Windows 10X Gallery: Taskbar and Action Center

The Windows 10X taskbar is much simpler than in Windows 10, and the Action Center looks almost identical to the similar UI in Chrome OS.

Quick Settings
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Compose Mode, for using a tablet or 2-in-1 with touch or pen

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  • PhilipVasta

    17 January, 2021 - 12:34 pm

    <p>I don't really understand what Compose Mode is doing besides the display being in a portrait orientation.</p>

    • Paul Thurrott

      Premium Member
      17 January, 2021 - 1:28 pm

      <blockquote><em><a href="#608037">In reply to PhilipVasta:</a></em></blockquote><p>Yeah. I feel like the name implies something that either isn't obvious or just isn't there in this build/version.</p>

  • jchampeau

    Premium Member
    17 January, 2021 - 1:45 pm

    <p>What is 10X’s boot time like? Similar to regular Windows 10?</p><p><br></p>

  • SWCetacean

    Premium Member
    17 January, 2021 - 4:23 pm

    <p>I wouldn't mind seeing the new Action Center coming to regular Windows 10. In particular, the addition of a selection button next to the WiFi and Bluetooth buttons means that those options aren't just on/off toggles, which irks me in the regular Windows 10 action center. For me, it's more of an issue for Bluetooth since usually I want to select which BT device to connect to, but that requires that I go into the Settings app since the Bluetooth icon in Action Center only toggles BT on or off.</p>

    • PhilipVasta

      17 January, 2021 - 6:52 pm

      <blockquote><em><a href="#608169">In reply to SWCetacean:</a></em></blockquote><p>This isn’t exactly a solution, but you can right click on those buttons to get a menu for a link straight to the specific setting.</p>

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