Microsoft this week has pushed out an update for To-Do beta testers, bringing the highly requested ability to attach files to your tasks. The features is available with the latest updates to the Microsoft To-Do preview on iOS and Android, along with Insiders on Windows 10.
The highlight feature allows you to attach any file or photo to a task, up to 25MB in size. The only limitation, for now at least, is that you can't add attachments to shared tasks.
For Android users, Microsoft has also added a few fixes to the mix and an easier way to add details to your tasks. Here's a look at the full Android release notes:
- New: Introducing file attachments! Now you can attach any photo straight from your phone to a task on a personal list (we're working on shared lists).
- New: Add a task easily with our new To-Do tile (Android 8.0+) in the notification bar.
- New: We've made it easier for you to add all the details to your task with our rich entry bar—add due dates, reminders and recurrences while you create your task.
- Fixed: If you have a small screen and your device font size is set to big then we will no longer cut off your list names.
- Fixed: We will now hide the keyboard on the sign-in screen if you move the app to the background.
- Fixed: We've made a whole bunch of accessibility fixes, including improving the metadata announcement, announcing if the due date is overdue, properly announcing search results, announcing the sort order, and, finally, announcing that Add Step is clickable.
The iOS release notes are much shorter, only including the file attachment feature, improvements to the iPad search UI, and some bug fixes:
- New: Introducing file attachments! Now you can attach any file (up to 25MB) or photo straight from your phone to a task on a personal list.
- Improvement: We've improved our search UI for the iPad as well as fixing a few small bugs.
- Fixed: If your smart lists weren't keeping your settings when you launched the app, you'll be happy to know that we've fixed that bug.
If you want to give any of the new features a shot, you can sign up to be an Android beta tester, opt into the Windows Insider program, or find directions on joining Apple's TestFlight program at Microsoft.
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.
Benchmarking the new Surface Book 3 15 with GTX 1660 Ti and 10th Gen i7
Although it's too early for a review, here are some initial benchmarks from the new Surface Book 3 15-inch with a Core i7 and NVIDIA GeForce 1660 Ti (Max-Q) and how it compares to Surface Book 2 and other premium laptops. Spoiler: While the CPU is just OK, that 1660 Ti definitely bumps up the Book 3's potential.
Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004) now available
With just a few days to spare, Microsoft began the rollout of the Windows 10 May 2020 Update. The update includes a new Cortana UI, improvements to Virtual Desktops, and several other changes.
Review: Windows 10 May 2020 Update packs improvements to existing features
Microsoft's next Windows 10 feature update is almost here. Known as the May 2020 Update, this new version of Windows 10 is all about fit and finish. There's not a whole lot new here in regard to features, but plenty of changes and enhancements to features that have already been part of the OS for some time. In this review, we take a look at all the notable new changes and improvements,...
Make the most of your Surface Pen and Slim Pen with these awesome apps
To really maximize the ability of the Surface Pen and Slim Pen, there are some essential apps you should check out. We've rounded up the best right here for a variety of purposes.