- 1 Featured Program Guide
- 1.1 Live coverage of Build 2015
- 1.2 The possibilities of Continuum
- 1.3 Microsoft: New from Build 2015
- 1.4 Via Bluetooth: repurpose phone to PC
- 1.5 Impressive capabilities of HoloLens
- 1.6 iOS and Android apps soon for Windows
- 1.7 Personalized Lockscreen
- 1.8 All other information about Windows 10 & Co.
- 1.9 The latest Windows Scion will cost you nothing
- 1.10 Start menu, Cortana, Spartan: The innovations
- 1.11 Test Windows 10 free
- 1.12 Conclusion: Windows 10 Technical Preview
Featured Program Guide
Live coverage of Build 2015
For Microsoft, it’s about everything The Company brought with Windows 7 a popular product on the market, which it has mainly no longer sold. The sales figures of Windows 8 weaken, especially in the smartphone market. Big hopes are pinned on Windows 10. On the Build developers conference in 2015, Microsoft has the opportunity to present the product closer. Some experts expect a new beta version, is also conceivable fresh hardware. Although the event is aimed at IT professionals and developers, the event is a good opportunity to send signals to the other As it goes with Windows on?
Microsoft Edge successor to Internet Explorer
Undoubtedly one of the highlights of the presentation is one of the successor of Internet Explorer The working title Spartan does not match the new name, the IE successor hear now on Microsoft Edge. The program is supposed to be faster, leaner and more flexible than the IE, but not replace it. The language assistant Cortana is working closely with the program. If you open an empty tab, Edge displays messages and app suggestions. Similarly, Firefox and Chrome support Edge add-ons that extend the functionality. Microsoft promises that a Pinterest-extension displays images.
The possibilities of Continuum
The Continuum function adjusts the Windows experience depending on the device used: Both the system itself as well as apps behave on PCs and tablets differently (depends on device form factor and screen size). In tablet mode, a mini Start Menu is available, the so-called jump lists (Jump Lists) provides: The show, for example, recently used files to The already known by some Start menu and taskbar items in Windows 7 and 8. FIG.
Microsoft: New from Build 2015
Via Bluetooth: repurpose phone to PC
In practice, not yet possible Microsoft presented in a demo video of how a Windows smartphone can repurpose for PC. Using a Bluetooth-keyboard cell phone is similar to a computer and about results from PowerPoint. So that something works, new hardware is needed in the future
Impressive capabilities of HoloLens
Similar to the new Start menu in Windows 10 has long been known that Microsoft wants to offer a HoloLens with VR goggles. Putting them on, you can see in addition to the things in space three-dimensional objects. The presentation demonstrated the Redmond company that even Windows 10 is operated by space, such as the Start menu. Floating in space content that provides an eyeglass wearers who follow him on call. HoloLens helps among other medical students to better understand the body.Even architects could benefit from their work. Microsoft demonstrated how a virtual motorcycle using the goggles can visually change.
iOS and Android apps soon for Windows
One shortcoming of Windows has so far been that far fewer apps for the platform ready for the iOS and Android. That should change iOS apps to developers to easily port, so they are suitable for Windows 10. Android Apps Windows 10 starts in a kind of emulator in which they are isolated from the system. Use corresponding mobile phone software works except by touch via mouse operation.
What insider speculated on desktop icons even before the Windows 7 launch, based in a modified form in Windows 10 keeps feeding The system keeps track of user behavior and adapts. Instead desktop icons resize, Windows positioned 10 frequently used apps on the Start menu so that they appear to be particularly prominent. The language assistant Cortana suggests its users against apps that might suit them. Perhaps Microsoft realized this only in that appear during a search by Cortana taskbar search box other Apps that match the typed letters for a program call.
All other information about Windows 10 & Co.
The new so-called Build 10074 there are not yet officially by Windows Update from Microsoft. Ultimate-tech-news has it but already installed. It offers several improvements – the most important The language assistant Cortana has a new design and looks fresh.In addition, the tiles on the Start menu to life with new animations and matching information can now see well as Windows Phone. There is again a lot of improvements, such as new sounds and a new name From Technical Preview is Insider Preview. What the new operating system brings everything else, read here. By the way: A-reaching to the smallest detail list of all changes to the previous version (build 10061) provides Microsoft in-house blog .
The latest Windows Scion will cost you nothing
Microsoft emphasized that it wants 10 free for users of Windows 7 and provide 8 (.1) Windows. Many questions remained open so far: Does this only for finished PCs with pre-installed system or a self-acquired? If Windows 10 is coupled to the hardware on which it performs the upgrade? Ambiguities, which should create the Redmond company on the Build 2015 of the world. What is already known to switch, summarizes a switchover Guide together.
With Windows 10 Microsoft seems to listen to user requests again. The main improvements are the Start menu again introduced, the language assistant Cortana and the successor of Internet Explorer: Spartan. In the pre-release version of the new system is not everything works perfectly, but the optimizations give already a good idea of where the journey should go. What does the Spartan-browser already, refer to the practice test On the Build 2015 Microsoft shows new Windows 10 trial, which also could usher in a “feature freeze” may New Functions is there to retail version not the company would only operate fault trip improvement. What features the Redmond should deliver from a user perspective, you will see an overview of the ten most common wishes .
Test Windows 10 free
Would you like to try out Windows 10 even once, it works easily: Microsoft offers a free preview version. Since the hardware requirements are low, it runs on most PCs running Windows Vista, 7, 8 or 8.1 pack. It is available in both a 32 and 64-bit version. What you should decide which device types are there and what are their pros and cons, you know in a detailed installation guide . As monitor, hard drive and memory should be provided, the editorial suggests in the article Windows 10 If your computer is ready for the new operating system?
Conclusion: Windows 10 Technical Preview
Cortana, Spartan and the Start menu are so far to the three major innovations.Cortana only worked on one of five test machines in the ULTIMATE TECH NEWS editorial.Spartan is promising but still piecemeal. At least the Start menu makes a good impression. In sum but Microsoft must give correct gas, especially since the system still does a little sluggish impression about at the start. For the coming months, the Group has provided further updates in prospect. But did not so much time left to the software giant, if it wants to meet the schedule and Windows 10 in the summer to be ready.