Microsoft's Now Rolling Out the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update

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Other minor tweaks include alterations on the Settings menu, new emojis, battery-improving implementations in the Microsoft Edge browser and up-to-date security features.

In a blog post, Microsoft said it is making the change to deliver a "more consistent and simplified" servicing experience.

"Framework Monthly Rollup is a single install that updates each supported.Net Framework version on a machine to its latest respective update level", said Microsoft's Stacey Haffner. If you have yet to see the update, it should become available shortly as the rollout widens its reach. No, the company is not returning to its nagging tactics for the (now expired) free upgrade to Windows 10.

In other Windows 10 update news, Microsoft quietly released a new Cumulative Update, Build 14393.82 only to testers in the slowest test ring, the Release Preview group.

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Microsoft's Now Rolling Out the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update

While Microsoft doesn't yet have a fix available, it is aware of the problem and a few days ago suggested some workarounds. Getting and staying current will also be easier with only one rollup update required. Now, Microsoft is including security patches into a monthly rollup as well.

KitGuru Says: While Virtual Reality has been quite exciting for gaming when it comes to computing and multi-tasking it seems that mixed reality and augmented reality devices are leading the charge. It's not clear if they will still have such individual patch control when Microsoft's initiates its new monthly roll-up approach. "The security-only update will allow enterprises to download as small an update as possible while still maintaining more secure devices".

The Windows Holographic announcement listed hardware partners including Intel, AMD, Qualcomm, HTC, Acer, ASUS, CyberPowerPC, Dell, Falcon Northwest, HP, iBuyPower, Lenovo, and MSI.

The new capabilities will enable users with PC-powered VR headsets to interact with Windows 10 apps, mixed reality content, and virtual reality content all at once.