reviewed Opera Mini for Windows Phone. Now to help celebrate a small event this week we are teaming up with Opera for a giveaway! What's at stake? Well, one person will win a new Lumia 1520, and another picks up a shiny Surface 3! Three others will also get some Windows Central and Opera swag.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Celebrates Windows 10 Launch In Kenya

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella celebrated the release of Windows 10 in Kenya. People around the world are celebrating the launch of Windows 10 at fan celebrations in 13 countries and via a new yearlong initiative to celebrate people and organizations making a difference around the world. Microsoft encourages people to share how they plan to […]

Windows 10, The Best Windows Ever For Gaming (Video)

Microsoft yesterday launched Windows 10, the best Windows ever for gaming. Not only do your existing games work great, but now you can play and connect with gamers across Xbox One and Windows 10 devices. From the best casual games to a new generation of PC gaming, Windows 10 is built for the games you […]

Here are some of the best Xbox enabled Windows 10 Store games

Millions are discovering the new Windows Store for the first time this week. If you're one of the lucky new Windows 10 owners, you're about to find a whole lot of Xbox on your PC. Windows 10 includes a dedicated Xbox app, which is your gateway to the Xbox Live ecosystem. Show More Summary

Microsoft's Groove music may be getting a new, better logo

Ever since Groove launched a few weeks ago, some users were not too fond of the new logo. Now, a new Store update may reveal what is coming next: a redesigned emblem for Microsoft's new (old) music service. Users on Windows Central started noticing the new design within the last day or so, and we have been able to confirm. Show More Summary

Office Sway app for Windows 10 revealed in the Store

We know that Microsoft has a Windows 10 app planned for Office Sway and it appears as if its debut isn't too far away. The app is now available in the Store, though it doesn't actually work yet it seems. On opening we're greeted with the message seen in the image above. Despite this, the Store listing does reveal to use what the new app looks like.

Win10 Controller lets you remote control your W10 PC from your Windows Phone

Control your Windows 10 computer with your Windows Phone and take advantage of all the new features of Windows 10! Here are some features: Multitouch mouse trackpad Scroll and touch modes Talk to Cortana Easy Task View Easy Snapping Custom Gestures (draw to perform actions) Voice Commands Motion Actions (tilt, shake, zoom) Keyboard with full keys […]

YouTube’s updated mobile site very works well on Windows Phone

There was a time when Google’s service updates would regularly break their sites on Windows Phone, not to mention routinely deliver a poor level of service. It seems those days are over, as YouTube’s latest mobile update works rather excellently on Windows Phone 8.1 The update places the emphasis on subscriptions, with a whole tab […]

VBA8 developer releases Universal Windows 10 Gameboy emulator VB10

VBA8 is arguably one of the most popular Gameboy/Gameboy Advance emulator in the Windows Phone store. Now its developer has released the first version of his Universal Windows 10 app, namely VBA10. This is the first release, not all features of VBA8 has been implemented yet, but it is already better than the current VBA8+ app, which was built for Windows 8. […]

ICYMI: August 1, 2015

A lot can happen in a week. Seven days might not seem like much, but it can be an eternity in the tech news cycle. Between Windows news, hardware and software developments and Microsoft's fast-paced movements throughout the technology landscape, it's never easy to keep your hand on the pulse of technology. Show More Summary

Mobile Nations Weekly: Moto X, Windows 10, Teslas, and more!

Welcome to Mobile Nations Weekly: your window into the week in mobile tech and life. You can expect this to hit every week: the latest and greatest from the past week in technology and mobile life from across Android Central, Connectedly,...Show More Summary

InstaPic for desktop gets a new look for Windows 10

InstaPic, the Instagram client for Windows, has been updated for Windows 10. InstaPic is a free app, providing a number of features to desktop Instagram users such as filters, attribute adjustment controls, and more. You can search through tags and locations as well.

Watch and win as we play classic Xbox games from Rare tonight on Twitch

Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One game or two on Twitch for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chatting...Show More Summary

Satya Nadella says HoloLens coming 'within the next year' for developers and enterprise users

Microsoft has revealed a bit more about its plans for the HoloLens augmented reality system. While CEO Satya Nadella has previously stated that the first version of HoloLens will focus on enterprise users, we now have a timeframe in which initial users might see the device. Speaking to the BBC, Nadella noted that they plan to get version one out to developers in the next year.

How to do a clean installation of Windows 10

Windows 10 is now rolling out to millions of users around the world, in fact, our early report shows that over 67 million computers have been upgraded in the first three days. Now, if you are an advanced user or if you have been running an installation of Windows for quite some time, you probably want to perform a clean installation of the new operating system.

#AskDanWindows Episode 4 – Should the Lumia 950 XL use the Snapdragon 810 processor?

I am just over a week late, but it is time for another episode of #AskDanWindows where I try to answer a few of your questions from Twitter! We have been swamped this last week with Windows 10 coverage and if you missed my massive 10,000-word...Show More Summary

Hands-on with Bombshell, the next game from 3D Realms

I recently made a trip to QuakeCon, a convention devoted specifically to games from Bethesda such as Doom and Fallout 4. Still, other publishers sometimes bring their games along to the show. This time, I bumped into the publisher of another classic FPS series – 3D Realms, the studio that created Duke Nukem 3D. Show More Summary

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