Microsoft Corporation on Wednesday morning launched windows 10 at a Nairobi Hotel as the launch was being celebrated around the world in 13 more countries.This comes as an upgrade of windows 8.1, which had posed many challenges to its users.
“A new era of Windows starts today. From the beginning, Windows 10 has been unique — built with feedback from over 5 million fans, delivered as a service and offered as a free upgrade,” said Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President, Windows and Devices Group, at Microsoft.
In addition, Myerson said that windows 10 delivers on a more personal computing vision and a natural mobile with an aim to empower people to do great things.
Microsoft Corporation also announced that Windows 10 will become available on Wednesday as a free upgrade to more than 2000 devices that are already configured to it.
They include, PCs, tablets, phones, Raspberry among others.
This new software includes innovations such as Cortana, an Xbox app and Microsoft Edge for a familiar, yet more personal and productive experience.
One of the biggest new features, Cortana. Image Credit: betanews
It is delivered as a service and automatically updated with innovations and security updates
With developments to Windows Defender and Smartscreen to help safeguard against viruses, and malware, keeping up-to-date windows 10 is also simple, as free updates will help people stay current with the latest features and security updates for the supported lifetime of the device.
Other goodies of Windows 10 include; the return of the Start menu and Live Tiles which stream updates of what matters most, voice, pen and gesture inputs for natural interactions with PCs, unique design to work with office and Skype to allow one to switch between apps and stay organized with snap and Task view.
Designed to give the best from its invention, Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps of windows 10 offer a consistent, touch-first experience for small tablets.
The Windows Store offers one-stop shopping for popular free and paid apps, games, movies, TV shows and the latest music, which can work across all Windows 10 devices.
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