Google Chrome will never be available on Windows 10 S

Windows phone 8.1 store had that useful feature that was later scrapped in the Universal Windows Store for Windows 10. Windows 10 S users still need to browse the web with Microsoft's Edge.

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said on Wednesday tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian "1984" future as the United States technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream.

Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices.

Myerson highlighted several new features coming to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Here all the major updates Microsoft announced at Build 2017.

Build is Microsoft's annual developer conference.

Well, this was unexpected: Microsoft announced today that Apple will bring iTunes to the Windows Store. The equipment, to be made by Acer, will sell as a package for $399, far less than the $3,000 to $5,000 Microsoft charges for another mixed reality headset called HoloLens. It's possible Apple is converting iTunes so it can continue to attract student users who may now be forced to source their downloads from the Windows Store. iTunes won't be able to singlehandedly change the fortunes of the Windows Store but it could go some way to encouraging users to give it a try. Microsoft blamed disappointing Surface sales for a revenue shortfall in its most recent years.

Microsoft's online Office 365 service has some 100 million commercial users monthly, while Cortana digital assistant is used by 140 people monthly, according to the Redmond, Washington-based technology firm.

Microsoft is adding new intelligence capabilities to Azure, its cloud platform for enterprise customers. The Invoke is the first in a planned family of devices developed with third-party manufacturers. They'll be available in preview form and will allow developers to collect more data, for instance, on the most widely shared documents on OneDrive.

"For developers, Fluent Design is built to help you create more expressive and engaging apps that work across a wide range of device and input diversity", he added.

  • Arturo Norris