What's New in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update is now available! Some of the new features that come with this update include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Timeline: lets you go back in time to past activities you've worked on across your devices.
  • Nearby Sharing: lets you instantly share your videos, photos, documents, and websites with people and devices near you over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
  • Focus Assist: helps you get more done by easily blocking notifications, sounds, and alerts to create distraction-free work times.
  • Microsoft Edge: 
    • With the new updates, come the following features on Edge:
      • Mute-a-tab.
      • Autofill cards on web forms.
      • Clutter-free printing: allows you to get rid of ads when printing.
      • Full-screen reading experience.
      • Access on your phone and tablet.
  • Windows Ink: Tap to ink and ink acceleration are new with this update.
    • Tap to ink: now you can choose to ink instead of type.
    • Ink acceleration: designed to reduce the delay and improve latency of your digital pen by up to 30-50%.
  • Windows Mixed Reality: Windows Mixed Reality for Steam®VR is coming out of "early access".
  • Windows Hello: makes it easier for Microsoft account users to set up Windows Hello for faster and more secure sign-in.
    • Set up Windows Hello Face, Fingerprint or PIN straight from the lock screen.
  • Microsoft Photos: lets you add 3D to your photo creations.
  • Cortana: lets you manage your smart home and play your favorite music and playlists on Spotify from your PC using just your voice.
  • PC Gaming: improved Game bar.
  • Accessibility Improvements:
    • Make your device fit your needs.
    • Get text suggestions as you type.
    • Click with your eyes.
    • Grammar Tools for EPUB books and Reading View.
  • Security: Windows is bringing Windows Defender Application Guard to Windows 10 Pro.
05.01.18