Top Windows Mobile news of the week: Better tethering, dark theme, NexDock

This week in Windows Mobile we saw a Microsoft patent to reduce the power cost of tethering, saw a Continuum laptop dock, and got a dark theme.

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Redstone build released to phone testers

Build 14322 is based on Windows 10 Redstone build and is released to the Insider's Fast Ring. Among the many changes are some differences in how notifications are handled.


Source: ZDNet

Continuum laptop meets crowd-sourcing goal

The NexDock, a laptop she'll that depends on Windows 10 Continuum to work, has met its $300,000 goal on Indiegogo. It is a dock that uses a Windows 10 Mobile phone plugged in for processing and storage.

Source: Neowin

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Windows 10 Mobile gets dark theme

Windows Insider build 14316 brings a dark theme for apps. This new look is similar to that available in other OS platforms and is popular with many users.

Source: Winbeta

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Microsoft patent shows low power Wi-Fi tethering in store

Using a smartphone to dish out Wi-Fi for other devices can drain the phone battery quickly. A patent by Microsoft is for "Power Saving Wi-Fi Tethering" so this might show up in Windows Phones down the road.

Source: Digital Trends

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