Windows VR Headsets Start Arriving On October 17th

Windows VR Headsets Start Arriving On October 17th

On October 17, Microsoft will launch the next major version of Windows 10, nicknamed the Fall Creators Update (CFU).

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update introduces a slew of new features focusing on new creative tools, as well as improving some of the existing functions in Microsoft's operating system.

The timeline feature which will be a part of the Fall Creators Update is one of the most important updates coming to Windows 10.

Microsoft released its own fix for the display issue, and it was KB 4039884 which was only available in the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft is expected to give more details about the upgrade in a week's time.

Follow all the latest news from IFA 2017 here! Microsoft suggested this week that this update strengthens "behind the scenes cloud intelligence that enables new defenses against ransomware and exploits".

OneDrive Files On-Demand brings back a new and improved version of the Placeholder feature that was introduced with Windows 8.1. Myerson just stated that Windows Defender was now "smarter than ever" with the fall creators update.

Windows VR Headsets Start Arriving On October 17th
Windows VR Headsets Start Arriving On October 17th

Microsoft has announced that its next major Windows 10 update at IFA 2017 - the largest European tech show in the calendar - will arrive from 17 October 2017.

According to executive vice president of Windows and devices Terry Myerson, the Fall Creators Update will also support eye-tracking, which makes it easier for those who can't use their limbs to navigate the OS.

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is reportedly being finalized now and Windows Insiders are testing the builds to iron out any lingering bugs. Placeholder allows you to visually see all of the files that resided "in the cloud" but only synced files to your desktop as they were needed.

Some fun changes in the update a new emoji picker so that users can quickly find an emoji in any Windows 10 app. Those headsets and motion controllers are slated to launch alongside the Windows Fall Creators Update on October 17, starting at $299. It's available from a wide range of partners around the world, like Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, and Lenovo with headsets starting as low as $299.

The name is a seasonal play on the Creators Update, a similar expansion that came out in April. It's the company's new mixed reality platform for VR headsets.

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