Microsoft brings Android mirroring on Windows 10 via Your Phone app

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Microsoft has primed caches and content distribution networks around the world with the stable release of its Windows 10 October 2018 "Redstone 5" update that brings in a raft of new features for users of the operating system. Windows 10 gets new features, and your phone gets new apps to connect them.

Not long after introducing Timeline to Windows 10, Microsoft is porting the feature to your Android phone as well. The headlining features: The ability for Android phone owners to send and receive texts straight from their PC.

As well as the new Surface devices launched last night, Microsoft shared important software news as it detailed what is new in Windows 10 and Office this October, and talked about the Windows 10 October 2018 Update roll out.

Microsoft today began rolling out Windows 10 build 18252 to Insiders on the Fast ring and those who are enrolled in Skip Ahead.

If you find yourself unable to wait until then for the update, you can get it early by using the Microsoft Upgrade Assistant tool and force the upgrade process early.

Microsoft Windows Timeline can tell you what you were working on, when. There's also a new icon which will be used to show when you aren't connected to the internet.

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I'll be running some Windows 10 October 2018 and Windows Server 2019 tests against Linux (and maybe BSDs) soon.

Microsoft has improved Search on Windows in two ways: Enhanced homescreen so that you save time and keystrokes.

Apparently, the information enables Microsoft to regulate the number of updates taking place and to avoid issues by making sure a PC is absolutely ready (so no compatibility issues) before beginning the install.

The issue is with the Intel Display Audio driver for some of those chips, and Microsoft notes that it may result in excessive processor usage, along with reduced battery life (the latter presumably because of the former, at least in part). Additionally, SwiftKey is now available on the touch keyboard. However, exclusive to Windows 10, we got a new feature, Share Charm which will allow you to share content directly with your Skype contacts. I suppose it's nice to have, especially if you're planning on upgrading to Nvidia's latest 20-series "RTX" graphics cards.

Expanding a Start tile folder now allows you to rename the folder. If you want to snap a screenshot, all you have to do is press the Windows key + Shift + S, and a snipping toolbar will appear.

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