How to install Windows 10 Anniversary update, and what you’ll find there


Bash on Ubuntu on Windows. Cortana integration with Windows Phone and Android. New extensions for Microsoft Edge. The Skype UWP Preview app. Updated Emoji. Dark Theme. Continuum without a dock. These are just some of the features of the Anniversary Update, the next major release of Windows 10. And as of today, an early version of the update is available to try for Windows Insiders. We’ve been running the new version for the past few hours; here are our impressions.

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Microsoft Build 2016: tons of Bots, Xbox apps on PC & much more


Microsoft’s Build Conference hasn’t historically been the most interesting event, particularly compared to Google and Apple’s over-the-top developer conferences. That’s been changing in recent years though, and this year is perhaps the most interesting of all, particularly for fans of future tech. Here’s what Microsoft announced today — including bots, games and Windows updates.

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