First of all “Happy Birthday WINDOWS 10!” It’s been a year since Microsoft released it. As we might all have expected they pulled out all the stops to repair the professional image that was damaged when they release of Windows 8.
The main concern when members of the public were offered a free update from the previous operating systems i.e. (Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8/ 8.1) was that after the year they would have to purchase a full licenced version.
Evidently this was not the case and Microsoft have released an “Anniversary Update” to the system. So now you are asking yourself what am I getting with this new update. Well below will highlight some key differences to the previous version and the upgraded version.
Additional Security Features Making It the Most Secure Windows to Date:
With everyone’s main concern in the common day while they are using many technology devices on the market. With an average of 250 million possible threats a day provides sufficient evidence that this was a main concern to be addressed which has been addressed by Microsoft.
The Anniversary Update also enables companion devices to use Windows Hello to unlock your PC, giving you more choices for quick, secured sign-ins. Improvements to Windows Defender, our free anti-malware service, includes the option to automatically schedule periodic quick scans of your PC.
Windows Ink Brings the Power of Windows to the Tip of Your Pen:
More than 70% of people spend more than one hour a day using a pen. “Windows Ink, available for the first time in the Anniversary Update, brings the writing you do every day into your digital world. Now, using a Windows 10 device, graphic designers can be more creative, musicians can write digital music, lawyers can edit documents with the power of the pen, and students can do mathematical equations and learn by writing – all with Windows Ink.
Cortana’s 1st Birthday Helps You Be More Productive In The Anniversary Update:
Microsoft have made Cortana available above your lock screen so you can do little things like ask questions, play music or set a reminder without even unlocking your device.
Cortana can save and recall key information, like where you parked at the airport. You can also add photos to make your reminders visual.
Microsoft Edge Has Increased Power Efficiency, Allowing Extensions and Better Accessibility:
Anniversary Update includes even more power-saving improvements, using fewer CPU cycles, consuming less memory, and minimizing the impact of background activity and peripheral content.
Microsoft Edge allows extensions such as Adblock Plus and LastPass, Which will be available in the Windows Store with the Anniversary Update to add features to your browser and personalize your experience.
The new accessibility architecture for Microsoft Edge supports modern web standards, including HTML5, CSS3, and ARIA. With the Anniversary Update, page structure and content are now exposed more clearly with assistive technology.
Windows 10 Anniversary Architecture:
Windows 10 is faster than ever, with an average first log-in time of 26 seconds and subsequent log-ins of 6 seconds, helping classes with shared devices get productive quickly
The Anniversary Update simplifies the deployment process. Teachers can set up devices in three easy steps, even with no dedicated IT support.
So to Conclude:
This is just a sample of the many innovations and offerings which Microsoft are excited to deliver with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update which is now available to the public.
Download now to enjoy the new update!