Microsoft will release Visual Studio 2015 on July 20, then on July 29 follow with Windows 10, its final SDK and a suite of development tools for building “Universal” apps.
Removal of the Insider Hub – you can reinstall it – which is reasonable, given that the pre-release period of Windows 10 is racing to a conclusion.
The latest preview version of Windows 10, Build 10158, was released Monday and it showed off updates to the Cortana voice assistant and the new Edge Web browser.
Microsoft is urging its Kiwi partners to be proactive as the launch of Windows 10 draws near. “If they do not jump on and take a look at those things, they will at another point, maybe at Ingram Micro showcase, or in guides we’re printing for Ingram and Synnex to send out to their partners”. To this point, there’s tiny more than speculation about which of these will be in the updated Windows RT. Like us, tweet to us or +1 us, to keep up with our round the clock updates, reviews, guides and more. “This will cause any favorites, cookies, history and Reading list items that you had saved in the Project Spartan app to be lost after upgrading from a previous Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build,” Aul said in a blog post. Releasing a completely stable version of Windows 10 by its self-imposed deadline now eems possible.
The much anticipated and talked about Windows 10 may also be sold on USB. As it turns out though, 10159 is also a great build and passes our criteria for the Windows Insider Fast ring. For organizations that don’t want Cortana integration at this time, Microsoft allows IT administrators to opt out of Cortana connectivity in the Office 365 Admin portal. Windows 10 Enterprise isn’t a free upgrade at all, but if you have Software Assurance as part of your Windows Enterprise volume licence you’ll have the right to upgrade.
Microsoft didn’t specify where it is gathering the insights to make Cortana more useful for work, but Microsoft demoed various work-related features using data from the Power BI platform at the Ignite conference. “With Windows 10, we think of Windows as a service”. Called Build 10158, users can expect improvements in the stability, quality, additional UI polish, and some new features for Microsoft Edge.
This way, even if you now use a Windows that is not genuine, you can upgrade to the genuine version of Windows 10.