Microsoft recently launched Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18970 to Fast ring members of the Windows Insider Program. Unlike many of its ancestors, which focused on small updates, this release offered a considerably more significant change by way of a brand new tablet experience for 2-in-1 gadgets.
Those so-called convertible gadgets are supposed to serve as laptops or tablets as the situation demands efficiently. That’s easier said than done, nevertheless, especially when manufacturers do not control the way in which that Windows 10 behaves in both modes of operation. Preview Build 18970’s introduction of a brand new tablet experience ought to make it simpler for 2-in-1 product owners to shift between form factors without having to fret about OS weirdness.
A handful of quality of life enhancements won’t seem like much; however, after they affect works as typical as tapping something in the Taskbar, they may have a higher than anticipated impact over the whole experience. Microsoft is successfully dressing as many of these minor wounds (or on this case troubles) as possible to enhance the overall impression of 2-in-1 devices.
Microsoft said the brand new tablet expertise is currently restricted to a portion of Preview Build 18970 users so it could “evaluate the standard” of these modifications. The company requested opinions about this aspect of the update through Feedback Hub. The preview build further introduced new cloud recovery options Microsoft teased on July 31, expanded the rollout of Cortana’s new chat-based user interface and repaired a few problems from previous builds.