In last months much has been said of Windows 10, but now is finally transition to the new version. Along with changes to the interface will be included in the final version applications like Cortana, the browser Microsoft Edge, Xbox App and the new Office package.
For Windows 10, Microsoft announced that users from 190 countries have access to the new operating system as a free upgrade or preinstalled on new PCs and tablets. Those who choose the new version will have access to personal assistant Cortana, which compete with Siri from Apple, will browse the Internet using Edge instead of Internet Explorer, though it still exists preinstalled, and the experience will be similar between several types of devices, from phone to computer.
“From the beginning, Windows 10 was designed using feedback from more than 5 million fans, delivered as a service and offered as a free upgrade,” said Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President, Windows and Devices Group Microsoft Corp. “Windows 10 was developed according to our vision of having an operating experience more personal, more natural, more mobile and more secure,” he added.
Windows 10 is praised as the “best Windows”
Windows 10 is fast and familiar bringing Start menu and Live Tiles functions which provides constant updates to the information that matters most. However, Microsoft claims that Windows 10 is the most secure Windows operating system until now, both through enhancements to Windows Defender and SmartScreen which protect against viruses, malware and phishing, and through innovations such as Windows Hello, an authentication means fast, safe and not require a password.
Furthermore, Windows 10 has integrated functionality of voice recognition, touch or stylus-type instruments, for a more natural interaction with the device. It is designed for a better integration with Office and Skype and allows a smooth transition from one application to another and better organization by functions Snap and Task View.
Windows 10 significant novelty
Cortana, Microsoft’s digital personal assistant, helps you to find information quickly at the right time. However, if you want to use this application in the Romanian language is not available. You will need to interact in English or other languages supported.
The new Microsoft browser Edge allows users to browse, read and mark information quickly and share information on the Internet. Also, it will replace Internet Explorer and it wants be a very good rival for Chrome.
The integrated application Xbox brings the Xbox experience on Windows 10 devices, from friends, games and victories. Similar to this application, Microsoft Phone Companion allows iPhones, Android and Windows devices to communicate seamlessly with Windows 10.
Continuum optimizes applications and experiences between desktop and touch modes, meaning that you can connect your phone with Windows 10 to a monitor and thus you already have a PC. Of course, performances will be in line with what hardware is concerned smartphone.
Microsoft promises quick update
Switching to Windows 10 is a simple process for those using Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 for PC or tablet licensed version. Starting today, customers who have booked upgrade to Windows 10 will be notified when the new operating system is ready to be installed on their devices. For business customers, Windows 10 is available in this moment to be shared in their working environments, and from 1 August, volume licensees organizations can begin migrating to Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.
In retail, starting from today upgrade programs are available free, while Windows 10 will be available widely in stores from mid-August to September in worldwide. Devices running Windows 10 operating system will be available in select stores on July 29, which will be added more in the weeks and months ahead.