Tech Recap: Windows 10 Mobile build 10080, Windows 10 build 10123, Windows 10 Editions

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Mobile build 10080, Windows 10 build 10123 for desktops leaks, and Microsoft unveils all the Windows 10 editions.

Windows 10 Mobile on Tech Recap

This week on tech, Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Mobile build 10080 expanding the new operating system to the Lumia Icon / Lumia 930 and Lumia 640 / 640 XL. In addition, build 10080 brings support for the HTC’s One (M8) for Windows, which is the first non-Lumia handset to run Windows 10 Mobile preview.

Although, the latest preview of Windows 10 Mobile brings a number of improvements and changes, the company warns of various known issues, including the possibility of users losing MMS messages.

On the desktop, this week a video was uploaded to YouTube unveiling new changes in build 10114 for Windows 10. For example, elements in the Start menu has been relocated, now the full screen version of the Start menu actually looks like the Start screen in Windows 8.1, and there is a new hamburger button to access all the apps and power options. In the build 10114, the Settings apps receive additional tweaks, and there is an updated Insider app with a new fresh UI.

The leaks didn’t stop there, as screenshots of Windows 10 build 10123 has recently surfaced, offering a new look on what’s to come in the operating system. Build 10123 reveals various improvements to the Microsoft Edge browser, including InPrivate browsing, auto fill forms and password save options, and Windows 10 build 10123 includes a new “New Tap” features.Furthermore, Cortana shows up with a new look and “Backup and Restore” feature from Windows 7, makes a comeback in build 10123.

Very important news this week, Microsoft finally announces that Windows 10 will have seven editions, including: Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise, and Windows 10 IoT.

Microsoft’s Alex Kipman talks in more details about Microsoft’s HoloLens on an interview with Channel9.

Xbox One May system update rolls out to all consoles with voice messaging, new power-saving options, and new party chat improvements.

Continuing with updates, this week was Patch Tuesday, and for May, Microsoft is releasing 13 new updates for Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, and various other products. Also, Surface 3 gets the first driver preview to allow users to run Windows 10 preview using the new Intel Atom processor. In addition, Microsoft releases the firmware and drivers pack for Surface 3, in case you need to reinstall the operating system or specific set of drivers.

Finally, this week I published a new unboxing of the Surface 3 video giving you a first look of the device, Type Cover, and Surface Pen. All, this and more…

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He's also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ & Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, and LinkedIn.