Microsoft officially announced on Tuesday its brand new operating system, Windows 10. The unveiling was made during a special event held in San Francisco where the features of the new OS where also revealed. These include brand new and returning features, including a revamped Start menu, a version of the Cortana voice assistant (which was frist introduced in the Windows Phone platform), a Notifications Center, the ability to run multiple virtual desktops simultaneously, and much more. The OS is also designed to work across all devices, a feature its predecessor lacked.
While everyone is expecting it to be called Windows 9, a logical follow-up to Windows 8, Microsoft turned in a shocker by naming the latest edition Windows 10. The move, according to Zdnet’s Mary J. Foley, is “to signify that the coming Windows release would be the last ‘major’ Windows update.” (more…)