Windows 10 update provides weapon in war on attention

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With the April 2018 Update, you can now enable a setting that tells Windows to try and fix any apps it detects has become blurry due to screen resolution changes.

Starting today, you'll be able to download Windows 10 April 2018 update manually, with the full rollout happening on May 8.

For some time now, everyone has been calling the next major release of Windows 10 the Spring Creators Update.

Unless something goes very badly wrong, the April 2018 Update to Windows 10 lands today, April 30th, 2018, complete with a new way to handle updates called "Delivery Optimization". On the business side, the April 2018 Update will offer some major improvements around IT manageability, Microsoft said.

Here's some of the interesting new features from the latest version of Windows 10.

Cable is urging organizations to follow Microsoft's advice to test Windows 10 with about 10 percent of end users before rolling it out more broadly, as Microsoft has previously advised.

Timeline will allow users to go back and easily find their files that they were working on all the way back a few weeks. Users can even find what they were doing while using Microsoft Edge or Office 365 on iOS or Android device's when they return to their Windows 10 PC.

"Turn on Focus Assist whenever you want to get things done without distractions, like social media or other notifications", Microsoft explains.




Availability will depend on whether you are a consumer user or an organization, whether you have a Visual Studio subscription (formerly known as an MSDN subscription) or volume licensing access, and whether Microsoft actually thinks your PC or organization is ready to receive the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. This will allow you to burn the Windows 10 April 2018 Update to a CD, or to a USB Disk.

With this feature, though, comes more tracking of your activity, which many people do not want. They would also have to make sure that there is 476.7 MB is available on their computer's hard drive.

Click on Update & Security Windows Insider Program Get Started. The improved Dictation feature in Windows 10 will capture your thoughts quickly and accurately so that brilliant idea you just riffed on with your colleagues or the speech you're practicing for your best friend's wedding isn't lost forever.

HomeGroup. Once called out in Windows 7 Setup, the HomeGroup feature, finally, is dead.

Microsoft's Edge browsercan now remove extraneous elements when printing from a website and can mute audio from designated tabs. In Windows 10, version 1709 and earlier versions, the app is included in the installation image.

And update they should.

Cortana, the digital assistant by Microsoft, has been updated to leverage the new Dictation feature.

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