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February 22nd, 2019:

Windows 10 – SAC-T designation eliminated in Spring 2019 release

The Windows 10 SAC-T designation (“targeted for IT pros”) will be eliminated in Spring 2019 release

Microsoft plans to slightly alter its Windows servicing lingo and management behavior with its next Windows 10 operating system feature update release, coming this spring.

At that time, Microsoft will drop its “semiannual channel (targeted)” (SAC-T) milestone for IT pros. The SAC-T designation, which is a kind of deployment-phase marker, will disappear from system settings after Windows 10 version 1903 gets deployed by organizations, according to John Wilcox, a contributor to Microsoft Tech Community sites, in Microsoft’s Thursday announcement. Wilcox had floated a partial description of these plans back in June.

The SAC-T release was supposed to be a signal for IT pros to begin testing the Windows 10 feature update with a small group of end users in so-called “testing rings” before broadly deploying the new OS across an organization. In practice, though, organizations mostly just waited to deploy the SAC release that followed an SAC-T release, Wilcox previously noted. Even though SAC-T will be going away, Wilcox said in the announcement that SAC-T “really is the actual release date” of Windows 10.

Samsung Galaxy S10 phones – in-depth review by CNET

Galaxy S10 phones feature some of following state of art features: 4 rear cameras, 1TB of storage, in-screen fingerprint scanner and 5G Meet the Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, “cheap” Galaxy S10E and Galaxy S10 5G.

With the Galaxy S10, Samsung celebrates its 10th anniversary Galaxy S phone by going big and bold. How bold? Each of the four new Galaxy S10 models is more impressive than the last: there’s the cheaper S10E ($750, £669, AU$1,199), the Galaxy S10 ($900, £799, AU$1,349), S10 Plus ($1,000, £899, AU$1,499) and Galaxy S10 5G, the brand’s first 5G phone.

This is Samsung seeking to whip up excitement, roar back in sales and defend its title as the world’s top smartphone brand. But the Galaxy S10 phones also represent a quest for perfection.

What does “perfection” mean to Samsung in 2019? An edge-to-edge screen with teeny-tiny bezels. The (remarkable) ability to wirelessly charge another device. An Infinity-O display that cuts a small circle (or oval) to make room for front-facing cameras. The world’s first ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint reader, which unlocks the Galaxy S10 using sound waves. Up to four rear cameras. Up to 1TB of built-in storage. The all-new One UI. Android Pie. A cutting-edge Snapdragon 855 processor. And, in one case, 5G capabilities. Samsung also lays claim to a screen advancement that reduces blue-light emissions, which studies have shown can slow or halt the production of melatonin, the hormone that signals our brain that it’s time for bed.