Entertainment Features in Windows 10

XBOX music and Xbox video are now  renamed as Groove and  Movies & TV app respectively.

Groove provides an improved experience for listening to and managing your music in Windows 10.It has an easier navigation also.

Existing Xbox Music app users won’t have to do anything. Service will continue uninterrupted and subscription fees will remain the same.

To know more about Groove and Movies & TV app check here

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta

The “Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition” beta will be available for download in the Windows 10 Store beginning July 29.  Players who already have the PC edition of “Minecraft” will be able to download the Windows 10 beta version free.  Others can download “Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition” at a discounted price of $10 throughout the beta period.  Players who download “Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition” during the beta phase will still have the game when it comes out of beta, and receive all future updates to the game at no additional cost.


Activation Issue with Windows 10 Preview Build 10162


When i try to active my Windows , I am getting  “Connect to the Internet to activate Windows”


According to Microsoft-just ignore the above message and it should attempt to activate automatically. Moreover ,its not affecting the normal functioning of the OS.

Windows 10 Build 10162 Released

We’re getting close now! Another new  Build 10162 released to the Windows insiders.

Microsoft’s  testing and internal telemetry metrics show it has better reliability, performance, battery life, and compatibility than any Windows 10 Insider Preview build so far.

The Slow ring  (ISO) of Build 10162  will be released early next week.

Windows 10 SDK Released

Microsoft has released the prerelease version of the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows 10 contains headers, libraries, and tools you can use when you create apps that run on Windows operating systems. With this pre-release version of the Windows SDK, you can begin building Universal Windows apps and desktop apps for Windows 10.

This SDK also supports building Windows apps and desktop applications for Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008.

This is pre-release software. You cannot use this software to produce production code.

Download the standalone SDK