A number of new features will be added to the Windows 10 including user interface changes, a new option called “Timeline” and improvements to the Cortana personal assistant.

Microsoft has made an exciting announcement on the second day of Build developer conference. The company unveiled the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. This next big refresh of Windows 10 operating system follows Microsoft’s first Creators Update that started rolling out to Windows machines last month.

Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s executive vice president of the Windows and devices group, enumerated a set of new features coming to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

The personal assistant Cortana will be able to understand what you’re working on across different machines, whether it’s a phone or your computer. “Imagine logging off your PC and having the doc you were editing pop up on your phone,” Myerson said. “Cortana asks if you want to pick up where you left off in your app, doc or website. It’s like having your PC and your phone finish each other’s sentences.” This feature, again, lets you work on a document on a smartphone while riding the train to work, for example, and then pick up right where you left off when you boot up your computer at work.

Microsoft announced a new feature called “Timeline” that will allow you to quickly pick up on an existing project offering “a visual timeline that displays what you were doing [and] when.” Thus, you will be no more limited to finishing the work on a particular device – for example, you can start working on a computer and then pick up where you left off if you switch machines.

On-demand file access was added to OneDrive. Besides, Microsoft presented a new clipboard that allows you to copy content on one device and paste it on another. You can already find this function in Apple’s “Universal Clipboard.”

The so-called “Fluent Design System” will create a common user interface across devices so the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will look different.

The Fall Creators Update will be available later this year.

These days, the Microsoft Build 2017 is attracting thousands of developers in Seattle. Opening the event, Satya Nadella, CEO at Microsoft, explained that Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Azure can together offer more than a billion opportunities for developers to connect their innovations with Microsoft customers.

“In a world of near infinite compute power and an exponential growth in data, we are focused on empowering every developer to build applications for this new era of intelligent cloud and intelligent edge,” said Nadella.

The list of Microsoft announcements included new Azure data and cloud services, new AI and Azure services, and new data, IoT edge and AI services.

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