The biggest announcements from Microsoft's Build event

But one specific feature to be delivered with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be the long-promised OneDrive Files On-Demand. Windows 10 Build 16193 is also from development branch and nearly all of the features released with this build will be available on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Consumers can expect to start seeing aspects of Fluent Design - such as blur effects and flourishes of light meant to draw your focus to the right place - in the Fall Creators Update Microsoft's mobile apps. It's a spiritual successor to the Metro interface from Windows 8 that aims to make the operating system more responsive on the growing variety of devices employed by users.

Microsoft previewed the new Windows features Wednesday at a conference in Seattle. Most times, while you're connected to the internet, you can just double-click files and usual to open them into an app, and the file will automatically download to your device.

Notable bugs include the persistent issue with Surface Pro 3 devices failing to update if an SD card is inserted; the inability to log in to Facebook, Instagram, or Messenger via their respective apps; and the Windows Defender Application Guard failing to work on touch-enabled PCs. Imagine logging off your PC and having the doc you were editing pop up on your phone.

Windows 10 is now running on 500 million devices.

In a bid to lure Apple and Google customers to Microsoft also said it is adding iTunes and Apple Music to its Windows Store.

Built on.NET and distributed through the Windows Store as a Universal Windows Application, Windows Story Remix uses AI and deep learning to organize and transform photos and videos into stories. 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. The so-called online files from OneDrive will show up in the Windows file picker, alongside apps that are stored locally. Microsoft executives described it as a more gradual journey over time.

Windows will also start to look a little fresher. 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. Developers will use Fluent Design when creating their apps.

There's no word on when, exactly, the Fall Creators Update will be available. That is far less than the $3,000 to $5,000 Microsoft has been charging for another mixed reality headset called HoloLens.

Acer will also offer a retail bundle of their HMD along with the first ever set of Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers for $399 this holiday season and they will track your location in your space without the need for external cameras/trackers.

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