Remains of the Day: Latest Windows 10 Preview Has F.lux-Like Features
Microsoft just released a significant new preview build of the work-in-progress Windows 10 Creators Update. There are a slew of new features, including f.lux-like functionality that changes the color temperature of your display depending on the time of day. That and more in today's news.
- The Windows 10 preview release today is a big one. The color temperature feature is just one small addition of many, including better tab management in Edge, improved display and DPI settings, a native screenshot tool, Start Menu tile folders, and more. The stable build of the Creators Update is expected to be released in April. [Windows Blog]
- Trello has been acquired by Atlassian, an enterprise software company. They will continue to operate as a standalone service, now with the R&D resources of a larger company. Sounds like good news all around. [Trello]
- People are hacking the NES Classic to add more games. The little retro console is powered by Linux, which has enabled intrepid modders to include different game ROMs. People are quickly developing new tools to make the process easier but you're still at risk of bricking the console. (Of course there are a million other ways to play NES games, though none quite as neat.) [Ars Technica]
- Verizon has increased their upgrade free from $20 to $30 when you buy a new phone. They've also decided that people grandfathered into "unlimited data" plans are entitled to 200GB, after which they are prompted to switch to a tiered plan. [The Verge]
- Ten years ago today Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone. Where were you? asks Gizmodo. I don't specifically remember at all-but I was in college, probably watching the stream. [Gizmodo]