Microsoft’s next major Windows 10 update, codenamed “Redstone 5,” has been in testing for a few weeks now, and the company is now ready to unveil some new features that it's experimenting with. Alongside the new Sets feature for all Windows 10 apps, Microsoft is also changing the way the Alt-Tab feature works. Instead of tabbing between apps, Microsoft is experimenting with allowing Windows 10 users to also switch between the tabs within the Sets feature inside the Alt-Tab interface.
Microsoft hasn’t overhauled its Alt-Tab task switcher for years, and this feels like a major addition. Essentially, it means Alt-Tab will now work for apps and browser tabs or app tabs. Microsoft is also working on bringing groups of tabbed apps to Timeline, its new Windows 10 feature that keeps a history of activities and webpages.
Microsoft appears to be betting on Timeline for productivity on Windows and across devices, and the company will extend this feature to both iOS and Android. Microsoft’s Android Launcher will include Timeline so you can quickly pick up webpages on the go, and the Microsoft Edge browser on iOS will include access to Timeline.
Microsoft will start testing these changes shortly with Windows Insiders, but there’s no guarantee they will all ship with the next major Windows 10 update. Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore made it clear at Build today that the company will only ship its Sets feature once it’s ready, and that same approach applies to other Windows 10 features like “Your Phone.”
how about instead of all that bullshit make it less likely to crash programs
So they're making it act like ctrl tab? Or windows key tab? Not sure what they're describing here
it sounds like instead of functioning normally theyre going to require you to pin fucking .exes in an alt-tab menu and the function will switch between these pinned programs sounds like a fucking retarded idea to me; its just more micromanagement to perform the same task now and if you dont bother with the micromanagement alt-tab just wont function at all
Still dealing with that shitty bugged update as well. Why give us innovation when they could just fix the fucking thing? I don't feel so bad now about H1B visas, windows will be fucked if the indian engineers are in California or india. The end user is still fucked. Thanks a lot Bill.
dumbass, the programmer of the game/program are responsible for the stability when it alt tabs, not microsoft anyway its called borderless window mode
Lol @ people still using computers
Alt+F4 is better
Poor Andrew, always trying to act smart but always failing
I'm on Dalvik, you fucking pompous douchebucket… And of course I'm aware it's a god damn computer…
I was saying LOL @ YOU GUYS STILL BEING TETHERED TO A GOD DAMN WALL ON YOUR OBSOLETE BOXES….
the business model for computer manufacturers is for their newest models to be obsolete 6 months after being released.
Shame about the Skylake-H conflict, and Intel's announcement that since the patch wouldn't work on the Intel Core i7-6770HQ, the have decided not to continue even bothering with a Spectre 2 Meltdown patch to fix the speculative execution exploit.
you can always just get a different processor though,
Btw guys, don't listen to anything Andrew McGovern has to say about technology. Before Zig Forums, he tried posting on Zig Forums and everyone made fun of him for being a retard that doesn't know anything.
GNU/Linux does not have this problem.
Amiga Workbench was pretty usable in 1985. Atari TOS was quite okay too. Both worked fine on 256 KB computer with just floppy drive. Computer scene is all shit now.
Well, yeah, if they were smart they wouldn't be using Windows.
TL;DR It now opens up the microsoft store and buys the first 10 "top 10" apps automatically and sends a copy of your harddrive to google.
I didn't stutter….
Lol @ you sitting on your obsolete little box of worthless bullshit….
…….and what's a laptop ?…….
never heard of that before
Me chhezbugah goez n dee lap when I in dee pick up truck ta mickey dees
Start menu and control panel function in the same way. The settings menu is a separate thing. Seriously what the fuck are you on about?
Andrew is unironically trying to say that phones are better than computers.
lmao @ star wars, power rangers, hannah montana, dungeons and dragons, isolationism, sci-fi, miss pac man, cartoon network, having girls laugh behind your back, magic the gathering, anime, ostracism, zelda, adult swim, mind-numbing loneliness, and OBSOLETE COMPUTERS
so releasing a bugged update that tries to install itself over itself for three months on now and the solution listed is to try to install it again and the enduser is to blame, not the software publisher? This is Billposting, isn't it? I didn't want win10, it was thrust upon me. I bet you get ID 10 T errors all the time.
Andrew, i love how you get so insecure when height gets mentioned, pushing that button always fills me with glee. Please, keep throwimg a tantrum like a little boy. BTW, chicks dig a guy that is tall, but also guys that are attractive, smart and have a job and house.
Intel has backdoors into all their processors. If you are using x86_64 then you are fucked no matter what OS you use. AMD has been "forced" to add very similar hardware and researchers have found backdoors with them and also most ARM chips.
If you don't want to fucked maybe you shouldn't post anything the local government can use to incriminate or discredit you.
It's current year, booting from usb is a thing, and has been for a while. Fucking optical drives lol whut.
They still can't bring back the alt+tab that takes you to a desktop. Can't alt+tab out of a game anymore without having some other app open. Fucking retards made this OS the same way they did with 8 by removing features for no reason just because.
Also the every 6 month feature update nonsense is a waste of time offering almost nothing in exchange for the constant breakage that it takes 2 months to then fix. Then prepare your anus because in another 4 months another update is inbound.
Only updated to play a stupid game but I can't complain too much since I pirate all of MS's products. Fuck em
Sounds like you dumb fucks jumped in the deep end before learning how to swim. Just get Linux Mint and stick with it until you have a better idea of how Linux works and how to use the command prompt effectively. Then you can start fucking around with the full autist distros.
all gnub/lincux distros are unusable trash i like the principles of them but until a derivative becomes reasonably usable the only real options are windows and osx
Wincucks key + M to go back to desktop. Or press comma to peek at the desktop until you let go.
Linux Mint is easier to install than Windows, and it looks pretty much the same. If you can't handle that then you can't handle a fuckin Iphone
Windows 8 was an abomination.
Windows 10 was an abomination with plastic surgery and lipstick on
does that make it more or less gay?
there is no way to secure a usb, toddler go back to your ipad