Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 October 2020 Update in recent weeks. While this update is relatively modest in terms of size and features, it boasts of several design and functionality upgrades that will enhance user experience. Here’s what you can expect from the update.
Windows 10 October 2020 Update: Features to watch out for
Reasons you should switch to the new Microsoft Edge
Microsoft has just leveled the playing field for web browsers by bringing major changes to Microsoft Edge. The internet browser’s stunning new features help users stay organized and save time as well as protect their online data and identity. If you haven’t tried the upgraded browser yet, now is a great time to check it out.
Turn off invasive Windows 10 settings in four steps
Windows 10 has become the operating system (OS) of choice among business and personal users. Despite the many improvements to the OS that Microsoft has rolled out, Windows 10 isn’t perfect. In fact, many users have complained about its intrusive default privacy settings.
Get your Windows 10 privacy back
Windows 10’s Cortana can be helpful with various tasks — from displaying accurate and personalized ads according to your online searches to spamming word suggestions based on your most common keystrokes. But this operating system may feel intrusive.
Recover your privacy in Windows 10
Advertisers are able to target their consumers more effectively thanks to social media. But did you know that your operating system might also be giving away information about your online searches to advertising agencies? Learn more about Windows 10's not-so-private settings and how these can be fixed.
Disable Windows 10’s intrusive settings
Windows 10 is undoubtedly Microsoft’s most accepted operating system since Windows XP. But that doesn’t make it faultless, many users have been complaining about the intrusive privacy settings the operating system enables by default. To reclaim your privacy, follow these tips on turning off its intrusive settings
Turn personalized advertising off
For those unaware, Windows 10 assigns each user an ‘advertising ID’ which it uses to personalize your ad experience based on your recent browser history.
Microsoft Edge goes mobile
Microsoft Edge is a great browser -- it’s fast, clean, and has every feature you need. But alas, few people use it. So in an attempt to encourage PC users who also own an Android or iOS device to use Edge, the company is moving the browser to mobile platforms.