Microsoft has promised more extravagant uses for Fluent Design, such as its Edge browser recognizing when an active pen is in use on a screen, and morphing the app to enable intelligent pen input.
Called “Fluent Design” and formerly codenamed “Project Neon,” the new design language integrates touch, ink, voice, gaze, and gesture controls with five design elements including light, depth, motion, material, and scale.
As far as we’re aware, if you’re running Windows 10 Creators Update, then you’re eligible to receive Fall Creators Update when it arrives worldwide October 17.
While Microsoft hasn’t talked details about the rollout yet, we imagine that — like past updates — it will take place over weeks or months, with only a lucky few getting the update on the initial launch date.
New ransomware protections are on the way with the ability to protect folders from unauthorized changes, for example.
In addition, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) will be enhanced to provide advanced protections with tools like Windows Defender Exploit Guard, Windows Defender Application Guard, and significant updates to Windows Defender Device Guard and Windows Defender Antivirus.
Some of the more exciting functionality that Microsoft teased at Build 2017 involved the enhanced integration of Windows 10 with Android and i OS and new ways to go back in time to pick up tasks, apps, and files where you left off.