Microsoft has released the last and latest Windows 10 build for Windows Insiders before Windows 10 RTM release on 29th July 2015. Why is this the last insiders build before Windows RTM release? Many of the sources (blogs) confirmed that Microsoft stopped working on the new builds now and started working on the updates for the Windows 10 build 10240. Another important point is that Microsoft have not released ISO for this build so this Windows 10 build is available only through Windows Update. Along with ISOs Microsoft has removed the Windows 10 keys from Windows Insiders. It’s not supported to install Windows 10 TP build #10240 as clean install path. Microsoft Supports just upgrades from here until 7/29.
I’ve installed the latest Windows 10 insiders build on Surface 3 and it’s awesome. While looking at the quality of Windows 10 build 10240, I can assume that Microsoft is almost there for the release. One another thing, I’ve noticed is that Windows 10 build 10240 comes without “Windows Insider Preview” watermark. Microsoft may now using the retail channel for delivering this update. Microsoft software license terms have also been included in this build (I never noticed this before).
New Apps for the new Windows, this is one of the message you will get when you almost finish the 10240 build process. The Microsoft is promoting universal applications which work on all the platforms. The apps (Photos, Microsoft Edge, Music & Films and TV) don’t just come with Windows 10, they were build for it, they’ll work as beautifully on your phone and tablet as they will on your PC.
Windows 10 Microsoft Edge newest version is available with the build 10240. The latest Microsoft Edge version is 20.10240.16384.0. Microsoft edge is faster than all other browsers!! More details about my favorites of Microsoft Edge here.
- On WebKit Sunspider, Edge is 112% faster than Chrome
- On Google Octane, Edge is 11% faster than Chrome
- On Apple JetStream, Edge is 37% faster than Chrome
Windows 10 build 10240 has improved version of Microsoft Photos universal /modern application which will be available on all range of Windows devices. The latest version of Microsoft Photos is 15.710.18110.0.
Microsoft has introduced a new Microsoft Music modern application and it’s called Groove Music (previously known as Xbox Music) in the latest Windows 10 build 10240. The latest version of Groove Music app is 3.6.1154.0.
Movies and TV is another modern application that Microsoft introduced with Windows 10. Unfortunately, Groove Music & Movies and TV apps are not available for India region. I’m not able to login to the applications. The latest version of Movies and TV application is 3.6.1154.0.