Exclusive waiting for the first Preview build update for Windows 10 Technical Preview build 9841? The wait seems to over. As the Redmond developers are planning to update Windows 10 Technical Preview announced earlier this month, to build 9860.
The upgrade is imminent as some enthusiast users have found three updates (KB3008956, KB3008968 and KB3008931) that are only compatible with the build 9860. In fact, the installation reportedly fails if updates are done with the build 9841.
It would be in-place upgrade, and you must install build 9841 and sign up for Windows Insider program to get the first preview build update.
The upcoming build 9860 is likely to include bug fixes and several new features, reportedly:
New animations: Now an app or a window will be “fly out and back in” to the icon on the Taskbar – similar to OS X – when it’s launched/restored and minimized.
Wi-Fi Charms: In the build 9860, the Network icon will open up network settings in a window, which will give more access to Wi-Fi settings like hotspots, VPN, etc.
Data Sense: A noteworthy feature from Windows Phone 8.1 that shows mobile data consumption by individual apps and lets you set a limit to restrict background data usage.
Battery Saver: It’s a neat feature for desktop users, which will increase usage time in the battery mode switching power plans automatically and limiting the background activity. It may also allow to save battery cycles by self-activation and deactivation of charging process when the autonomy reaches a certain threshold.
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