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Microsoft adds Sets feature to Windows 10At Microsoft Build, the company shows off its new Windows 10 Sets feature. You will now be able to use tabs across multiple apps and websites.
How many of you right now have twelve or more tabs open in your web browser? Yes, a lot. And the problem is that those tabs in your browser, they're off in a different area. Not in a way that's related to the work that you're doing and not in a way that's remembered and restored later. So that's one of the key ideas of sets here. The second thing that we're trying to do is to try to help people start the next part of their task. So you'll see here when I click the plus we'll get a new tab page that's optimized around this organization and these people getting things done. It's branded Contoso, and because Contoso is an Office 365 shop it's customized with Office 365 data about documents and things that I, as a user, am working on or things my work group is working on. And furthermore, Contoso has deployed Bing At Work, and with the Office service the search experience within that new tab page is smart. So if I'm looking for an Excel spreadsheet with precipitation data that's relevant to the Word document I'm writing, I can get it incredibly quickly and easily through a simple search. Again, keeping these related things together. Now we have rolled this out and we have a number of people who've been testing it and we're starting to get feedback. And one of the things that's pretty interesting and some of you have probably experienced this, is that when this content comes together. It starts to change the way you think about switching between things. And so one of the things that we've worked on is Alt+ Tab. So imagine I'm going between web content and app content and I hit Alt+ Tab, and there's this funny thing. And I'm curious how many of you can relate to the following idea. You're working on a website, you don't want to stop on the website, you open a tab, you go to another website, you switch between browser tabs, and then you hit all tab, to go back to previous website but the web tab is not there. Yes, anyone? Okay. The next insider build you get, will take web content and put your recent web tabs right at your fingertips and all tab So you get this automatic muscle memory feeling of switching back to the last thing, regardless of whether it is web or app. [BLANK_AUDIO]