Microsoft’s Newest Windows 10 Builds Focus on Reliability, Performance, Battery Life and Compatibility

By: Ivan Jenic
2 minute read

New builds for Windows 10 Technical Preview are being released at the enormous speed. The latest Build 10162 is the third build Microsoft released in a period of one week, which is more than ever since the start of Insider Program.
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First of three builds released this week is Build 10158. This build brought us a lot of visual improvements, and some new features, as well. One of the most notable additions in this build is Microsoft’s new default desktop wallpaper, which was announced last week. Besides that, Microsoft also improved Cortana, as you can now command your virtual assistant to send emails. Additionally, Microsoft updated the Photos app in the Windows Store, and added the support for GIF files.

Just a couple of days after 10158, new Build 10159 was released. This build didn’t bring any notable features, but it fixed more than 300 bugs, which is impressive for such short period of time. And finally, Build 10162 was released yesterday, but General Manager of the Operating Systems Group at Microsoft, Gabe Aul didn’t specified any new features in this build. However, he said that future builds of Windows 10 Technical Preview will mainly focus on fixing bugs, rather than new features.

“Build 10162 is another great one,” Gabriel in a statement. “In fact, our testing and internal telemetry metrics show it has better reliability, performance, battery life and compatibility than any Windows 10 Insider Preview build so far.”

As usually, Build 10162 will be first available for the users who are on “Fast Ring” of updates, but as Aul said, it will become available to users on Slow Ring early next week, after the developing team fixes all remained issues.

If you want to read more news about the release of Windows 10 and its features, you can check out our Windows 10 Hub for information like the pricing plan for Windows 10, rollout plans, new features, and more.

Read Also: Microsoft Reveals International Prices for Windows 10

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