Microsoft finally re-releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Microsoft have finally re-released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The update originally shipped October 2nd but Microsoft withdrew the update as users were finding files where being deleted by the update process if they were using folder re-direction. Microsoft fixed the problem October 9th and released the fix to…

How to use Miracast with HoloLens

With the October 2018 Update for HoloLens Microsoft added the feature to mirror the HoloLens sees to a PC or smart display. The technology used is Miracast and HoloLens uses the same system as Windows 10 PCs use. Miracast streaming works much better than the browser based streaming that HoloLens…

Microsoft notifies HoloLens owners of upcoming mandatory October 2018 Update

While the Windows 10 October Update may have hit a roadblock last week, so far the Redstone 5 update was been working well on my HoloLens. Microsoft are sending out an email to HoloLens owners letting them known that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update for HoloLens is rolling out…

Microsoft releases a fix for the known issues in the October 2018 Update

When Microsoft released the now withdrawn Windows 10 October 2018 Update it included a number of known issues, which was surprising given it was the version that was supposed to roll out to all Windows 10 users. Microsoft withdrew the update due to a file deletion bug (since fixed) but…

What’s new in HoloLens October 2018 Update (Redstone 5)

Microsoft have just released a new version of the HoloLens operating system, version 1809. During development, it was codenamed Redstone 5 and here are my favourite new features in the release: Menu Changes The start menu has had some changes with this release. There is a new Start Video /…

Microsoft suspends the rollout of the October 2018 update due to it deleting files

Microsoft has pulled the October 2018 Update (1809) of Windows 10 due to reports of it deleting files users files. The update was released last Tuesday and for the first time going directly from the slow ring to general Windows users, missing out the release preview ring. Over the last…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #671 – What is Release Preview for?

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Richard, Garry and I discuss the announcements from Microsoft hardware event this week. We talk about the new Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Studio 2. We talk about the general release of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update which was…

What’s new in the Windows 10 October 2018 update?

Today Microsoft have released their latest update to Windows 10 called the Windows 10 October Update. During development it was coded named Redstone 5 and the version number will be 1809. The update does not have as many changes as some of the previous updates as Microsoft have focuses on…

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Redstone 5) is now available

Today at Microsoft’s Surface event Microsoft announced they have released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Today’s release means the update has gone straight from the slow ring to general Windows users, rather than the previous way where the final update was sent to the release preview ring before hitting…

Video guide to my favourite new features in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (RS5)

Soon (may be as soon as October 2nd) Microsoft are to roll out the next update to Windows 10. The updated called the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (1809) was code-named Redstone 5 during the development, and it brings in some great new features to Windows 10. In this video,…

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