The company also launched a new Cortana Collection in the Windows Store for Cortana-compatible apps. We are on track to reach our ambitious goal of one billion Windows 10 devices in the next few years.
A child stands at a computer display stand for the Windows 10 operating system at the Microsoft store at Roosevelt Field in Garden City, New York July 29, 2015. It's a mobile ad network that lets advertisers bid and manage their marketing to a targeted group.
Microsoft shared its new desktop app converter for Project Centennial, which will enable Win32 and.Net developers to easily bring more than 16 million apps to the Universal Windows Platform. The company partnered with Canonical, known for the Linux distribution Ubuntu, to ensure the Bash experience is just as good in Windows as it is in variants of Linux.
Microsoft says that the Windows 10 Anniversary Update will arrive this summer and that Windows testers and developers will be able to play with it sooner.
Microsoft's developer-focused Build conference keynote took place yesterday and with it came a handful of Xbox gaming related news.
Microsoft, he said, believes the most powerful and effective data driven solutions will go beyond analytics and will include built-in intelligence that augments an organization's capabilities. Besides, Microsoft also have their OneDrive cloud storage solution that they'll no doubt want developers to use across different platforms. They have also received a boost in their abilities including adding other bots into the conversation and prepopulating chats intelligently. New Cortana features enable you to receive proactive guidance from Cortana throughout the day and speak with Cortana, even while your device is locked, without logging in. Microsoft used its Build developer conference in San Francisco to announce the update but then highlighted Windows Ink, its in-built software for the Pen found on the Surface 4.
HoloLens, Microsoft's standalone augmented reality headset, also featured during the keynote.
After linking your console to your Dev Center account, your console will begin to download the latest version of the operating system preview build. This is the version of the operating system that will run on your Xbox One while in Dev Mode.