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 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 Releases New Windows 10 Mobile Preview
Microsoft today made a new version of the Windows 10 Mobile Technical Preview available to Windows Insiders. The fresh operating system, build 10536, contains a wide array of bug fixes and performance tweaks, as well as a handful of new features.
Windows 10 for PCs Lands July 29; No Word On Mobile
Microsoft today announced that Windows 10 will be available as a free download to PCs and tablets on July 29. Most hardware running Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 should be able to upgrade to the new operating system.