Microsoft Teases New Windows 10 Features

Microsoft Teases New Windows 10 Features
The latest planned additions to Microsoft's operating system target speed and convenience.

(CCM) — Microsoft has offered a preview of two new features for Windows which it plans to add to Windows 10 in the near future.

In an email sent out to members of the Windows Insider Program (WIP), Terry Myerson, Microsoft's executive vice president for Windows and Devices, talked about "Timeline" and something which has been given the working name of "Sets."

"Timeline," which was first mentioned at Microsoft's Build conference in May 2017, is a visual timeline which is integrated directly into Task View so that users can easily move back in time to find files, apps, and sites that they were working on previously. "We've heard strong interest in this feature, and we're pleased you'll see it in the next WIP build," Myerson told WIP members who have signed up to try the latest software.

"Sets" is a completely new feature that allows everything related to a particular task to be grouped together into a single window with multiple tabs. "The concept behind this experience is to make sure that everything related to your task: relevant webpages, research documents, necessary files and applications, is connected and available to you in one click," Myerson explained. Users can create sets on one device and then access these sets on another. The feature will also be made available to WIP members soon.

WIP is a software testing program that allows over seven million Windows 10 users to access pre-release builds of the operating system previously only accessible to developers.

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