Microsoft pushes AR/VR features with upcoming Windows 10 update

Lenovo Explorer hands-on

Lenovo Explorer hands-on

Lastly, with the Fall Creators Update, we are enabling you to immerse yourself in a new reality, the world of Windows Mixed Reality.

With the launch date confirmed for October, Microsoft is missing its very first deadline under the new system.

Microsoft's focus on mixed reality as its terminology for the broad spectrum of devices and companion software is quite forward thinking, as UploadVR highlights, but it does mean we're left in the dark when it comes to specifics.

"Our mission at Microsoft is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more", said Microsoft Windows chief Terry Myerson in a press release.

At the time, Myerson said the update will offer, among other upgrades, "enhancements in gaming, security, accessibility, and immersive new experiences made possible by Windows Mixed Reality".

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Politico said no decision had been made on whether to file charges, and quoted one of the sources as saying 'Nothing is imminent'. The president said he settled just to have the matter behind him, though his previous mantra was never to settle cases.

When you look at what's coming in the new code, however, it appears that the update is more of an incremental addition rather than anything really game-changing, albeit with a few caveats.

The Photos app will also be able to deliver what Microsoft calls "remixed experiences".

Emoji Picker will let you find the emoji faster in any of the Windows 10 apps. It will allow you to go back to an earlier snapshot of your system and restore open programs and documents.

Finally, Microsoft introduced Clipboard, which lets you copy and paste between your Windows PC and your smartphone, even if it's an Android or iPhone.

Today, we're pleased to announce that the next update of Windows 10, the Fall Creators Update, will be available worldwide October 17. Its predecessor, Windows 10 Anniversary Update, a k a 1607 for July 2016, didn't begin rolling out until August.

You'll likely notice the new My People feature when you install the update, as it allows you to select your three best friends and add them as icons in the taskbar for quick and easy contact - though the Insider Preview version limits you to using Skype or Mail alone.

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