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Windows Insider Program

Oct 1st, 2018, by in Latest news

By opening the Windows Insider program four years, Microsoft was done with developing the desktop Windows behind closed doors.

Sep 1st, 2018, by in Latest news

Non-Insiders were receiving notifications about a new Windows 10 Insider build, despite not being part of the program. Microsoft has since resolved the issue before it became widespread.

Jul 25th, 2018, by in Polls

Yesterday, a number of tech pundits picked up on a July 3rd “rant” by a former Windows Insider MVP, Kari Finn, who was vocal in his criticism of the program and its seeming focus on “taco hats” over bug fixes. We won’t go into details of Finn’s post, you can read it for yourself, nor […]

Jun 24th, 2018, by in Latest news

Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. Twitter PWA now supports the Windows 10 Share dialogue Twitter continues to update its Progressive Web App (PWA) that supports Windows 10, now adding support for another Windows […]

Jun 22nd, 2018, by in Latest news

Noted by Windows Insider Senior Program Manager Brandon Leblanc, a new build is unlikely this week due to a nasty bug in the release candidate.

May 22nd, 2018, by in How-To

Microsoft gets a lot of value out of the Windows Insider program and the Feedback Hub, but it can be hard to submit usable feedback that will actually be used. Here is some information on Microsoft’s new Cohorts program, how the Feedback Hub works, and how to submit viable feedback that Microsoft’s developers can actually […]

Apr 1st, 2018, by in Latest news

Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. Microsoft Planner is getting Guest Access support, UWP app also in the works Microsoft’s visual teamwork planning tool, Microsoft Planner, is to receive its own UWP app for […]

Mar 30th, 2018, by in Latest news

Yesterday Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced a major reorg to the engineering teams within the company, splitting up Windows and giving it a smaller footprint as it looks toward a cloud and AI focused future. Joe Belfiore will be heading up the Windows team with the Experiences and Devices group, which will also encompass Devices, […]

Mar 8th, 2018, by in Latest news

Windows Insider Program Architect Jeremiah Marble is Microsoft’s new Director of Developer Marketing for Windows, and he’s committed to helping Windows Insiders learn how to code.

Dec 19th, 2017, by in Videos

A new public preview build has been highly anticipated for almost a month. Now, just before the holidays, Windows Insiders got just what they wanted with a great list of new features to play around with. Microsoft Edge We’re always happy to see updates to Microsoft Edge. In 17063, the Web Media Extensions Package for […]

Sep 15th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft updated the Windows Insider Program Agreement Terms this week, and the new version mostly simplifies wording and drops the Confidentiality/NDA section.

Jun 20th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft is sharing interesting details about its Elite Program, a new initiative that brings together all employees willing to be the first to use, crash and ultimately improve the company’s new products.

Jun 8th, 2017, by in Latest news

With the blog post that released with this build, the team also announced when they’re going to be holding their next live stream.

Jun 4th, 2017, by in Latest news

Take a look at the top Windows 10 news for the past week, from Windows 10 share growing, while XP falls, to internal builds being unintentionally released to Insiders and non-Insiders.

Jun 1st, 2017, by in Latest news

Despite this latest build being under the “selfhost bar” that Microsoft has set, it seems like a technical snafu has caused a build to go out anyways.

Jun 1st, 2017, by in Latest news

The queen of the red button is now looking back at her first year on the throne as the head of the Windows Insider Program.

Apr 24th, 2017, by in Latest news

This morning, Microsoft released a Fast Ring Insider update to Windows 10 Mobile. The build bumps the version number to 15207 and makes only one change, adding a new privacy page experience to make it easier to set and understand privacy controls on Windows 10 Mobile. The build drop came with a twist, though, in […]

Apr 6th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft is launching tofay the Windows Insider Program for Business, an expansion of its popular Windows Insider Program to business users and IT Pros.

Mar 27th, 2017, by in Latest news

With over 10 million Windows Insiders, the program launched back in September 2014 has just reached a new milestone.

Mar 14th, 2017, by in Latest news

The new Insider build 15058 includes a set of improvements to polish up the experience as we approach the Creators Update.

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