Major Features To Check Out in The New Windows 10 October Update

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Available Today

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Available Today

That delay is finally coming to an end, as the Windows 10 October update has begun rolling out, including the DirectX Raytracing API, Android app mirroring and more.

Arguably the biggest new feature is the Your Phone App, which can be used to link an Android phone with a PC to get access to your photos and texts quickly and easily. The app will work over the WiFi network so you need not to plug-in your device to mirror on Windows machine. If you're dying to have it now, though, you can go into your PC's settings and have it check for updates, per the instructions from Microsoft here. Using your mouse, keyboard, or touch display, you can then manipulate your Android device right from your computer. Each game will use ray tracing differently, with Tomb Raider adding more realistic shadows, Battlefield 5 deploying ray traced reflections, and Metro Exodus using ray tracing for improved ambient occlusion and global illumination to create more natural lighting.

The release of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update wasn't Microsoft's only announcement last night, though: The company has also unveiled a new generation of hardware, including a Surface Pro 6 tablet, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Studio 2, all of which include upgrades to Intel's latest eight-generation Core processor family.

The feature will be available in the Windows 10 October update. DXR introduces four new features that enable game builders to implement ray tracing into their upcoming and existing games.

This is how Tom Hardy felt about playing Venom
And as somebody who has read a lot of Marvel comics, not just Venom , he's very specific about what needs to be done. The British-born Hardy has starred in movies including "Inception", "Dunkirk" and " Mad Max: Fury Road".

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is available now via Windows Update to all Windows 10 users.

This time Microsoft is making Windows 10 more compatible with Android devices. Meanwhile, IT pros get a simpler interface for controlling system security and various command line and Windows Subsystem for Linux improvements.

The home screen now includes a "Pick up where you left off" section, and searches can now be filtered to find content from your PC and the cloud. The updated game bar will offer better audio customization, easier-to-use capture tools, and the ability to block Windows Update from interrupting your gaming session (maybe there is a god after all?). But as I and others predicted, Microsoft did announce the general availability of this build as the final, shipping version of Windows 10 version 1803 yesterday. If you want to snap a screenshot, all you have to do is press the Windows key + Shift + S, and a snipping toolbar will appear.

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