Microsoft's Windows 10 design refresh revealed in leaked screenshots

This is Project Neon, the new look Windows 10

In November a year ago, Microsoft was reported to be working on an incremental update to Windows 10, codenamed Project Neon, which was suggested to bring changes to the UI of operating system. It's said to be a minor update to Windows and will roll out to computers later this year, after the Creators Update in April. Acrylic brings blurring effects to apps not only to create a sense of depth but also to help improve focus and reduce distractions.

Microsoft is reportedly introducing a new component branded "Acrylic" to the overall Windows 10 design, which will act as a method for developers to further customize the appearance of their universal apps.

For the moment, insiders who have already installed this cumulative update on their PCs didn't report any issues, and fortunately, this never seems to be the case on mobile devices, so if you're part of the Release Preview program, you can safely deploy it on your smartphone as well. For instance, the Connected Animations feature is visible in Groove Music when you scroll down the page and the artist image gradually shrinks in size - something found on many websites in different forms.

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The design and interaction updates will make their way across to HoloLens as well, with visual elements being highlighted when you focus on them either by looking at them or using a controller and cursor.

The software giant made a decision to release the cumulative update to Windows insiders first in order to track down any potential issues that might be experienced during or after the install, as the firm is expected to release it to public users in the coming days as well.

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