Tech Recap: Windows 10 for phones, Lumia Denim release, free 100GB of OneDrive

Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones and Lumia Denim update released, and get a lot of free storage from Microsoft and Google.

Windows 10 for phones

This week on tech, Microsoft releases the first preview of Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, but despite everyone hoping to test the operating system, the software maker only made it available for six of its low-end phones.

Microsoft also released the Windows Phone Recovery Tool to help Windows Insiders recover their phones in case of a problem or if the user just want to opt-out of the program, as Windows 10 for phones is still not complete and there are a lot of known issues.

The new version of Windows 10 for phones includes a lot of new features, such as new full-size background, updated Action Center, new type of notifications, a bunch of new apps, and a lot more. Also the company says that transparent tiles are coming to phones too.

While talking about phones, it’s worth mentioning that the Lumia Denim also was released this week for the Lumia Icon on Verizon network.

This week, Microsoft says that is working on future features on Cortana to make her capable of playing music from other computers around the house.

On how-to, this week you learned how to enable GodMode in Windows 10, how to install the Lumia Denim and Windows 10 preview for phones, how to get 2GB of free Google Drive space and 100GB of free OneDrive storage, and how to customize the Start menu on Windows 10 Technical Preview.

Parallels announces update on its Desktop 10 software to enable Mac users to safely test Windows 10 Technical Preview on a virtual machine.

Video shows off the new Work Assistant app that Microsoft is preparing to bring Cortana to Office. We learned that Surface Pro 4 might launch later this year, and Windows 10 RTM may arrive in June. All this and more…

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