Microsoft has official launched Windows 10. According to the company, Windows 10 will be available from today (29/07/2015) available as a free upgrade or with new PCs and tablets.
Microsoft revealed that Windows 10 will include Cortana, an Xbox app and Microsoft Edge for a familiar, yet more personal and productive, experience. Microsoft also revealed that this version of Windows, accoring to the company, will be the most secure version Windows as the operating system is delivered as a service and kept automatically up-to-date with innovations and security updates.
Windows 10 offers one experience that will become available on the broadest range of devices, including PCs, tablets, phones, Raspberry Pi, Xbox One, HoloLens and more — with more than 2,000 devices or configurations already in testing. The new Windows Store and Windows Software Development Kit also become available Wednesday, opening the door to new and innovative app experiences on Windows 10.
“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. “Windows 10 delivers on our more personal computing vision, with a natural, mobile and trusted experience. Along with our partners, we’re excited to deliver the best Windows ever, which will empower people and organisations around the world to do great things.”
Microsoft revealed that upgrading to Windows 10 is easy for customers running a genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 PC or tablet. Starting Wednesday, people who reserved their upgrade to Windows 10 will be notified in waves when their upgrade is ready to be installed. For business customers, Windows 10 is available to start deploying within their work environments, and starting August 1 2015, organisations that have volume licensing can upgrade to Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education.