Microsoft has started the public testing of a new Windows 10 tablet experience ahead of the possible debut for production devices as part of the 20H1 feature update in the spring of 2020.
The new tablet mode introduces a series of changes versus the existing version already available in Windows 10.
For example, switching from PC to tablet on a 2-in-1 device triggers this mode automatically, but instead of sending users to the Start screen, this new version retains the desktop with a bunch of touch improvements.
The taskbar icons feature increased spacing, so it’s easier to tap them, while the search box in the lower part of the screen is now collapsed and only displays an icon, without a search box as on the desktop. File Explorer automatically switches to a touch-optimized layout to make it easier to work with files using touch input, while the touch keyboard fires up when tapping text fields.
Still in beta development stage
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