Microsoft introducing a new look start menu to Windows Mixed Reality

With the October 2018 Update of Windows 10 Microsoft introduced many new features to Windows Mixed Reality including SteamVR integration and flashlight. Now that the October 2018 Update is done Microsoft are working on the 19H1 update of Windows 10 and they are starting to introduce new features for Windows Mixed Reality.

The first visible change is a new look start menu. The new menu has a curved card based look with fluent design and space for a user picture (not implemented yet). The places button is a bit off at the moment so Microsoft have more to do with the design before it’s finished. I hope that this is just the start of the UI work in Windows Mixed Reality.

Here is the old design:

Hear is the new design:

About the author Ian Dixon:
Ian Dixon is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), founder of TheDigitalLifestyle.com tech site and producer of the weekly The Digital Lifestyle Show podcast. Ian has been writing and talking about Windows for over 10 years and has over 20 years in IT as an IT Manager. Ian has thousands of followers on Twitter and Facebook and over 4 million views on his YouTube channel.

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