Microsoft introduced the anniversary version of Windows 10

Windows 10 is now available on 350 million computers, and a year after its release, Microsoft announced the anniversary upgrade, which will be available to all users. This free download incorporates improvements and new features to the new operating system.

Microsoft introduced the anniversary version of Windows 10

Windows 10 is now available on 350 million computers, and a year after its release, Microsoft announced the anniversary upgrade, which will be available to all users. This free download incorporates improvements and new features to the new operating system.

The Windows 10 anniversary upgrade is not only limited to personal computers, but also covers other devices, such as mobile phones, tablets and the Xbox One video game console.

“These improvements are part of the Windows as a service mode, with the goal of having a multi-device operating system that offers a unified experience regardless of the equipment the user uses,” said Gabriel Gordon, director of Windows for Argentina and Uruguay.

-The news-

Several of the features had already been advanced by Microsoft in its developer conference in April, such as viewing notifications of smartphones (requires the use of Cortana, its digital assistant).

Apple devices already allow the synchronization of some notifications (and the use of applications like Notifyr), and you can also use Pushbullet for Android combined with Chrome; But here it will have support from Windows 10 and will be integrated to the general notifications of this system.

Some of the most visible improvements will be in the changes that the Start menu had. “Now you can see all the applications when you deploy the menu, and at the top are the most used applications or the latest ones. The experience of using tablet mode has also been improved, and the activity center and notifications now have A silent way, “Gordon added.

Another enhancement of the anniversary upgrade is in stylus handwriting and in its interaction with OneNote or PowerPoint. And is that Windows 10 has an automatic recognition of drawings or geometric figures made freehand.

-Security-

The anniversary update adds new features to Windows Hello, the operating system authentication system, which now extends the use of biometric validation (either by Real Sense cameras or by fingerprint readers) to Windows 10 applications and To the Edge browser. You can also take advantage of the sensors of a smartphone with Windows 10 Mobile to be able to quickly and easily unlock a PC.

On the other hand, it adds improvements in the anti-malware security service Windows Defender, with automatic programmable scans.

-Cortana-

Microsoft’s digital assistant extends its presence to the PC, and with this update it can work even when Windows 10 is locked. Under this mode you can answer queries, play a song or add a reminder.

-Microsoft Edge-

The Microsoft web browser, successor to the historic Internet Explorer, will be optimized to have a smaller impact on battery autonomy. In turn, it will offer the possibility of having extensions, a feature already known by users of Google Chrome, with the possibility of having integrated the functions of Pinterest, Amazon, AdBlock, AdBlock Plus and LastPass.

-Xbox One-

The anniversary update will allow users to use Xbox Play Anywhere, the mode that allows you to buy and enjoy a game regardless of whether it is for PC or Xbox One. This mode keeps in common the games, advances and all its features, No matter where it is being used.

Cortana’s voice commands can also be used when using an Xbox One console.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *