#Windows10Mobile #Smartphone – Check out this Ignite 2016 session video for details on what’s next in Windows 10 Mobile : Three minutes into this new video from Microsoft’s Ignite conference and we already hear “Yes, we are committed to the Windows 10 Mobile operating system”.
Sound’s promising, doesn’t it? But to many, these are just words. Where is that commitment Microsoft so fond of touting? Don’t worry. Microsoft is already teasing Windows 10 Mobile fans with exciting new features with this clip from Ignite 2016.
However, before fans get too excited, remember that this is a business conference. Microsoft continues to temper expectations by way of vague rhetoric, the company may or may not have some consumer-facing features prepared for users later on, but that is something we won’t hear over at Ignite.
The video starts with some general chit-chat about Windows 10 Mobile and continues with showcasing all the brands that have embraced Windows 10 Mobile, like in the picture shown below. Microsoft continues to show some Windows phones, and then a shout out is made to the HP Elite x3, saying that it is a ‘truly great device’.
The Microsoft Employee narrating the video then proceeds to Continuum features. He starts with something interesting, saying that “if configured correctly”, Continuum may work over other people’s lock screens.
If you don’t understand what that means, imagine your friend has a computer, and you have a Windows 10 phone that supports Continuum. You want to surf some web or write a document on a PC, but they don’t want you to use their personal login. You should be able to connect with your phone, over MiraCast, to that PC, and use all your files and apps from the phone on their screen.
Next up is WIP (not to be confused with the Windows Insider Program). WIP is a shortcut for Windows Information Protection which is a security feature that protects business documents and files to be moved to personal storage services and the like.