Windows 10 was introduced in July 2015; this set the end-of-support date for Windows 7
What Does End-Of-Support Mean?
What’s New With Windows 10?
Windows 8 was not well-received among many users; Windows 10 is a good blend of features between the two operating systems. Windows 10 retains the Start menu in the lower left corner but keeps many of the touch-friendly designs of Windows 8. Learn more about new Windows 10 features below:
Cortana is a virtual assistant that runs on your Windows 10 computer. She reacts to your voice and also receives typed commands. Depending on your settings, Cortana can perform web and computer searches, set a timer, take notes, and add items to your calendar.
If you sync Cortana across your mobile devices as well, she can remind you to grab milk when you are near the grocery store, track your health and sleep data, and hail you an Uber.
Cortana is disabled in Windows 10 Education and Education
Microsoft Edge is the modern version of Internet Explorer. It is now available for iOS and Android, giving you a consistent browsing experience across your devices.
Edge does have a password management tool; signing into Edge with your Microsoft account
No matter what browser you currently use, make sure you backup your bookmarks to move to your new machine, or make sure they are available when logged into your browser of choice.
Windows Store provides apps for a wide range of users and abilities. Students enjoy learning apps like Duolingo, Kahoot, GeoGebra Graphing Calculator and Khan Academy. Business professionals will find many useful and popular tools available in the Windows Store. Popular web services like Netflix, Hulu and Pandora are also packaged as apps in the Windows Store, providing a fully-featured version of the streaming service.
Users can search by categories to quickly find apps, and read reviews and check intended audience levels to make sure the app is a good fit. The Windows store will also show which devices can use the app.
Windows 10 Devices
Windows 10 can be installed on desktops, all-in-ones, laptops, tablets, and phones. There are a wide variety of models and features available to customize your computer experience. Visit our Windows 10 Device page to learn more, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to start planning for your Windows 10 device!