Windows Sonic & Dolby Atoms For Headphones

One of the important features of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is the presence of Windows Sonic and Dolby Atoms for headphones.

To get these features right click on Volume icon present in the taskbar and select either Windows Sonic or Dolby Atoms.

You can start a free trial of Dolby Access for Headphones by enabling a limited-time trial within the Dolby Access app. You can also purchase Dolby Atmos for Headphones from within the Dolby Access app. The price is displayed within the Dolby Access app at the time of purchase and depends on the customer’s chosen currency.

Dolby Atmos rendering works with all headphones. Any set of stereo headphones, including earbuds, that you connect to your Windows 10 PC or Xbox console will give you the full Dolby Atmos effect. Over-the-ear headphones will provide the best listening experience.


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: How to Get

Microsoft has released Windows 10 Fall Creator Update.

How to get it?

Via Windows Update:

Open Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for updates

Update Assistant : The Update Assistant can help you update to the latest version of Windows 10. To get started, click Update now.

Media Creation Tool: If You like to go for a Clean installation by downloading the latest with Fall Creators update then this is for You.

Surface Book 2

Microsoft has announced Surface Book 2.


• Available in 13.5” or 15” PixelSense Display • High-speed Intel processors (dual-core and quad-core available) • Blazing NVIDIA graphics performance • Up to 17 hours of battery life • New USB-C port • Starting at 3.38 lbs (1,534 g) including keyboard • Runs Window 10 Pro.

When will it be available?

According to Windows blog You can “pre-order the Surface Book 2 at a Microsoft Store or retailer near you. Surface Book 2 13” will be available for pre-order beginning November 9th in the United States and additional markets around the world, along with Surface Book 2 15” in the United States at your local Microsoft Store and Delivery will begin on November 16th.”

Windows Mixed Reality Headsets

Microsoft announced that Windows Mixed Realty Headsets will be available from October 17th,2017 with the launch of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

So from today you can pre-order such headsets.

All the headsets have the same specifications:

  • Display Size: 2.89” x 2
  • Resolution: 2,880 x 1,440 (1,440 x 1,440 per eye)
  • Refresh Rate: 60Hz – Using HDMI 1.4, 90Hz – Using HDMI 2.0
  • Tracking Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer & Magnetometer
  • Tracking Camera: Inside Out B+W VGA camera
  • Connectivity: 1 x HDMI 1.4/2.0 & 1 x USB 2.0 (Cable Length: 13 feet)


Windows Mixed Reality Hardware Guidelines

Pre-Order or Order Windows Mixed Reality Headsets

Cortana Collections in Windows Insider Preview Build 17017.1000 RS4

Cortana collections is a new feature added to this Preview Build. Cortana can gather things you’re interested in such as Books, Movies & TV, restaurants, recipes and shopping.  

How to launch Cortana Collections:

Open your Collections by clicking on the new Star icon on the left rail in the Cortana app.


cortana collections


How To Configure Startup Apps in Windows 10 Fall Creator Update Insider Preview Build 17017.1000 RS4

Microsoft has added Startup  tab within Settings in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17017.1000 RS4 .

The key benefit of this is you can easily configure the start up apps when you log in.

You can see the impacts of these apps also-High, Medium and Low. Just move the slider to On or Off positions against each of them and configure accordingly.

To open Startup tab:

  • Click Settings
  • Apps
  • Startup