Windows 10 April 2018 Update arrives, just in time

  • Windows 10 April 2018 Update arrives, just in time

Windows 10 April 2018 Update arrives, just in time

For those of you who just can't wait, there is something you can do till it arrives.

Have you prepared your PC for the next major update for Windows 10?

The update was confirmed by Microsoft orporate Vice President, Windows and Devices Group Yusuf Mehdi, on the Windows 10 official blog site.

The latest update for Microsoft's Windows 10 is here and it's bringing a few nifty new features to the popular operating system.

Focus Assist is another feature Microsoft is keen to talk-up, and the firm claims it'll help to eliminate of web-based distractions that get in the way of productivity. This tab places lists and reminders front and center, which is obviously a good thing since those are the most important features of the Notebook in Cortana.

We don't know exactly what time today that the download will go live, but it should begin popping up within the next few hours.

Timeline is the much awaited top-of-the-line feature in April 2018 Update that allows users to resume their past work and apps on their PC and across different devices. According to Woodman, the overall idea behind this release was to ensure that "people can do their best work on Windows". So if you were planning on renovating your house and happened to perform a search on Bing, you will find that in a tile as a task.

Windows Help Viewer, which opened those.hlp files way back in the 90s. Once you switch off focus assist, you'll be greeted with a summary of what you missed during that time.

Unfortunately, Microsoft has not communicated exactly the time when the update will be available for download but, most likely, it will be up in the afternoon. What this does is essentially mute and hide notifications and emails for a period of time.

Windows Update is a feature in Windows 10 that sends users a notification about the newest version of Windows 10.

Additionally, Focus Assist also makes its way on to the web thanks to Microsoft's Edge browser.

Better yet, Microsoft is also updating its apps across iOS and Android to take advantage of Timeline, starting with Microsoft Edge for mobile.

We ended the Groove streaming music service and music track sales through the Microsoft Store in 2017. With new features also come a number of bug fixes and performance improvements. Windows Update, the Media Creation Tool, and the Update Assistant are now the best options to download, so here's more on how you can leverage these tools. Once that's done, it will trigger a update assistant and everything is pretty painless from there.

Language section has been removed from the Control Panel, but you can use the Settings app instead (what a mess).