Windows 10 Features And Release Date

Windows 10 – Set To Release On July 29

Microsoft Windows 10 was officially unveiled during a media event on September 30, 2014. Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Operating Systems Groups, Terry Myerson, said that Windows 10 would be Microsoft’s most comprehensive platform ever. It will provide a single, unified platform for PC, Laptops, Smartphones, Tablets & other devices. Microsoft has not yet clarified the reason behind naming the new Operating System Windows 10. However Terry Myerson has stated that it wouldn’t be right to call it Windows 9. During another media event held on January 21, 2015, entitled ‘Windows 10 : The Next Chapter’ further details about Windows 10 consumer-oriented features were presented.

‘Windows 10’ Features

User Interface : Windows 10 offers two separate user interface modes, one optimized for use with touch screens i.e. ‘Tablet Mode’ and other one optimized for use with mouse and keyboard. It adapts its user interface on the type of device being used and available input methods. Users can switch between the two modes using the feature called ‘Continuum’.

Task View : The ‘Task View’ display is a new Virtual Desktop system added to Windows 10. It allows users to switch between multiple workspaces by clicking the Task View button on taskbar or swiping from the left side of the screen.

Snap Assist : It helps you to snap windows to make you more productive on the desktop. It has already been introduced in Windows 7 as ‘Aero Snap’. Snapping can be done by dragging any open Window/App to the corner of the screen. Program Windows can also be snapped vertically by using your keyboard. To snap the app to the top press Windows key + Up and to snap it to the bottom press Windows key + Down. It can’t be done with the mouse.

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