Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 2 Will Bring Multi-Window Support for Continuum – Video


Microsoft is internally testing some new features for Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 2. However, the latest builds haven't introduced any major surprising features to the mobile operating system. While we do see regular performance improvements and bug fixes, Windows 10 Mobile is yet to get some big love from the Redmond software giant.

One of these changes planned for Windows 10 Mobile are new features for Continuum for phones. Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 2 will apparently bring a number of new features, including multi-window support for Continuum. Continuum is Microsoft's next version of mobile computing for businesses. The company is investing in new capabilities for Continuum to make it easier on the battery and more PC-like on the phone screens. Along with better toast notifications, you will also be able to use Continnum even when your device is locked.

Windows 10 Mobile multi-window support for Continuum

At Microsoft Ignite 2016, the company showed a demo of the highly anticipated multi-window support for Windows 10 Mobile. With Windows 10 Mobile multi-window support for Continuum, you will get a more PC-like experience that Microsoft has long been promising to its mobile users. You can run multiple windows side by side just like you would on a PC, resize the windows, and drag a window to the left to snap it.

Compared to the current capabilities, the new Continuum features plan to bring better multitasking support, trying to offer you a complete PC like experience. Microsoft sure focused a lot on "PC-like experience" for Windows 10 Mobile at Ignite.

Microsoft also showcased various other features planned for the summer release.

The summer update of Windows 10 Mobile delivers some very important updated and new functionality to Microsoft's mobile OS. Organizations continue to increase their investment in digital transformation with mobility, but encounter challenges.

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Critics and users have long complained that Microsoft is more focused on its desktop operating system and that the mobile version has largely lagged behind. The company aims to finally change that focus with Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 2 release. Microsoft will release new improvements to Continuum along with several other features for Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 2 in 2017. While 2016 has remained the year of Windows 10 for PC, next year we would hopefully see Windows 10 Mobile getting some long-deserved attention from Redmond.