Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Insider Preview Build


With Windows 10 launch date less than two weeks away, and following the launch of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10166 about one week ago, Microsoft has officially released a new build of Windows 10 for computers, Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10240, to Windows Insiders for download and testing.

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10240 features

  • The desktop watermark is no longer available
  • Microsoft Edge is now "blazing fast" with 112% faster than Chrome on WebKit Sunspider, 11% faster than Chrome on Google Octane, and 37% faster than Chrome on Apple JetStream
  • Devs will be able to upload Universal Windows Applications to the Windows Dev Center
  • the new Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint mobile apps has been branded with "Mobile" to distinguish them from the Office desktop suite
Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10240 is now available through Windows Update for users who are already running a previous Windows 10 build, as part of the company's Fast Ring as well as Slow Ring builds program.

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