Short Takes Daily: What went on in the world of Microsoft on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Rod Trent

Short Takes Daily: What went on in the world of Microsoft on Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Today in the news: We have a hands-on look at Stardock, we calm someone's panic over Windows 10 ushering in the end times, and we look at what's new in Windows 10 Mobile Build 10512.

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Take a tour of the Start10 menu from Stardock — The level of customization is extensive and provides users who want to set things up for their own personal usage preferences plenty of flexibility.

Q: Is Windows 10 really the end for normal computer users? — A user who really, really loves .NET and Windows Media Center is not too happy about the changes the new operating system has ushered onto users' desktops

Windows 10 Mobile Build 10512 hits Insider Fast Ring for testing — This bug-smashing build still has a few issues, so be careful when updating your systems.

New partner add-ins revealed in Outlook.com's expanded roll-out — Uber, Paypal, Evernote and Boomerang are now available for Outlook 2013 users and Office 365 customers through Outlook on the web.

Microsoft releases a Remote Desktop Preview app for Mac — Microsoft is now beginning a new preview program to update that app with several new features, including user account management and using either CTRL-X/C/V or CMD-X/C/V to cut/copy/paste.

We've got Windows 10 update delivery optimization defaults by edition — Now presented in a handy chart form.
 

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