Lots of Gmail users are relying on different apps that come with this service to perform better at their work and personal life. Microsoft is all aware of that. As a consequence, the company announced that Windows 10 would soon receive quality updates for its calendar and mail features.
Members of the Windows Insider Program Are the First to Recieve the Update
On Friday, Microsoft informed Windows 10 customers that they would receive new updates for their calendar and mail features. As a consequence, over the next weeks, all Gmail account owners who are in the Windows Insider Program will receive enhanced versions of some of the most beloved apps. If everything goes well, all Windows 10 users are to receive the update as soon as possible.
Artificial intelligence played an important role in the architecture of the new update. The future of email environment lies in the power of decision making of an army of digital bots. Microsoft gathered its AI troops under the Focused Inbox.
This new feature is going to scan received messages and decide which ones should receive top priority. The selected ones will appear in a special folder dubbed as Focused that will show up in the inbox. At the same time, those email that bots consider unworthy of the attention of the Gmail account owner will appear in a different tab called Other.
By involving the input of artificial intelligence in the daily routine of email checking, Microsoft hopes to save users a lot of precious time. Moreover, people will be able to enjoy on Gmail grounds a feature that became extremely popular across social media platforms.
Users Will Have to Agree to New Terms Before Unlocking New Calendar and Mail Features
Whenever users want to grab the attention of another person, they will be able to resort to the @ symbol in the body of the email immediately followed by the name of the specific person. The name will appear in blue and will receive a To … a line. This way, the person will get a copy of the message as well.
On the other hand, there are some privacy concerns regarding the new update. Users can unlock the new features only by agreeing to new terms and conditions. The main obligation is to connect the Gmail account to Microsoft Cloud. It was only last year when the Microsoft was accused of compromising the privacy of its users. The company managed to access websites history, location, text input, touch input, and other details about clients through Windows 10.
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