Friday, January 30, 2015

Codenamed "Threshold" : Windows 10

An update to Windows 8, codenamed Threshold, a "wave of operating systems" across multiple Microsoft platforms and services, scheduled for release around the second quarter of 2015. The goals for Threshold was to create a unified application platform and development toolkit for Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox One (which all use a similar Windows NT kernel). It was speculated that Threshold would be branded as "Windows 9". But Threshold was officially unveiled during a media event on September 30, 2014, under the name "Windows 10".
  • Windows 10 designed with enterprise customers in mind
  • One converged Windows platform
  • Designed for the way you live and work
  • Helping protect against modern security threats
  • Managed for continuous innovation
  • Windows 10 helps keep customers secure and up to date
  • Enabling management for every scenario
  • An app store that is open for business
Window 10 Features:
User interface and desktop
Windows 10's user interface changes its behavior depending on the type of device and available inputs, and provides transitions between interface modes on convertible laptops and tablets with docking keyboards.
Online services
Windows 10 incorporates Microsoft's intelligent personal assistant Cortana, as introduced on Windows Phone, It is implemented as a search box located next to the Start button.
Multimedia and gaming
Windows 10 will provide heavier integration with the Xbox ecosystem: an updated Xbox app succeeds Xbox SmartGlass on Windows, allowing users to browse their game library (including both PC and Xbox console games), and Game DVR is also available using a keyboard shortcut, allowing users to save the last 30 seconds of gameplay as a video that can be shared to Xbox Live, OneDrive, or elsewhere.
Update system
Windows 10 will be serviced in a significantly different manner from previous releases of Windows. By default, users receive critical updates, security patches and non-critical updates to the operating system and its functionality as they are released, but can optionally opt out of or delay the installation of non-critical updates.
 Other cool stuff:
  • Start Menu is Back
  • New Task View
  • Snap Assist helps you snap windows
  • The Command Prompt Got Way More Than Just Ctrl-V
  • Notifications Are Getting a Makeover
  • Pin the Recycle Bin to The Start Menu and Taskbar
  • Explorer Has a New "Home" With Your Most-Used Folder Locations
  • Keyboard Shortcuts Make Virtual Desktops Super Easy to Use
  • File History is Now Its Own Tab in Properties
  • Windows 10 Universal apps, apps now float on the Desktop

Friday, January 2, 2015

Welcome 2015

Along with all the new hopes and promises
that the New Year would bring
Hope it also brings us a lot more opportunities
New Aim, New Dreams, New Achievements
Everything Waiting for You
Forget The Failures, Correct Your Mistakes
Surely Success is yours.
Wish you a Happy New Year 2015!