Microsoft is now pushing Window 10 is now receiving the May 2020 stable update which brings several key features such a Windows Subsystem for Linux ( WSL ) 2, a revamped Cortana Assistant, Your Phone calls feature for Windows on ARM and more is now available.
Windows Subsystem for Linux ( WSL ) 2
The Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 was first announced during Microsoft Build 2019. It is being now rolling out to all users under stable version Window 10 May 2020 update. This updates allow users a full Linux Kernel to the stable branch.
WSL 2 is also updateable through Windows Update. Users no longer to rely on any command life to update kernel only.
Microsoft had reveals the planning to bring GPU acceleration and Linux GUI app support for WSL 2 at Microsoft Build 2020. This feature will be available in the next year 2021.
Chat-UI for Cortana Assistant
Window 10 May 2020 update bring a new Cortana chat based UI experience with in build digital assistant. Windows users can now interact with Microsoft’s Digital assistant in a chat-based user interface by write a text or by voice in country based language.
Your Phone on Window 10 ARM Devices
The Windows May 2020 update brings the Your Phone apps calling feature to ARM support PC’s. This app feature let you place, receive, or text reply in your incoming phone calling from your PC.
It is now being available in x86/ x86-64 bit Windows 10 PC. Microsoft is now enabling this feature function in the desktop Your Phone app for Windows 10 on ARM Devices.
Windows 10 Other Noticeable Features
- More Kaomoji available within the Windows emoji Keyboard.
- Virtual desktops can now be named.
- Faster Bluetooth pairing- devices can now be paired straight from the quick setting in notifications rather than opening Setting.
- The XBox Game Bar now supports third-party widgets, letting you customize the overlay experience to fit with the way you game.
- Memory improvements in Microsoft Edge by taking advantage of segment heap capabilities.
- The Calculator app can now float on top of other windows.
- The Notepad app is getting updates with wrap-around find/ replace, quick text zooming and the ability to show when the file unsaved.
Windows 10 May 2020 update is rolling out to desktops through Microsoft is initially limiting availability to those devices running version 1903 and 1909 who seek the update via Windows Update.