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Microsoft has announced Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is the next major update for the operating system.

The "Fall Creators Update" follows the Windows 10 "Creators Update" which was recently released. "We're excited for our customers to take advantage of the new features in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update that will empower innovative experiences; a modern, unified design for cross-device experiences; and an easier path for developers to create for the future of computing".

During today's keynote at Microsoft's Build developers conference, Terry Myerson and other members of the Windows and Devices Group made several announcements during their 90 minute keynote.

"There are new features to bring files and all your activities from separate device islands to a unified intelligent cloud", Belfiore continued.




With "pick up where you left off", if you're in, say, Word on your desktop, you should be able to pick up your (Android or iOS) phone and immediately continue editing.

Microsoft Patches the "Crazy Bad" Windows Vulnerability - 05/09/2017 04:10 PMEarlier today we reported that Google Project Zero researchers found a ‘insane bad’ Windows RCE flaw. The Windows 10 Story Remix app will let you tweak and customize the creations, and add soundtracks and custom titles. That will give you more granular control over each app's volume instead of basing everything on the system volume. Like the Clipboard feature, Microsoft will hope third-party developers enable these experiences within their mobile apps. The so-called online files from OneDrive will show up in the Windows file picker, alongside apps that are stored locally. Still, the fact that Microsoft is bending over backwards to integrate so tightly with Android and iPhone just underscores Microsoft's failure to get its own Windows phone platforms off the ground. As the name implies, Timeline provides a visual record of recent apps and activities, which could be a more natural way of picking up where you left off. Gerbils can cast their glassy little eyes at the video above for a taste of Windows' new design language, which uses the previously-mentioned buzzwords as tools for guiding users' attention within applications. "If a cross-platform app is available, we'll help the user get it installed", he said.

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will also bring new changes to mixed reality.

Acer will sell a Windows Mixed Reality headset and motion controller bundle priced at $399 Dollars this holiday season. Due to wide interest from the community, developers in the USA and Canada can pre-order an Acer ($299 USD) or HP ($329 USD) Windows Mixed Reality Headset Developer Edition starting today from the Microsoft Store for delivery later this summer.

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