Notification count along with the icons make it more informative. You can now bring the feature to the app icons added to task bar; provided its an UWP app. Navigate to settings. Tap on “Personalization” and then “Taskbar”. Turn on “Show badges on taskbar buttons”. After you have enabled this setting, the notification count aka Read more about how to enable notification count on task bar icons[…]
The photos live tile by default shows a slideshow of the pictures which came with the phone. You can also customize that your favorites.