Windows 10 Launching This Summer in 190 Countries and 111 Languages
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Windows 10 Launching This Summer in 190 Countries and 111 Languages

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Navigate the World with Windows 10 Maps for Phone

Hello! I’m Aaron Butcher and I’m the Group Program Manager for the Maps Team in the Windows PC, Phone, and… Read more

Windows 10: A New Generation of Windows

Windows VP Joe Belfiore discusses new Windows 10 experience unveiled on January 21, 2015. Windows 10 is filled with exciting new features and will be a free upgrade!

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Introducing Project Spartan: The New Browser Built for Windows 10

Today I’m excited to share more details about “Project Spartan,” the new browser we are introducing in Windows 10. Project… Read more

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Making Windows 10 More Personal and More Secure with Windows Hello

When we started building Windows 10, the team spent a lot of time and energy thinking about how to make… Read more

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The next generation of Windows: Windows 10

Today I had the honor of sharing new information about Windows 10, the new generation of Windows. Our team shared… Read more

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Cut the Rope 2 available for Windows and Windows Phone

We’ve got some sweet news for you today, Cut the Rope 2 is now available for Windows and Windows Phone! With new characters, fresh gameplay elements and tricky missions, candy collecting has never been so fun. In his unexpected adventure, Om Nom breaks out of his box and travels through lush forests, busy cities, junkyards… Read more

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The Acer Liquid M220 smartphone is coming to Microsoft Stores

Acer announced today that it is expanding its smartphone business to the United States for the first time by bringing its award-winning Liquid M220 smartphone to Microsoft Stores. The Liquid M220 is the first Liquid smartphone to run on the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system and is supported by Acer for the free Windows Phone… Read more

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Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10061 now available

Hi everyone, Today we are releasing a new Technical Preview build for PCs – 10061. This build will be available to the Fast ring, and will be delivered via Windows Update. You can wait for your PCs normal installation time for Windows Updates and it will install automatically, or you can go to Settings >… Read more

Building Apps for Windows

Visual Studio for Game Development: New Partnerships with Unity, Unreal Engine and Cocos2d

Windows game developers now have the benefit of easier Visual Studio setup alongside top gaming engine installers from partners Unity Technologies, Epic Games and Chuckong Technologies. Last year’s announcement of Visual Studio Community edition brought the full power of Visual Studio to  developers building cross-platform apps, such as professional-grade editing features, code analysis tools and… Read more

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Accept payments on the go with PayPal Here on Windows Phone

Last month we announced PayPal Here was available to download from the Windows Store, today we’re excited to share that you can also download the app from the Windows Phone Store. PayPal Here is the secure and easy-to-use mobile business app for all your payment needs. Get back-office management, POS, and start accepting credit and… Read more

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Windows 10 Security Innovations at RSA: Device Guard, Windows Hello and Microsoft Passport

Back in October, we shared how security and identity features will continue to evolve in Windows 10. This week at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, we’re providing more details on what this means for our enterprise customers. Earlier today, Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President of Trustworthy Computing, spoke about the security innovations that give… Read more

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Developing Facebook’s Messenger with Visual Studio

Facebook’s Messenger app, a leading mobile app running on Windows Phone, was built using Visual Studio. In this interview just published on Channel 9, Messenger Technical Lead Nick Reynolds shares his team’s experience with developing for the Microsoft platform. Hear how they utilized Visual Studio and its tooling ecosystem to build out Messenger to where it… Read more