Showcasing new computing possibilities at IFA

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 hand. This week, we’ve seen numerous partners announce new and innovative modern devices that allow people to achieve more. To fully light up these new devices, we’re continuing to evolve our experiences and features to bring more functionality and delight to our Windows users. Continue reading Showcasing new computing possibilities at IFA

Tips and Tricks Revealed on this Week’s Friday Five!

Azure Key Vault recover keys, secrets and certificates Peter Groenewegen has acquired extensive and varied experience as a Software Architect, Tech Lead, Consultant and Lead Developer, because of his work in development and service provision in a variety of organizations. He has extensive knowledge of Azure, on-premise software development and processes (Application life cycle management). Peter lives with… Continue reading Tips and Tricks Revealed on this Week’s Friday Five!

Dolby Vision for Xbox One – 1810 System Update

Quickly following our news-packed Gamescom Inside Xbox show, we have even more news for our Xbox Insiders as Dolby Vision™ HDR releases today on Xbox! Starting with the Alpha Skip Ahead and Alpha rings, Xbox Insiders with a compatible TV can enjoy Dolby Vision streaming content on Netflix on Xbox One S and Xbox One X.  The team at Xbox is always striving to improve the Xbox ecosystem, and these features will continue to be shaped by fan feedback—we appreciate every thought and idea shared!  Enjoy trying out this new feature and providing your valuable feedback as the hype train begins.  What is Dolby Vision?  Dolby Vision transforms your TV… Continue reading Dolby Vision for Xbox One – 1810 System Update

Lenovo introduces new premium Yoga laptops and ThinkPad X1 Extreme, delivers upgraded GPUs to Lenovo Legion gaming PCs

At IFA, Lenovo unveiled more of its most premium Yoga laptops, including the world’s thinnest and lightest dual screen device and the world’s first dual display laptop with E Ink [1], one that has integrated 4.5G LTE Advanced Pro [2] connectivity and the flagship Yoga laptop with a never-before-seen Rotating Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos […] Continue reading Lenovo introduces new premium Yoga laptops and ThinkPad X1 Extreme, delivers upgraded GPUs to Lenovo Legion gaming PCs

New Preview Beta & Delta (subset) 1810 Update – 8/30/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview BETA and Preview DELTA rings will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1810.180826-1920). Learn more about the new features in development for 1810 here, and read on for a list of fixes and known issues in this 1810 system update. NOTE : Today a subset of Delta Users are receiving the 1810 build.  We are doing the subset of users as we are targeting the upgrade process and will move the remaining set of Delta users in over the next few weeks as we flight new… Continue reading New Preview Beta & Delta (subset) 1810 Update – 8/30/18

#ifdef WINDOWS – MIDL 3 with Larry Osterman

Microsoft Interface Definition Language (MIDL) 3.0 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 classes. In this video, Larry Osterman, lead developer on the COM team in Windows, gave us a deep dive in MIDL and how it all ties in the […] Continue reading #ifdef WINDOWS – MIDL 3 with Larry Osterman