Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Business To Foxconn
Microsoft has agreed to sell its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million, which includes the rights to use the Nokia brand. Reuters/Jim Young

Microsoft has officially proclaimed that its Windows 10 operating system for mobile devices will be called Windows 10 Mobile. The Windows 10 OS for desktops will arrive by this summer. However, the Windows 10 Mobile will be released after the desktop version is rolled out.

Nokia Power User reports that if the Windows 10 for mobile devices arrives late, even the arrival of the speculated Windows 10 devices such as the Lumia 940 and the Lumia 940 XL will be delayed. According to the official blog of Microsoft, the Windows 10 Mobile will be made available to new and older devices (running on Windows Phone 8.1 OS).

Microsoft has now released a new Windows 10 technical preview with build number 10080 for mobile devices. The Build 10080 brings plenty of new features and is more stable than the previously released preview builds. Here is what users will get with the installation of the most recent build:

Windows Store (Beta Edition)

The new Store available with Build 10080 in its beta version comes with a visually attractive design. It appears quite similar to the Windows Store (beta) available on Windows 10 desktop preview builds. Since it is beta edition, users are likely to encounter issues while using it.

Universal Office Apps

The Universal Office apps for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote can easily adapter to different form factors of tablets and smartphones, reports the Office Blogs from Microsoft. These apps are available on the new Windows Store Beta.

Xbox App

The Xbox app can also be downloaded from the Windows Store beta. The app is quite intuitive and allows users to connect it to the Xbox One console. It also shows activity feed updates, list of friends, Game DVR clips and more.

New Camera App

The Build 10080 is packed with new camera with features. In the forthcoming weeks, the app will be update with newer features. The new camera app comes with support for HDR and video stabilization.

Music Preview App

The new app supports playback on music files stored on OneDrive. In the near future, it will be updated with more features like Live Tiles for the song that is being played, adding favorites on the Start screen and more.

Video Preview App

With the new app, users will be able to playback MKV files. Soon more features like support for downloading movies and offline playback of television shows will be added to the app.

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