Starting rollout yesterday, the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update comes with some nice new features. Again, and following Microsoft's strategy since Windows 10 first alpha and beta versions, a lot of the new features were introduced using customer feedback, specially from the Windows Insider's program.
So, here are some of the highlighted features:
- Windows Ink
Allows users to quickly take notes, sketch on a screenshot or draw out something. For example, smart sticky notes can detect that you write down a date or time and Cortana asks if you want to create a reminder.
- Windows Defender and Windows Hello
Defender now has an option to automatically schedule quick scans. Windows Hello gets a more deep integration with Microsoft Edge for a quick and secure website login.
- Microsoft Edge Power Increased Power Efficiency
Edge got an update to it's power saving capabilities that ensures a more durable battery life, for example, reducing power consumptiong when view videos online.
- Microsoft Edge...Extensions!! (finally)
So it's finally here! The Windows 10 Anniversary Update finally brings extensions for Edge browser!
There's not a lot too choose from, but this is just the beginning!
- One Store to Rule Them All
Following Microsoft's strategy of convergence, Windows and Xbox One now share the same Windows store. This means a more fluid and intuitive experience across platforms and also a seamless way to buy, subscribe, download from anywhere.
Finally, heres a video about this and other highlights directly from Windows Blogs website: