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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10080 for phone now available

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Candy Crush Saga coming to Windows 10

Solitaire. Hearts. Minesweeper. These are games that have been played millions of times over the years in Windows. And they… Read more

Introducing Microsoft Edge: The New Windows 10 Browser

Microsoft Edge is the all-new Windows 10 browser built to give you a better web experience. Write directly on webpages and share your mark-ups with others. Read online articles free of distraction or use the offline reading feature for greater convenience. Microsoft Edge is the new browser that works the way you do.

Blogging Windows

Announcing Windows Update for Business

Today at Ignite, I had the pleasure of sharing how we’ve designed Windows Update for Business to empower IT Professionals… Read more

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Cortana Makes Friends with Your Favorite Apps

As a truly personal digital assistant, Cortana is there to help people get things done. When we set out to… Read more

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Windows 10 Design: Getting the balance right

Hi everyone. I’m Albert, and I lead the Design Team in the Operating Systems Group at Microsoft. First time poster,… Read more

Microsoft Edge Dev Blog

Delivering fast JavaScript performance in Microsoft Edge

In Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge we’ve made a lot of performance advances in the Chakra JavaScript engine. All with the goal of letting your JavaScript code run faster, taking as much advantage of the underlying hardware as possible, so that the web you create and experience in Microsoft Edge provides consistently delightful user experiences… Read more

Microsoft Edge Dev Blog

Bringing Web Audio to Microsoft Edge for interoperable gaming and enthusiast media

In March, we released initial preview support for Web Audio to Windows Insiders.  Today, we are excited to share details of our Web Audio implementation in Microsoft Edge.  Web Audio provides tight time synchronization not possible with HTML5 Audio Elements, and includes audio filters and effects useful for enthusiast media apps.  Additionally, Microsoft Edge includes… Read more

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Celebrating Microsoft Solitaire

It was 25 years ago that Microsoft Solitaire debuted on Windows, and to honor the decades of fun it’s given us all, we’re celebrating with two big competitions. First, an internal competition among Microsoft employees kicks off today to determine who leads the leaderboards here. Then, in early June, the same challenges used in the… Read more

Microsoft Edge Dev Blog

Using Chakra for Scripting Applications across Windows 10

In Windows 10, the Chakra JavaScript engine powers Microsoft Edge and Windows applications written in HTML/CSS/JS. However with JavaScript’s increasing popularity in beyond-the-browser scenarios, developers have been requesting to host the Chakra engine outside the browser to enable JavaScript programmability in their native/managed applications across the client and the server. Starting in Windows 8.1/IE11, Chakra… Read more

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Genuine Windows and Windows 10

This week we shared more details about Windows 10 “editions.” Today, I thought I would provide answers to some questions we’ve received regarding how this will work for Genuine vs. Non-Genuine Windows. With Windows 10, we have extended an offer to our Genuine Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 customers to upgrade to Windows 10 for… Read more

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Sing along with the new Shazam on your Windows Phone

Shazam for Windows Phone received a cool new update this week, bringing you an exciting new feature that goes beyond just giving you the name of the song you’re listening to. You can now sing along to the beat of your favorite songs with real time lyrics, simply Shazam a track to check them out. You can also… Read more