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Microsoft Corporation rolled out an update for Windows 10 Mobile that includes fixes for existing features, reported TechCrunch on Saturday. According to the corporation, the latest update, 10586.29 is a “Cumulative update” for the previous build, 10586.
The organization claimed the update includes backward compatibility. It means the users would now be able to run Windows Phone 8.1 Silverlight applications. All-new Edge Browser and Bluetooth connectivity are more stable. Cellular data profiles are also fixed to resolve issues on dual SIM devices and prevent various devices from sending or receiving multimedia messages.
The update was unexpected as the company had made no prior announcement. Gabe Aul, corporate vice president at Microsoft's Engineering Systems Team, had stated in a blog that the users would receive more updates onward. Moreover, all these updates would be developed as per feedback from users. The latest build is also based on users' feedback that the enterprise received for the last build.
Considering the constant efforts Microsoft has been making to improve Windows, it seems Windows 10 Mobile would come up to the level of market leaders, Android and iOS. The corporation has made it easier for developers to develop applications for its ”Windows Store” so the platform has as many apps as the competitors have. Moreover, it introduced an app, AppComparison on Google Play store to lure users to shift to Windows smartphone. This app lets users compare Android apps with the apps on Windows Store.
At the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft had announced the concept of “Windows as a Service.” According to the concept, the operating system would improve over time with continuous updates. Over past few months, the organization has introduced major upgrades that have enhanced the performance of the platform remarkably. The latest update for Windows 10 desktop version, known as November update, is an example. It does not only support improved features but also offers more stability. The roll-out of new update for Windows 10 Mobile shows the company is implementing the concept across all platforms. Moreover, the devices including LG Lancet, Microsoft Lumia 550, Microsoft Lumia 950, and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL are expected to receive the update by next week.