Here’s what’s new with Windows 10 Insider previews 17735 for Fast Ring testers and 18214 (19H1) for Skip Ahead users as they hit desktops

Kareem Anderson

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The Windows team is developing a pattern of pushing the release button for Insider previews on Friday’s as of late and just like clockwork, builds 17735 for Fast Ring testers and build 18214 for Skip Ahead participants are hitting desktops now.

As the Windows team gets a bit closer to its development finish line before issuing the next Windows 10 Update, Insiders may have noticed the list of new features has shrunk by significant order. With builds 17735 and 18214, this list is just down to two.

Here’s what’s new in Windows 10 17735 and 18214

Your Phone app is now LIVE!

Android phone users, check it out and keep the feedback coming. Build 17723+ is highly recommended for the best experience. Your Phone app is also live for Insiders who are in Skip Ahead running 19H1 builds. With Your Phone app, you get instant access to your Android’s most recent photos on your PC. Drag and drop that photo from your phone onto your PC. Copy, edit, or ink on that photo, right from your PC. Android 7.0+ are compatible with Your Phone app. For PCs tied to the China region, Your Phone app services will be enabled in the future.

For iPhone users, Your Phone app helps you to link your phone to your PC. Surf the web on your phone, then send the webpage instantly to your computer to pick up where you left off to continue what you’re doing–read, watch, or browse with all the benefits of a bigger screen. With a linked phone, continuing on your PC is one share away.

A Faster Safer Internet with HTTP/2 and CUBIC

The Internet is part of our daily lives both at work and at home, in the enterprise and in the cloud. We are committed to making your Internet experience faster and safer, and in this blog, we discuss how the features in Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 brings those goals to reality.

  1. Windows 10 Microsoft Edge clients will take advantage of connection coalescing for HTTP/2 as supported in Windows Server 2019
  2. Improved security on Microsoft Edge browsers by guaranteeing HTTP/2 preferred cipher suites
  3. Improved performance on Windows 10 thanks to Cubic, the new default TCP congestion provider

There you have it, a new internet protocol support and the long awaited Your Phone app makes its debut.