However, they have the option of getting a 90-day free trial version of the OS. Microsoft makes money from selling advertising for its Bing search engine; it also collects fees from people who use premium versions of its Office software, OneDrive cloud storage and Skype.
Having also demonstrated how holographic computing can work with Windows 10 via the firm’s HoloLens augmented reality headset, Microsoft is hoping to move back to the cutting edge of the technology market with its new release.
For those who really want a hard copy of the update, or those who may be looking to install Windows 10 on a newly built PC, Microsoft is offering some of those in retail stores.
There’s no way around it. Windows 8 was a disaster.
The new OS is also expected to become available to Windows mobile phone users by the end of the year in the region.
Microsoft Windows 10 is the successor to the previously released Windows 8.1 operating system.
“Some features require access to the system that aren’t now possible with iOS or Android, so things like toggling settings or opening apps won’t initially be available in the Cortana companions for those platforms”, a Microsoft blog post said.
Note that even after following these steps, you might not get you the reserve Windows 10 notification at all.
Microsoft has finally announced the pricing for Windows 10 globally which obviously includes the price in India.
Question: Why does this matter to consumers? (Apple and Google tout similar features in their software.). Along with the launch in 190 countries, Microsoft offers users an opportunity to campaign for non-profit organisations to receive a cash donation from Microsoft in order to help make a difference.
But the reign of 8 is over and Windows 10 is here, released for free as a downloadable upgrade. If you’re using Windows 7, or for some reason like Windows 8, it’s probably best to wait a couple of months for the bugs with Windows 10 to be worked out. All these features, as Microsoft claims, will provide users a more personal and productive experience.
Question: Why is it important to the tech industry?
Wednesday is going to be a rough day for the Internet.