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Jan 02, 2017 07:00 AM EST

Windows 10 Mobile Update & Changes Include 3D Preview, Easier Web Payments On Edge & More!


It's a new year and Windows 10 Mobile users will receive notable updates and changes for their devices. New features are introduced for the operating system.

One of the interesting Windows 10 Mobile updates is a feature called 3D Preview, which allows users to watch and create content in 3D, Phone Arena reported. Android devices have already offered 3D content to users, including HTC EVO 3D and LG Optimus 3D.

In these devices, some YouTube clips can be watched in 3D and 3D cameras situated on the back of the phones, can take photos and videos in said format. Some of these 3D-stamped devices' user interface was created for third dimension graphics and they also used stereoscopic technology that doesn't need a special set of glasses to view 3D's full extent.

The Windows 10 Mobile update will make changes to the Microsoft Edge browser and the biggest one is an easier form of transaction called Web Payments, which will be available on Windows 10 PCs, as well. When users want to pay for items at certain online stores, they will be prompted to set up Microsoft Wallet on Edge and that will log them in automatically to Wallet the next time they go shopping.

Take note that only stores approved by users are capable of seeing the information needed for payment. A user's credit card info doesn't have to be entered with each business because those details are already available on the Microsoft account.

Windows 10 Mobile will also make managing software updates easier. Users can now put software updates on hold for up to 35 days and resume it when they decide to.

Edge is getting an integrated bookstore that will allow users to save or bookmark EPUB books and find a better UI to improve reading experience, according to MSPoweruser. The sections on the Windows 10 Mobile Settings app were re-organized to make navigation easier.

The Devices section also had a makeover, mainly in how connected devices and adding a device UIs appear. They are now displayed in separate categories for the various types of devices your device is linked to. In addition, there's a new icon for Continue App Experiences.

The Microsoft Store has stopped selling all Lumia devices running Windows 10 Mobile with a bleak possibility of restocks, Hot Hardware reported. The affected handsets include Acer Liquid Jade Primo Bundle (Unlocked), AT&T's Microsoft Lumia 640 XL, AT&T's Microsoft Lumia 950, Microsoft Lumia 550 (Unlocked), Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM (Unlocked), Microsoft Lumia 950 (Unlocked), Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (Unlocked), and Verizon's Microsoft Lumia 735.

What do you think of the Windows 10 Mobile update? Share your thoughts below!

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