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

Windows 10:Preview Build 10159

Oops!!!Another Preview Build-10159, releasing to the Fast ring. It will have a new wall paper that will be the hero image of the OS.

Microsoft says: “If you’re actively downloading 10158 when   is published, you may get an error 0x80246017. If that happens, just reboot your PC, go back to Settings and check again and you should see 10159 offered to you.”

Surface Hub For Business

Microsoft will release Surface Hub for business on 1st July. It will be available in both 55-inch and 84-inch models.

Features:

With Windows 10, Surface Hub provides a platform to build amazing large-screen apps for group productivity, such as the already-built-in custom Office and Skype for Business apps. Surface Hub is a fully integrated alternative to costly videoconferencing and digital whiteboard solutions, providing a complete collaboration experience at a competitive price.

The Surface Hub experience is designed around a highly responsive screen built for ink and touch. Both versions of Surface Hub are integrated with optically bonded displays capable of detecting 100 points of multitouch and up to three simultaneous pen inputs, dual 1080p front-facing video cameras, and a four-element microphone array that detects and follows voices to eliminate background noise during videoconferencing sessions. Surface Hub also features built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and a variety of ports for easy wired and wireless connectivity options, allowing devices to share content to the screen.

Countries:

Surface Hub and related accessories will be available to order starting July 1 and will begin shipping worldwide in September in 24 markets including the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Prices:

Surface Hub 55-inch for huddle spaces, small conference rooms and offices is priced at $6,999, and Surface Hub 84-inch for larger meeting rooms is priced at $19,999.

 

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10158 Fixes Surface Bugs

Surface 3: This build has the fix for the issue that was preventing the Surface 3 from upgrading successfully in prior builds. You should be able to upgrade to this build.

Surface Pro 3: This build has several fixes that improve battery life with the Surface Pro 3.