Windows 10: Windows 10 January Technical Preview build 99xx Change Log

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       14 Jan 2015 #1

    Windows 10 January Technical Preview build 99xx Change Log


    Windows will update from version 6.4.9879 to 10.0.99xx after launching this update.

    Future build
    This build has yet to be released, below, we write down the confirmed new features (due to leaks, announcements and reliable sources). However, some of the features listed below might not make it.

    Continuum

    • Continuum has been added


    Desktop

    • Dropdown lists have been given a revamp
    • There are new animations for maximalization and restore
    • Cortana is enabled by default
    • The taskbar has a new design
    • The search button now is a search bar by default
    • New backgrounds


    Media support

    • System-wide support for the FLAC audio format


    WinRT

    • The settings charm has been removed
    • Settings fly-out now appears within an app
    • The titlebar has been revamped, full screen is now on the bar instead of in an option menu
    • A lot of apps dropped the "Permissions" tab (when it's empty)
    • Apps can be installed on an SD


    Internet Explorer

    • Improved support for ECMAScript 6
    • Improved support for ECMAScript non-standard


    Apps

    • Settings has been revamped with a new interface
      • Multiple new settings have been added
      • Multiple other panels have been improved with more functionality, like Battery saver, Storage Sense, and more
      • Windows Update has been extended with a lot of new functionalities to replace the Control Panel counterpart

    • Calculator has been revamped
    • Alarms has been revamped
      • There is now a world clock function

    • Xbox has been revamped
    • Get started has been revamped
    • Photos has been added as an app (not to confuse with Photos)
    • Store beta has been added as an app (not to confuse with Store)
    • Maps has been revamped
    • Windows Feedback has been revamped
    • Sound recorder has been revamped
    • Lumia Camera beta has been added as an app
    • Xbox has been added as an app (not to confuse with Games)


    And further

    • The Windows kernel has been updated from version 6.4 to 10.0
    Source: Windows Changelog
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  2.    14 Jan 2015 #1

    Thanks for the information Shawn

    Have a good day,
    Jeff :)
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  3.    14 Jan 2015 #2

    Hi there
    Thanks

    Can't wait.

    BTW any implementation of INTEL's Wireless display -- I know it's hardware but will W10 support it. I'd love to use a wireless connection to an external monitor -- get rid of HDMI cables. Audio shouldn't be a problem - even FLAC uses minimal bandwidth compared to video.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  4.    14 Jan 2015 #3

    Also seems the Win8 setup GUI is being replaced...

    Link:

    Found this screenshot amusing though....

    Remember the error messsage "Something happened " ?
    Now it's "We're not sure..."

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  5.    14 Jan 2015 #4

    When and where...???
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  6.    14 Jan 2015 #5

    roll on next build cant wait :):)
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    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64
       14 Jan 2015 #6

    Hype and speculation continues,
    I believe Awesome is hard to live up too :)
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  8. Posts : 3,299
    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64
       14 Jan 2015 #7

    I know I will be lol :)
    Let the third party hacks begin
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  •    14 Jan 2015 #8

    ThrashZone said: View Post
    I know I will be lol :)
    Let the third party hacks begin
    So true! I just can't wait to see what MS has for us to test and go from there.
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  • Posts : 1,706
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.3 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home 1703 (64 bit), W10 Pro 1703 (64 bit) VM
       14 Jan 2015 #9

    ThrashZone said: View Post
    Hype and speculation continues,
    I believe Awesome is hard to live up too :)
    That's the problem with stupid code names.
    How do you top "Awesome"?

    "Heaps Mega-Awesome"?
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