Microsoft announced the Windows 10 in September 2014 and since then we have been long waiting for the new Windows operating system. From September 2014 the Windows 10 Technical Preview was available for the computers of 1.5 million developers and other interested parties who are members of Microsoft’s recently-established Windows Insider Program. Now the Microsoft has unveiled a lot more about the next generation of its operating system. The company revealed that how will its new operating system work across mobiles, tablets, desktop and on the other devices. We hope that you have long been waiting for Windows 10 so we have brought some important features of the Microsoft’s new operating system.
Here are the some updates of Windows 10.
• Windows 10 Has 1.7 Million Beta Testers
An early build of Microsoft Windows 10 is available for testing. The Microsoft revealed that over 1.7 million users are participating in the Insider program which provides them access to early build of Windows 10 ahead of its general release in future. 1.7 million users are good numbers, but considering it as a worldwide it is quite surprising because Microsoft has over 1 billion Windows users worldwide. Earlier Windows 10 was available as a technical preview. Microsoft has declared Windows 10 perfect for the developers. The company said that Windows 10 is the best place for developers to build their new software on and for.
• A Free Update For A Year
You can get update to your old Windows to Windows 10 for one year. If you are using Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone 8.1 you can get Windows 10 for free for whole year. If you are running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 on your personal computer and notebooks, or running Windows Phone 8.1 on your mobile Microsoft offers you a free update to Windows 10 By offering a free upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft is trying to grow the user base of Windows 10 by offering it free for the whole year. The idea of providing free update might help the Microsoft to grow its developer opportunity.
• Windows 10 Mobile Gets Free Office Suite Apps
After updating your mobile with Windows 10 you will get the core Office apps on your mobile. Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 for the smatrphones and tablets (which are under eight inches) includes core Office apps which are designed for touch: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. By providing the core office apps for free, Microsoft is trying to sell more Windows Phone devices. For the people who still want to use office apps on their phones it’s a good feature.
• Windows 10 Universal apps
Windows 10 now features a new app, Windows Universal apps. Windows Universal apps are same as the Metro apps/Modern apps/Windows Store apps. In other words we can say that Metro apps/Modern apps/Windows Store apps have been given a new name as Windows Universal apps. These new apps will provide you a facility to take your picture on those old moniters; they have got a new one. It would seem that these apps might also work on Windows Phone. One thing we should say here that all the older Windows Store apps would work with Windows 10.
• New start menu
The most manifest change in the Windows 10 is the new Start Menu and it was expected before as well. The new start menu in Windows 10 fairly looks like the old start menu. It is not completely like the old start menu but it has a some features from the Windows 8.1 Start Screen, such as live tiles, and can be re-sized.
• New Task View
Microsoft Windows 10 features a new Task View and the old the Windows 8 task switcher has gone. Now there will be a new Task View in Windows 10. With a new Task View in the newly version of operating system, the users can switch between virtual desktops. Microsoft has said that now the novice users can use the taskbar instead of switching in they can switch easily by pressing Alt+Tab. The users can switch between desktops as well by pressing the same command Alt+Tab.
• Microsoft HoloLens
Microsoft has taken matters into its own hands with a headset to support Windows Holographic. Microsoft has Built a Holographic headset called HoloLens and had promised to release it inside of the Windows 10 timeframe. The HoloLens has transparent lenses so the users can see the world around them, but overlay a digital image that places virtual objects in their surroundings. The headset is free from wires, and does not need to pair with a computer or phone. It has its own CPU, and GPU, and its ‘Holographic Processing Unit’ is specifically designed for new kind of computing.
Microsoft riffed about holograms for a lengthy period at its Windows 10 event. After the long introduction of HoloLens Microsoft promised that it will release the HoloLens inside of the Windows 10 timeframe.
• Xbox One Games Will Stream To Windows 10 PCs
If you want to play Xbox games on your personal computers Windows 10 provides you a facility to play the games on your PCs. You can Stream in your gameplay to Windows 10 PCs and large tablets when the new operating system launches. The Windows 10 will allow you to play wherever you want in your home from your Xbox One without ant any tension of wires. This is a bit like PS4 Remote Play, but it is handier than PS4 because it works with basically any Windows 10 PC.
Continum is one of the best feature of Windows 10, this is the probably the best new thing in newly version operating system. Continum is an on-the-fly mode for 2 in 1 devices which will automatically change mode if it detects there is suddenly no keyboard attached. So, whenever, a back button is appear to help you just navigate the Desktop with touch if the keyboard is removed. We think this will also disappear in non-touch mode, even though there are conflicting news about that so far.
• Windows 10 offers so much for business
The Windows 10 is expected to have much more for business and enterprises than the older versions of MS windows. The Windows 10 will have many features for enterprise which include a customized store and protection for corporate data. Mobile Device Management will be able for all the devices. One more amazing thing about the Windows 10 is that it would keep personal and corporate data break up.