Microsoft said Windows 10 will be available July 29 in 190 countries – promising more productivity to users. Microsoft said Windows 10 works across all their devices. Microsoft is offering Windows 10 as a free upgrade to people using Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
“Windows 10 starts to deliver on our vision of more personal computing, defined by trust in how we protect and respect your personal information, mobility of the experience across your devices, and natural interactions with your Windows devices, including speech, touch, ink and holograms,” said Terry Myerson, executive vice president, Microsoft.
Windows 10 has the Start menu. Windows 10 starts fast, resumes fast and helps enable batteries to last longer.
Microsoft Windows 10 includes Windows Hello, Microsoft Passport and Windows Defender for anti-malware protection, and a commitment to deliver free, ongoing security updates for the supported lifetime of the device. Optimized for both keyboard and touch, the Windows 10 upgrade is designed to be compatible with Windows devices and applications.
Cortana, a personal digital assistant, helps people get things done across all their devices. Cortana learns individual preferences to provide relevant recommendations, fast access to information and important reminders via talking or typing. Windows Hello greets people by name and lets them log in to their PC without a password. In addition, Windows 10 also lets people interact with their device via the traditional mouse and keyboard or through more natural ways such as voice, pen or gesture.
Microsoft Edge, the all-new browser designed to get things done online in new ways, offers built-in inking, sharing and reading view. With Cortana integrated, Microsoft Edge offers quick results and content based on individual interests and preferences.
New Universal Windows applications for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook will offer a touch-first experience across a range of devices.