Details Emerge About Windows Mobile Beyond Version 6.1
Some details about the next two versions of Windows Mobile have surfaced. None of these details have been confirmed by Microsoft, but the features address issues that Microsoft has publicly said it is working to improve. The first version post 6.1 will include a retooled messaging center and a desktop-grade browser that includes zooming in and out and scaling. It will also improve the media and photo applications. Beyond that, Windows Mobile will see a complete update from the ground up, with a new user interface that makes more use of touch input. Other facets of this future version will include global search capabilities and tie certain applications together.
Microsoft Bringing Maps to Windows 10 Phones, Too
Microsoft today said the Universal Maps app for the Windows 10 platform is now available to phones running the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Device owners can download the Universal app via the Windows Insider program.
Microsoft Releases Edge Browser for Android and iOS, Launcher for Android
Microsoft today made a beta version of its Edge browser available to Android and iOS devices. The beta, available to registered Windows Insiders, requires users to initiate the signup process through a Windows 10 PC.
Microsoft Details Windows 10 Versions
Microsoft today said it will offer seven versions of Windows 10, including one tailored specifically for mobile phones. The versions are called Windows 10 Home, Pro, Mobile, Enterprise, Education, Mobile Enterprise, and IoT Core.
Microsoft Reveals Details About Windows 10
Microsoft today offered an early first look at its forthcoming Windows 10 operating system, which will run on PCs, tablets, and phones. Microsoft said it is taking a new, more user-centric approach with Windows 10.