Showcasing new computing possibilities at IFA

By Roanne Sones

This year at IFA, we get another glimpse into what the future may hold as technology evolves and, more tangibly, the devices consumers will have in This week, we’ve seen numerous partners announce new and innovative modern devices that allow… Read more

#ifdef WINDOWS – MIDL 3 with Larry Osterman

By Nikola Metulev

Microsoft Interface Definition Language (MIDL) is a simplified, modern syntax for declaring Windows Runtime types inside Interface Definition Language (IDL) files (.idl files). It is a particularly convenient way to declare C++/WinRT runtime In this video, Larry Osterman, lead developer on the COM team in… Read more

Announcing Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Build 17744

By Dona Sarkar

Hello Windows Insiders! Today we are pleased to release a new build of the Windows Server vNext Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) release that contains both the Desktop Experience and Server Core, as well as a new build of the next… Read more

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17744 available now!

By Clint Rutkas

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 17744 or greater). The Preview SDK Build 17744 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface… Read more

Windows 10 Tip: Find out how to get HDR video on your PC

By Holly Pollock

When you’re watching high dynamic range (HDR) video on your PC, colors are more  You find more details in the darkest and brightest parts of a scene, such as dimly lit rooms or a blazing You notice more contrast, with a pronounced difference between lights and Read more

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17746

By Dona Sarkar

Hello Windows Insiders! Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17746 (RS5) to Windows Insiders in the Fast General changes, improvements, and fixes for PC We fixed an issue where Narrator would incorrectly report some standard combo boxes… Read more

Announcing Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Build 17738

By Dona Sarkar

Hello Windows Insiders! Today we are pleased to release a new build of the Windows Server vNext Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) release that contains both the Desktop Experience and Server Core, as well as a new build of the next… Read more