After you update to Windows 10, version 1803, in order to see new mail in the People app from these specific contacts, you need to be online, and you need to have signed in with either an Office 365 account or, for work or school organization accounts, through the Mail, People, or Calendar apps.
Microsoft claims the amount of time people spend on any single task before getting interrupted is three minutes.
According to The Verge, the new update comes with a number of new features including Dictation, Timeline, quick Bluetooth pairing and many more. So much that The Register expects saturation coverage in future Microsoft spiels about Windows 10. With just 30 days in April, any later and it would have been May. One thing you couldn't do previously was elevate a program when launching it in this way, but this changes in the April 2018 Update.
In a word, yes. Redmond has been quiet about the arrival date until Friday, when it announced that the latest Windows 10 Update will debut Monday. In the background, the PC will be collecting all the updates and once the Focus Assist is disabled, it will give out a brief summary of what messages you received and from whom.
After an unexpected delay, during which the update went through a bug fix and a name change, the April 2018 update is finally ready to roll out to customers.
This obviously taps into the Timeline feature to pop up the info.
Edge now also has the mute option on tabs, and users can go full screen with stuff like PDF files and books.
In addition, security has been beefed up in the Microsoft Edge for online shopping.
Focus Assist is a beefed-up version of Do Not Disturb. For example, if you were working on a document during your commute to work on your phone, you will be able to find it on your desktop as well and pick up from where you left off, thanks to the Timeline feature. Think of it as your browsing history, except now it spans whatever you were doing on the entire PC and is laid bare in a nice interface with big thumbnails.
Like a DND mode you can whitelist certain people so that their emails and messages get through, even when you're trying to concentrate.