Microsoft rolled out the first update for the Windows 10 Preview Build yesterday. The 2.x Gigabyte update did not introduce many new features to the operating system but introduced more than 7000 background changes to the system according to Microsoft.
A first basic version of the Action Center is without doubt the major new feature in the release. It is a port of the Windows Phone feature and displays actionable items according to Microsoft.
The company notes that the feature is not final, especially when it comes to the design and user interface.
The Action Center displays notifications to the user including new Windows Store apps that were installed on the system, information about new emails and messages that you have received, notifications about updates and Calendar events to name a few.
If you work on the system for a while you may notice a couple of issues and shortcomings. It is not clear if Microsoft will address those in future builds or at least before the final version of Windows 10 gets released or if those are by design and won't be fixed.
Here is a short list of features that would improve the Notification Center in Windows 10:
Have you had time to use the notification center yet? If so, what is your take on it and what are the features that you may find useful in regards to it?
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