Introducing Windows Hello, New Authentication Measures for Windows 10

Introducing Windows Hello, New Authentication Measures for Windows 10

By Rich W Woods Today, Microsoft announced new authentication measures for Windows 10 called Windows Hello. These new authentication measures are biometric authentication measures, such as facial recognition or a fingerprint reader. Let’s cut to it. How will this all work? Well, the fingerprint reader will work on existing PCs with fingerprint readers. The facial recognition and iris detection, well, that’s a different story. Facial recognition and iris detection will use special hardware for infrared…

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile Strategy: Why it Works

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile Strategy: Why it Works

By Rich W Woods You might be a Windows Phone user. You might also be a bit frustrated with it. You’re probably tired of being tired to wait. With Windows Phone 7, there were some features missing and we were told to wait for Windows Phone 8. With Windows Phone 8, we were told to wait for Windows Phone 8.1. Now, we’re being told to wait for Windows 10. You also might be frustrated with…

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Microsoft: New Windows Phone Flagship will be Worth the Wait

Microsoft: New Windows Phone Flagship will be Worth the Wait

By Rich W Woods Yesterday at Mobile World Congress, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Lumia 640 and the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL. When Steven Elop was on stage, he didn’t try to ignore the problem that is plaguing all of our minds, especially if you live in the United States, which is, “Where’s my flagship?” If you live in the United States, there might also be an expletive there as well. Elop stated that flagship Windows…

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Microsoft will Make Flagship Windows Phones with Windows 10

Microsoft will Make Flagship Windows Phones with Windows 10

By Rich W Woods Microsoft had a lot to say today at their Powerpoint at Mobile World Congress. They announced two new mid-ranges, the Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640 XL. They showed the old HoloLens video from the last event. They showed off some new Office features and some new Windows 10 features. Possibly the biggest news of the event was a passing remark that Steven Elop made while on stage. He made the…

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Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones: All You Need to Know

Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones: All You Need to Know

By Rich W Woods By now, I’m sure you have heard about the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones and small tablets. Well, it’s not for small tablets just yet. It’s really just for phones. Well, it’s not for most phones. It’s really just for the Nokia Lumia 630, 632, 635, 638, 730, and 830. You’ve probably also heard that you can get it to run on unsupported phones. You’ve probably also heard that it’s…

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Windows 10 Preview for Phones Now Available, for Some

Windows 10 Preview for Phones Now Available, for Some

By Rich W Woods Microsoft promised to make the Windows 10 phone preview available after the Seahawks won the Super Bowl. They lost, so they made us wait a while longer. Unfortunately, the Windows 10 preview is only available for mid-range devices, including 63x, 73x, and 830. According to Microsoft, older devices need to be repartitioned and the current preview doesn’t do that, but future versions will. To get the preview, you need to install…

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Missed the Windows 10 Event Yesterday? Here’s a Recap

Missed the Windows 10 Event Yesterday? Here’s a Recap

By Rich W Woods Yesterday, Microsoft had their second of several events that revolve around Windows 10. One might even go so far as to say that it was the most important event in the firm’s history. They went balls deep on this one folks. In case you missed it, that’s ok. That’s why you have For the Love of Tech, and if you’re smart, the For the Love of Tech Windows/Windows Phone app. We…

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Nadella Promises New Flagship Windows Phones!

Nadella Promises New Flagship Windows Phones!

By Rich W Woods Feeling left out as a Windows Phone user? Perhaps you bought a Nokia Lumia 920 when Windows Phone 8 first shipped in September 2012 and now, it’s starting to get a bit slow and your contract with AT&T is up; however, you don’t have a flagship to upgrade to unless you want to buy the Nokia Lumia 930 from Amazon. Well, Satya Nadella has promised that there will be a full…

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