Microsoft introduced Windows 10



    A few hours ago, Microsoft introduced the new Windows operating system, which will replace Windows 8.1. The operating system is called Windows 10. The

    new OC is positioned as one, a common operating system for a huge range of different devices.

    Unified Windows for all devices


    Windows 10 will be installed on a wider range of devices than previous versions of OC. These devices include not only personal computers, laptops, tablets, but also smartphones, televisions, various boards and industrial devices used for Internet of Things scenarios.

    The new OC will also be a single platform for application development and a single channel for delivering applications through the Store .

    Improved user interface


    The operating system interface, on the one hand, remained familiar, on the other hand, it acquired several new useful features.

    Start menu

    Opens by clicking on the logo in the lower left corner of the desktop. The left column of the menu contains shortcuts to the most recently launched applications, and the right contains tiles of universal applications . The menu also contains power management buttons and an updated search function, for searching not only in the local system, but also on the Internet.



    Universal application windows

    Now both classic desktop applications and new universal applications are launched in their own window on the desktop.



    Improved Snap Function

    Working in multiple applications at once has become easier and more convenient. Now the Snap function allows you to open up to 4 applications on the screen at the same time, and Windows tells you what other applications are running and how they can be placed. Windows 10 helps you make better use of unallocated screen space for other applications.



    Many desktops A

    user can create several desktops and place application windows on them. You can display all created tables on the screen and switch between them.



    Multitasking

    A new Task View button has appeared on the taskbar. When you click on it, windows of all running applications appear on the screen in a reduced form.

    Particular attention to corporate users and data.


    When creating Windows 10, special attention was paid to corporate users.
    The new OS will be compatible with all traditional management systems that organizations use.

    The operating system contains new features for the separation of work and personal data on devices of all types, which will translate the BYOD concept into organizations.

    Try the new Windows


    October 1 on the official page of Windows 10 will be able to download Windows 10 Technical Preview .
    Do not miss the opportunity to see the new OC with your own eyes and try it yourself.
    Information about the release date of the operating system and the conditions for upgrading to Windows 10 will be announced later.

    UPD: A preliminary version of Windows 10 is already available for download .

    useful links


    The official press release in Russian
    The official page of Windows 10
    Blog about Windows 10
    Blog about the development of applications for Windows 10

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